What is Uptime and Why Should I Care?
There's one word in business technology that always makes people shiver: downtime. When your technology isn't working then your productivity and profits plummet, and the chances are that everyone is stressed out and frustrated. Just the word 'downtime' evokes an...
What Does ‘Read Only’ Mean?
When you open a file you may have noticed that sometimes they display in a different format and are marked as 'read-only'. What does that mean? This is the tech term that we'll explore in today's blog. Does 'Read-only' Mean...
What is A Hacker And Why Should I Care?
You know what a hacker is, right? It's a common tech term, and hackers have been given center-stage in movies like 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' and the 'Die Hard' franchises. In fact, there's more to what a hacker...
What Is An Encryption Key And What Do I Care
The importance of computer security is well-known today. In particular, it has become clear that data is a valuable asset and needs to kept safe. Using encryption keys is one way to this. So what is an encryption key and...
What is a Network And Why Should I Care?
Everyone who uses a computer knows the word 'network'. You'll have heard of network security and network maintenance, and almost everyone knows about social networking. But what exactly is a network? (more…)
Modems Vs. Routers
The Internet is a valuable tool that can be accessed through a wired connection and wirelessly via Wi-Fi, but the devices that offer these connections can be somewhat complicated and difficult to understand. If you don’t know what these devices...
An Introduction to Proxy Servers
There are plenty of technical terms and solutions that, while heard of frequently enough, it may not be completely clear what they mean or refer to. A proxy server is an excellent example of such a solution. This week, we’ll...