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INFO TECH

Once I got my hands on a computer, a ZX81 in 1982’ish, I’ve been hooked on all things IT. From programming in the 80’s and 90’s to now running a successful IT consultancy, support company. I enjoy giving opinions and advice.

Digital Storage – How much did they hold? Nostalgia!

For those around in the 1980’s for the ZX-81 computer and ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, you will remember the old audio cassette tapes used to load your games/programs. The evolution from even further back to now has been quite astonishing. Not only have prices per Gb fallen dramatically, physical size of storage for digital...
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BITcoin & Cryptocurrency is not an investment. It’s a gamble, a “Ponzi-like” speculative bubble.

A few point-by-point facts before I begin my personal commentary – to make it easier for you, dear reader to digest and consider. Hopefully when you’ve read this, you will see it is clearly nothing more than a speculative bubble driven by FOMO (Fear of Missing Out). References at the bottom of the article....
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Why I don’t trust GOOGLE (any more) – raw, unscripted, unedited

Unscripted, unedited. In a nutshell – DO NOT use any business critical service (such as e-mail) linked to a social media network which embraces an unrealistic cultural ideology that is attempting to please everyone.
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Opening e-mails the IT guy tells you not too! What happens?

Craven chats about and shows you what those dangerous actually mails do when you open them, what those scammers want from you. Opens a bunch of e-mails from scammers, identity theft cyber-criminals and phishers – The United Nations, IMF, Western Union all offer me money. DO NOT open these e-mails either at home or...
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IT ADVICE: Facebook RECOMMENDED privacy settings

Most people don’t realize that “by default” EVERYTHING they post is PUBLICLY visible and searchable on the internet. This video will help with how much you expose yourself to strangers.
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