Another blog this month about something happening in six months, although you'll notice no inverted commas on this one as we're far more confident it's true! We're now entering the final few months of Windows 7 support by Microsoft.
You may or may not have been aware that the UK's plan to impose age verification has suffered a further delay from its latest planned date of July 15th. This blog takes a quick look at the history of this plan, an update on some of the specifics since our last look at this, and the reason for the current delay
Have you ever found yourself in the middle of nowhere with no access to mobile data wishing that there was some way to access the map on your phone? Or maybe you want to use your phone as a satnav, but don't want to chew through your data allowance. If so, our simple HowTo this month should explain how you can use Google Maps to achieve this.
WhatsApp is now one of the most popular messaging apps in the world. You may not be aware that it's also possible to connect to your account on your laptop / desktop to save getting your phone out of your pocket, or to make it easier when you need to write some longer messages. This quick guide will show you how to do this.
Microsoft is ringing in the changes with their currently unloved Edge internet browser. Edge is the replacement for the once world-conquering Internet Explorer. However, stats suggest it isn't even coming close to reducing Chrome's current stranglehold on the market. So Microsoft is planning to take the best bits of Chrome and turn it into something new. Literally.
A GCHQ survey has revealed a list of the most popular passwords. As usual, it makes for a depressing read for those of us ensuring that systems are secure as can be, only to find out that many still pick passwords that basically leave the front door unlocked! Our blog highlights a selection of the worst offenders.
In this blog, we look at a recently released report from leading security business Kaspersky that details their malware findings from the past year. They found that Microsoft Office is by far the most attacked bit of software. We look at this report in more detail and ask if there's anything you can do about this.