Category Archives for Technology

A question of trust

A semi-interesting event occured when I was pulling out of the driveway. A gentleman waved me down looking for directions which was quite odd as he was on foot and holding a smartphone. He asked where a certain organisaton was … Continue reading

12. March 2012 by Stuart Mains
Categories: Technology | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on A question of trust

Did I live where? What age is Who? – New Security Questions

I was recently taking up a zero percent balance transfer offer from my credit card provider and they used a security system I had never come across. The approach was to verify that I was who I said I am … Continue reading

10. February 2012 by Stuart Mains
Categories: Business, Technology | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Did I live where? What age is Who? – New Security Questions

Data Recovery

URGENT: You should always have a backup system in place and ideally one that consists of at least three backup levels. If, for whatever reason, you are forced to recover data from a malfunctioning hard drive instead of a backup … Continue reading

25. October 2011 by Stuart Mains
Categories: Technology | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Data Recovery

Where does a Tablet system fit in your life?

When it comes to tablet systems, the first and I mean first question you need to answer is: “Where would a tablet ‘fit’ in my life” Chances are you already have a desktop system, a laptop and a smartphone so … Continue reading

23. September 2011 by Stuart Mains
Categories: Technology | Comments Off on Where does a Tablet system fit in your life?

Broadband Activation & Migration

So how does broadband from Sky/tiscali/pipex/etc work when it comes to a new broadband activation? Sky have the call centre and sales staff so when a customer calls for a new broadband lines they take all the details and arrange … Continue reading

31. August 2011 by Stuart Mains
Categories: Technology | Comments Off on Broadband Activation & Migration