How to protect your PC from infection

Think of all the valuable data your PC contains (pictures, files, invoices, contacts, etc). Now imagine losing all of that data Virus’ are still a thing but you should be more worried about ransomware, worms and all of the other digital creepy crawlies roaming the net looking to make you their next victim. Go read… Continue reading How to protect your PC from infection

Tool to check if your favorite username is free on dozens of sites automatically

  Whether you are a burgeoning social media star, a marketer or just a lover of everything social, you probably want to use the name username on all the major social media sites. Using the same name makes it easy for your adoring fans to find you.  This is when an online service called NameCheckr… Continue reading Tool to check if your favorite username is free on dozens of sites automatically

Clean water for travel and survival (Steripen & Aquamira)

November 2012, I wrote an article about the Steripen. The Steripen is still part of my travel kit and something I rely on regularly. If you have’t read it, you should. Why do I need to clean my own water? The question I get asked most often is why? If you are someone that stays… Continue reading Clean water for travel and survival (Steripen & Aquamira)

Travel Tip: What food can I bring back

Frequent and infrequent travellers usually are confused about what food products they are legally allowed to bring back. Since many of my readers are American, I will write about USA regulations. Americans coming back home with food It is important to ensure you comply with these import control rules as breaking them can be punished… Continue reading Travel Tip: What food can I bring back

Travel Tip: Find safety tips for your travel destination

The Paris Terror attacks were a stark reminder that the world is a dangerous place. It is now and has always been but this should prevent you from exploring this great big beautiful world of ours. There are tips to stay safe, of course, and one of those is to “Be Prepared”. In my previous… Continue reading Travel Tip: Find safety tips for your travel destination

Trace Me Luggage Tracker will make sure you never lose your bags again

As many of you gear up for holiday travel, you may have the lingering concern of losing your luggage. Most airlines will credit you a couple of hundred dollars for a lost and unrecoverable bag, but this rarely covers the actual cost of the contents. You can also buy insurance but that doesn’t help when… Continue reading Trace Me Luggage Tracker will make sure you never lose your bags again