@Stroud - Quick Bytes News

A free news letter offering general 'user level' guidance on I.T. topics and my own experiential observations. It is now a quarterly letter.


Spring 2017 - In this edition I cover a recent tightening of motoring law which affects how we use our mobile devices while driving. PCT has a ‘partnership’ with the Phone Coo, Office 365 or Office 2016? Mozilla have published their Survey of their Community Members views on Online Privacy and I add a touch of humour, courtesy of a cluster of late night mirth masters! Click Here

January 2017 - Methods to act preventativly to avoid Spam from cluttering up your life, Linux Mint reviewed, is it a credible alternative to Windows? Click Here

Autumn 2016 - A great compendium on how to keep safe online. How to spot scam callers, texts and emails. How to be aware of unsafe WiFi hot spots. BT WiFi extender warning. Click here

Summer 2016 - email providers are changing how they recieve emails so some may not be getting through without your intervention. How to say 'no' to Windows Updates when you need to go! Apple Mac's are no longer malware proof! Click here

Spring 2016 - Dates for the End of Sales of Windows 7 & 8.x via OEM's. End of Apple Quicktime player. Twitter's service agreement changes. Criminals & social engineering. Click here

February 2016- Windows 10 and its Telemetry feature. "Your Online Choices" (yes you can have them about adverts. Apple's fix it or it bricks deal. Click here

January 2016 - Web browsing safely, Malvertising, DNS and AV Toolbars. click here

December 2015 - Review of online backup platforms including Stroud Cloud click here

November 2015 (supplemental)Observations from a meeting I attended concerning Electronic Hypersensitivity Effects on Humans from WiFi (RF) Transmissions in the Home or Office. 14-11-2015 click here

November 2015 - Safe Harbor Pact is over, Windows 10 (again) click here

October 2015 - WiFi in public hotspots concerns, Spybot Anti-Beacon for Windows 10 click here


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