What are the best ways to store your passwords?

It is always highly recommended that we all need to have different passwords for every online accounts that we are using, whether that is our Facebook account, emails or even finance ones. That being said, we have to agree that sometimes it is hard to keep up with all those different passwords especially if we make passwords as randomly possible with so many combinations of letters and numbers. So how should we do it? How to memorize all of them? Should we write them down in our diary, or save it on the PC, or always try to click on ‘Forgot your password?’. The good news is there are plenty of tools out there to secure our passwords and remember them for us.


What is Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrencies have become a global phenomenon known to most people. While still somehow geeky and not understood by most people, banks, governments and many companies are aware of its importance. A cryptocurrency is a virtual currency (it only exists on computers) designed to work as a medium of exchange. It uses cryptography to secure and verify transactions as well as to control the creation of new units of a particular cryptocurrency. Essentially, cryptocurrencies are limited entries in a database that no one can change unless specific conditions are fulfilled. Satoshi Nakamoto, the unknown inventor of Bitcoin, the first and still most important cryptocurrency, never intended to invent a currency. His goal was to invent something; many people failed to create before digital cash, which was to found a way of how to build a decentralized digital cash system. But how does a cryptocurrency works?


Facebook, as an integral part of life

Over ten years and billion users, there is no question that Facebook has changed our lives. For many young people, Facebook is a normal thing to have and use on everyday basis, and not just once a day. Many of the same young people uses Facebook to portray themselves as they want others to see them. Which can lead to the fact that many of us, and this doesn’t include only young people, but all generations, is more focused on taking pictures to create the Facebook persona and show that they had a good time, rather than existing in the moment. Everyone is more focused how many likes does the picture have, or comments rather than to just enjoy the moments in their lives.


Go Incognito and Browse in Private

Did you know that you don’t have to leave a record of the website that you are visiting? And that you can browse any website you want without worrying about your browsing history afterwards? In order to do that you will have to activate Incognito Mode, sometimes also known as Private Mode. The main idea behind using this mode is for example if you’ve downloaded something that you don’t want the next person who uses the browser to see.


How to make old smartphones useful?

Smartphones, are an absolute necessity in today’s world. One of the most interesting things about smartphones is that they all seem to last around two years before they need to be retired. After which we end up buying new and better ones. Two years also happens to be just the right amount of time for companies to plan new versions or publish new models. Conspiracy or not, we all have to admit that during that time our phones always get to have a few bumps or scratches.


Facebook is Losing Teens

Number of Facebook users is significantly dropping, and the main reason for that is because YouTube, Instagram and even Snapchat are getting more and more popular. New generations are abandoning Facebook in favour of other social media platforms. In the US, only 51% of teenagers, 13-17 age are still using Facebook, which dropped down from 71% in the last three years. According to the recent research, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are now top three most popular and favourite social platforms among teens, which makes Facebook being fourth.


The Rise of eSports

Before we talk more about eSports lets go through some basic definitions first. eSports are a form of organized online video game competitions, particularly between professional players. The most common video game genres associated with eSports are real time strategies, first person shooter, fighting, and some online battle arena. As the digital revolution has transformed the way we chat, date, and shop, the same way sport took some changes too. eSports consist of a variety of video games, for which you need super flexible fingers and a fast brain to succeed, along with a lot of practise. The idea that millions of people would tune in to watch other people playing computer games would once have seemed like a comedy, but rapid rise of eSports has shown us all wrong. eSports is one of the fastest growing spectator sports in the world and claims to be the second truly global sport after football.


GDRP (General Data Protection Regulation) – All About

If your inbox is swamped with emails from various different websites wanting to “stay in touch” and updating you about the changes, you are probably aware that today, on Friday May 25th, a new European law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect. This massive piece of legislation has over 250 pages, which if you are interested in reading it, you should talk about it with fellow data nerds or marketing professionals in order to better comprehend its meaning and some key terms. GDP is not only related to emails, it affects every industry, business and publishing.


5 creepiest things that Amazon’s Alexa says

If you are one of the Alexa owners, you have surely noticed a strange behaviour to the point where it simply makes you wonder – what’s happening here. As someone on Twitter once said regarding this: “There is a good chance I get murdered tonight”. Alexa, the Amazon’s virtual assistant has been known to suddenly change its behaviour to rather odd one. Back in January, it was already noticed that Alexa tends to suddenly speak without being woken up by a wake word. A few weeks ago, tech columnist Farhad Manjoo was first to write in New York Times, about how his Alexa startled him one night by screaming. During that time all across the Internet, bunch of stories showed up where people were making videos with Alexa starting to randomly making evil sounding laughter. So what is going on here?


Who has The Best Internet in The World?

How fast is the internet in the country where you live? How does your country compare with others? Good internet speed is a necessity in today’s world for millions of people, whether at home or at work. And although the global economy is increasingly dependent on technology and connectivity. Many countries have nothing more than the most basic internet access. There are two important metrics in bandwidth allocation (measured in Megabits per second or Mbps): download and upload speed, denoting the speed of inbound and outbound data respectively. The average global internet connectivity speed was 7.2 Mbps back in 2017.


Microsoft Is Adding a Dark Theme to File Explorer

There is some good news for all those who love dark themes! Apparently, Microsoft is working on bringing a dark theme to the full-fledged File Explorer in Windows 10. Windows 10's dark mode is an awesome feature that allows you to switch most apps and system elements into a darker theme, which is easier on the eyes, and, depending on your preference, looks awesome. Unfortunately, the dark mode in Windows 10 has been rather inconsistent in where it is applied; when dark mode is enabled you can find it in most system apps, a few third party apps, and a few system elements. It was always missing from the File Explorer, however.


Computer Tips and Tricks

Windows comes with a large number of features that can be hard for a new computer user. But some tips everyone should know and everyone can use, no matter if you are an advanced user or basic one. There are tons of different Windows tricks that we can use, but with these trips and tricks you can learn more about your Windows and most important thing is that you can save yourself some time buy using these shortcuts. So what are those tricks that we should start using?


YouTube removed 8.3 million videos in 3 months

YouTube took down 8.3 million videos in the last three months of 2017. The majority of those videos were spam or attempts to upload adult content. More than 80 percent of the videos removed were identified by machines rather than humans, 6.7 million of the 8 million videos removed were first “flagged” by machines rather than humans. 76 percent of the 6.7 million videos were removed by YouTube before they received even one view.


Learn How to Get Off Social Media & Smartphones

Most people won’t admit how much social media is effecting their life, and what it means to them. Social media is a part of our lives for over a decayed now, and that being said it surely is hard to cut it out of our life completely. Instead we can always use some tips on how to take back the control of our apps, social media accounts and devices. How often do you open your Facebook or any other social media account, and when you do how much time do you actually spend on it?


YouTube Got Hacked

YouTube’s most popular video, “Despacito” by Luis Fonsy & Daddy Yankee, got hacked and defaced. Even tho hack attacks tend to target most valuable data or swipe digital funds, in this case the latest attack seems like it was just for laughs. Hackers going by the names of Prosox and Kuroi’sh, managed to access to the Despacito music video, the most watched video on YouTube ever, and changed its thumbnail image with the images of guys in masks, holding guns, taken from the Netflix show “Casa de Papel”.


The first Chrome OS tablet is here

Chrome OS can run on laptops, desktops, convertibles and several different form factors, until today. Thanks to the Acer Chromebook Tab 10, we can now include tablets to the list. Acer’s Chromebook Tab 10 is pretty much meant as a rival for the iPad since its being announced just one day before Apple is supposed to announce a new low-cost model.


Last Minute Virus Removal Guide

Keeping it safe all the time   Let’s face it, no one can be 100% safe and sound all the time. Not in the real life and not online either. BUT, there are some cool tricks and other ways to make sure you are a little bit safer than usual in (both the real and the virtual) life. As you probably already know, you don’t need to be a professional hacker to know how to use a computer safely. You must be wondering why you need to keep yourself 100% protected online since it’s not even THAT dangerous. Okay, let’s look at it this way: there ARE a lot of online threats that can literally ruin your PC and leave you completely empty handed. You could lose everything you had before. Now take a moment and imagine your life without your PC. You can’t, right, it’s almost impossible to imagine your life without your PC. So, where should we start and how can you clean your computer from potential hazards ? Here are the answers you’ve been missing out on, take heed.


How To Handle Cookies (Not The Ones You Eat)

All about browser cookies Generally, popular belief is that cookies are mean and evil little “programs” that harm your PC. NOT true. First of all, cookies (also known as browser cookies or tracking cookies) are not programs and they don’t do anything bad to your computer. They are simply small text files stored on your computer that you can even read yourself using the Notebook program. They get downloaded to your PC the first time you visit a web page (that uses cookies) in order to remember something about you so that the next time you visit the same web site, the cookie can send that information back to the site. The main purpose of cookies is to improve your web experience, but they are also sometimes used as a marketing tool. Have you ever thought about how you can manage the cookies on your PC or if it is even really necessary?


Beware of Bad Websites

On daily basis, we browse a huge number of websites online. Most of them are quite safe, but there are also a lot of dark corners of internet where you may be threatened with questionable content that can endanger your online safety. Feeling safe on the internet is a crucial thing, especially if you are often dealing with online money transactions or have a child you want to protect from online threats. Here are some tips you could use to avoid bad websites and protect your online safety.


The Difference Between Webmail And An Email Client

For most people these days, sending and receiving emails on a daily basis has become almost the same as eating or reading the morning paper. There are a number of devices we use for this purpose including PCs, laptops, mobile phones, and more. On top of that, there are a lot of different platforms on which we create personal accounts and exchange emails with others. Why is this so important? Whether you’re using Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo mail, you need to know the differences between an email client and a webmail, before setting up your next account. Here’s why.


Eliminate Low Disk Space Forever

Increasing your free disk space It’s a great feeling when you have a new PC without any kind of junk that’s been accumulated over time. There’s no unnecessary folders, photos, videos or documents, no programs you’ve installed once and forgotten about it, and you have enough space on your hard disc that you can collect and download as many things as you want. Well, this is certainly not the scenario you will witness after having a PC for more than a while. Tons of unwanted files, folders, and programs will occupy the space on your hard drive until the moment when the display shows a warning message “ Low disk space ” or “ Not enough free disc space ” .


Surf The Web Like A Secret Agent

The “geeky” elements of safe browsing Let’s say that surfing the web is the most common thing we do on our PCs. But have you ever thought about the fact that every click we make could potentially be a “wrong one” and might cost us extra time and/or money? Secure browsing is something we all strive for, but this can only be achieved if we have some prior knowledge about the different strategies on how to browse safely (browsing in private, managing cookies , or safely downloading). These are the elements of browsing you should know about in order to keep yourself safe on the internet . You’re about to learn the best “geeky” tips for surfing online and staying protected.


Stop Social Threat-Working

Social networking sites are part of our everyday reality, with Facebook still being the main social network platform for getting information, interacting with people and sharing bits and pieces from our life. The communication, especially via social networks is becoming more and more instant and our attention span is shorter than ever. This paves the road for all those who are attempting to send you annoying and dangerous scam links and viruses.


Surging Internet Speed You Never Knew You Had

Make your life calmer and your internet faster You know how they say: If you want to get to know someone well, give them restricted access to the Internet. Actually, it makes sense when think about it. Without internet access, most people instantly becomes frustrated and angry, just the same as when a spoiled child gets everything they want immediately. So, slow internet is one of the biggest obstacles to a peaceful life and if you want to reach the level of nirvana, you must be wondering how to increase the internet speed at your home. It’s a piece of cake. Here’s how.


Why NOT Use Your Phone On A Plane

Airplane mode - more than just for airplanes It’s a well-known fact that mobile phones shouldn’t be turned on while flying in a plane. We all know that turning the mobile off or switching it into airplane mode is some kind of must-do , but most people are not quite sure why. It’s an urban myth that the usage of mobile phones in the plane can lead to a plane crash, or to something just as dramatic as that scenario. Anyway, no, it cannot cause a plane to crash , but still, this “rule” wasn’t made for no reason. There are certain things that might be caused by mobile phone usage, BUT, even if you never fly, there are some benefits flight mode can provide.


Remember These Awesome Hacker Movies?

Top Movies Based on Hacking & Computer Technology During the 90’s, filmmakers had a pretty tough time speaking about and visually presenting what they thought the new age would bring in reference to the Internet’s development. They didn’t know where it was going or how it would influence the technologies of the future in general. It was a pinstripe between making a science-fiction movie and a reality film based on what they assumed might happen in the future. For those of you who are movie lovers, this may be a short reminder about the best hacker movies ever , but if you’re not such a huge movie fan, even better! Find out about some of the greatest movies of all time. We can only indicate that some of them may have predicted the future.


Do You Know Spyware Like Spyware Knows You?

Clever advice on how to avoid getting spyware I spy with my little eye … It’s not uncommon for someone to contract a spyware download from the Internet, especially since they’re nicely camouflaged and spread all over the web so that anyone who isn’t well trained will hardly even recognize it. Spyware, as the major threat to your online privacy, is the kind of software that is able to completely monitor your online activity without you even knowing about it. Your PC and mine as well, can easily become infected with spyware , but the real question is whether or not we can do something about identifying it, or even better, preventing it altogether. The answer is yes, we can. Check it out!


Expired Technology Our Kids Will Never Know

Feeling happy or sorry for future generations? How often have we said or heard “Back in my day, things were different...”? But when you think about it, they REALLY WERE different. Technology is progressing so fast that we aren’t even aware of how fast, until suddenly we see an “old” device that we used to use (not so long ago), but the last time we used it seems like centuries ago. It’s not that life is moving faster, rather it’s our technology that’s rapidly evolving and changing before our very eyes, therefore, skewing our perception of time. You’re probably pretty curious to see what kind of technologies we will use in the future , but for now, we for sure know what kind of devices and technologies our kids will NOT use in their lifetime. Whether it’s a good thing or bad, dealing with the fact that some things must remain in the past, is inevitable.


Safe Connections in a Wireless World

What everyone should know about wireless? You’ve definitely used a laptop, a smartphone, and/or any other device that has provided you with the Internet before while you were out and about, that’s for sure. But have you ever wondered how it actually works, or what the main thing is that connects your device to the internet, and how it’s not a wire? Simply put, a wireless network uses radio waves instead of wires, to transmit data between devices. Although our main concerns (when speaking about wireless networks) are whether our signal is strong and fast enough , there’s still one more thing that we should always consider and that is - is it safe enough? And, how do we know for sure?


Back It Up, Every Day

Why do I need to backup files regularly? Do you sometimes feel as if your entire life is “in your computer”? Although it’s not completely true, all of us dread from the thought of losing our valuable work files, photos, music or anything else that is either necessary in our everyday life or simply dear to our heart. If you truly value what’s kept in your computer as most people do, data backup is a must.


Hashtags and Why We Love Them

Urban legend says… For a long time, everybody thought it was just a Twitter thing. As Urban Dictionary explains, some believe the Twitter hashtag usage began when a broken plane luckily landed in the Hudson River in early 2009 and some Twitter user wrote a post and added #flight1549 to it. Urban legends are great fun, but we’re gonna stick to the known facts and try to answer the question – what is hashtag ?


Your Old iPhone Is Still Valuable

Old phones can be used in a good way Ever since iPhone announced that they’ve sold over 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models, we’ve been wondering what happened to the 10 million old iPhones that the new iPhone 6 has replaced. Yes, they could have been sold, given to someone, or recycled, BUT, they could’ve also been kept at home because an old phone might still be useful in a way you wouldn’t even imagine! If you have an old iPhone, don’t waste it, check out how to get the most of your old iPhone.


Marketing Tricks That Target Kids

You might be fully resistant to advertisements - But see who isn’t. If you are a grown up, it’s very likely that you'vebecome immune to manipulative advertisements that surround us wherever we go, but there are still the ones that have yet to develop the sense for what’s good and what’s not. We’re talking about our kids, of course. As much as we would like to protect them from various powerful and influential commercials, we can’t. There just has to be a reasonable solution for this problem, without having to turn the TV off, or banning them from using the computer. Advertisements for kids are used quite frequently, but do kids really understand them?


How To Stay Safe While Shopping Online

Online shopping is the biggest phenomenon to happen to commerce since the invention of, well, commerce itself. A global market for everything is a mere Google search away, as you exercise your purchasing power as a consumer. But with a global marketplace exchange come global criminal elements looking to exploit users behind the safety of online anonymity and sometimes multiple timezones. Information is the coveted prize of these dastardly thieves, and they can get yours, too, if you’re not careful. Here are some ways to shop safely and not get jacked online.