UPS – Plagued by power outages – Use an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) unit

UPS – The solution to power outages crashing desktop PCs and internet connections – Use an Uninterruptible Power Supply unit Laptop computers working from the mains electricity supply have a built-in solution to sudden short power outages – their battery, which kicks in as soon as a power outage occurs without losing any unsaved work.…

CCleaner privacy issue – alternative crapware cleaners

CCleaner privacy – the issue of anonymized data collection and alternative crapware cleaners In July 2017, Avast the internet security company, acquired Piriform, the UK developer of the most widely used crapware cleaner, CCleaner. The acquisition brought the fear from the tech community that Avast would use CCleaner to collect data from its 130 million…

About new EU/UK data-protection law effective from May 25 2018

New UK data-protection law requires online users’ permission to track them and collect their private information EU/UK “General Data Protection Regulation” (GDPR) data-protection law The UK is still officially in the EU, therefore the new EU “General Data Protection Regulation” (GDPR) data-protection law becomes official across the EU on Friday, May 25, 2018. The new…