Password Managers: Pros vs Cons

Password Managers: Pros vs Cons

Password managers are tools that help you generate and store strong, unique passwords for all of your online accounts. They can be very useful for helping you to keep track of your passwords and increasing the security of your accounts. Pros of password managers: They...
Deploying Web Whisper via Portainer / Docker-Compose

Deploying Web Whisper via Portainer / Docker-Compose

OpenAI’s Whisper Audio to text transcription right into your web browser! Visit the Github Repo for more information Features Record and transcribe audio right from your browser. Upload any media file (video, audio) in any format and transcribe it. Download .srt...
Netbox via Portainer / Docker-Compose

Netbox via Portainer / Docker-Compose

docker-compose.ymlversion: "2.1" services: nb_app: image: lscr.io/linuxserver/netbox:latest container_name: netbox environment: - PUID=1000 - PGID=1000 - TZ=${TZ} - SUPERUSER_EMAIL=${SUPERUSER_EMAIL} - SUPERUSER_PASSWORD=${SUPERUSER_PASSWORD} -...
Top 4 Reasons Why You Need a Mesh WiFi Setup

Top 4 Reasons Why You Need a Mesh WiFi Setup

Sweeping the Globe both in homes and businesses, this hot new technology essentially “extends” the signal of your wireless router to provide you with reliable wireless Internet access anywhere in your office or home.

History Of The Computer; Analog Or Digital?

History Of The Computer; Analog Or Digital?

In ‘History of the Computer – the emergence of Electronics’, we saw how the development of Radar during the second world war led to an understanding of pulse technology. At the same time methods were refined for the calculations required for the ballistic trajectories. From these beginnings, the digital computer was developed.

A Brief Introduction To Fiber Optics Technology

A Brief Introduction To Fiber Optics Technology

Understanding how fiber optics are made and function for uses in everyday life is an intriguing work of art combined with science. Fiber optics has been fabricated from materials that transmit light and are made from a bundle of very thin glass or plastic fibers enclosed in a tube. One end is at a source of light and the other end is a camera lens, used to channel light and images around the bends and corners. Fiber optics have a highly transparent core of glass or plastic…

3 Ways CCTV Can Help Your Business

3 Ways CCTV Can Help Your Business

Many business managers and owners discount the idea of installing a CCTV system on their premises. Worried about costs and benefits, they use other security measures to protect their stock and their staff.

CCTV systems could be more beneficial than you think. Here are three key ways that CCTV can help to protect your business.

Deterrent

Although they won’t stop all crime, it is thought that visible CCTV systems act as a deterrent to would-be criminals. It’s far less

Configuring Cpanel with SpamAssassin to filter spam e-mail more effectively

Configuring Cpanel with SpamAssassin to filter spam e-mail more effectively

I have a few customers that use basic IMAP e-mail hosting through a hosting provider such as Bluehost. This basic email account provides all the features they need but they were getting blasted with hundreds of spam messages every day. Most of our customers are using Exchange Online and G-Suite, both of which filter spam very well. I was struggling to configure SpamAssassin to filter out the bad stuff without filtering out the good stuff and couldn’t really find any tutorials online to help with this matter. Here we go…

Computer Networking Fundamentals

Computer Networking Fundamentals

A computer network is a collection of two or more computers with communication between them through a medium. The communication medium can be through radio waves, wires, infrared, optical fibers etc.

A computer network is an integral part of our daily lives, with the most important reason being that of communication. The use of computer networking is to share resources like fax machines, printers, modems, files etc., and its other uses are a database server, computer server, e…

Creating Secure Passwords

Creating Secure Passwords

No sane person would ever like someone else reading her email. Or for that matter some other person using her password and breaking into a financial institution. You should, therefore, choose a strong, secure password in such a manner that would be a hard nut to crack for others and easy for you to remember. The more random and mixed-up you make it, the harder it is for others to crack. Mind you, if your password is compromised, the password crackers will even take over your identity.

Wireless Networks: How Do They Work?

Basics Of A Router

Router is a computer device that receives or forwards data packets to and from the Internet towards a destination in the process called routing. Router is the essential component of the computer networking that enables any sent data to arrive at the right destination.

As an illustration, imagine that the Internet is the world and one computer is one household. Other computers connected through the Internet are households around the world. Say one household will send a let…

A Computer & Internet Glossary

A Computer & Internet Glossary

When you use computers and the Internet in your business, it’s all too easy to start feeling like you’re drowning in a sea of nonsense. Computer-related things tend to have a language all their own, and while you don’t need to know all of it, there are many confusing words and phrases that you’re going to come across sooner or later. Here’s a quick primer.

How a Computer Consulting Business Can Help Your Company

While many small companies only call in a local computer consulting business when something computer-related breaks, there’s a lot to be gained by forging a proactive, long-term relationship with a local computer consulting business in your area.

Router – Denial Of Service Attacks

An explanation of how attacks from other computers, called denial of service attacks, can ultimately shut down an entire network by overloading the routers that relay the information.

How To Find Your IP Address

IP address (Internet Protocol address) is a unique address that certain electronic devices use in order to identify and communicate with each other on a computer network utilizing the Internet Protocol standard (IP)—in simpler terms, a computer address. Any...
What is SaaS?

What is SaaS?

Software as a Service (SaaS) is a software delivery model in which a software application is hosted by a third-party provider and made available to customers over the internet. Customers can access the software through a web browser, rather than installing it on their...
What is Fiber Internet?

What is Fiber Internet?

Fiber optic internet is often considered to be superior to other types of internet connectivity because it is capable of providing very high speeds and a stable connection. This makes it suitable for activities that require a lot of bandwidth, such as streaming...
Android or iPhone?

Android or iPhone?

Android and iPhone are two of the most popular mobile operating systems. Both are used on a wide range of smartphones and other devices, and both have their own strengths and weaknesses. One of the main differences between Android and iPhone is the software and user...
What is a Data Center?

What is a Data Center?

A data center is a facility that organizations use to house their critical applications and data. It typically includes redundant or backup power supplies, redundant data communications connections, environmental controls (e.g., air conditioning, fire suppression),...
What is Open-Source and Why is it Important?

What is Open-Source and Why is it Important?

Open source refers to a type of software whose source code is available to the public, meaning anyone can access, modify, and distribute the software for free. This is in contrast to proprietary software, which is owned by a company or individual and is not freely...
Solid State Disks: Not All Are Created Equal

Solid State Disks: Not All Are Created Equal

Solid state drives (SSDs) are storage devices that use memory chips to store data. They are faster and more reliable than traditional hard disk drives (HDDs), which use spinning disks to access data. There are several types of SSDs available, including: SATA SSDs:...
2021: A Year of Technological Emergence

2021: A Year of Technological Emergence

One area that saw significant developments in 2021 was artificial intelligence (AI). AI technologies, such as machine learning and natural language processing, were being applied to a wide range of applications, including autonomous vehicles, personal assistants, and...
What is ChatGPT?

What is ChatGPT?

ChatGPT is a natural language processing (NLP) model developed by OpenAI. It is based on the GPT (Generative Pre-training Transformer) model, which is a transformer-based language model that has been trained on a very large dataset to generate human-like text. ChatGPT...
How to Keep Your Family Safe on the Internet

How to Keep Your Family Safe on the Internet

There are several steps you can take to help keep your family safe on the internet: Educate your family members about internet safety: Make sure that everyone in your family knows how to recognize and avoid potential online dangers, such as scams, phishing attacks,...
What is a VPS?

What is a VPS?

A Virtual Private Server (VPS) is a type of hosting service that allows an individual or organization to host a website or application on a virtual machine, which is a simulated computer environment. A VPS is like having a dedicated server, but it is actually a part...
How Quantum Computing Will Change the World

How Quantum Computing Will Change the World

Quantum computing has the potential to revolutionize many fields and change the world in significant ways. Here are a few examples of how quantum computing could impact various industries and areas of society: Healthcare: Quantum computers could be used to simulate...
Computer Backup?

Computer Backup?

Computer backup is so important to your computer that to ignore it is to risk its damnation.

What is HDMI?

What is HDMI?

HDMI, or high definition multimedia interface, is a type of audio and video interface that is used for the transmission of uncompressed digital streams.

Are You Using Secure Passwords?

Are You Using Secure Passwords?

Choose a strong, secure password in such a manner that it would be a hard nut to crack for others and easy for you to remember. The more random and mixed-up you make it, the harder it is for others to crack.