How to protect yourself against ransomware

Ransomware is an extortion technique that blocks the contents of your hard drive. It's a type of malware that infiltrates computers when opening a downloaded file on the Internet, an email attachment or the content of an infected USB stick, much like a computer virus. Certain ransomware, not only holds your data hostage but also threaten... Continue Reading →

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Canadians embraces technology

According to Statistic Canada, Nearly all Canadians under the age of 45 (that's me!) use the Internet every day. I can vouch for that one. Even if I didn't have a blog, I still work on the Internet for my day job. Even my kids use the Internet to work on and submit homework. 76%... Continue Reading →

Arachnid is cleaning the web

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection situated in Winnipeg Canada has developed a new tool called Arachnid to combat the growing proliferation of child sexual abuse material on the Internet. The Arachnid is a very powerful automated crawler (robot) whose goal is to help reduce the online availability of child sexual abuse material and break the... Continue Reading →

What parents need to know about social media

When it comes to kids and technology, many parents said it's difficult to keep up. There is a multitude of applications that our youth can use on their phone or any other electronic devices. There are new ones coming out every other day. Many parents do not know what application their children use. Others know... Continue Reading →

Science isn’t a conspiracy

Science isn't a conspiracy. Science doesn't care what you say or believe, it is simply based on proven facts. The natural world does not care about your personal sentiments, facts aren't affected by beliefs or why you think science is a conspiracy. It's time to stop the temper tantrum and pay attention before all the... Continue Reading →

Cell phone freedom!!!

As announced by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)  last June, starting December 1st, 2017, all cell phone sold in Canada have to be unlocked and suppliers will have to unlock phones free of charge for clients who request it. This news makes me really happy. Until recently, phones sold by vendors were locked. this... Continue Reading →

Canada’s Most Dangerous and Safest places to Drive

According to the Allstate Insurance Company of Canada's 2017 Safe Driving Study based on Allstate Canada consumers in 93 Canadian communities. Halifax, Nova Scotia, has the highest collision frequency rate 7.9% in Canada in 2017. It's the 3rd consecutive year that Halifax has topped the collision frequency in Canada. Ajax, Ontario, is ranked the 2nd most dangerous... Continue Reading →

Why Net Neutrality Matters

In the United States, the FCC will vote whether to delete net neutrality on December 14, 2017. This decision will also have consequences for Canadian Internet users. Canadians should follow closely what is happening in the United States. Without Net Neutrality your Internet Service Provider can: Charge you extra to reach certain websites; Slow down streaming services like... Continue Reading →

Business & Phone Technology

There is great value in investing in a phone system that enables you and your employee to be reached via one phone number. Phone systems nowadays can do much more than they could just a few years ago. I currently have a direct line, which can ring both on my work phone and my cell... Continue Reading →

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