Category: IT

Information technologies


Is my data safe in online drives?

It’s very handy to have files synchronised with online services such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Apple iCloud, Flickr or whatever. You should be able to retrieve most or all of your photos if your smartphone or laptop breaks or is lost or stolen. However, you can never assume that...


Make Inbox Work Smarter For You

These are some of the more powerful features of Google’s Gmail alternative app that lurk just below the surface. I’ve lived a frenetic life with my Gmail lately. One day I’d embrace Inbox with its quick snooze and swipe features that help me reach that elusive state of Inbox Zero....


The Future of Voice-Activated AI

For decades science fiction movies have been imagining the future as one where humans talk to machines just as naturally as they speak to family and friends. In reality, however, using voice to interact with machines has been maddeningly frustrating, with Siri often mistaking “open up my email” for “look...


6 Ways To Prolong Laptop Battery Life

For all that batteries do to power the devices we use every day that make our lives easier, most people don’t know a lot about the technology. Laptop batteries in particular are annoying and expensive to replace: here are 6 ways you can prolong the life of your laptop battery....


Websites Student Needs To Know

College and university students now spend most of their time on a single website- Mobile users do not even bother about the website. They have their ‘app’ on their cell phone. No need to type the web address in the address bar. But if you are really serious about...


Things That Pose A Threat To Online Privacy

Tech news is continually abuzz with security warnings, hack updates, and consumer warnings. Malicious individuals can steal your identity, hijack your accounts, spend your funds, and discover sensitive personal data when you don’t keep your online activity in check. Enough is Enough, an Internet safety organization funded by the U.S....


Dropbox Alternatives with More Storage

Technology advances faster and faster by the day. Not that long ago American society was introduced to “the cloud” and now we’ve quickly become a cloud-based world. Remember when Gmail launched and introduced a free GB of email storage space, roughly 500 times more than Hotmail, their nearest competitor? At...


Stunning Wearable Tech

With Apple diving into the wearable tech industry with the Apple Watch, truly portable technology is an exploding topic. While several different companies offer watches that sync with your smart phone, almost all of them provide similar perks. Additionally, the better known wearable tech pieces look nearly identical. While smart...

Five Places to Find Post Ideas 0

Five Places to Find Post Ideas

Coming up with great post ideas is rarely an easy task. Unfortunately, it’s also not a task that you can really afford to rush. If you want your blog to actually stand out, writing about the first thing that comes into your head is kind of counterproductive. After all, a...

Free Microsoft Office Alternatives 0

Free Microsoft Office Alternatives

There are so many free Microsoft Office alternatives out there that you won’t even miss having the real thing. And with the more than $200 price tag of Microsoft Office, your pocketbook won’t miss it either. These free Microsoft Office alternatives will let you download similar versions of Microsoft Word,...

10 Google Docs Features You Probably Never Knew 0

10 Google Docs Features You Probably Never Knew

After three years of using a Chromebook and being a student at university for almost one year, Google Drive is a must to master and something that I would never missed out on learning. Here are some super cool tricks that will get you word processing like a professional now...

20 Online File Sharing Tools You Should be Using 0

20 Online File Sharing Tools You Should be Using

In the past, you had few file sharing tools to choose from to distribute files that were too large for your email to handle. You could share large file by purchasing web-hosting space, you could copy the information onto a disc or USB drive and drop that in an envelope,...

Rules For Using Internet 0

Rules For Using Internet

The Internet is a worldwide web of people and information; it can be difficult to navigate, so you need to know the basics. It may not seem like it from the outside, but through all the sharing, trolling, and seemingly temporary conversations, there are certain rules for using the Internet....

Your Data Is Probably Not Safe Online 0

Your Data Is Probably Not Safe Online

I grew up on computers. Way before smartphones put the internet in the hands of every man, woman, and child in modern society, I sat in my room, staring at a black screen with c:// in a white font. There was no graphical user interface (GUI) back then, so there...

Create and Promote Your Website 0

Create and Promote Your Website

Anyone who wants to run a successful online business must start with a home base: their website. That’s where they share their story. Visitors will drop-by and see what solutions they find to their challenges and problems.

Internet of Things to Replace the Web 0

Internet of Things to Replace the Web

We may have got the idea that the “internet of things” is likely to control every object on earth. But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from souped-up gadgets that track our every move to a world that predicts our actions and...

Do It on a PC without Touching the Mouse 0

Do It on a PC without Touching the Mouse

You may not realize it, but you can do an awful lot from your keyboard. You can launch apps, switch between windows, edit text, and even clean out your email, all without ever moving your hands. Even if you’ve learned the basics, here are 10 actions that might be worth...

Google on Your Brain! 0

Google on Your Brain!

The pace of computing power gains is only getting faster and that means big changes in the way we live. Are you ready to become a mind-reader? Just thinking about likely near-term innovations in computing is exciting, but slowly a longer-term vision is coming into focus. Down the road we’re...

Shortcuts and surprises in the Windows 8 0

Shortcuts and surprises in the Windows 8

Roaming around in the Windows 8 Consumer Preview on multiple PCs, IT experts have discovered a few useful little shortcuts and surprises. If you’ve installed the Consumer Preview, you might find these tidbits useful: