99% of the daily users of the internet receives at least one mail from an email appearing to originate from your Bank, online shopping account and many other financial medium users might be logged into. This is sometimes called “PHISHING“, its a method of online identity theft.
Phishing is the act of sending an email to a user falsely claiming to be an established legitimate enterprise in an attempt to scam the user into surrendering private information that will be used for identity theft.
Below are images with pointers to look out for in a suspected phishing mail: (more…)
Google has lowered the price of its monthly storage plans to $1.99 for the 100GB plan (previously $4.99), $9.99 for 1TB (previously $49.99), and $99.99 for 10TB, with even more storage available if you need it. How big is a terabyte anyway? Well, that’s enough storage for you to take a selfie twice a day for the next 200 years!!! and still have room left over.
Like before, storage continues to work across Drive, Gmail and Google+ Photos. Of course, the first 15GB plan remains free when you sign up to a Google account. You can sign up for one of these new Google Drive plans at www.google.com/settings/storage. If you already pay for storage, you’ll automatically move to a better plan at no extra cost.
Google recently announced that it has updated its social media service (Google+). The update allows Google+ users to send and receive emails from other Google+ connections even if they have never exchanged email addresses. All that needs to be done is to type the first or few letters and a list of names will appear to choose from.
Unfortunately, the service has been automatically enabled for all Google+ users but you can opt-out by following the steps below. (more…)
Worried about entering your personal email while trying to download a software or getting access to a website. Many of us do receive at least 44 unsolicited emails a day and this could be annoying. Worry not because you can now set up a disposable email to use while surfing the net.
Yahoo mail account holders can create a disposable email account which can be used for their day-to-day online surf, shopping, downloading etc. The process is detailed below; (more…)
Microsoft recently unveiled its renamed and “re-invented” web mail service and its called Outlook. Its like the old Hotmail but it now sports a cleaner and; to quote Microsoft, “modern interface”.
If you are an existing Hotmail user you’ll continue with your old log-in details and you can also create an alias from the Settings with the new ….@outlook.com address. So, even when mails are sent to your @hotmail.com account, they’ll be redirected to your @outlook.com address.
Ever tried to log into your computer and you found out that you have forgotten your password or the system refuses to accept your password. Worry not for the solution is at hand.
It is highly recommended that you backup your user account password. In the event that you forget your password, a forgotten password strategy will allow you to log back into your user account without losing access to your precious files.
To make a backup copy of your user account password, simply follow one of the following options below; (more…)
Finding enough storage space to hold all the data we’ve acquired is a real challenge. Some people have invested in larger hard drives while others prefer external storage devices like thumb drives or compact discs. The desperate ones might delete entire folders worth of old files in order to make space for new information. But some are choosing to rely on a growing trend: cloud storage. (more…)
Google Apps is a set of productivity tools that can help make what you do in your professional (and indeed private lives) much easier. You can have your Calender with you all the time to keep up all you and your staff appointments in one place. You can also work/collaborate on documents in real-time without having to send them back and forth through email. Of course, you’ll have your email as well and be able to send free text messages (the first 50) while at it to any network in Nigeria!
To begin with, point your browser to www.google.com/a. Click on “Solution” —–> “Google Apps (Free)”.