Spotting Scam Emails

Spotting Scam Emails

We all remember the “I am a Nigerian Prince” scam emails from a decade ago which has become a pop-culture reference for scam emails.

These days, people are putting a lot more effort into trying to trick you into giving over your personal information and/or payment details. Some copy a genuine email that a company uses, including logos, then tweak it to help them get the details they need. They are often forceful and try and use scare tactics to make you fall for the scam.

iPad Pro - Portability

When my MacBook Pro died at the end of last year I was faced with a decision; what do I replace it with. I looked at my requirements and top of the list was portability.

I looked at Apple’s laptop line-up and was stuck between the power of the MacBook Pro and the portability of the MacBook/MacBook Air. Then it occurred to me that there was another option; the iPad Pro.

5 Tips To Make Your Mac Safer

Working on a Mac in inherently safer than working on a PC, but that doesn't mean we can't make our Macs safer. Here are 5 tips to help you do just that:

Set a good password

It sounds simple, but how many of you don't have a password? Is it 123? Is it your username? Password? Blank? Setting a good password is the first stage to making your Mac safer. Just open System Preferences, then Security & Privacy and choose Change Password...

While you're in there, it's a good idea to Require password immediately after sleep or screen saver begins. Why wouldn't you?