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Ask A Tech Technology

How secure is it to use a VPN, and Do you need one?

How secure is a VPN? A reliable virtual private network (VPN) can be a safe way to browse the internet. VPN security can protect from IP and encrypt internet history and is increasingly used to prevent snooping by government agencies. However, VPNs are not able to keep you safe in all scenarios. If you are […]

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Reviews

Nginx Proxy Manager

I needed a solution that would allow me to have multiple servers behind a single firewall for my home lab. After looking at many paid solutions I found this open-source project that fit the bill, NGINX Proxy Manager (link). The NGINX Proxy Manager is an all-in-one solution that has an easy-to-use UI, Let’s Encrypt SSL […]

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Ask A Tech Technology Tips and Tricks

Ubiquity Dream Machine Pro -> SonicWall (VPN How-to)

I migrated from a SonicWall firewall to a UDMP about 4 months ago. I have been mostly happy with the move. Obviously, I do IT for a living and the UDMP caught my attention. Part of the reason was the price and it was time to renew my SonicWall maintenance agreement. So I made the […]

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Technology Tips and Tricks

QR Codes – The next wave of scamming

As QR Codes become more and more popular it’s only a matter of time before scammers get the bright idea to use them. QR Codes are quick and easy ways to link you to websites, send SMS text messages, dial phone numbers, etc… Just like in the phishing emails you get every day this is […]

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Apple Ask A Tech iOS Wireless

Tech Tip: Enabling iOS Wi-Fi Calling

Make a call with Wi-Fi Calling With Wi-Fi Calling, you can make or receive a phone call if you have a Wi-Fi connection in an area with little or no cellular coverage. Learn how to make a voice call using Wi-Fi Calling. Place Wi-Fi calls from your iPhone Turn on Wi-Fi calling in Settings > […]

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                 NetFlix
Streaming Technology

Netflix will start testing a fee for customers who share their passwords with people outside their households

Looks like you are going to have to stop sharing your Netflix password with your friends. The streaming service will soon start testing that is aimed to stop users outside your household from using your password. “We’ve always made it easy for people who live together to share their Netflix account, with features like separate […]

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                 Security
Anti-Virus Malware Technology

Germany advises citizens to uninstall Kaspersky antivirus

Nation’s cybersecurity agency has doubts about Russian firm’s reliability Germany’s BSI federal cybersecurity agency has warned the country’s citizens not to install Russian-owned Kaspersky antivirus, saying it has “doubts about the reliability of the manufacturer.” Russia-based Kaspersky has long been a target of suspicious rumors in the West over its ownership and allegiance to Russia’s […]

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Apple Ask A Tech Tips and Tricks

Fixing Universal Control if it’s not working

After upgrading to macOS 12.3 and iPadOS 15.4, one of my Macs refused to work with Universal Control. I did a lot of digging and figured out everything I could about when it does and doesn’t work. Both devices must be signed into the same iCloud account Your devices must be compatible with the feature Bluetooth […]

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Apple Desktop Technology

Apple unveils the biggest update to Logic since the launch of Logic Pro X

New Creative Tools for Electronic Music Production Make Logic Pro X 10.5 a Breakthrough Release for Musicians and Producers Cupertino, California — Apple today unveiled a major update to Logic Pro X with a professional version of Live Loops, a completely redesigned sampling workflow, and new beat-making tools. With its collection of powerful creative features, Logic Pro […]

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Interesting Tech Technology

Move over Zoom, this encryption company just released the first fully end to end encrypted conferencing solution

WATERLOO, ON, May 12, 2020 – Tauria, a Waterloo-based software encryption company, is excited to announce that today it is launching its secure video conferencing and business suite. This will protect businesses confidential information by providing end-to-end encryption, at a time where other video conferencing solutions have had massive security breaches and have sold sensitive user information with third […]

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