How to securely access your computer from a remote device

remote accessIt used to be a bit of chore trying to set up your computer so you could remotely access it. However, as the world hurtles towards mobile computing the task has become much easier. For instance, at the centre of Microsoft’s new operating system Windows 10 are easy-to-use tools designed to enable you to remotely hook up your smartphone whether it’s a Windows phone, Android or iOS phone to a desktop PC. Traditional methods, such as third-party software, also are still extremely useful while if you’re running a small business and want absolutely watertight connections to several computers virtual private networks are still the way to go.

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15 really useful Android apps

Mirror your Android device onto a TVA few years ago 50 billion apps had been downloaded from the Android Google Play store. It’s a bewilderingly high number and one that illustrates just how popular, and useful, apps have become. But finding the apps that you find practical can be quite an exercise. That’s why we’ve listed 15 of the most useful Android apps you can use from cloud storage to password storage and offline maps.

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Windows 10 – security features

windows 10In the third and final blog on Windows 10 we look at its security features. There have been some significant developments but it’s not all sunshine and roses  – there are still some things you need to be mindful of and you still need good antivirus software because Microsoft’s version doesn’t quite cut it and could leave you dangerously exposed.

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Windows 10’s very best features

windows 10Windows 10 has been available for some time and it’s likely that many of us will be using it at some point down the line. In this, the second in our Windows 10 blog series, we look at some of the most prominent features in the operating system to give you a head’s up when you do eventually use it, if you’re not doing so already.

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Private photos of Adele leaked– Here’s how to keep your iCloud and Android device secure

privacyAs more high profile celeb photo hacks hit the headlines, the mother of One Direction, Harry Styles and singing sensation Adele, it’s a timely reminder that we all need to keep a careful eye on our personal mobile data. It actually quite simple to toughen up security around iCloud and Android devices – and here’s how.

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Top 8 Best Password Managers

password_managerPassword managers are an essential tool to keep your personal information safe, allowing you to set really strong passwords and making them easy to use so you don’t have to remember the complex password formulas you have created. We’ve flagged up eight of the most popular – check them out, there’s sure to be one for you.

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15 really useful Android apps

android deviceA few years ago 50 billion apps had been downloaded from the Android Google Play store. It’s a bewilderingly high number and one that illustrates just how popular, and useful, apps have become. But finding the apps that you find practical can be quite an exercise. That’s why we’ve listed 15 of the most useful Android apps you can use from cloud storage to password storage and offline maps.

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How to be anonymous online and protect your online privacy – Part II

carphone_warehouseWelcome to part II of how stay anonymous online. This blog largely goes a little technically deeper than part 1 but that doesn’t mean to says it’s technically complex. Some of the steps are quite easy and require little more than downloads rather than tinkering around with settings. If you’re serious about protecting your online privacy, then this is for you.

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