Category: FixMeStick Blog

The Traveler’s Guide to Being Cyber Secure

As the world slowly starts to reopen since the Covid-19 Pandemic, many are preparing for the vacations they missed out on in this past year. With 71% of travelers using their smartphones when they travel it’s more important than ever to keep your devices secure while on the go. Whether you’re beachside for the summer or planning on cozying up somewhere chilly for the winter holidays, we have everything you need to know to stay secure while on vacation.

As the world slowly starts to reopen since the Covid-19 Pandemic, many are preparing for the vacations they missed out on in this past year. With 71% of travelers using their smartphones when they travel it's more important than ever to keep your devices secure while on the go. Whether you're beachside for the summer or planning on cozying up somewhere chilly for the winter holidays, we have everything you need to know to stay secure while on vacation.

Keep reading for our 5 easy steps to secure your personal data and devices while traveling, so you can be cyber secure and enjoy a stress-free vacation!

6 Summer Staycation Ideas During Covid-19

While restrictions in some countries start to lift, some of us are still stuck with stay-at-home orders. Understandably, 2021 hasn’t been a great year to vacation so far.

If you’ve had to postpone any vacation plans due to cancelled flights, shuttered locations, or simply out of concern for your own health and safety,  we have some ideas for you!

Continue reading below for some fun and safe “staycation” ideas and ways you can add some excitement to this year’s summer holiday. 

The End of Internet Explorer: What You Need to Know

Over the past year, Microsoft has been moving away from Internet Explorer and has since announced it plans to retire the browser by 2022, a decision which shouldn’t come as a surprise to those familiar with the once beloved web browser. Now pushing 25 years old, Internet Explorer once stood at the forefront of dependable web browsers but has inevitably become notorious for being one of the more slow, buggy, and overall frustrating web browsers on the market today. Keep reading to learn more.

What to Know About Backing Up Your Computer

What to Know About Backing Up Your Computer

When it comes to using computers, the most frustrating thing is encountering an unexpected error and suddenly losing access to all your stored information – photos, applications, documents, all lost because of a single malfunction, or even worse, ransomware locks your computer. In this article, we will outline the importance of backing up your computer, and the most secure methods to do so!