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De-Googling My Life 01 - Browser & Search

So my de-Googling adventure begins, and I thought I would start with some of the more simple stuff to replace - yes, I know, it's a cop-out, but I'm trying to change habits of the last decade here, so I'm easing myself in. In this article I'm going to be focussing on changing my...

De-Googling My Life Series

I love Google products. They're easy to use, they look good, and for the most part, they work really well. I was having a conversation with a friend the other day, and we were talking about what would happen if Google closed their doors tomorrow. I quickly realised that I would be in a...

LeakerLocker: Mobile Ransom/Doxware

Today, I learned about a relatively new type of Android Malware, dubbed LeakerLocker. It is spread via malicious software within the Google Play Store, but the unique thing about LeakerLocker is that it doesn't need to encrypt your device to hold you to ransom. In fact, it doesn't need to do anything "special&...

How To Delete Files With A Long File Name In Windows

I'm fastidious when it comes to keeping things like my hard drive and emails in order. I hate clutter, both in the real and virtual world. So imagine my disbelief when I was tidying up some old files on my hard drive recently, only to find that I couldn't delete them because the file...

How To Insert A Time Stamp With Time Zone In Excel

Whilst working on a side-project with work, I needed to create a form that could easily allow people to add the current time, date and time zone to a spreadsheet. Date and time is easy to add within Excel using the NOW() function and a little bit of VBA scripting. However, I also needed...