Windows 10: To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade!

Anyone using Windows 7 or 8.1 has probably been hassled by their computer a time or two since the pending release of Windows 10 was announced at the start of June. You’ve probably noticed a small Microsoft symbol (the stylised, white, 4-paned window symbol) in the bottom-right corner, next to the clock. Occasionally, a small… [Read More]

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Smart Devices Could Put Online Security At Risk

Experts suggest that almost all of our technologies will be connected by the internet or link with other technology over a network within the next twenty years. Smart devices will soon feature even more heavily in our daily lives, performing a variety of functions and sharing data over a connected wireless system. Research indicates that… [Read More]

The ‘Internet of Things’ Could Put Online Security At Risk

Experts suggest that almost every piece of technology will be connected by the ‘Internet of Things’ within the next twenty years. This term refers to the idea that smart devices will soon feature even more heavily in our daily lives, performing a variety of functions and sharing data over a connected wireless system. With this… [Read More]

Google To Launch Children’s Accounts For Under 13s

The internet can be a worrying place for parents; and with the advancement of touch-screen technology, smart phones and tablets, children are now becoming adept at searching for things online from an increasingly young age. It may come as welcome news to many, then, that Google has recently announced plans to renovate its services so… [Read More]

Apple’s Latest Product Launches: A Guide

September has been a big month for Apple – which has just added three exciting new strings to its bow. After months of rumours and speculation, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6Plus have finally launched, as well as the contentious Apple Watch. But with widespread concerns about security after the recent celebrity nude photo hacking… [Read More]

About To Instagram Your Lunch? Think Again.

Instagram has become one of the world’s most popular social media platforms, recently reaching over 200 million active monthly users worldwide. However, while you’re busy using public Wi-Fi to add a Valencia filter to a photo of your sandwich, you could be exposing yourself to hackers, warns an article on Network World. A self-proclaimed “hacker-at-large”… [Read More]

Is Your Teen An Expert At Hiding Online Activity?

Online security can be a confusing issue for many, but it is a particular concern for parents trying to protect their children from what might be lurking on the internet. According to a new report by McAfee, most Australian children and teenagers think their parents have no idea what they get up to online. The… [Read More]