Typosquatting and how to avoid it

We’ve all must have done it some time or other when typing in address boxes and search boxes, and that’s miss something off the name of a website or website URL.  This is due to maybe typing in hurry, or not catching something’s missing when we’ve finished typing. Research and experiences reported to security experts Read More …

It’s been some time and Windows 10

Well I’ve not made a post here for some time, as I’ve been involved with some really good projects with Digital Unite.  I am currently in the course of updating the website.  So if you do look at it from time to time the layout may change. lots to talk about on the technology front Read More …

The Trouble with PC Updates

Whether you are a Window 7 or a Windows 8 user it is important to keep them up to date.  With 7 updates are normally installed automatically when you shut the computer down.  With 8 in my experience it is the other way round.  When I switch on the desktop version of Windows 8 it will Read More …

Protection from the Sun?

Yes that’s right.  Not only do we have to protect our skins in this sunny weather. We also have to make sure our computing devices are going to cope as well. So here are few things to be aware of hardware wise, and also with your own personal security. First of all, whether you connect Read More …

Getting Digital Goes On

Three years ago, I was fortunate to be involved in a programme called Get Digital.   A Government scheme jointly administered by NIACE and Digital Unite.  The purpose was to help people in sheltered housing and residential homes, obtain equipment and tutorial support to get online through Government funding.  The homes applied for a limited sum of money.   The equipment Read More …

The value of being a Digital Champion

This is plea to all of you who surf the Internet and can use technology reasonably well.  Especially if you like the idea of  demonstrating your technical knowledge and have the willingness to help others.  As government bodies and other service providers choose only to let people access their facilities via the Internet, there is at present a Read More …

Time to exit from Windows XP

I used Windows XP for a number of years, but moved over to Windows 7 three years ago, and also now use Windows 8.  There are still a considerable number of  people using the XP operating system within the home.  It has been supported by Microsoft for 12 years, but on April 8th 2014, this Read More …

Applying Useful Technology to Real Life

When people first meet me and ask me about my occupation, they don’t say ‘that sounds interesting’, they look at me with bewilderment and ask me to explain a little further. I consider my role as fairly unique as it based a lot upon past and present work experiences, but it also may fit the Read More …

Don’t Fall For Scam!

You might think that you are pretty aware of what an e-mail scam looks like, but as someone who has their e-mail on public display, I get targeted on a daily basis.  I’ve noticed that scam e-mail is tapping in to the activity we are carrying out on the Internet.  For example, today I got Read More …