Microsoft One Drive Is Available Now

Microsoft have rebranded their online sync and storage from Skydrive to OneDrive and introduced some new features. OneDrive will give you 7Gb of storage for free and you can get another 3GB of storage by turning on syncing of your photos. If you refer people through to OneDrive you can also earn an additional 5GB of storage. There are OneDrive apps available for iOS and Android devices and Apple computers so you can access your data , photos and videos on your devices. You will need a Microsoft account to use and access OneDrive. For more information on OneDrive : Click Here

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New Year Tech Resolutions & A Great App From South Australia

New Year Tech Resolutions A new year is time for some change so lets embrace some technology resolutions for 2014  I will realise the importance of keeping my computer up to date  Windows update is your first line of defence against getting malware / virus I will not pay for or download bogus software that they claim will perform miracles and revive their computer  There are many so called “ free “ solutions which will only cause issues – don’t download these  Optimiser Pro Reg Clean  Winzip Utilities – Registry Optimiser I will not talk to bogus telemarketers telling me there is a problem with my computer  Microsoft do not ring anyone and tell them there is an issue with their computer I will treat with great suspicion emails and links in emails If it looks like it was not meant for me it probably wasn’t  I will learn to… Read More

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Save Documents Made On The iPad To Dropbox and Skydrive

One of the questions I always get is how do I upload documents that are made on the iPad to Dropbox or Skydrive. First make your document , then choose ” Open In ” Choose Dropbox or Skydrive and the file will upload to your account depending on which one you chose.    

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CryptoLocker – A Virus With The Potential To Destroy All Your Files

This is the worst virus I have read about and this is the first version of a virus that will undoubtedly be adapted and modified as time goes on. What does CryptoLocker do ? After you have the virus it will encrypt and infect the files on your computer , network storage and detachable storage , this means you cannot open them. It will put a countdown clock on your desktop on that gives you 96 hours to pay $100 – $300 to an account so you can get the key to decrypt your encrypted files. If you cannot get them decrypted you have effectively lost everything on your computer. How Do You Get the Virus? You will open a link in an email from a bank , parcel delivery company etc that will get you to check details in a PDF or document , attached to that document is an executable… Read More

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Make And Save A Template For The iPad

Document creation on tablets is growing as they become more of a content creation device. Do you have a document that you would like to use as a template for the iPad  By using Dropbox or Skydrive you can achieve this. First make your document / spreadsheet / presentation on your iPad and get it how you need it Then open up the Share and Print icon from the Tools menu From here select Open In Another App Then choose the format of your document Next choose your App From here we will choose Dropbox Press save to Dropbox  This will then upload the file into your Dropbox account  This will upload this file into your Dropbox account and now you can use this as a template

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