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Do VPNs prevent you from getting hacked & what else can I do to secure myself?

Do VPNs prevent you from getting hacked & what else can I do to secure myself? In short No, using a VPN will not prevent you from getting hacked. No single thing will protect you from getting hacked. The best way to minimise getting hacked is called “Defence in Depth”, meaning you need to build

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My Laptop / computer or mobile device has slowed down – what can I do?

Find your laptop/computer or mobile device has slowed down? Many devices slow down due to “bloatware”, “Overloading”/Cluttering and “Virus/Malware”. To put them in perspective, we will go down each route. Bloatware Bloatware is generally the “Useless” programs that get installed directly from the manufacture/warehouse or bundled within other programs. With all these extra programs and

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Creating a Website 101

We get a few queries every now and again asking about what’s involved in setting up a new website, so I thought I’d answer some of the most common questions you’ve asked!   1) So I’ve decided I want a website, what’s the first thing I need to do? Research! This first thing is to

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Do You Have A Professional Email Address?

Many business owners have their business email address as /gmail/btinternet etc. While this is the easiest way for you to set up a ‘business’ address, it’s actually not the best way to do so. I caught up with Black Nova Designs to find out why. When you use as @hotmail, @outlook, @aol (etc) email address

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Do I really need web hosting?

You’ve probably heard of web hosting, along with all the other techy terms associated with websites… but do you really understand what it means? And do you know what to look for when choosing a web host? Do I really need web hosting? Do I really need web hosting? The quick and easy answer to

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Wi-Fi Extenders versus Powerline Adapters

Wi-Fi Extenders versus Powerline Adapters Wi-Fi signal can be boosted in two main ways, however, they are not equal and one does not always outweigh the other. In this post we look at Wi-Fi extenders and powerline adapters and see which the best choice is for you and your situation. Wi-Fi Extenders A Wi-Fi extender

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