Many Google Android devices are easily hacked

Many Google Android devices are  easily hacked Google Android devices are not monitored effectively by anti-virus and malware apps. That fact has been the case ever since Android first became available. As expected, Google doesn’t advertise it. The following article explores that state of affairs. Security and settings: Google Android tablets / smartphones Israeli analyst…

Bluetooth problems in Windows 7/8.1/10

Addressing Bluetooth problems in Windows 7/8.1/10 Bluetooth problems are mostly to do with wireless connectivity issues between the devices and the computer that is using them. Bluetooth technology allows wireless communication between devices such as gaming consoles, printers, keyboards, mice, USB dongles, mobile phone headsets, etc. It can connect several devices, interference-free. Bluetooth has a…

WiFi Sense in Windows 10

What you need to know about WiFi Sense in Windows 10   WiFi Sense is a new feature only made available by Windows 10 that is not available in all areas of a specific country or all countries. It enables network sharing by friends or contacts using Facebook, Outlook.com and Skype. Only people running a…

PC/computer hardware diagnostic flowcharts

Using diagnostic flowcharts to diagnose and fix hardware problems with PC components As you can see from looking at any of the diagnostic flowcharts made available from the following link, there are no photo-illustrations or explanations of basic computer functions. The intended audience is the hobbyist or technician who already has some experience of repairing…

Win7 computer takes several minutes to get online

Windows 7 computer takes several minutes to get online followed by frequent disconnections that eventually stop occurring Problem After a cold boot or reboot, a Windows 7 computer takes several minutes to get online. This is followed by several, unpredictable disconnections that eventually stop happening. Remedies tried unsuccessfully: checking the wireless network adapter and ADSL…