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Security Month: Phising

Phishing scams are among the most prevalent forms of cybercrime, especially in the UK. Although phishing is widespread, it is beatable. Apart from ensuring you install security software, the best way to combat scams is to learn what phishing looks like. What is Phishing? Phishing (pronounced “fishing”) is a kind of identity theft which is growing in […]

Security Month: Backing up your data

Whether it’s due to a virus infection or failed hard drive the best way to protect against data loss is backing things up. Simply put; never keep all your files in one place, Make copies, The more backups the better! In this blog post, we will show you the best backup options you have in […]

Security Month: Protect your PC

PC security

Security News: On 17th of May over 230,000 computers in 160 countries were hit by Ransomware called “WannaCry”. Ransomeware is a strain of malware that encrypts the victims files; These files will no longer work without a unique key generated by the attack. This password is offered to the victim in exchange for bitcoins; a cyber-currency that is untraceable. In […]

Samsung permanently discontinue produ...

Exploded note 7

South Korean tech giant Samsung has permanently ceased production of its high-end Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after reports of devices it had deemed safe catching fire.   The firm had already reduced Galaxy Note 7 production volumes. Owners are expected to be able to return the phones for a refund or an exchange for a […]

Samsung ‘will limit faulty Note...

Samsung ‘will limit faulty Note 7 batteries’ to 60% charge

Samsung will limit the batteries of South Korean Note 7 smartphones to 60% of their capacity following a recall of the devices. The firm asked for Note 7s to be returned following cases of phones that exploded during or after charging. An ad announcing the move appeared on the front page of the JoongAng Daily […]

Samsung recalls all Galaxy Note 7 sma...

Note 7

Reports of exploding batteries in the US  has caused Samsung to recall it’s latest smartphone. This comes weeks after it’s release and is poor timing for the company with the imminent launch of Apple’s new ‘iPhone 7’. Batteries are currently sourced from both China and Korea, it’s believed the Korean variants are causing the problem but Samsung has issued a recall on […]

Five common issues with Windows 10

Part 2 of our Windows 10 guide sees us go through some of the common problems when using windows 10; Whether it came with your PC or through the upgrade scheme you’ve more than likely come across at least one of these issues: ONE – Your harddrive is full after the Windows 10 upgrade  Dont panic! […]

Beginners guide to Windows 10

Windows 10

Microsoft’s latest operating system is now approaching it’s first birthday, we’ve put together a guide with everything you need to know about Windows 10; including it’s features, known issues along with solutions and how you can go abouts getting it installed on your PC if you haven’t already. On the 29th of July 2015 Microsoft […]

Samsung’s world-first UFS memor...

Samsung UFS Memory

We’ve heard arguments for and against removable storage on smartphones, but we can all agree on the fact that the more the merrier. And we’re not just talking about memory space here, as the speed becomes more crucial when it comes to capturing higher video resolutions on our smartphones and drones. To satisfy our need […]

Global average internet speeds have r...

Speed Test

Akamai has published its latest quarterly State of the Internet Report. There are a number of key statistics revealed by the report which may be of interest to readers. First of all the global average internet speed is 6.3Mbps. While we are talking about global numbers, we also learned that the global average peak connection […]

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