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Services & Software

5 of the safest websites to download software for free

While there are many websites to download software for free, not all of them are safe. When you download files to your computer there is always a risk that they might contain something damaging, such as malware or spyware. Freeware, or free software, is a prime target for this type of thing so you’re going to want to make sure the websites you download from are safe.

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Computing

5 uses for a USB flash drive that might surprise you

USB memory sticks may not be as popular as they once were, but they are still highly capable devices. Aside from their storage capacities these durable, portable, plug-and-play bits of tech can also read and write data pretty quickly. Together, these attributes make them suitable for a variety of purposes.

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World

What is blockchain technology (in simple terms)?

We are hearing more about blockchain technology as time goes on.  If you aren’t sure what it’s all about then you wouldn’t be the only one, as many people are confused by this technology.  Here we will look at what blockchain is and attempt to demystify it once and for all.

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Security

Top 3 ways to stop spam calls in their tracks

There are several things you can do to reduce the nuisance of these unwanted callers and reclaim your phone. We have all experienced unwanted calls at some point and know only too well just how annoying it can be. Aside from being an outright nuisance, spam calls can also be somewhat of a security risk as there is often fraud involved. Here are some helpful suggestions to minimise spam calls.

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Computing

10 benefits of a wiki for businesses

Your company could gain many benefits from using this type of user-editable site. From decreased costs to collaboration and learning, the wiki can often provide a powerful business solution. In fact, you might be surprised to know that lots of companies are already reaping the rewards. So, how might your company make the most of them?

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Security

Cybercrime – 10 tips to avoid becoming a victim

The most tech-savvy of people can be caught out by cybercriminals from time to time. Even if you try to keep up to date with the latest scams, the growing threat of cybercrime can feel overwhelming. But don’t panic just yet – you can do some basic things to take better care of your information security. So, what exactly can you do?

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