Read Part One of this article here. *** I recently wrote about the lessons I’d learned from losing my laptop computer, and the measures I’d taken to ensure my devices and data were protected going forwards. I was lucky enough to have my laptop returned to me, but what would happen if you lost a […]
Here are some simple and free to use suggestions on how to protect the data on your laptop or mobile device.
A in-law recently asked me to wipe and re-build their aging Advent 7240 laptop computer. The machine is obsolete, albeit perfectly usable running Windows 98SE, but the Recovery and Drivers CD’s had long since been lost. Always wearing my “Green” hat, I can never pass up the opportunity to make some old hardware useable again […]
I’m a fan of the web-site WeAreWhatWeDo – a not-for-profit company that creates ways for millions of people to do more small, good things, helping address major social and environmental issues. One of their latest projects is Internet Buttons, a site aimed at making life easier for those who either don’t use the Internet or […]
To be filed under “Every day is a School Day!”. During a chat about Mobile ‘Phones, my good friend Matt Barton over at Ostrich IT pointed out to me that my HTC HD2 mobile ‘phone was showing the “Water Damage Indicator” on its battery. This was news to me, as I didn’t know such an […]
Whilst trying to install Windows 7 via USB Key Disk (find out how to install Windows 7 from USB Key Disk) I came across an odd and frustrating problem – once Windows 7 had booted into its setup routine, it went really, really, really slow. By slow, I mean minutes in between changing screen prompts. […]