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Longer passwords won’t save you from hackers

Strong passwords rely on complexity, not just length, so upgrading from “12345″ to “12345678″ won’t keep hackers at bay. The mind-numbingly foolish “123456″ has once again topped the list of most popular passwords, according to SplashData’s annual analysis of leaked… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2016-02-09
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It’s time to upgrade to Internet Explorer 11

Even if your business hasn’t made the leap to Windows 10, you can’t live in the past when it comes to your default web browser. Microsoft is pushing hard for us all to upgrade to Windows 10, but there’s a… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2016-02-09
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Malware history lesson: Destructive but obvious

You’re probably quite sick of being told that you need to have some kind of Anti-Virus package on your PC in order to protect you against security threats. Modern malware tends to work across ways to make money from you,… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2016-02-08
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Apple recalls power adaptors: What you need to know

Apple’s issued a rather urgent recall on power adaptors for its iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Macbook computers, based on the possibility that they may easily break and leave users susceptible to electric shock. For what it’s worth, the scale… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2016-02-01
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High Dynamic Range is the new black

Rather than just cramming more pixels into their screens, TV makers are also adding more detail to reveal what lurks in the shadows thanks to “Ultra HD Premium”. When it comes to picture quality, contrast refers to the difference between… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2016-01-28
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Make sure your home office doesn’t work against you

If you’re trying to get some work done at home then it pays to have a productive workspace. These days lots of people tend to knock over some work at home. Sometimes it’s the unavoidable downside of a demanding job,… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2016-01-28
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Do you have one of the world’s worst passwords?

For any decent online service, whether you’re talking serious stuff like banking or less important pursuits such as social media, you need a password to authenticate that you are who you claim to be. Passwords remain a simple lynchpin of… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2016-01-25
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Netflix’s VPN Ban might not amount to much

Streaming service Netflix made a big splash at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas by announcing immediate expansion. It was expected to launch in a selection of countries in the first half of 2016, but instead announced… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2016-01-18
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Home 3D printing is far from smooth sailing

As prices drop it’s easy to get excited about the 3D printing revolution, but do your homework before you take the plunge into the world of make-it-yourself. 3D printing is one of those amazing technologies which has made the transition… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2016-01-15
Businessman Knocking on New Year 2016 Door

New Year tech resolutions for your business

This time of year many of us vow to drink less and exercise more, but you should also think about getting your business into better shape. Vowing to do better in 2016 might be the best business decision you make… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2016-01-15