The new Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphones will be released March 8th , here are the detailsContinue Reading
If you have ever had to configure an email account after reinstalling or when something goes wrong , do you know your settings to streamline the process.
I hate to say this – but most people do not.
Email settings from providers can and do change sometimes.Continue Reading
Google WiFi devices & the new Telstra Smart WiFi booster are examples of WiFi using the “mesh network”principal.Continue Reading
People always contact me about scams related to the internet and computer use.Here is the latest one.Continue Reading
So you receive an email with an invoice from a company / business that looks incredibly good. You then go to click on a link in the email to pay your invoice. The first thing you should do is stop and look at the address where the email is coming from. You will see from the image below that this Telstra invoice looks tremendous but is obviously fake when you look at the address that it was sent from that follows the image. So look at the address and think before you click.Continue Reading
We still have an issue with opening emails and clicking links in them when we know they are wrong. From fake ASIC emails asking you to renew your business name to promises of refunds from Telstra , I get calls every week. Now for the bad news – your antivirus – especially the brand name ones – will rarely save you.Continue Reading
If you have ever had to configure an email account after reinstalling or when something goes wrong , do you know your settings to streamline the process. hate to say this but most people do not. Email settings from providers can and do change sometimes as with Telstra at the moment who are transitioning people over to a new platformContinue Reading
If you have ever had to configure an email account after reinstalling or when something goes wrong , do you know your settings to streamline the process. hate to say this but most people do not. Email settings from providers can and do change sometimes as with Telstra at the moment who are transitioning people over to a new platform ( a much better platform by the way ) . So what do you need to know ? Your email password Incoming mail server Outgoing mail server IMAP or POP account Is it SSL Incoming Port Outgoing Port Just to name a few , so when you have set it up , take a photo of your settings with your smartphone and for your smartphone / tablets email settings , take a screenshot. Then if your email stops working or you have to reload your account on your current device or on a new device then you will be prepared. Settings can be found on most major ISP websites.Continue Reading
Google today announced 2 new phones –The Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. Google’s Pixel includes a 5-inch 1080p display, and the XL features a larger 5.5-inch Quad HD panel. Both devices are powered by the latest Snapdragon 821 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB or 128GB of storage. The Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones have fingerprint sensors on the rear and both smartphones run a version of a specialised version of Google’s software , which includes support for the Daydream virtual reality headsets and Google’s new Assistant software. Google’s new Assistant is a key part of the Pixel from answering traditional search queries to reaching into apps to make reservations , music or organise your day. Google also focused on photography with the Pixel, The camera module on the Pixel is 12.3MP and a f/2.0 aperture.. Google is providing free unlimited storage for Pixel owners so you can store full-resolution pictures and videos on Google Photos. The phones will come in 3 colours , black , blue and silver Both Pixel devices will ship with the latest Android Nougat release, and updates will be available immediately – great for security and a welcome feature ! Australians can pre-order the smartphones… Read MoreContinue Reading