The Pros and Cons of using a Password Manager

Many cybersecurity professionals can’t stop recommending using a password manager to ensure your online safety. There are however some downsides that you should be aware of. Used as a vault for all your login credentials they can be a seemingly invaluable tool. Anyone that uses more than a handful of services online would benefit greatly from using seperate unique login credentials. But do you really need a password manager? To help you decide, let’s look at some pros and cons so that you can make a better more informed decision. »

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Why you should clear your browser cookies regularly

When you browse the internet, information from site’s you visit are stored on your device in the form of cookies. Every day you use your browser to check your email, do banking and buy things online using web sites. Information you enter, places on the page you look at, how fast you scroll and links you click can all be easily stored and used by advertising companies. What are Cookies Basically, they are small packets of Data stored on your device when you visit a site. »

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Why You Should Be Using a VPN

A VPN (virtual private network) is a popular consideration by many using the internet. While there is the initial view that people only use this type of system for illegal gains, there are many innocent reasons to invest in one for your own internet browsing. In fact, you need to install a VPN right now. It’s time to protect your privacy, especially with the state of the privacy laws at the moment. »

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Connecting your Apple TV to a Hotel Wi-Fi network

OK so your’e travelling, and you’ve decided you can’t be without your Apple TV. You’ve checked into your Hotel, and the Hotel has Wi-Fi. But how can you connect to access all your content? It’s actually quite a simple process. But you do have a few things you need to prepare before you travel. Let’s go through the process. Preparation (do this before you leave home!) Find your Apple TV MAC address AppleTV MAC address First of all you need to find your MAC Address. »

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A mini Hosts File tutorial

So, Ive had a few requests for a tutorial on blocking certain websites, and everyone on a Mac who has ever browsed the internet at length has been no doubt bombarded with prompts to install… lets call it ‘MacSleeper’. Whether or not you need it, ill leave up to you to decide. But if you want to block accidental installation (or block any website for that matter), then this mini tutorial is for you. »

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