Reasons to Use Ad Blockers

Reasons to Use Ad Blockers

Surfing the web these days is more like trying to navigate a crowded bazaar than gliding through refreshing vistas of good content. Everywhere you turn there is advertising in your face; banner ads, moving ads, talking ads, all seeking to steal your attention from...
Meltdown and Spectre

Meltdown and Spectre

The new year has brought with it two new words that all computer users will be hearing a lot. “Meltdown” and “Spectre” are the names given to two new security attacks that exploit features buried in the hearts of most computer hardware. Unlike...
Time to Switch Antivirus Programs?

Time to Switch Antivirus Programs?

Until now, Russian hacking attempts have been aimed at the finances of ordinary users. But with the worsening political relations between our countries, that has changed. As a result of the latest disturbing revelations, perhaps it’s time to stop using Kaspersky...
Who Will Teach the Robots?

Who Will Teach the Robots?

Artificial intelligence has made some incredible strides lately. Self-driving cars, talking virtual assistants, interconnected appliances and humanoid robots are no longer the stuff of sci-fi, but are becoming part of the human landscape. Researchers are excited...
Spelling Domain Names Right is Vital

Spelling Domain Names Right is Vital

Spelling is important on the Internet, but not just to make users look smart. Misspellings in messages may be embarrassing but a mistake in the various codes that manage the software that run the internet can have disastrous consequences. A single misplaced character...
SWCP, Data Merchants, and You

SWCP, Data Merchants, and You

It’s official: President Trump signed the repeal of online privacy rules prohibiting ISPs from selling your browsing history. There are no longer any legal prohibitions for anyone selling the record of places you’ve visited online – or information...