A realistic guide to cheap Windows 10 Pro keys

In Australia, a Windows 10 Professional product key will set you back $339. But, spend a few minutes searching the web, and you’re sure to come across several websites promising a legitimate Windows 10 Pro key for less than $20.

Sounds like a pretty good deal, right? Not quite.

In this article, we’ll examine cheap Windows […]

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 happens when my iPhone is on Lost Mode?

Lost your iPhone? If you ever misplace your Mac product – including an iPad, MacBook, or Apple Watch – you should put it in ‘Lost Mode.’

Lost Mode locks your device to safeguard your personal information against thieves. It also tracks its location and even displays a customisable message on-screen.

Let’s take a closer look at […]

Why you need to invest in a robust business backup strategy

Data is the lifeblood of any business. In an ideal world, losing it wouldn’t be a concern. But the reality is your data is at risk – at risk of security breaches, hardware failure, natural disasters, and even employee error.

So, how can you safeguard your data? With a robust business backup strategy.

Let’s take a […]

Why are laptop battery life estimates so wrong?

New laptops promise anywhere between 15 and 24 hours of battery life – truth is, you’d be lucky to get just 10. So, why are manufacturers’ estimates so far off?

Put simply, the advertised laptop battery life estimate is based off unrealistic benchmarks that yield the highest possible number. They are not false, but they […]

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 […]

How to perform a MacBook battery check

Laptop batteries degrade over time – there’s no way around it. Before you decide to have your battery replaced by Apple, it’s a good idea to perform a MacBook battery check.

This is a quick and easy process, and we’ll walk you through it below. Let’s get started.
Check the battery cycle count
The main step in […]

How to replace Edge as the default browser in Windows 10

Microsoft may want you to use the Edge browser, but you don’t have to. In fact, only 20 per cent of all Windows 10 users choose Edge over other popular browsers like Chrome and Firefox.

In this article, we’ll show you how to replace Edge as the default browser. But first, let’s explain why we […]

Email for business: Office 365 vs in-house Exchange server

Email is critical for small and large businesses alike and 24/7 secure access is essential. When it comes to managing and storing your emails, there are two basic options: cloud-hosted and in-house. Which suits your operations best will depend on a whole host of factors.

In this article, we’ll examine the pros and cons of […]