Beware of Scams

Beware of Scams

Introduction There are many types of scams on the web, but a prevalent one is called the refund scam. Countless people have lost thousands of dollars because of this scam. In this article, I hope to increase your awareness of these and similar scams to help protect...
Things Computer Owners Should Know

Things Computer Owners Should Know

Introduction Many people have some kind of computer in their home or office. However, many of those people do not know some key things that they can or should do. In this article, I will describe the things you should know to manage your computer in several aspects....
Password Managers

Password Managers

I’ve encountered far too many people who either use very weak passwords or write them on sticky notes where they may be easily retrieved, especially by someone else. I remember one case where the username and password for signing into Windows were taped onto a laptop,...
Don’t Forget About Your Network Cabling

Don’t Forget About Your Network Cabling

Introduction We tend to think internet speed is a function of the data rate from our internet service provider (e.g., Gigabit internet) and the performance of our router. However, there is another very important component of your home or office network that can affect...
Home Internet Connection Upgrade Tips

Home Internet Connection Upgrade Tips

Introduction With the current COVID-19 pandemic, countless people are using their home internet service instead of using the internet connection at their place of employment or school. This means that the home internet connection may need to be upgraded. Regardless of...