Making Your Online Accounts More Secure

By Brett Lockyer

Making your online accounts more secure is becoming more and more important as we increasingly rely on the “Internet of Things”. How long have you been accessing the internet? 5 years? 10? 20 or more? It’s very likely you have old accounts at forums, social media platforms (Myspace?) and other online services that you have…

OneDrive’s Personal Vault – For Secure File Storage

By Brett Lockyer

OneDrive’s Personal Vault is a secure way to store your important files. Do you use Microsoft’s OneDrive to back up your important files? Are you nervous about your sensitive files being accessed by hackers or someone with access to your computer? You can now store these files in a “Personal Vault” within OneDrive. The Personal…

Back Up Your Hard Drive Today

By Brett Lockyer

Ever lost some or all of your data because you did not back up your hard drive? If so, you will know first-hand how disastrous it can be. Your hard drive can fail without warning, ransomware can lock you out at any instant or a software bug or a mistake on your part can delete…

Discovering New Music On Spotify

By Brett Lockyer

Discovering new music on Spotify has never been easier. Intense pressure from Apple music has forced Spotify to improve its music discovery service. Its recommendation system allows you to find songs you haven’t heard of that have a good chance of becoming new personal favourites. Here’s how to make the most of it. Spotify’s Discovery…

Should You Use A Third Party Antivirus Program?

By Brett Lockyer

For years it has been common sense to protect your Windows machine with a third-party antivirus program like Kaspersky, Norton or Avast or one of the many other offerings out there. Avast for instance is a free program and recently we found out why. It seems they have been selling users browsing data to large…