Archive for month: May, 2016

Windows Anniversary Update – Increased RAM Requirement

According to Microsoft, the Windows Anniversary Update will double the amount of RAM needed in order to run, which could be problematic for anyone using an older machine or running on a very small hard drive. W...

Wi-Fi Capabilities Dramatically Increase with Beamforming

New things are coming in the world of Wi-Fi technology, in the form of beamforming and MU-MIMO. Beamforming makes it possible for routers to adjust their phase and power for better signal by allowing Wi-Fi rout...

Kansas Heart Hospital- Paying the ransom still wasn’t enough

The Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita, recently found themselves at the mercy of a ransomware nightmare. Seeing as the demands were not unattainable or extremely high, the hospital decided to simply pay the Bitc...

Antivirus – Top 4 on the Market in 2016

  Keep your computer healthy and your stress low, with an easy to manage antivirus software. A wealth of options exist, so with the help of researcher Neil Rubenking at PCMag, we have comprised a list of t...

Apple cleans up Safari, iTunes, and a lot of bugs

Of the many fixes deployed by Apple, Safari was brought to version 9.1.1, patching 7 vulnerabilities in the browser. One of the most detrimental being the loop used to take over a Mac whose user had entered a m...

iPhone 7 Anticipated to be Most Complex Model Yet

OK, so now that it has been a few rounds of Apple iPhone releases, we know a thing or two about their product secrecy and production habits. Sounds a little creepy, but iPhone 7 anticipation will do that to a g...

Ransomware like scam – Windows Product Key is “Invalid”

  Now that ransomware is on the brain, a few crooks posing as tech support are tailoring their skills to work the system. A lock screen appears on your PC and claims that a users Windows license has expire...

What is a VPN and Why do you need it?

What is a VPN? A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a secure, encrypted connection between your computer and the VPN’s Server. No one can see what you do on your desktop outside of that VPN connection. This keeps...

Apple Makes $1B Investment in Chinese Didi Chuxing

Apple has decided to invest 1 billion dollars in the Chinese taxi startup, Didi Chuxing. This is by far the largest investment of funds that Didi Chuxing has received to date, as well as one of the largest inve...

3 Ways to Make Windows 10 Less Annoying

Sign in with a local account rather than a Microsoft account Microsoft doesn’t exactly make this option super accessible to its customers. It’s not in big bold letters, but it can be done. As many o...