Many people think that buying a computer is the only cost involved in using a computer. But this is actually not true! Much like a car, there are some additional costs that you should expect when buying a computer. If you spend the extra money needed to keep your computer in proper working order, then you will have a much better experience and it will last many years! You will also experience fewer slowdowns. Here are a few things you should expect to purchase for your computer.
Microsoft just announced Office 2019, which will come three years after the 2016 year edition. It will actually be released in the second half of next year (2018). Unfortunately, Microsoft did not release many details on what to expect of the new updates in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. However, they did tease us with a few changes that we can expect. [Read more…] about Microsoft Announces Office 2019: What Can We Expect?
Recently, computer sales have slowed down worldwide. There are many reasons for this, one being Windows 10 being a free upgrade for a while, and also the rise of tablets and smartphones. Another major reason: people are keeping their computers for longer. But how long should you go in-between computer upgrades?
Until recently, the standard time between computer upgrades was roughly three years. Nowadays [Read more…] about Computer Upgrades: Make Your Computer Last Longer
Nearly everyone knows someone that has been scammed. There are many forms that a scam can take and many are quite convincing. With some actually having a 70% success rate. This blog post is going to shed light on some of the most common scams that involve the internet.
1.The Nigerian (or some other country) email scam,
This scam has been around for years, and yet people fall for this scam all the time. The scam starts with an email sent from someone overseas that would like to give you some large amount of money. Once you respond they will tell you that in order for them to send you a fortune, they will need some money to cover expenses. They will then ask you to wire them a sum of money. This will continue, and they will keep asking for more and more money. Obviously, you are never going to get a large amount of money from them, and you just lost hundreds if not thousands of dollars. There are many different forms this scam takes, but they are all fake. If someone from another country contacts you, it probably is a scam, and you should delete the email. People do not just give you money. If it is to good to be true…it probably is.
Buying a computer can be a tedious process. Sometimes it feels a bit like buying a new home because there are so many to choose from and you probably have no idea what the sales guy is talking about when he says things like RAM and specs. So you just nod your head. However, none of us want to end up with a computer that’s not going to meet our needs, especially when they are not cheap. So here are just a few tips of finding the right computer for you.
The Separation of Windows and QuickTime:
Recently, Apple has decided to stop updating their QuickTime player on Windows PCs. This means that the security for QuickTime will also no longer be updated by Apple. What does this mean for PC users? It means that your computer’s security could be compromised. Since Apple is no longer patching holes in the security of QuickTime, there is greater chance of intrusion on your PC through QuickTime. [Read more…] about Computer Security: QuickTime and PC Users