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There has been a lot of hype in the “lamestream” media concerning ransomeware attacks and I am sure you have better things to do with your time than get sucked into the media hysteria? So here is a quick way to protect yourself easily using “RansomeFree”   Ransomware is where as a result of opening […]

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We all store sensitive and confidential information on our computers – so what happens if you lose it or worse its stolen? Can encrypting your computer protect the information stored on it?   Who are you hiding your data from? Let’s get clear on this, its not the security services like CIA, NSA, MI5 you […]

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How to protect yourself from phone radiation

Phone radiation is a known fact and simply using one or having it near you can affect your health. So how do you minimise the risks associated with mobile phone use?   The health effects of using a mobile phone In my blog “Mobile Phone Radiation and your Health” I explored the damaging effects of […]

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An Eight Year Milestone for the IT Hound

An Eight year milestone for the IT Hound Its been over eight years that I have been in some way or form supporting  client’s IT systems. In that time technologies have evolved and so have I –  This blog is aimed at updating you with what I am doing now and sharing some new and exciting technologies that […]

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How to Erase your phone when it is lost or stolen

We keep a lot of important information of a personal, business and financial nature on our phones and tablets. So how can you erase that information from your mobile device when it goes missing or is stolen with your Google or Apple account? Phones and tablets the everyday tools we use for work and play. Fast […]

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Google Drive Cloud Storage has arrived

Launched this month, Google’s GDrive enables you to save files locally on your computer and automatically back them up online. IT Hound reviews how it works and the benefits for businesses. How it works Users of Gmail and Google for Work have always been able to edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations online in a browser using Google […]

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