Sonos Speakers Can Stream via WiFi OR BlueTooth!

Sonos Speakers Can Stream via WiFi OR BlueTooth!

For those of you who have Sonos speakers and understand the awesome ability to connect accounts and stream audio via your WiFi network rather than Bluetooth. For example, when I connect my Spotify account to my Sonos One, I no longer have to worry about my phone being in range. My phone becomes the remote, […]

Google Banning Crypto Mining Apps from the Play Store

Google Banning Crypto Mining Apps from the Play Store

Google has updated the Play Store policy page recently to ban crypto mining apps that mine crypto-currency on user devices. “We don’t allow apps that mine crypto-currency on devices,” according to the new policy disclaimer. This means Google will start to remove any app from the official Play Store that uses a device’s CPU or […]

Security Keys

Security Keys

Phishing attacks—in which hackers trick you into giving them your password while leaving you none-the-wiser—are one of the most effective kinds of cyberattack out there. Google has settled on an extremely effective solution for protecting its own employees. According to a Google spokesperson, the adoption of physical Security Keys has stopped the attacks in their […]

The Importance of Having a Malware Scanner

The Importance of Having a Malware Scanner

Here we go with another security blog! This time we’re going to discuss the importance of having an Antivirus and a Malware Scanner on your system, which ones are the best, and what could be happening without you knowing. First, it’s really important to run scanners weekly or at the very least once a month. […]

Is This The End Of Apple’s Macintosh?

Is This The End Of Apple’s Macintosh?

Did you notice what was missing at Apple’s 2018 WWDC? There wasn’t a single new Mac model to be seen. Not a one… Is this the end of the Apple Macintosh line? True, Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, tried to lay to rest rumors that Apple would merge the iOS and […]

Apple Addresses Macbook Pro 2018 Overheating Issue

Apple Addresses Macbook Pro 2018 Overheating Issue

Apple is known for putting out very good and high-end products. However those products are not always without fault.  The most recent iteration of their flagship Macbook, the Macbook Pro 2018, has had an overheating issue ever since its release. The new Macbook features the i9 processor from Intel. This is a powerful processor, but […]

Microsoft Forum Support Ending for Windows 7 & 8

Microsoft Forum Support Ending for Windows 7 & 8

Microsoft recently announced that starting on July 1st 2018 they are no longer offering support for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and a wide variety of older software in the Microsoft Community forums. This does not mean that volunteers will not be able to answer questions, only that Microsoft staff themselves will no longer […]

AMD Laptops Now Worthwhile?

AMD Laptops Now Worthwhile?

For the better part of two decades Intel has been the reigning champion of the Desktop and Laptop world. That is until now, AMD made a splash in the CPU world last year with their Ryzen 3, 5, 7, and Threadripper CPUs. Loosening the stranglehold that Intel has had on the CPU market share. This […]

Password Managers…Not for the Absentminded

Password Managers…Not for the Absentminded

Do you ever have trouble remembering a password? Have you started making passwords easier so that you can remember? Would you rather be secure and make your life even easier? If you’ve answered yes to any of the questions above, then yes, you my friend are a prime candidate for one of a variety of […]

SECURITY AND YOU

SECURITY AND YOU

I am once again writing about network security as its importance cannot be understated. Security of both one’s network and one’s assets is paramount in any business, and without careful review and planning, that data can be easily compromised. Unfortunately, many do not know that they are even vulnerable, and without that knowledge it’s hard […]