Tips For Staying Safe On Public Wi-Fi Connections

Finding a good, free public Wi-Fi is like hitting the jackpot. Usually it’s fairly safe to use, so you can go ahead and tag yourself into that bar on Facebook without any worries, and without using up your mobile data! However, while the business providing you with the Wi-Fi may be totally trustworthy, you can’t assume that every other…

WhatsApp ‘Subscription Fee’ Scam Resurfaces

  Another day, another WhatsApp scam. Unfortunately, it’s being reported that an old message has resurfaced, warning WhatsApp users that they must pay to continue using the service, with a link to input their payment details. This isn’t a genuine message – WhatsApp is remaining a free app. In the distant past WhatsApp did have…

How To Detect Facebook Scams

Several Facebook-based scams have been circulating recently, including the reappearance of an old post that offers fake airline tickets in exchange for carrying out a survey. Some of the scam posts are quite well known and you’re unlikely to fall for them, but some of the newer ones are a lot more convincing. To tell…

January is ‘Clean Up Your Computer Month’

There are some very strange national/international awareness days on the calendar (did you know that January is also Soup Month?!) but ‘Clean Up Your Computer’ is great advice that we should all be taking. It’s a good time to take care of the physical cleanup of your devices – dust and polish the keyboards, screens,…

Four Easy Tech-y New Year’s Resolutions

  Happy New Year! Hardly anyone finds it easy to stick to New Year’s resolutions, but we’re sure you’ll find these easy to follow. They are all either really easy, or just one-off changes that will help you year-round. Give Your Passwords a Hygiene Check Contrary to what many people believe, you don’t have to…