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Tuesday, 27 May 2014 00:00

VPN Guide for Beginners

There’s a good chance that you’ve heard of VPNs, but you may still be wondering exactly what they are and why you may need to start using one. In this article we’ll explain what you need to know - and in terms even non-techie types will be able to understand. It’s not difficult to grasp the concept and it’s easy to install and begin using a VPN, but there are some things you will want to consider before deciding whether…
Friday, 16 May 2014 00:00

Are you for the App-ocalypse

The Rise of the Machines? Visions of a future where technology either frees or enslaves us by becoming completely pervasive in our lives are nothing new. Ever since the Industrial Revolution, forward-thinking people, such as novelists and philosophers, have attempted to envision what a future mechanized society might be like. Many of them predicted a Utopian society, where machines would serve man and perform all the tedious and time-consuming daily tasks for us, leaving us free to dream, create and…
Saturday, 19 April 2014 00:00

Managing and Monitoring Troubled Teens

The Challenges of Being a Modern Teen Being a teenager has never been easy, it seems. Dealing with hormonal changes, schoolwork, expectations of parents, time management, peer pressure and a dozen other daily issues can make life difficult for even the most well-adjusted kid. Even those raised in a loving, supportive environment can develop emotional problems or display rebellious behavior at times. And unfortunately, many parents simply don’t have enough time to always be there when a child needs guidance…
Friday, 04 April 2014 00:00

Smartphone Theft Becoming a Major Issue

Easy Targets If you’re like most people, the single most valuable item you carry around with you on a daily basis is your smartphone. And that fact has certainly not gone unnoticed by the criminal elements of our society. Smartphones are easy to steal and easy to resell, often retaining much of their original value, even on the black market. Stealing a smartphone can be much easier than stealing a wallet or a purse - a single moment while your…
Friday, 07 March 2014 00:00

Children pornography and the internet

A Potentially Dangerous Combination It can be argued that for a healthy adult, the viewing of some types of pornography is essentially a harmless diversion. It’s certainly popular enough - many of the new technologies introduced in recent years (both online and offline) have been intimately related to the porn industry, and in some cases, were developed and popularized largely in response to the enormous demand for pornographic content.As innocuous as some porn may be - and there are, of…