How to Properly Perform an Internet Speed Test

How to Properly Perform an Internet Speed Test

Many users already know that there are speed tests you can run to verify that you are receiving the speeds you’re paying for. But do you know HOW to perform a speed test properly to receive the most accurate results? Well look no further we’re here to tell you how. KNOW THE SPEEDS YOU SHOULD […]

Microsoft to Sell Extended Support for Windows 7

Microsoft to Sell Extended Support for Windows 7

Microsoft bowed to the reality that enterprises won’t purge Windows 7 by its January 2020 retirement, and has announced it will sell extended support for three years past that deadline. Called “Windows 7 Extended Security Updates” (ESU), the after-drop-dead deal will add support through January 2023, according to Microsoft. The news was part of a […]

Google Secretly Logging Users Into Chrome

Google Secretly Logging Users Into Chrome

Google has made an important change to the way the Chrome browser works, a move the company did not advertise to its users in any way, and which has serious privacy repercussions. According to several reports, starting with Chrome 69, whenever a Chrome user would access a Google-owned site, the browser would take that user’s […]

Windows 7 End of Life Fast Approaching

Windows 7 End of Life Fast Approaching

At the time of this writing it’s a fast approaching 14 months until the extended support of Windows 7 is officially ended. As of January 14 2020, Microsoft will completely end their support for Windows 7. What does this mean for one of the most stable and beloved Windows Operating Systems since Windows XP? It […]

NVIDIA FINALLY Reveals Next Gen GPUs

NVIDIA FINALLY Reveals Next Gen GPUs

Nvidia has been sitting on their, very well received and optimized, Pascal family of GPU chips for just over two years now. Leaving the GPU market sorely lacking in upgrade availability. However, the week of August 19, 2018 NVIDIA at last revealed their newest creation. The newly created GeForce RTX 2000 series. This series of […]

macOS Mojave Released on September 24th

macOS Mojave Released on September 24th

macOS Mojave was introduced at the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference and is the newest version of the operating system that runs on Apple’s Macs. Inspired by the desert at night, macOS Mojave is the first Mac update in several years not to use a mountain-themed name, with its new moniker representing the visual changes made […]

NCIX compromise scam is back

NCIX compromise scam is back

The old NCIX compromise scam is back. Apparently, these clever hackers have found another site they were able to compromise and grab account credentials where you might have signed up for an account. The attackers then will have your e-mail address you signed up for “X” account with and the password you used on that […]

Windows 10 October 2018 Update On Hold

Windows 10 October 2018 Update On Hold

Microsoft forums had previously warned consumers that the October 2018 update for Windows 10 was deleting people’s files.  Now Microsoft has basically confirmed the issue by pulling the update for now. On Microsoft’s support site, they’ve updated with a note saying they are pausing the update while they look into the issue more.  They say very clearly that if […]

October Upgrade for Windows 10

October Upgrade for Windows 10

October 9th is the day of automatic availability for the October upgrade, also known as 1809, for Windows 10.  This is the final upgrade offered this year.  “If you already have a Windows 10 PC and have automatic updates enabled, the update will be delivered to you when it’s ready for your machine,” said Jennifer […]

DHCP Explained

DHCP Explained

What is DHCP? The ability to network devices quickly and easily is critical in a hyper-connected world, and although it has been around for decades, DHCP remains an essential method to ensure that devices are able to join networks and are configured correctly. DHCP greatly reduces the errors that are made when IP addresses are […]