We are delighted to have launched our latest website project for Get Ahead VA a local firm offering a team of virtual business and marketing assistants. The brief for the new website was to create something that was up to date in terms of today’s website design, fully mobile friendly with SEO built in. We also wanted
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Latest research from Gartner and IDC show the PC market continues to shrink. Last quarter total PC sales totalled 61.1 million units a drop of 4.3%. This compares to 67.9m and 63.9m in the preceding quarters. The bright spot is HP that has now become the number 1 PC vendor overtaking Lenovo. HP grew 3.3%
Selecting a good password Safe and secure access to information is of course critical to modern life. We have seen more hacks and more attempts at cyber crime. Many attempts are based around brute force attacking methods. Or in other words multiple attempts to crack a password. So it is key to use secure passwords.
The Apple timor mill is a buzz with claims of a Smart Speaker with Siri to emerge next week. We have MacRumours: Apple is rumored to be working on an Amazon Echo competitor, offering a speaker with Siri integration that’ll be able to serve as a home hub for controlling smart products, playing music, and
By 2020, there will be an estimated 20 Billion Internet of Things devices in the world. Thats Billion . Here’s how start building connected things. The Internet of Things (IoT) industry is booming—in 2017, the number of connected devices in use worldwide will reach 8.4 billion, outnumbering people, according to a recent Gartner report. By
Qualcomm’s new platform and its Mesh Networking Reference Design aim to help make it easier to build out connected device solutions Earlier this week Qualcomm unveiled its Mesh Networking Platform, which it is positioning as an inroad to better connected home experiences for consumers. Qualcomm wants to make it easier for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to
Look Out on Windows PCs As you must know by now a nasty form of malicious software known as ransomware has been making headlines after cybercriminals hijacked hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide, impacting the NHS and many others. Ransomware, which is often transmitted by email or web pop-ups, involves locking up people’s data and
After the huge success of the Amazon Alexa speaker and the more recent Google Home Speaker, where is the Apple version? Now we have a clue after Mac Rumours publish a report from KGI Securities, who have a solid track record in all things Apple. Apple Apple’s widely rumored Siri-based smart speaker and home hub
HNS hit hard As many people know there is a wide-spread and serious global PC hacking attack. The BBC and UK papers report numerous hospitals and the NHS in general have been especially hard hit with many thousands of PCs compromised. The virus is bad, as bad as they get. An infected PC spreads the
Report shows growing number of website cyber attacks come from hacked home routers WordFence report that in the past month alone they have seen over 57,000 unique home routers being used to attack WordPress sites. Those home networks are now being explored by hackers who have full access to them via the hacked home router.