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5 Reasons To Register Your Own Domain Name

5 Reasons To Register Your Own Domain Name

Whether you’re starting your own business, or just want to add a little more professionalism to your online persona. Whatever your reasons for registering a domain name, you’re making the right choice. Here are 5 reasons to register your own domain name and truly establish your presence in that crazy virtual world, we call the Internet. Credibility Nothing bugs me more when I’m d... »

Be Careful Of Malware, Cryptolocker – Take Action Now!

Be Careful Of Malware, Cryptolocker – Take Action Now!

Cryptolocker, a relatively new and rather disgusting virus is currently doing the rounds of the Internet. Known as “ransomware” Cryptolocker will encrypt all important data on an infected machine, then hold your machine to ransom for the decryption key. What Is Cryptolocker? Put simply, when your machine is infected with the Cryptolocker virus, it will automatically encrypt all documen... »

Host Your Own Series: Step One – Get A Server

Host Your Own Series: Step One – Get A Server

There’s a lot of people who are concerned about the current privacy issues going around the Internet, with the revelations of the NSA and PRISM. That’s sparked a lot of people to question their allegiances to many online companies, and the data they have with them. The only way to ensure that your data is safe, if to take control of it. So, in this series, we will be showing you how yo... »

WordPress Safety & Security [Infographic]

WordPress Safety & Security [Infographic]

WordPress is by far the most popular Content Management System (CMS) on the planet, powering around 20% of the worlds websites. But like Windows, this popularity has made WordPress vulnerable to attack. So why are some WordPress administrators still so laid back about WordPress security? This Infographic, created by WPTemplate, shows some of the ways in which WordPress admin’s trip up and le... »

How To Have Your Own Custom Email Address For Just The Price Of A Domain

How To Have Your Own Custom Email Address For Just The Price Of A Domain

Back in December 2012 I wrote an article that explained how to use your own domain name with Gmail. Let’s be honest, it’s much better to have a custom email address like mail@johnsmith.com than wizards_sleeve839@hotmail.com, don’t you think? The problem with the article I wrote back in December is that there is a limitation with the system that only allows you to really receive e... »

Get a Free Domain Name With Dot.tk

Get a Free Domain Name With Dot.tk

On my personal blog I recently wrote about how I am completely and utterly addicted to domain names, I’ll be honest my addiction isn’t going very well as I have registered another handful of domain names since writing that article. However, domains don’t need to cost you an arm and a leg, you can easily get a free domain name from dot.tk. What’s the catch? I hear you cry fr... »

Installatron – A quick and easy way to install web apps remotely

Installatron – A quick and easy way to install web apps remotely

Ever wanted to run your own server but also wanted the ease of use that comes with the package installers of hosted services like Softalicious on cPanel? Well, now you can using Installatron. Installatron is a free to use system, although there are paid tiers that you can utilise that offer more functionality, the free version would probably be enough for most people’s needs. So, how does it... »

Five best laptops: a quick guide

Five best laptops: a quick guide

With a bewildering choice of laptops out there, it’s not easy finding the best one for your needs. If you’re a gamer, you may want to look at something with a better graphics card and if you’re constantly on the move, then a long battery life might be your priority. Here’s a run-down of the top five laptops based on the most common demands made on portable computers today. Apple MacBook A... »

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