Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

Which Browser is Best for Your Needs?

Posted October 15, 2018 by
There are a variety of web browsers out there, and that variety is much larger than most people think. While most can list off the main ones: Chrome, Safari, Edge, and Firefox, there are many more to consider. However, the real question remains: which one is best for you? In a Nutshell: Probably Chrome… The…

What Exactly is Protecting Your Online Transactions?

Posted September 30, 2018 by
So, like millions of others, you’ve taken to making purchases and paying your bills online. The speed of delivery, the ease, and the convenience are truly remarkable considering where we were just a couple short decades ago. But, have you ever considered what exactly makes up the technology that protects your personal information–and your money–from…

Know Your Tech: Proxy Server

Posted September 20, 2018 by
Your server room may be somewhat intimidating to consider. Wires everywhere, mechanical boxes that just sit there, lights blinking intermittently, and the distinct feeling that you probably shouldn’t touch anything – not even a proxy server, whatever that is. However, to help you get to know your tech, the proxy server is exactly what we…

You’ve got mail…..Spam and Viruses!

Posted June 04, 2018 by
Spam, E-mail and the Omnipresent Internet E-mail is probably the most universal form of communication for Internet users. It’s built into almost every device we use, be it tablets, phones, and computers. It’s almost like a digital ID. We use it to sign-in into other accounts, shop, and manage applications. Our e-mail address is the…

Technology Addiction is a Very Real, Very Scary Thing

Posted May 14, 2018 by
Technology has become essential to workplace functionality and personal productivity, but while the long hours spent glued to our tech during the workday are a necessity, the time we spend at home with our personal devices is definitely voluntary. However, more and more people – children especially – are finding it harder to let their…

Tech Term: Bandwidth

Posted April 25, 2018 by
Here’s a question we want you to take a second to consider…How much do you rely on the Internet? The answer for almost everyone is that it is essential to your current quality of life. Technologies have been developed, industries have been launched, and literally billions of people use it every day, making it one…

Tech Term: Cookies Defined

Posted April 11, 2018 by
Chances are, if you’ve spent any amount of time around a computer, you’ve heard of browser cookies. What you may not have heard is what these cookies do. For today’s Tech Term, we’ll explore what cookies are, and what they do. What are Cookies? A cookie is a sample of information that a website stores…

Tech Term: Modems and Routers Defined

Posted April 04, 2018 by
The Internet is an amazing tool, only bolstered by our ability to access it wirelessly – but what do you know about the devices that allow us to access it, namely, modems and routers? Do you know what each does? For today’s tech term, we’ll dive into exactly that. First, it is important to understand…

How The Convenience Of The Internet Of Things Can Come Back To Bite Us

Posted August 25, 2017 by
While the Internet of Things has made many common tasks much easier through automation, it has also increased the potency of particular cybersecurity threats. For an excellent example, one only has to turn to the increasing prevalence of botnets that are powered by IoT technology. An Overview of the IoT, and Why It’s Great For…

What Score Does Your Website Earn For Speed?

Posted June 13, 2017 by
How fast does your website load?  The answer might surprise you and you should regularly test the speed of your website.  Not only does a faster loading website mean less waiting for guests visiting you, it could also play a significant factor in your website ranking with certain search engines.  The faster your page loads…

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