After 15 years in the IT services industry and almost 11 years working self-employed as Jordan Appleton – Home IT Services, I feel that it is time to search for a new, different challenge. With this in mind, I would like to leave my clients in the capable hands of Adam from Boroughbridge Computer Services … More Thank you!
As of April 2017, Microsoft stopped supporting Windows Vista and Office 2007, much like they did Windows XP and Office 2003 in April 2014, what this means to customers is that they will no longer receive updates (other than in extreme cases where a compromised machine may harm other, newer systems on a network, such … More Still Using Windows Vista or Office 2007? Here is why you shouldn’t!
Solid State Drives (SSDs) have been available to consumers for several years now and as the technology is developing it is also coming down in price to a point where it’s accessible to more than just enthusiasts. Here is why you need an SSD! … More Solid State Drives are here, here’s why you need one
It would appear that there is a phishing e-mail doing the rounds claiming to be from Outlook which is being sent to people with Outlook based e-mail addresses such as Hotmail. They are asking users to update your account. Do not follow the instructions outlined in the message and certainly do not click any links … More New Outlook/Hotmail phishing scam?
Always remember, just because you use a Mac, it doesn’t mean that you are automatically safe on the internet. You should always keep your files backed up and run a valid antivirus especially considering new ransom-ware which used to only affect Windows computers has now been found to be attacking Mac computers. To read more, … More Think your Mac is safe?
Recently I’ve had people getting in touch with regards to e-mail accounts potentially being hacked. It goes without saying that you shouldn’t share your password with other people but there are some other things you should keep in mind when creating or changing your password. I found this video which should hopefully be useful, but … More Think your password is safe?