How Covid-19 Is Changing your IT The Government has said that it will slowly be allowing us out of lockdown and has encouraged businesses to get back to work. So I thought it might be useful to explore how Covid-19 is changing your IT and what does this mean for your and your business. Working … Read more How Covid-19 Is Changing your IT
Now that so many of us are working from home, many of us are wondering whether our Internet is too slow. There are lots of reasons for slow Internet browsing, but the good news is some can be easy to sort. So let’s do some diagnosing of the problem. Ask yourself the following: Is the … Read more Why is my Internet so Slow?
There has been a significant rise in online scams during Covid-19. So we thought now was a good time to remind people about online safety. Challenging Times It may be obvious, but just to say many people are really stressed and anxious at the moment. This can result in people being distracted and as a … Read more Rise In Online Scams During Covid-19
When working from homestrong passwords and security is especially important as it is one of the most elementary parts of computer security. Yet lots of customers tell me that remembering passwords is a real problem. Ideally every password should be a totally random mixture of characters, but for many this is too challenging. So here … Read more Tips For Creating Strong Passwords
Headphones and Headsets When Working From Home Working from home it is often difficult to filter out background noise. There are lots of great noise cancelling headsets available. Or, you might find it vital to be able to speak while you are moving around (so you can quickly hug a loved one). So here are … Read more Headphones and Headsets When Working From Home
Tips To Help Businesses During Times of Covid-19 At Technology Tamed we have been chatting about how we can help during these challenging times. As a result we are going to be collecting tips to help businesses. We will focus on technology but will include everything else we think may be of help. Let us … Read more Tips To Help Businesses During Times of Covid-19
Microsoft are stopping support for Microsoft Office 2010 in October this year (which means that they will stop issuing security updates). As a result we are getting lots of people ask us about what their options are to replace this software. So we thought a summary of the most common solutions used by our customers … Read more Microsoft Stopping Support for Office 2010
We have had several customers contact us to ask how they can enable remote working. So that people can work from home and still access all the files at work. We thought you might find it useful if we summarised the most commonly used options. Remote Working Using VPN – Virtual Private Network Overview VPN … Read more Remote Working: Businesses IT Options
Windows 10 sets several default programs, which we find people often do not want: Microsoft Edge as the web browser Microsoft Edge as the pdf viewer Microsoft Mail as the email ‘app’ It’s easy to change these – see instructions below. What can happen is that you change them and then they get reset back. … Read more Windows 10 Tip: Setting Default Programs
Making your Passwords Unique for Every Website Can be Easy I personally change my password ‘system’ every year and recently I was really pleased that I do this as I received a scam email that listed my password as… comp10utersup66portDIR I was startled, as this was the system I used 3 years ago. Not one … Read more Making your Passwords Unique for Every Website Can be Easy.