The book This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends: The Cyberweapons Arms Race is both fabulously entertaining and scary to read. The author, The New York Times journalist Nicole Perlroth, spent seven years researching and talking to hackers, security Read >
Many small organizations, individuals, and freelancers use cloud services, like Google Drive and Docs, Dropbox, Microsoft Live and OneDrive, or Apple iCloud because they are easy and low cost or free to use. Why would anyone want to make an effort Read >
Everyone has his or her personal taste and preferences for everything, but if we think about computers, most features can be measured. Speed, reliability, availability of applications, personal settings, and ease of use are factors that can be taken into account Read >
When European Union prepares new regulation for digital services, practically the entire world pays attention to the plans. Since 2018, EU’s GDPR regulation that protects people from arbitrary personal data collection has affected laws in many countries outside Europe. In December Read >
Many server software applications, like WordPress and Nextcloud can send alerts and notifications to the system admin and to users. Email is the most universal method for sending messages, but you have to run an email server (SMTP server) on the Read >
Microsoft Windows operating system has its advantages: one of them is the vast selection of open source and commercial applications. Linux fans may argue that there are even more apps for Linux because of servers and Android (which is built on Read >
Update 2021-04-12: Nextcloud upgrade tested also from version 20 to version 21.
Update 2021-07-10: upgrade to version 22 was a challenge, but problems were solved. See below.
Our Nextcloud system is small but it is a vital resource for us. We have always Read >
A new category of computing devices is emerging into a gap between laptop PCs and tablet devices. Probably it was Apple that realized the opportunity first, and introduced the iPad Pro for professionals as their work computer. Microsoft followed with Surface Read >