Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 by Gina Thompson
Is your home network secure? With the wealth of personal information stored on our computers and other connected devices, it’s important to find out! When it comes to checking the security of your home network, your modem or WiFi router should be your first point of focus. After all, it handles all the data going in and out of your broadband connection, so it’s vital that its settings are in ship-shape.
To help protect your network, we’ve put together a list of the settings you should check whenever you get a new modem or WiFi router up and running.
Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 by Gina Thompson
We’ve previously covered educational software for children, but what about teenagers? In the digital age, high school can be particularly stressful with a broad curriculum, competitive exams and hours of homework every week. Not to mention all the usual social challenges of being a teenager in general! Fortunately, there are tools out there on the web that can help students get on top of their responsibilities and keep a cool head.
If you have any high school age students in your household or family, then you may find this handy list of apps and online resources useful. Have a read through and see if any are worth passing along the grape vine.
Friday, March 13th, 2020 by Gina Thompson
Are you looking to learn more about the National Broadband Network? Whether you’re still waiting to get on the NBN™ or you’re already connected and you need to check on your service, there’s lots of tools to help you find out more about your NBN™ status.
Fortunately, we’re here to help! Let’s take a look at some handy online tools that will tell you:
– Your NBN™ availability and when the NBN™ rollout is coming to you;
– Which NBN™ plans are available at your address;
– How to run an NBN™ speed test; and
– How to do an NBN™ check for outages and planned maintenance in your area.