Social Signals Impact Rankings & 4 Other SEO Misconceptions

It’s 2021 and we can successfully launch a rocket into space, but we can’t stop the spread of misinformation on the internet. Even in marketing, there are things we’ve heard (and maybe even repeated) that qualify as misinformation — nuggets we took as gold to guide our SEO strategies at the time because everyone thought the sameContinue reading “Social Signals Impact Rankings & 4 Other SEO Misconceptions”

Musk: Starlink will hit 300Mbps and expand to “most of Earth” this year

Starlink broadband speeds will double to 300Mbps “later this year,” SpaceX CEO Elon Musk wrote on Twitter yesterday. SpaceX has been telling users to expect speeds of 50Mbps to 150Mbps since the beta began a few months ago. Musk also wrote that “latency will drop to ~20ms later this year.” This is no surprise, as SpaceX promisedContinue reading “Musk: Starlink will hit 300Mbps and expand to “most of Earth” this year”

Remote Desktop Protocol Attacks Surge by 768%

Remote desktop protocol (RDP) attacks increase by 768% between Q1 and Q4 last year, fuelled by the shift to remote working, according to ESET’s Q4 2020 Threat Report. However, a slower rate of growth was observed in the final quarter of the year, indicating that organizations have enhanced their security for remote users. Another key finding fromContinue reading “Remote Desktop Protocol Attacks Surge by 768%”

Safari for iPhone Lets Advertisers Track Your ‘Clicks’ – Here’s How to Disable It

Apple wants to support the advertising economy, but its primary focus of late has been user privacy and security. In Safari, cross-site tracking, which lets content providers track you across websites and apps to show you more targeted ads, is disabled by default. However, content providers can get around that using less privacy-invasive ad measurements, but youContinue reading “Safari for iPhone Lets Advertisers Track Your ‘Clicks’ – Here’s How to Disable It”

What Do IT Consulting Companies Really Do?

What Do IT Consulting Companies Really Do? Many decision-makers at companies find themselves questioning the value of IT consulting companies. For a lot of them, it really comes down to a lack of knowledge of what consultants do. It doesn’t help that there are so many kinds of consultants, all with varying levels of expertiseContinue reading “What Do IT Consulting Companies Really Do?”

Cybersecurity Tips for Remote Workers

Even before the coronavirus outbreak began, telecommuting has been on the rise. There’s been a 159% increase in remote work since 2005. While studies suggest that this trend is beneficial to both employees and employers, it does come with some challenges in terms of online security. Although it’s easier than ever to bring work into the comfort of home, there areContinue reading “Cybersecurity Tips for Remote Workers”

Why are my download speeds different on each computer?

In a perfect world, you’d pay for super-fast internet service, connect your cable modem to a reasonably speedy router and realize incredible download speeds for every device in your home. Unfortunately, we live in the real world, which often paints a much different picture. In the real world, you overpay for data-capped “unlimited” internet service and endContinue reading “Why are my download speeds different on each computer?”

Windows 10 hacks: 11 hidden tricks to master now

Whether you’ve been using Windows 10 for years or have only recently upgraded, there are plenty of new and old tips, tricks and hidden features to learn that will make using your laptop every day faster and smoother. Learning to be quicker and more productive on your laptop may be especially appealing now that more of usContinue reading “Windows 10 hacks: 11 hidden tricks to master now”

What to Do If You Spilled Liquid on Your Laptop

Laptops and liquids are a bad combination, but accidents happen. If you’re reading this after a spill, the first thing you should do is turn off your machine, and then remove the power cable and battery as soon as possible. Warning: Electricity and water do not mix! You could cause yourself serious harm or further damage yourContinue reading “What to Do If You Spilled Liquid on Your Laptop”