Four Common Scams in 2022 Hacking Hacking occurs when a scammer gains access to your personal information by using technology to break into your computer, mobile device or network. 1. Common examples of hacking methods 2. Warning signs 3. Protect yourself 4. Have you been scammed? 5. More information Common examples of hacking methods Malware & ransomware – malware tricks you into… Continue reading Four Common Scams in 2022
Google Sheets, Docs & Slides Google’s embrace of minimalism is on full display with its Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps. This free office suite integrates all the power and capabilities most people will ever need into intuitive web and mobile experiences. The apps also have best-in-class collaboration and revision-tracking features. Unlike rival suites, Google doesn’t offer traditional… Continue reading Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides
Are Apps Safe To Download? It’s wise to ask, “Are apps safe?” Apps can contain malware, a kind of software that can damage your smartphone, put your privacy at risk, and waste resources. A majority of apps are safe to download, but among them are silent lurkers waiting to impose on your device and possibly… Continue reading Are Apps Safe To Download?
Webpages, Websites, Web Servers & Search Engines. Web page A document which can be displayed in a web browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Microsoft Internet Explorer or Edge, or Apple’s Safari. These are also often called just “pages.” Website A collection of web pages which are grouped together and usually connected together in… Continue reading Webpages, websites, web servers, and search engines?
How to browse the internet in incognito mode Incognito Mode can be a powerful tool to help protect our privacy online. We’ve all become very aware of our online activity and the data trail that we’re leaving across the internet. Every website we visit tracks our activity, touchpoints, interests and this data can, in turn,… Continue reading How To Browse The Internet In Incognito Mode
How to clear your Android’s phone cookies & cache Your phone’s web browser needs the occasional cleanup no matter whether you use Google Chrome, Firefox orSamsung Internet. Whether you have a Google Pixel 6, Samsung Galaxy S22 or another Android smartphone, your browser collects and stores data every time you surf the web. This data makes up your cookies… Continue reading How To Clear Your Android Phone’s Cookies and Cache
What’s the difference between a budget Android phone and an expensive one? The basic difference between the two is the same as the difference between a Maruti Alto and a Mercedes Benz E Class! A budget phone is usually the entry level phone of top manufacturers like Samsung, Sony, HTC, etc. It can also be… Continue reading Smartphone Comparison
When does an old smartphone becomeunsafe to use? How long should you hold on to your phone? For smartphones, the answer is less a matter of physical age (except insofar as the user wants certain phone capabilities) and more about what kind of software the phone can run and whether that software has the latest… Continue reading When does an old smartphone become unsafe to use?
Video Streaming Explained Definition The technology of transmitting audio and video files in a continuous flow over a wired or wireless internet connection. What is streaming? Streaming refers to any media content – live or recorded – delivered to computers and mobile devices via the internet and played back in real time. Podcasts, webcasts,… Continue reading Video Streaming Explained
Zoom vs Microsoft Teams What is Zoom? Zoom is currently the leading cloud-based videoconferencing application that enables people to set up live chats – both audio and video. It is primarily used by businessmen to conduct meetings and webinars internally and externally. However, other fields have also started preferring Zoom calls. Classes of schools and colleges,… Continue reading Zoom vs Microsoft Teams