All I want for Christmas….

Each year the speed of tech innovation increases, the demand for the next must-have gadget sky rockets and we end counting the cost in many ways come the end of January. So, what would I like for Christmas? A year where tech stands still, the next best thing is still...

Tech support or scammer?

I had an interesting experience recently when visiting a client. They passed the phone to me and said that maybe I could help them. The ‘them’ in question turned out to be someone with an Indian accent calling from Symantec generously warning my client about various...

Know who your friends are

You may have heard about security breaches ‘in the Cloud’ and wondered if you were at risk. Odds are you probably aren’t unless you are a famous celebrity or are known to have possibly photographed someone famous in shall we say, a compromising situation. Thing...

Internet, emails, now what?

Most people I meet in my job have shall we say a utilitarian attitude towards their computers, iPads, etc. They were purchased either to meet a need or because their family, friends, neighbours, pets told them that they had to. You get the thing home or open up the...

Drones, phones and automobiles

We may be a little into the year but traditionally people who should know better put their reputations on the line predicting what will be big by the end of the year. So in no particular order, here we go. Artificial Intelligence is now in many things without the...