Tips for choosing web hosting

Choose appropriate web hosting is one of the most important issues and that is not usually pay due attention when we started a web project.

The “hosting” or web hosting is a service usually offered by specialized companies, which allows us to publish our blog, website or online webapp ensuring their availability and proper operation. Additionally, they tend to offer email accounts, databases, backup and some other more or less interesting services.

choosing web hosting

There are also different types of web hosting. The most common and economical is the shared hosting, i.e. a single machine or server supports a multitude of websites hosted at the same time. Shared hosting has the advantage of price and ease of use, but also some disadvantages:

  • There may be too many sites hosted on the same server.
  • Inappropriate behavior or inefficient applications of the “neighbors” may affect us.
  • The availability of resources in use peaks is not guaranteed.

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Some tips on computer security should not be forgotten

Every day we use more devices connected to the Internet, spend more time on social networks and generate more digital information such as documents or photos that are usually confidential. This causes increasingly have more dispersed sensitive information on different devices or hosted in the cloud so we should remember some safety tips which are not new but still neglected by many people.

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Use common sense and caution with our devices and when we surf the Internet are the two best advices that can be present. Here we describe some security issue:

  • Keep updated both your operating system and the applications used. Software developers often release updates to fix security breaches as they are discovered. Such updates must be installed as soon as its available and we will thus make things difficult for those that try to take advantage of those safety holes with slightly licit ends.
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    How to open certain folders with Windows 7 and 8

    As we take a certain pace of work, we realize that most of the time we need to have open certain folders, keep them as files that we use daily. Therefore it would be good to have a functionality that gets these folders open at the same time we start Windows. This functionality we already have, we just have to activate it.

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    The first thing to do is leave open all the folders we want to be opened by Windows. And the next thing is to activate the option. We do so by typing folder options in the search box on the start menu. Continue reading

    Monitor Wi-Fi network in search of intruders

    Wi-Fi is today, surely the most used to connect from all types of devices. Substituting the classic Ethernet due to the absence of cables, which is ideal for access from mobile phones or laptops, let’s say, drawback is that it does not need wire, anyone with the password can connect to them.

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    Sometimes the password may be easy to crack, or the lack thereof configuration or the device to which we connect does not have enough security to prevent it. Therefore it can be very important to check netwrok behavior analysis, especially if you have noticed a slowing of your connection, Wi-Fi monitor the network in search of unwanted users, and learn to protect it. Continue reading

    Three free tools to do portable programs

    Portable programs have many advantages for, when compared with the versions to be installed on the hard disk. The first is the advantage of portability because it can run on any computer, keeping your settings. And the second most important thing is to not settle, leaves no trace in different locations of the disc, but everything will be contained in a folder in a USB key, in the same hard drive or even in the cloud, within a Dropbox account.

    Cameyo

    In addition to the known sites to download portable applications such as PortableApps, there is the possibility that we convert ourselves an application or portable program. The final version of the program developed, it may not be exactly like the original, but in most cases it can work in the same way that if you did a full install version. We are going to see then, to three free tools that are used to convert any program in the portable. Continue reading

    What is the best office suite?

    The office suites are some of the most ancient tools that have been crafted since computers began to be used at home and in the office. The story goes back to 1994, when began developing the proprietary office suite StarOffice, created by the German company StarDivision. From there free packages and owners succeeded without interruption.

    best office suite

    No doubt one of the great stars of the office is the Office suite from Microsoft. Considered the benchmark for great compatibility and relative ease of use, have not taken any free software packages in a battle with the Microsoft package. OpenOffice and LibreOffice are those that have faced in recent years the power of Microsoft. Continue reading

    Turning off the computer automatically

    Today many people use computers to watch movies and listen to music at night, either before bed or along rest. And sometimes not turn off the TV because we were asleep, the computer also causes forgetfulness to fall asleep. Sleep# saves us the trouble of having to get up before bed to turn it off because it is a program that can schedule time it will turn off, plus some other features.

    Sleep#

    The install program is very small, less than 2MB download, but for much more than what its name says. And we can actually program the computer to Sleep# to turn off at a specific time, but we can not just turn it off, but force their way into hibernate or sleep mode. Continue reading

    Create your own shortcuts in Windows

    If you are a regular user of Windows and its many functions then surely you know some keyboard shortcuts for faster access to your most important programs and major services. As well as predefined shortcuts, there are programs designed to create our own list so that access to a particular application to be customized.

    WinHotKey

    How can create own shortcuts in Windows
    The first thing we are going to do will be to search the direct access to a specific program. In the shortcut menu go to the Properties option, and in the Shortcut tab we edit the field which says shortcut key. Continue reading

    Never Lose Money On Downtime With Website Monitoring Services

    If you are running a business website online, then the most important thing that you need to consider is to not suffer from excess periods of downtime as it might end up being a lot of expensive for your e-business.

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    There are even times when frequent downtime of websites has led to the downfall of business online. Hence, if you are looking to make it big with your online business, it is vital for you to have a website that has maximum uptime and visibility on the internet in order to grab the attention of internet users as well as popular search engines. This article will tell you how web monitoring service providers offer you the best chances of staying live on the internet for longer periods of time and how you will be able to cut down on your expenses by accepting their services. Continue reading

    Superior alternatives to: Windows Media Player

    Today we talk about the best alternatives to the media player included in the operating system; in other words, Windows Media Player.

    Windows Media Player

    As we have seen through this post, most of the applications that come by default are the most used, especially for novice users and the Media Player is not far behind. However, this piece of software has a few problems such as its low media format support and an interface that appeals to few. Continue reading