Ethical hacking

Ethical hacking – addressing security breaches and preventing cybercrime

 

Ethical hacking has been booming worldwide for several years. A growing number of companies voluntarily choose to be hacked and commission skilled IT professionals to target them by attacking their own infrastructure. Real stress tests under real conditions are intended to reveal...

 

PHP 7.2

PHP 7.2 – end-of-life (EOL) on November 30, 2020

 

PHP 7.2 will not be supported much longer. Now is the time to take advantage of the time left before the end-of-life date and replace outdated versions with more recent PHP code. This will make sure security gaps are closed, bugs are fixed, and the performance of web offers won’t...

 

Zoom fatigue

Zoom fatigue: how to avoid getting tired during video conferences

 

The number of people working from home has increased rapidly since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and so has, of course, the number of online meetings. Video conferencing is an indispensable tool in working remotely, but also comes with drawbacks. Video calls quickly...

 

What is the EU-US Privacy-Shield?

Privacy Shield – controversial data transfer agreement between the EU and the US

 

For some years, the Privacy Shield has regulated the transfer of personal data from the EU to the US. But in July 2020, the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the Privacy Shield. For many companies, the end of the privacy agreement came as a complete...

 

What is Instagram Reels?

Instagram Reels: video clips a la TikTok

 

Instagram Reels is Instagram’s new video feature. Much like Chinese app TikTok, Reels lets users create and share short video clips with added background music. But what exactly is Instagram Reels and what are the differences to TikTok? We’ll show you what the new feature can do....

 

PHP 8

PHP 8: What you need to know about the latest update

 

PHP is one of the most important languages on the Internet. Many content management systems like WordPress, TYPO3 or Joomla are based on PHP. The release of PHP 8 is imminent, but we’ve already had some information about its new features. Also some old features will be reworked,...

 

The best TeamViewer alternatives

Alternatives to TeamViewer

 

You don’t always have to use the market leader – this also applies to remote access. TeamViewer is still the most widely-used solution for remote management and online meetings, but there are numerous alternatives on the market which can be considered. We present some serious...

 

Convert PowerPoint to Word: step-by-step instructions

Converting a project in PowerPoint to Word is easy. This allows you to quickly create, print, and distribute handouts for your presentation. Find out here which options you have when exporting the file and what you should keep in mind when converting files with the ending .ppt to Word.

An overview of the best Tumblr alternatives

With around 800 million users, Tumblr is one of the most popular, free blogging platforms. Nevertheless, it’s worth taking a look at the diverse Tumblr alternatives. Other platforms offer exciting features and thematic focus areas such as shop elements, a homepage feature or the publication of high-value blog posts using a consistent design. A Tumblr alternative may just be the right choice for...

Excel file won’t open: causes and solutions

Unable to open an Excel file? There can be many reasons for this issue. In most cases, you can simply use Excel’s built-in repair functions to recover a corrupted spreadsheet. Different troubleshooting options are available depending on whether you can’t open one particular spreadsheet or all Excel files. We’ll show you how you can easily resolve this issue yourself.

Send bulk messages with Word’s mail merge feature

You often need to send the same content to multiple people, whether it’s a party invitation or a business invoice. If you don’t want to change the addresses manually every time, you can use the mail merge feature in Word. You simply insert placeholders instead of addresses into your document and let the program do the rest – easy!

Creating Hyperlinks

Hyperlinks are an important element of electronic documents. Microsoft Office also enables you to insert hyperlinks into Word documents, Excel sheets, Outlook messages or PowerPoint presentations for websites or other files on your computer. Learn how this works in our step-by-step guide.

Speed up Windows 10: 8 tips for better performance

Is your Windows PC working far slower than you are used to? It’s normal for your PC to lose performance over time. But you don’t need to wait to upgrade to the next model to make Windows 10 faster. There are several ways to speed up Windows 10 and significantly improve performance. We reveal the most promising options.

The Excel FIND function

The FIND function in EXCEL is an effective tool. It allows you to find specific strings within a cell, regardless of how much information it contains. FIND is especially useful in combination with other functions. What tasks can the function help you with? And what is the syntactical structure?

Mac: recovering deleted files

Have you ever accidentally deleted important data from your Mac? In this how-to article, we’ll explain how to find those files and show you three quick and easy methods of recovering deleted files on your Mac. In most cases, even files that you thought were permanently deleted can still be recovered.

How to recover an Excel file

Recovering Excel files can be time-consuming and nerve-wracking. Windows and the Excel application offer a wide range of options for recovering unsaved or overwritten Excel spreadsheets if the program crashes or you accidentally close it without saving. In this tutorial, we’ll present helpful solutions and practical tips.

Excel is not responding: What to do when Excel is not working

Excel is not working: As a Microsoft Office user, you’ve no doubt experienced this issue before. Excel freezes and suddenly stops responding for a number of reasons. These can include problematic add-ins or other issues that are not caused by Excel itself, such as printer settings or issues with antivirus software. We’ll show you how you can easily fix this problem yourself.


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