What is an IP Address?
An IP address is a unique string of numbers that identifies each computer that is using Internet Protocol to communicate with a network. IP addresses are unique, just like phone…...Read More
Tech Support Scams: What you need to know
One type of scam that is becoming more prevalent involves tech support. According to Microsoft, the scam usually involves using malware to trick someone into calling a fake tech support…...Read More
Secure vs “not secure” websites
Google will soon let you know every time you log onto a site that isn’t secure. In February, Google announced a new initiative that is aimed to protect users who…...Read More
What is Encryption?
With data breaches and security concerns constantly in the news, the word ‘encryption’ gets thrown around a lot, but what is encryption? Encryption is essentially the process of encoding data…...Read More
Laptops vs Desktops
It may seem like laptops and tablets are everywhere, but desktop computers still have their place when it comes to business and personal use. If you’re thinking about purchasing a…...Read More
What is a motherboard?
Motherboards are vital to a computer – but what are they? A motherboard is a piece of hardware that connects all the parts of a computer. Everything inside the computer…...Read More
What is RAM?
When you’re shopping for a computer, you see the term ‘RAM’ thrown around quite a bit, but what is RAM? RAM stands for Random Access Memory. It is the hardware…...Read More
Disconnected: What to do if your internet isn’t working
We often don’t realize how much we depend on the internet until it’s not working. There are a few common reasons a computer may be unable to stay connected to…...Read More