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Tech Insight – What Is A VPN?

Tech Insight – What Is A VPN?

In this article, we take a brief look at what a VPN is, how it works, its advantages, plus its disadvantages. What Is A VPN? A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a service that allows you to create a secure connection to another network over the Internet, thereby...

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Tech Tip – Re-Open A Recently Closed Tab

Tech Tip – Re-Open A Recently Closed Tab

Sometimes you can accidentally close an important browser tab. Here’s a fast and easy way to re-open that tab: - In Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge, right click on the title bar of the browser (the part above the address field). - Select ‘Reopen closed tab’. -...

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Tech Insight – What Is Bandwidth?

Tech Insight – What Is Bandwidth?

In this article we take a look at what bandwidth is, ways to improve bandwidth, and we look at how bandwidth ‘throttling’ is used. Bandwidth Bandwidth refers to the maximum amount of data that can be transferred from one point to another over an internet connection in...

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Tech News : New Privacy Features For Android 12

Tech News : New Privacy Features For Android 12

Google has announced the release of the first beta of Android 12 which has a range of new features including some security measures which Google hopes can match those of Apple. Design Change Announced recently at a developer conference, and on Google’s blog, the...

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Tech Insight – What Are Firewalls?

Tech Insight – What Are Firewalls?

In this article, we take a brief look at what a firewall is, what types there are, and the benefits and drawbacks of firewalls. Firewall A firewall is a network security system that can monitor and control incoming and outgoing network traffic based on predetermined...

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Tech News : AI Keystroke Spy Tools

Tech News : AI Keystroke Spy Tools

With AI recently in the spotlight in Europe over the need to regulate over some ‘unacceptable use’, some experts are warning of the threat of AI keystroke reading spy tools. Possibilities Companies like TypingDNA developing AI biometric verification (back in 2017)...

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Featured Article : Life After Cookies

Featured Article : Life After Cookies

With Google recently committing to phasing out third-party cookies as Firefox and Safari have already done, we take a brief look at the possible alternatives and replacements for using cookies to track and understand user behaviour. Cookies Cookies are pieces of...

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Tech Tip : Using Alexa As An Intercom System

Tech Tip : Using Alexa As An Intercom System

If you have Amazon Echo devices in your home (or office), the ‘Drop In’ feature allows you to use Alexa as an intercom through your Echo devices.  Here’s how: - Open your Alexa app. - Tap 'Devices' (lower-right corner). - Tap 'Echo & Alexa' to display a list of...

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Tech Tip – Add Or Remove Comments In Word

Tech Tip – Add Or Remove Comments In Word

Using comments in Microsoft Word is a good way to leave feedback and reply to feedback in documents that you and your team are working on. Here’s how: - To add a comment, click the ‘Review’ tab (top of the screen). - Highlight a word in the document or place your...

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