4 Useful Google apps you didn’t know you needed

Facebook, Instagram, Gmail, Google Maps, and YouTube are applications that most smartphone owners know by heart. These cross-platform apps are so popular that they tend to bury other more use within the app store. Moving away from the “Most Downloaded Apps” section will reveal plenty of helpful apps you probably didn’t know you needed, such […]

PDF management features in Google’s productivity suite

For many business users today, PDFs are indispensable to the day-to-day grind — contracts, eBooks, and marketing collateral in PDF format are just of the files that businesses handle on a daily basis. But did you know that Google has made it easier for business users to manage PDFs in Google Drive, as well as […]

Must-have extensions for your Google Chrome

Google Chrome is the most popular and most used browser in the world. And because of its unparalleled speed, user-friendly interface, and powerful performance, it’s also touted as the best browser. But did you know that the Chrome Web Store is full of extensions you can install to add extra features to your browser? Here […]

Understanding HTTPS

Are you an avid online shopper? Have you noticed if each payment page has HTTPS in its URL lead-up? If you’re not absolutely sure, you might be a prime target for identity theft. Here’s why you should make sure that the websites you browse for shopping have a little padlock icon on them in the […]

Invaluable tips for online safety

Let’s be honest, surfing the net in the comfort of your home or with the privacy of a small screen feels safe. However, certain sites could be snooping on your online activity by placing digital trackers called “cookies” on your devices. Here’s what happens to your personal details whenever you go online. With the headlines […]

Autocomplete password risks

Advertisements and “helpful” suggestions based on your internet browsing habits can be troubling. But what’s even more alarming is that hackers have found another way of tracking you via seemingly harmless autocomplete passwords. Here’s what you need to know. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous As of December 2018, there are 4.1 billion internet users […]

Why sync your Android phone with Chrome?

Users of both Android phones and Google Chrome have reason to rejoice. Actually, make that five reasons — Android and Chrome synced together let you do a quintet of useful things. See for yourself. Send directions from Google Maps to your Android phone While Google Maps works great on smartphones, it’s often easier to use […]

Chrome: From HTTP to HTTPS

Within the last year, Chrome has helped users understand that HTTP sites are not secure. More websites use HTTPS, a safer protocol, than ever before. So, how can you benefit from this transition? Find out here. For several years, Google has moved toward a more secure web by strongly advocating that sites adopt the Secure […]

Chrome users panic as new scam spreads

During the previous quarter, fake Chrome notifications urging users to dial a tech support number have grown dramatically. Research reveals that this tech support scam could possibly use an Application Programming Interface (API) to freeze the browser, convincing the user to get in touch with the support line and share their credit card details. The […]

Enlist IT help when installing CPU updates

When it comes to security updates, time is usually of the essence. The longer you wait to install a fix from a vendor, the higher the risk of being compromised. But in the cases of the Meltdown and Spectre flaws, you might be better off waiting until a more reliable patch is released. Let’s review […]