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6 Things You Should Know About The “Heartbleed” Bug

If some of the headlines from the past week or so are to be believed, all our email accounts and social network sites are easy targets and the information about us they contain are just waiting to be hacked to … Continue reading

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The 25 Most Common Passwords: Is yours one of them?

A list of the 25 most guessed passwords in 2013 has been released – with “123456” being hacked more than any other. An unoriginal option, maybe, but it’s proven to be the most common and means last year’s most commonly … Continue reading

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New Technology: Five Things to Expect in 2014

At The PC Support Group, while specialising in IT Support, we are constantly on the pulse of the latest technology trends – and a new year means new possibilities. Here’s some things to look out for in 2014. January. A month of … Continue reading

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Apple announces the iPhone 5S and 5c – So what’s different?

The latest generation iPhone was unveiled by Apple at a glitzy event in California earlier this week. Pairing the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, this is the first time the technology giant has released two handsets on the same day, … Continue reading

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All change – Apple announce interface alterations

Apple has announced changes to their iOS interface system for its iPhone and iPad users in order to create a ‘flatter’ effect. New design chief Jony Ive has said it was an attempt to make the system look “cleaner” and … Continue reading

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Laptop or Tablet?

There has been a huge rise in the popularity of tablet computers over the last couple of years. This has been mainly due to their easy to use interface, portability, and the wide ranging ways they can be used. Recently … Continue reading

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Memory sticks – True portability

Once upon a time 1K (yes enough to hold 1,024 characters) was the standard for running a personal computer and to move this information to another computer consisted of a C90 tape, a lot a screeching noises from the computer … Continue reading

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Netbooks – True flexible working

Traditionally PCs have appeared in two main forms – a workstation and a laptop. Saying that, the laptop I used back in the early 90’s actually weighed more than a modern workstation! With improving technology and everything reducing in size … Continue reading

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So you think you can easily spot a scam e-mail…

Being in the IT industry for over 20 years and running The PC Support Group makes me acutely aware of spam e-mails and computer security in general. I am almost over-cautious and positively cynical about every e-mail I receive. Even … Continue reading

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