If you're looking to trade in your phone, or hand it down to a friend or family member, you probably don't want to hand over your data, pics, music or apps with it. Here are the steps you'll want to take before giving your phone to someone else.
One of the things we often see when we work on clients’ computers is a covered webcam – usually with a strip of tape, occasionally with a post-it note, band-aid, or, in some more extreme cases, with paint or nail polish. It’s understandable to see a camera lens pointed at you and wonder what it’s doing. After all, how do you know somebody’s not watching it right now? This made the national news last year when FBI director James Comey, following advice he’d seen online, admitted he taped over the camera on his computer. This might very well leave you wondering if this is something we need to worry about or do in our daily lives.
Way back in the day I purchased one of the very first windows “smart” phones, and boy did I feel like I had the best phone. Compared to today’s phones I might as well have been using smoke signals. The first real smartphone I ever owned was an Android HTC (can’t remember the exact model), and I immediately loved how customizable the Android platform was.
Don’t be a Fool this April Fool’s Day! Every year our computers and smart devices are subject to an ever growing number of online threats, and your own knowledge is a crucial part of protecting yourself. Here we’ll define the common types of Malware (Malicious Software) you may encounter online, and how you can better protect yourself.
For many die-hard fans of The Elder Scrolls saga, Vvardenfell holds a special place in their heart. These are the gamers who fell in love with the series when Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls III released back in 2002, where Morrowind was first introduced. I am so excited to explore new areas of Tamriel and have fantastic adventures in The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind! In the game, players will explore the larger area of Morrowind, while helping protect the area from a powerful Daedric threat.