How to work from home securely

Working from home can be quite liberating, a chance to escape from a busy and noisy office. But it isn’t as simple as just taking your laptop home. If you want to be as productive and secure as possible working from home, then check out the following tips. Once you’ve set yourself up in a … Continued

Should I cover my webcam?

There have been a number of stories in the press lately about the dangers of people’s webcams being hacked without them knowing. Even Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been recently spotted with his laptop’s webcam and his microphone taped over. But are you just being paranoid thinking that someone is spying on you? The chances … Continued

How to make your dumb TV smart

If you’ve had the same basic TV set for many years and are getting bored with it, you might be considering saving up for a replacement. However, did you know you can ‘upgrade’ your TV without buying a new one? That’s right, by following a few simple steps you can make your television much, much … Continued

Five ways to convert a PDF into a photo

Sometimes you need to convert PDF files into photos, perhaps for a business presentation, or piece of homework you want to look really good. It might seem a little tricky to do at first, but if you know how, it’s actually really straightforward. There are a number of ways you can do it – here’s … Continued

Which antivirus is best?

Getting malware on your PC or mobile can be very frustrating, and can lead to your personal details being compromised. That’s why you need a strong antivirus program, that can safeguard your device. Antivirus software these days protects a lot more than just viruses. It also helps ensure your passwords aren’t stolen, and your credit … Continued

How to manage a deceased person’s profile on social media

If a loved one or friend sadly passes away, and you’re trusted to manage the deceased’s online affairs, you may wish to consider whether you’d like their social media profiles to remain viewable – and, if so, how they should be displayed. Most of the well-known social networks, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram, … Continued

What is bitcoin?

If you’ve been reading the news recently, you’ll have probably heard about Bitcoin’s mysterious founder, Satoshi Nakamoto. Nakamoto is widely regarded as a pseudonym. Recently, an Australian entrepreneur put himself forward as the real Nakamoto, making headlines across the world, but this claim was later retracted. So what exactly is bitcoin, and why is there … Continued

How do I clean up my Facebook presence?

Ever get the feeling that your Facebook profile is, well, just a little bit messy? Perhaps your news feed is filled with information that doesn’t interest you, or maybe you’re getting lots of notifications for items that have little relevance to your interests or activities. Here’s a quick guide to cleaning up your Facebook presence. … Continued

How to rotate a video

Sometimes when we shoot a video on our smartphones or cameras, we find that when we watch it back, it is on its side, or even upside down. Unlike a photo, you can’t simply rotate it easily. This is because a video is essentially 24 photos for every second you shoot. So to turn the … Continued

How do I protect my phone from hackers?

There are a number of steps that you can take to make it difficult for a hacker to access your phone. 1 Create a lock for your phone using either a password, PIN, or fingerprint. If you’re on Android, you can also create a back-up password too. If you do choose a password, make sure … Continued