WPA3 is coming
More WLAN security with WPA2 successor

The goal of WPA3 is to have more WLAN security when surfing the Internet.  The new security standard should bring improvements, especially in the areas of authentication and encryption.

Read on to find out what distinguishes the WPA2 successor from the rest and when you can actually benefit from it. (more…)

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Browser comparison
Which browser is the safest?

Phishing, spying, subscription traps, criminal adverts – if you’re on the internet, you have to avoid a lot of danger. Can browsers help you with this? Which browser is the safest? Our browser comparison will show you.

Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge or Opera? Find out which browser security is robust and which stands out due to security gaps with us. (more…)

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Mario Kart Tour
Super Mario Kart now for your smartphone

Good news for all Nintendo fans: After Super Mario Run, the cult plumber will return to your smartphones on the Mario Kart Tour. News is also available for all users of the Nintendo Switch.

Find out what this news is and everything else about the Mario Kart Tour by reading on.

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New Rapid Ransomware
Encryption Trojan invades permanently

The topic of annoying Trojans keeps coming up. Again and again we have reported about new, nasty ransomware that spreads and causes a lot of damage. The new threat is called Rapid Ransomware.  

If you are thinking It won’t affect me’ then you should read on. Rapid Ransomware is one to be very aware of. Read on to find out how it actually gets on to your computer and what distinguishes it from other Trojans.

We have reported time and again about Trojans and Ransomware. Have you heard of l WannaCry , Locky and  Bad Rabbit ? Or Loapi , Skygofree  and DoubleLocker? The number of Trojans is huge and we regularly warn you about new variants. Now here is the new one Rapid Ransomware. (more…)

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App data
App Annie explores app market

App usage and the app market in general are booming. The app market has evolved dramatically both in terms of revenue and app lifetime, over the past two years and the app data has been analysed.

The analysis company App Annie report that Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube etc (social media and messenger apps) remain your favourite apps. This is confirmed by the results of App Annie’s annual balance sheet. We summarise the most important results for you. (more…)

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WhatsApp block
How can you see who blocked you?

Do you sometimes wonder if someone has placed a WhatsApp block on you? You might think this if you can’t see the profile picture of some of your contacts? Or perhaps get no answer from a contact?

There are several clues to tell if you’ve been blocked on WhatsApp. We’ll show you what they are.

WhatsApp remains one of the most popular messenger in the UK. And current numbers, as determined by Statista show that there are 1.5 million users worldwide, as of December 2017.   (more…)

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Chrome 64 with better ad blocking
Block unwanted advertising

Google has released version 64 of the latest version of its browser. It’s called Chrome 64 and among other things, it provides protection against the Spectre vulnerability. Its most exciting feature is that it blocks unwanted advertising.

The better the ad blocker, the happier you will be! The pop-up redirects any annoying overlay ads and makes them a thing of the past. But this isn’t all that Chrome 64 offers. We’ll show you what else the new Chrome version has in store for you. (more…)

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Changing Wi-Fi channel
Selecting the best Wi-Fi channel

The Wi-Fi channel is an important factor for the speed of your wireless Internet. If your Internet is slow, it is often due to the fact that there are too many devices in the same Wi-Fi channel or an adjacent Wi-Fi frequency range. 

You only need to live in a densely populated area or a large multi-family building. The solution to this problem is simple. All you have to do is change the Wi-Fi channel and, if necessary, the Wi-Fi frequency range. We will tell you how to do it. (more…)

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WhatsApp Online Status
A poor connection results in false information

As a message messenger, WhatsApp provides a function to see when the recipient of a message was online for the last time. This can be very useful when you send important messages, such as date arrangements or questions, to the recipient. The last WhatsApp online status, however, is not always reliably transmitted.

This is because WhatsApp has to be connected to the internet all the time in order to transmit this data.  Even when running as a closed app in the background. This, of course, also includes the blue ticks, which can give an indication of whether a message has already been read. (more…)

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