Not Every Threat To Your Data Is Invisible

by on 05/02/2014 in Computers, Consumer Tips, Security

Not Every Threat To Your Data Is Invisible

In the last ten years or so, a wide variety of threats to computer data has been identified and addressed. Viruses, Trojans, hackers, and many other enemies have emerged and been battled. In addition, damaged or failed hard drives have been circumvented by better repair techniques and external storage like the Cloud. Lost in all […]

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A Fair Comparison Between the Human Brain and the Hard Drive

by on 04/24/2014 in Hardware

A Fair Comparison Between the Human Brain and the Hard Drive

Is there any similarity between the computer memory and human brain? I guess there would be at some level at least. The human brain might be the inspiration for the scientists who developed computer memory. You might not believe this theory since there is no evidence proving its worth. However, human brain contains about 100 […]

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How Private is Your Information on Social Media?

by on 04/14/2014 in Security, Social Networking

How Private is Your Information on Social Media?

Is your private information really private when you use social media? Not really, as it turns out. Over the last few months, the media has been flooded with stories about privacy hacks and breaches within the major social media platforms—often by the social media companies themselves! The most recent problem and breach of privacy to […]

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Yahoo Email Suspicious Activity becoming the Norm

by on 04/04/2014 in Security, Security Info & Tips

Yahoo Email Suspicious Activity becoming the Norm

Have you been notified by Yahoo due to suspicious activity on your email account? I am sure you have and it’s becoming far to frequent in the last year.  I have two accounts and I get notifications at least every other month about usual or suspicious activity on my email account. I have yet to […]

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Court Notice to Appear Scam

by on 03/19/2014 in Scams & Hoaxes, Security

Court Notice to Appear Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from a court, claiming that the recipient appear on the date and time indicated in the email. This email has an attachment notification that is harmful to the user’s computer if the file is downloaded and extracted. The zip file is loaded with a Malware executable. The email is […]

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Product Review – Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 6.0

by on 03/12/2014 in Data Recovery, Mac

Product Review – Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 6.0

If you ever experienced lost data from a hard drive crash or other storage device, you know how it feels especially when you never backed up your data. It is impossible to recapture all the data off a Mac, even if you are wise to have configured a Time Machine to take care of backups. […]

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Deploying Applications on Networked Windows Computers

by on 02/13/2014 in Microsoft, Windows 8

Deploying Applications on Networked Windows Computers

Introduction To install an application on a system, your physical presence is required as you’ll need to go through certain wizard based steps and complete necessary steps before using that application. However, using modern technology and tools, IT administrators and managers can now install as many applications as they want from a remote location over […]

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Top 5 USB 3.0 External Drives for Mac OS X

by on 02/07/2014 in Data Backup, Data Storage, Mac

Top 5 USB 3.0 External Drives for Mac OS X

Having an external hard drive for data backup is all the way good, no matter what the initial causes were that made you get one. Since I always take care of my data, it is obvious to me to have an external portable drive, Besides, I always have extolled such portable storage media, as I […]

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Target and Michaels Credit Card Breach – What You Need to Know

by on 01/26/2014 in Security, Security Info & Tips

Target and Michaels Credit Card Breach – What You Need to Know

Many of you heard about the credit card breach at Target and most recently Michaels the Arts and Crafts store. The good news, if there’s good news is that many banks, not all, offer free protection for credit cards and debit cards. Thank god my bank Chase is one of them. Online crimes are at […]

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Android Apps to Help Manage Your Money

by on 01/24/2014 in Android, Apps

Android Apps to Help Manage Your Money

In these times of enduring economic uncertainty, it is critical to manage your money effectively. And while in the past you might have had to turn to a professional for help with financial problems, the smartphone apps targeted at tackling these same issues which are available today give you plenty of ways to look after […]

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Different Stages of Apple before Achieving Iconic Status

by on 01/23/2014 in Apple, Mac

Different Stages of Apple before Achieving Iconic Status

Apple, the famous computer manufacturer, has not jumped straight to iconic status right after hitting the computer industry. The company after a great time of uphill struggle now has reached the top, where no other company today can even think of reaching. As mentioned above, Apple does not have a magical stick that took it […]

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Apple iPad for Education

by on 01/06/2014 in Gadgets, iPad

Apple iPad for Education

The age of the iPad means that a young generation are now adept in controlling a touch screen device with various apps. Consequently many schools are considering incorporating children’s interest in iPads into the education system. (Image Source) This initiative is already operating in the US in Los Angeles, where their Unified School District has […]

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