Tips and tricks to prolong laptop battery life

December 1st, 2017
Tips and tricks to prolong laptop battery life

A laptop would just be a cold piece of aluminum with a flat battery if you don’t have a power socket at hand. It’s hard to get any work done when you’re peppered with pop-ups and warning messages when the battery power gets low. So here are some tips you can use to prolong the life of your precious laptop battery.

Facial recognition technology in Windows 10

November 20th, 2017
Facial recognition technology in Windows 10

Facial recognition technology has been around for some time, but its underdeveloped capabilities meant it could be fooled by masks, photographs, or even painted faces. However, the technology has come a long way since its inception and companies like Microsoft are including it in consumer products like Windows 10.

Say hello to fingerprint, iris, and facial scans

Windows Hello is an advanced biometric identity and access control feature in Windows 10. With it, there’s no need to enter a password; all it needs is your fingerprint, eye scan, or just your face.

Here comes Android Fast Pair

November 14th, 2017
Here comes Android Fast Pair

When Apple ditched their traditional headphone jack for a wireless one, people weren’t exactly thrilled. Now, things have changed and people are more open-minded about wireless pairings. But Google hasn’t exactly been standing idly by, they’ve also been working on their very own pairing solution for Android.

Microsoft enhances Windows 10 with Follow Me

November 3rd, 2017
Microsoft enhances Windows 10 with Follow Me

PC users might soon get an extra pair of hands when navigating Windows 10, thanks to a new feature called ‘Follow Me.’ It will significantly enhance the capabilities of Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual assistant (VA) — from answering questions about the weather to being a considerably more capable Windows guide.

How to setup secure guest Wi-Fi

October 27th, 2017
How to setup secure guest Wi-Fi

Today, Wi-Fi isn’t only crucial for your employees to get work done, it’s also a necessary amenity for your office guests. But there’s a right and a wrong way to set up guest Wi-Fi and the latter can result in a frustrating experience for users.

Microsoft 365 for Education launch

October 20th, 2017
Microsoft 365 for Education launch

What should school teachers, students, and business people be excited about by the latest Microsoft conference? A rough answer would be something that includes Minecraft, new software bundles, and cut-rate Windows devices. For a detailed answer, read on.

Don’t forget about the power supply unit!

October 12th, 2017
Don’t forget about the power supply unit!

When it comes to purchasing hardware, processors and graphics cards are often the first things people consider. But equally important are power supply units (PSUs). If you completely overlook PSU specifications, it can end up costing your business in more ways than one.

Cyber weapons for sale by dangerous hackers

October 6th, 2017
Cyber weapons for sale by dangerous hackers

“Script kiddies” are a type of computer hacker that copies malware programs from more experienced creators and put their own name on it. WannaCry was programmed by script kiddies, and the group they stole the malware from is selling a new set of vulnerabilities.

Easy fixes to your WiFi issues

September 26th, 2017
Easy fixes to your WiFi issues

From answering emails and using online productivity suites to browsing Facebook and streaming YouTube videos, a fast and reliable internet connection is a must. But what do you do when you experience connectivity issues and slow speed? Here are some solutions to five of the most common WiFi worries.

Clean up your PC with 2 new Windows features

September 19th, 2017
Clean up your PC with 2 new Windows features

One of the things that can make your PC perform slower than normal is clutter. And for a long time, Windows users had no choice but to manually remove the clutter themselves. The good news is, Windows 10 has come up with new tools that make decluttering a lot easier.