What Are We Buying This Year ?
PCs , tablets and smartphones – 2.4 billion devices to be sold this year
Of that PC sales will be 308 million , about 8% of the market
Tablets 256 million , Phones 1.86 billion
Tablets are expected to surpass PCs next year for the first time but the decline in PC sales is slowing as the changeover from XP to Windows 7 and 8 occurs and we will have Windows 9 next year
Disposing Of Your Android Smartphone – Can Someone Retrieve The Data
A security company , who else , has discovered that data from android phones can be recovered quiet easily
There is a 2 step process where you can supposedly stop this happening if you are going to sell your phone or tablet
Just like most devices , you can recover data from them.
How Old Is Your Modem & Is It Affecting Your Internet Security
Many people have been using the same modem for years which can mean poor reception and if a wifi one can mean limited range , If you have a wireless g router the signal will not go as far as wireless n or the new standard wireless ac and we want the wireless signal to go as far as possible due to the amount of devices we have and are using in our homes and offices.
Did you know you can update your modems firmware ( the operating system for your modem) by logging onto your router , this can improve both reception and security.
Many routers are a security nightmare and it can mean ” leaking of your information”.
Click this link to the right to test your router: TEST YOUR ROUTER
What’s A Pup And What’s A Wrapper ?
A PUP is a potentially unwanted program and a wrapper is a program that you download that comes with multiple unwanted programs and add ons
This is getting extremely prolific now
Users will go to a site , say download.com , attempt to download say a video editing program , then have to agree to a proliferation of other programs , browser add ons
So many computer infections are occurring with this now – this really is the virus of the 21st century
App Of The Week
Athla Velocity: Free – Speed Radar – Hands Free – Baseball, Tennis, Soccer, Cricket
A hands free speed radar for sports