The Data Retention Laws Are Here

Now that the data retention laws are in force in Australia it is important that we all understand the implications , what they are collecting and what you can do. Here are some links to help make sense of all this: Attorney Generals Dept – Data Retention Data Retention Laws – What You Need To Know Data Retention D-Day Is Here Here are some links that may help you circumvent the data retention laws Dodging Data Retention How To Legally Circumvent The Data Retention    

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Still Running Windows 8 – It’s Time To Make The Move To Windows 8.1

So you have Windows 8 or your computer came with Windows 8 , so why havent you made the move to Windows 8.1 Think of Windows 8.1 as the equivalent of Windows XP Service Pack 2 , they fixed a lot that was wrong. So how do you get Windows 8.1 ? First make sure you have done all your Windows updates in Windows 8 and have done all the updates in the Windows Store. Then open up the Windows store and there should be a an icon to upgrade to Windows 8.1. Click on the icon and agree and it will start to download. It is a big download ( 3.5gb ) so it will take some time. Here is a detailed rundown on how to install Windows 8.1 from Microsoft so as i always say make sure you read the instructions. Install Windows 8.1  Here is a link… Read More

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What Is iCloud & Where Do I Go For Help

I am still asked the question , what is iCloud? iCloud is Apples backup service for your iOS devices and your computer. You can sync your: Photos, music, videos and eBooks purchased from Apple Music in iTunes that you have obtained from other sources, such as MP3s ripped from CDs Calendars, e-mail and contacts Documents produced on any iDevice or computer, sometimes including PCs Pushing mobile app purchases to all iDevices Backing up data from mobile apps Locating a lost iDevice or finding friends with Apple devices on a map However sometimes you may have questions about a particular aspect of iCloud here are some links that will help. Ultimate iCloud Guide Apple iCloud Setup Gizmodo iCloud Guide Lifehacker iCloud Guide

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