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Category: Nerd Tips Tricks

Does Blue Light From Devices Really Affect Me?

May 19, 2020
Comment Chloe

Find out whether the blue light from devices really does affect you! If you think of the colors in a rainbow, the blueish color furthest from the red is the “Blue Light”, which is all around us.  The sun, which is the source of the light we live in emits “Blue Light”. You may notice…

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Why You Should Use a Password Keeper

May 18, 2020
Comment Chloe

Discover why you should use a password keeper In 2018, 14.3% of the retail purchases in the United States were made over the internet and is increasing by almost 15% every year.  This involved signing on to the websites and leaving credit card or bank account information. These same institutions are now encouraging their customers…

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Why Cyber Security is Important for Seniors?

May 8, 2020
Comment Chloe

Cyber security is something we should all learn and practice regardless of our age. However, seniors as a demographic should be particularly aware of cyber security. This is because seniors are specifically vulnerable to Internet scams and malware attacks. It is more important than ever for seniors to educate themselves about maintaining healthy cyber security.…

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The Most Popular Types of Phone Scams

May 7, 2020
Comment Chloe

The Internet has opened up a new world of scamming, but phone scams are still prevalent and are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Statistics from this month, based off reports from the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, suggest that the phone is still the most popular delivery method amongst scammers. Phone scams are also responsible for the…

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Benefits of Using WiFi Calling While Abroad

May 5, 2020
Comment Chloe

If you’re preparing to jet off overseas, you know that the options for international phone services can be overwhelming and confusing. Instead of going to the trouble of buying a phone or SIM card, WiFi calling is the easiest and most cost-effective choice for wayward globetrotters.  What is WiFi calling, you might ask? WiFi calling…

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In Search Of the Best Selfie

May 4, 2020
Comment Chloe

The outfit is right, the hair is laid, and the bad eyebrow is behaving for once. It’s time to let the world know how hot you are, but if you’re anything like me, you’ll spend more time posing than primping. No worries! Read on for your foolproof guide to an Instagram-ready selfie. Shine a Light…

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Spotify, Pandora Or Apple Music: Which One is Better?

May 2, 2020
Comment Chloe

Pandora used to be the only player in the music streaming service field, until a few years ago. With the advent of technology, many players jumped into the market with better apps and streaming services. However, Pandora is still one of the major talked about and trustworthy streaming services to date.  In this post, we…

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10 Top Accessories for your Smartphone

April 7, 2020
Comment Chloe

Discover the best accessories for your smartphone worth investing in!  Stuck wondering what new accessories to buy for your Smartphone? We have all the best in new technology news for you to take your pick from! Join us to discover what the top 10 Smartphone accessories are, this season. The Top 10 Smartphone Accessories Screen…

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Do I Need Virus Protection On My Mac?

April 3, 2020
Comment Chloe

Do Mac computers need virus protection? Before 2012, most Mac users’ answers would have been no.  Mac computers were widely thought of as essentially immune to viruses and malware. The system contains built-in protection like “sandboxing,” an anti-hacker technique that restricts access to actions, files, and programs on your Mac. Other security features include XProtect,…

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Tips to Help Extend Your Laptop Battery Life

October 14, 2019
Comment Chloe

None of us appreciate a quick dash to the power point to save our laptop shutting down. Worse still is when there is no available power source to save it. Laptops are useless to us without power. These are the top ways you can quickly extend your battery life.  1. Dim the screen The biggest…

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