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Google Find My Device not working

Google Find My Device not working

Ever since Google updated its "find my device" page for Android a couple of years ago, it has not been working for us. We would still get the old version of the page with a message saying "This page cannot load Google maps correctly". Google find my device page...

BitDefender Parental Controls Review

BitDefender Parental Controls Review

I have been using BitDefender Total Security for some years now and as a cybersecurity, anti-malware solution it is very good and I recommend it to all my clients. In fact, it is generally considered the #1 solution is all AV tests I have seen. Sadly the same cannot...

Google discriminates against small businesses

Google discriminates against small businesses

Part of getting your business seen online is SEO, and an important part of this is getting your business registered with Google my business and Google maps.

Not only have I had to do this for my own business and my wife’s business but it is a service I provide to clients. When it works, this is a simple process, which involves Google sending a postcard to the business address with a code on it, which you then use to verify the business address.

However, sometimes the postcard doesn’t turn up, or some miscreant might report your listing and claim it is fraudulent or misleading and gets it suspended for review, at which point you have to contact Google my business support and request manual verification, which is where things get ridiculous.

Free content filtering for your kids and family

Free content filtering for your kids and family

I have been on a mission for quite a long time now to find a reliable parental control solution and content filtering solution and created a detailed post on the subject a few years ago. I have tried all kinds of software, most of which has been lacklustre or simply...

Keeping WordPress updated with Installatron

Keeping WordPress updated with Installatron

As everyone knows by now, the biggest reason for hacked WordPress Websites is lack of maintenance, resulting in vulnerabilities caused by out of date WordPress core, plugins and themes. IT is critical to keep your WordPress installation up to date as well as all your...

My Facebook account was disabled, WTF?

My Facebook account was disabled, WTF?

I got a big shock this week, I went to login to my facebook account only to be met with the dreaded "Account disabled" message.Why the heck had my account been disabled? I was very confused at first since I had received no warning or notifications and I could not...

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