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How do I Report Spam?

There are a few ways to handle spam—all that unwanted, unrequested email you always seem to have in your inbox: You can click on it to see what it’s about, but that’s a bad idea. It’s an even a worse idea to click on any links in the spam message. You can report it on…

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Choose Your Own DNS Service and Control Internet Content

Choose Your Own Public DNS Service

Chances are you aren’t aware that you can take steps to change how you connect to the Internet—without changing your Internet Service Provider. It has to do with deciding to switch the “DNS” service that you use to help you connect to the Internet. But why would anyone want to do this? Along the way,…

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Symantec PC Anywhere Review

Symantec PC Anywhere is a software program that allows for the remote access of a computer. Like in any connection there is a client and a host, and both must have the software installed for the remote access to be possible. The connection is made by the client computer to the host computer via the…

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Why You Might Want a Password Manager

It’s not uncommon for today’s typical computer user to have more than 25 passwords for connecting to different websites…or even more. Some heavy-duty Internet users have hundreds of accounts that require passwords. It’s not that uncommon. How many online accounts that require a password do you have? More importantly, do you use the same password…

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Six Computer-Buying Tips that are Super Helpful

Buying a Computer? Don’t Do These Six Things

There are plenty of us who don’t know that much about computers, other than how to use them. With some luck, maybe the last computer you purchased (or was purchased for you) is still working. However, once it’s time to go shopping for a new computer, it can get a little nerve-racking if you haven’t…

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Top 4 VPNs for Watching Netflix

4 VPNs for Watching Netflix

Netflix has become a household name for the digital natives and nomads of today because there are few creature comforts — like a library of your favorite movies and TV shows – that you can bring with you and have access to anywhere in the world with a click of a mouse. If you go…

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What is Network Address Translation (NAT)?

What is Network Address Translation?

The definition of Network Address Translation Network Address Translation (NAT) is a service that is used in routers. Its purpose is to translate a set of IP addresses to another set of IP addresses.  If you are viewing this article on the internet on the WIMIA website, there’s a very good chance that you are…

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How’s Your Memory? (And How Much Do You Need?)

Your desktop computer died and you realize that it’s time to get a new one, maybe even a laptop, because of all the traveling you do. So you go into a computer store to see what’s available—and it’s then you realize that you have some key decisions to make. What brand, what model, whether it…

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