One of the biggest benefits of a smart home is being able to know what’s going on when you’re not actually there. Whether you’re checking in on your kids, pets, or an exotic jewel collection, a home security camera is a great tool for keeping an eye on things from afar.
Although capabilities vary from device to device, security cameras allow you to monitor what’s going on in your home through live or recorded video. But not all ...Continue Reading →
What’s the best way to protect your computer? The answer is layered security.
At home, you protect your family and your possessions with locks, deadbolts and even bars on the doors and windows. Maybe you have a tall fence or live in a gated community. Many homeowners also have alarm systems installed to prevent break-ins.
This is the kind of overlapping security you should also have in place on your computer to protect all of the valuable information you ...Continue Reading →
You have a password on your email account, your online banking app, and every website you shop on. Every time you sign up for an online service or social network you’ve got to come up with a something memorable that will keep your account and personal information secure.
Passwords are meant to keep you safe while you surf, but hackers are getting savvier. Some of the most ironclad systems have been breached and thieves have gained access to millions ...Continue Reading →
We have detected an increasing number of threats from infected web sites that show a pop up asking you to install a fake ‘Flash player’, ‘Video player’, or ‘Java update’ containing a Trojan downloader with actual malware viruses. Mike’s advice: “never click on a download offer for anything that pops up on any web site. Not even a trusted site like Facebook. If you see one, it is best to just close the web browser.”
Beware the Facebook ‘Magnet’ scam: Experts ...Continue Reading →
Technology is getting smaller and smaller, and more versatile than ever. The first computers were clunky, inefficient, easily overheated, filled entire rooms, and were barely more than giant calculators. Now, we have paper-thin handheld devices that instantly bring information and perform millions of calculations per second; the world at your fingertips delivered on crisp, clear screens. With the many options available, you can choose exactly what will fit best into your busy life. Many people are making the switch from laptops and ...Continue Reading →
Storm season is in full swing, and while you may have taken steps to protect your house and property, have you done the same for your electronics? Brown-outs, power surges, and power outages can be devastating to electronics, but there are a few things we can recommend.
Minimally, you should plug your electronic devices and chargers into a surge protector. It is important to note that a surge protector and a power strip are not the same thing. A power ...Continue Reading →
These are some very important computer tips and tricks that every computer user should know. These tips will make working on computer more efficient and productive for you. Let me know if you know any other amazing tips and tricks.
# Press the Space bar to scroll one screen down on a Web page. Press Shift + Space bar to scroll one screen up.
# When you’re filling in the boxes on a Web page (like City, State, Zip), you can press the Tab key ...
Introduced on June 5, 2017 at the Worldwide Developers Conference, iOS 11 is the next-generation version of iOS. As Apple CEO Tim Cook said on stage, the update takes the best and most advanced operating system and turns it up to 11.
iOS 11 brings subtle design changes to interface elements throughout the operating system. Text is bolder, apps like Calculator and Phone have a new look, and the Lock screen and Control Center have been entirely redesigned.
The Control Center is customizable and there are ...Continue Reading →