Category: Tricks and Tips

17
Jun

2019

Is there a spy in your pocket?

(BBC) Imagine if hackers could remotely install spyware on your phone that gave them access to everything – including encrypted messages – and even allowed them to control the microphone and camera? Well, this isn’t as far-fetched as it sounds. In File on 4, presenter Paul Kenyon examines compelling evidence that software is being used to […]

19
Mar

2019

Safe or Risky: Saving Passwords in your Browser.

It’s convenient and easy—especially as we can’t remember so many passwords—so when our browser helpfully offers to save our login credentials, why would we say no? Is saving passwords in our browser really that much riskier than a password manager? What’s the difference? HOW IT WORKS? Chrome saves your passwords in your Google account. Once […]

19
Mar

2019

Encryption and Decryption.

WHAT IS ENCRYPTION? Encryption is the process through which data is encoded so that it remains hidden from or inaccessible to unauthorized users. It helps protect private information, sensitive data, and can enhance the security of communication between client apps and servers. In essence, when your data is encrypted, even if an unauthorized person or […]

19
Mar

2019

What’s Google Drive all about?

WHY WOULD YOU USE GOOGLE DRIVE? One of the most versatile apps from Google is Drive. Whether you are at the office, home or on a business trip, Google Drive allows you to access your files and folders from anywhere including your mobile phone. Your files are stored through Google’s cloud. WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES […]

19
Mar

2019

WhatsApp Two-Step Verification: Why is it important and how to Activate it?

WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT? Imagine this current scenario without two-step verification. You forget your phone and someone cleverly takes out the SIM card. He or she then takes a new device, inserts your SIM card and installs WhatsApp on it and takes total control. WhatsApp will think that you might have simply changed your […]

19
Mar

2019

Google is Monitoring you!

Did you know that when you search on Google, they keep your search history forever? That means they know every search you’ve ever done on Google. That alone is pretty scary, but it’s just the shallow end of the very deep pool of data that they try to collect on people. What most people don’t […]

27
Feb

2019

7 Effective Social Media Marketing Tips for 2019

1. Stay Active Some people use social media and give up after a few weeks. Social media success is not something that is going to come overnight. It can be tough and time-consuming. With this mind, you’ll need to stick with it and remain active for the long term. By remaining active, you’ll have a much better […]

20
Feb

2019

How to use a Smartphone as a QR and Barcode Scanner

QR is short for Quick Response (they can be read quickly by a cell phone). They are used to take a piece of information from a transitory media and put it in to your cell phone. A barcode is a square or rectangular image consisting of a series of parallel black lines and white spaces […]

20
Feb

2019

Twitter Tips – One

Twitter is probably the most powerful platform for social media marketers but many people from this part of the world still don’t know how to use this or perhaps don’t see its usefulness. But for those who already have a Twitter account but still don’t command handsome followers, once in a while we would share […]

20
Feb

2019

Creating a Hashtag

These days, people just create any hashtag in their post hoping that it would trend, when in fact it may not be promoted by anybody else. We do this a lot in this part of the world. Here are a few tips on how you can trend a hashtag, particularly on Twitter. Choosing A Hashtag. […]