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How to Run an Internet Speed Test to Check Your Business Network Speed

In business, a slow or disrupted internet connection can be frustrating and have a significant impact on day-to-day operations, productivity and communication. Slow internet can be caused by:

Your business’s network connection
Damaged or faulty hardware equipment
Faulty network infrastructure such as cables or your router
Data hungry applications
Your geographical location
Network congestion […]

How to forward an email as an attachment in Outlook

Did you know that you can forward an email as an attachment in Outlook? It’s a great time-saving hack that stops you from forwarding several emails one at a time.

The hack works on both Microsoft Outlook’s desktop client and web app but isn’t available in the Outlook mobile app for iOS or Android.

Let’s get […]

What does the Windows key do? Here’s what you need to know

You might have used Windows for years, but what does the Windows key do?

Are you a Windows user? Ever wondered what the key with the Windows logo does? In short, one single press opens the Start Menu – go ahead and give it a try. It’s a handy shortcut that will fast become second […]

How to minimise internet disruption when moving to a new home

Congratulations! Moving house is the start of a new chapter for you and your family. But as excited as you may be, there’s a whole lot to get done before the moving trucks pull in. The last thing you need is added stress from major disruptions to your essential services – namely, your internet.

To […]

Can websites see your location?

Can websites see your location? And if so, can you hide it from them?

If you think you’re browsing the web in the safety and privacy of your own home, think again. The websites you visit know where you are located in the world – and it’s not just your IP address giving it away.
How […]

Should I install internet cabling in my house?

Is there anything more frustrating than a slow, unreliable Wi-Fi connection? Glitchy zoom meetings, TV buffering, and excruciatingly sluggish upload and download speeds can be infuriating – that’s where internet cabling comes to the rescue.

Internet cabling involves setting up a wired home network that enables devices like your computer and TV to connect directly […]

Business VPN: What is it, and how can it secure your company?

More than 400 million people around the world use a virtual private network (VPN) to secure their connection and access region-blocked content. Companies can also benefit from a business VPN, which can help safeguard mission-critical data, communications, and more.

In this article, we’ll discuss what business VPNs are and how they can secure your company. […]

Do I have Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD)?

Technology – especially the internet – has found its way into almost every aspect of our lives. We work online all day; chat with friends and colleagues via email, social media, and instant messaging apps; and at the end of the day, we curl up on the couch and indulge in our favourite TV […]

What is the Deep Web? A guide for the everyday web user

The internet is huge – incomprehensibly ginormous. Millions upon millions of web pages run all day every day, with almost 400 new websites created every minute.

What’s known as the ‘visible’ internet – that is, websites that can be found using search engines like Google – makes up just 10 per cent of the internet […]

Wi-Fi microwave interference: is it real?

Have you ever noticed a drop in your Wi-Fi signal when you start up your microwave? You’re not crazy – this is a very real phenomenon.

Wi-Fi and microwaves operate on similar frequencies, which can result in drop-outs and interferences.

In this article, we’ll examine this in a little more detail. We’ll uncover why Wi-Fi uses […]