John battled scareware and lost

John says that Microsoft Security Essentials let him down! In the middle of trawling though some websites on Google in search of an article, my screen was suddenly taken over by a glaring warning that my computer was in danger of being taken over by “Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen”. I was then informed, quite bluntly in fact, that the only solution… Read More »

When Google quacks like a Duck

So your eyeballs are focused on the duck below. What duck? Get a bigger monitor! Get those eyeballs back up here. I have a story to tell you. Don’t worry, it’s short. I promise! Once upon a time there was a little girl named EB. She looked an awfully lot like ET. When I first saw her in… Read More »

What kind of Internet do you want?

We are all in uncharted territory. We all share the same nascent wonder at the way the Web is unfolding. We have all been taken by surprise at the expanding number of ways we connect to the Internet;  and none of us are sure where we’re going. In the past five years we’ve seen smart phones and tablet… Read More »

The right way to backup your computer

Peter says you tell us to backup our computers but you don’t tell us how You are constantly telling us to back up our computer regularly . But how do you do that, do I put each individual File and Folder one at a time onto a memory stick or disk. Is there a way to download the… Read More »