FixMeStick’s Weekly Cybersecurity Roundup: May 4th - May 11th

FixMeStick’s Weekly Cybersecurity Roundup: May 4th - May 11th

Hello FixMeFans and StartMeStars! It’s time for this week’s edition of the Cybersecurity Roundup. We've got lots to cover!

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Internet Safety Tips

Internet Safety Tips

If you use the internet to do everything from online shopping to keeping in touch with friends, check out these everyday tips for staying safe online.

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How to Breathe a New Life into Your Old Computer

How to Breathe a New Life into Your Old Computer

Do you have an old computer that you no longer use? Does it have the blue screen or it's just frustratingly slow and you’re tired of seeing the spinner?

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How Our Team Uses The StartMeStick

Since its release, we’ve heard from many of you about the inventive ways you like to use your StartMeStick. Whether it’s for a worry-free online shopping experience or breathing a new life into an old computer, the StartMeStick team wants to tell you how we use the StartMeStick – both in and out of the office.

Here are some of our favorite ways to use StartMeStick:

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. In this article, we will outline the importance of backing up your computer, and the most secure methods to do so!

What is the Difference Between the FixMeStick and the StartMeStick?

Since the release of StartMeStick last year, many of our FixMeStick customers have been asking ‘what is the difference between the FixMeStick and the StartMeStick, and do I need both?’ In this article, we will outline the functions of both the FixMeStick and the StartMeStick as well as the difference between the two. This article…

Have a Slow Mac? Try These 5 Tips

Calling all our Mac users! While most of our guides are designed for the average Windows PC user, today we’ve compiled a guide for how to speed up Your slow Apple Mac computer for all our Mac users out there.

Whether you want ‘slow MacBook fixes‘ or ‘how to speed up a Mac‘, we have you covered! Continue reading for 5 things you can do when your Mac computer is running slow.

In Celebration Of International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day, we’d like to shine light on the wonderful women who have contributed to the world of science and technology over time, as well as some of the amazing women who are part of our team!

While gender diversity still remains an issue in the current world of tech, we are nevertheless taking the necessary steps in creating more opportunities and changing how we view technology.

FixMeFact – did you know that women make up around 50% of our FixMeStick team? Keep reading to meet some of the awesome women working at FixMeStick.

How To Fix A Slow Computer 202

If you’ve gone through the first part of our Slow Computer Guide, you can be pretty confident that your computer is virus free. But what can you do if your computer is still slow? In the second part of our Slow Computer Series, we’ll show you more slow computer fixes for if you’re dealing with a cluttered computer.

To read the other parts of our slow computer series, click the links below!

Slow Computer 101 – Speeding up a Virus-Clogged Computer
Slow Computer 303 – Operating System Slowing You Down?

Is your computer slow to start up, or has a slower performance in general? It might be caused by an excessive number of computer files and programs! Here are some ways you can cut out the digital clutter to speed up your slow computer.

How To Fix A Slow Computer 101

One of the most common questions people have asked us over the years is how to speed up a slow computer. After all, having a computer that’s slow when it starts up or when you want to run a program is super frustrating.

Today, we are introducing the first of our 3-part series on slow computer fixes. In this first segment, we’ll focus on what to do if your computer is slow due to viruses. You can check out the rest of the blogs in this series below:

Slow Computer 202Speeding up a Cluttered Computer
Slow Computer 303Operating System Slowing You Down?

How to Fix a Slow Computer 303

Is your computer still not as fast as you’d like after trying the solutions in our previous articles? If you haven’t read them then you can read them in the links below:

Slow Computer 101 – Speed up a slow, virus-clogged computer
Slow Computer 202 – Remove clutter to speed up your PC

This is the final part of our Slow Computer series that might just save you a trip to the computer store or technician.

In this article, we have an easy-to-use solution, that can make any computer fast, secure, and private and bring an old computer back from the dead.

Simply plug in the StartMeSticka secure and private operating system on a USB stick, and do anything you want online. Pull it out and your computer goes back to the way it was. The StartMeStick is like brand new every time you use it.

Are Passwords the Safest Method to Keep You Secure?

With the increased frequency and destructiveness of cyberattacks, it’s a wonder that people still depend on passwords to protect their personal data. With hundreds of data breaches occurring every year, it’s important you take even further precautions than just a really strong password.

Here are some tips and alternatives you can try to buff up your privacy protection online!

“Macs Can’t Get Viruses” – Fact or Fiction?

You have may heard that Mac computers don’t get viruses, but is that fact or fiction? While at one point it was true that Mac computers were less prone to viruses, sadly this is no longer the case.

With the very recent discovery of Silver Sparrow, a new type of malware that’s affected over 30,000 Mac users, it couldn’t be a better time to read up on how you can protect your Mac!