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Do You Want to Speed Up Your Computer?

Do You Want to Speed Up Your Computer?

Do You Want to Speed Up Your Computer? Here are Top Tips A slow computer can undermine productivity and become a source of frustration. Fortunately, there are several ways to boost speed and overall performance, irrespective of whether your computer is relatively new...

What Will the Windows 11 Experience Be Like?

What Will the Windows 11 Experience Be Like?

What Will the Windows 11 Experience Be Like? Windows 11 comes loaded with wide-ranging new features, such as a revamped start menu. You can also expect to find a Microsoft Store with Android apps. This new edition also boasts a cleaner tray area and a redesigned start...

The Role of RAM in Computer Performance

The Role of RAM in Computer Performance

Understanding The Role of RAM in Computer Performance Random-access memory (RAM) plays an integral role in mobile devices and desktop computers. It determines the operating capacity of a device at any given time. A computer processes data using RAM as a digital...

Why Ransomware Attacks Are Increasing Globally

Why Ransomware Attacks Are Increasing Globally

Ransomware Attacks Increase Globally A spate of ransomware attacks aimed at United States companies, government agencies, and critical infrastructure has raised serious cybersecurity concerns. Bad actors recently attempted to attack the Republican National Committee....

A Basic Guide to the New Microsoft Teams Client (2.0) and Windows 11

A Basic Guide to the New Microsoft Teams Client (2.0) and Windows 11

Microsoft Teams and Windows 11 Microsoft recently announced the introduction of Windows 11, which comes with the MS Teams video conferencing app. The revamped operating system has a refreshing new start menu, and a user interfaces design. It can also run Android apps....

Everything You Need to Know About Windows 11

Everything You Need to Know About Windows 11

Everything You Need to Know About Windows 11 In the fall of 2021, Windows will be releasing its new operating system: Windows 11. Big improvements and new features are on the horizon for this new OS. Let’s take a look at what you can expect. What’s New With Windows...

FCC Emergency Connectivity Fund

FCC Emergency Connectivity Fund

What is it? On May 10, 2021, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted a Report and Order (FCC 21-58) establishing the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program. Congress appropriated $7.17 billion for the Program. For eligible schools and libraries, the ECF...

Google Mulling Mandatory Two-Factor Authentication For All Users

Google Mulling Mandatory Two-Factor Authentication For All Users

Google Mulling Mandatory Two-Factor Authentication For All Users Google plans to bolster the security of user accounts by making two-factor authentication (2FA) mandatory. This approach ensures that all user accounts require two-factor authentication by default. 2FA...

Cyber Criminals Are Actively Exploiting a WordPress Plugin Zero-Day

Cyber Criminals Are Actively Exploiting a WordPress Plugin Zero-Day

Cyber Criminals Are Actively Exploiting a WordPress Plugin Zero-Day The Fancy Product Designer plugin — commonly used to configure visual products on WordPress, Shopify, and WooCommerce — has been compromised. Cybercriminals are actively looking for sites that use...

Could A Colonial Pipeline-Style Cyberattack Disrupt Your Business?

Could A Colonial Pipeline-Style Cyberattack Disrupt Your Business?

Could A Colonial Pipeline-Style Cyberattack Disrupt Your Business? The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack garnered national headlines after hackers caused widespread gasoline shortages along the Eastern U.S. seaboard. Among the hardest hit, North Carolina saw more...

How to Reinstall macOS on Your Computer

How to Reinstall macOS on Your Computer

How to Reinstall macOS on Your Computer If your Mac has been having problems or behaving erratically as of late, it might be time for a fresh install of macOS using Recovery mode and Disk Utility. A new install may also be useful if you have plans to give away or sell...

Understanding the Role of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

Understanding the Role of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

Understanding the Role of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) Non-fungible tokens or NFTs are rising in popularity as more people discover their importance. These tokens come with unique metadata and identification codes, making it easier to distinguish individual tokens....