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Ask FixMeStick: Answers to Five Common Tech Questions

Technology moves at a rapid pace – trust us when we say it can be a bit difficult to keep up with all the comings and goings of the tech world. Whether it’s a new security update, or trying to figure out what tech product is best, navigating through the endless websites and forums to find an answer can seem like a nearly impossible task.

That’s why the FixMeStick team is here to lend a hand!

Is the StartMeStick Right for You?

Whether you’re looking to replace your old, slow computer, or looking for more privacy and security while online, the StartMeStick is a fast, private, and secure operating system on a stick. Keep your computer, save money, and reduce waste with the StartMeStick! We’re going to answer all your questions about our newest product so you understand what the StartMeStick does, and whether it’s the right fit for you.

10 Things You Can Do with Your New StartMeStick!

The StartMeStick can bring your computer back from the dead so you can keep your computer, save money, and reduce waste with this fast, private, and secure operating system on a stick. Now that you have your own StartMeStick you might be wondering what you can do with it – look no further! Here are 10 things you can do with your new StartMeStick.

How Dragons' Den Changed Our Business

How Dragons’ Den Changed Our Business

It’s hard to believe how far we’ve come since 2014 when we were the ‘Caped Crusaders’ pitching FixMeStick on Dragons’ Den (the Canadian equivalent of Shark Tank). Now, nearly 1 million new malware threats are released every day, but our mission remains the same: save the computers of the world. Since we were on Dragons’…

How To Tell If Your Computer Has a Virus

Many of us have had to deal with a computer virus at some point in our lives. They’re definitely not the most fun thing to deal with, and depending on how serious it is, you could potentially lose access to your computer!

If your computer’s been acting up you may be infected by malware. There are a few tell-tale signs that indicate whether the problem is caused by malware, or if it’s just a general computer problem. Here are 6 common signs that your computer might be infected.

Anna Kendrick is Considered 2020’s Most “Dangerous” Celebrity – Here’s Why

While at first glance Anna Kendrick may not seem all too dangerous, McAfee’s “most dangerous celebrities” list begs to differ, placing the star at the top of their ranking. Although Kendrick, known for her roles in movies such as Pitch Perfect and 2020’s Trolls World Tour, definitely doesn’t fit the bill for a stereotypical dangerous celebrity, according to McAfee it’s her presence on the internet that really seals the deal.

Multi-Factor Authentication and Why It’s a Cybersecurity Essential

When it comes to your passwords, everyone knows the do’s and don’ts of maintaining basic online security: keep your password at least 8 characters long, include some numbers and symbols – it’s pretty straightforward, but it’s not the only thing you can do for your cybersecurity.

There are several ways in which cybercriminals are able to get your passwords. Whether it be through malware, stealing, or simply guessing, cybercriminals are getting better and better at cracking your codes. This is where multi-factor authentication comes in!

TikTok Introduces New In-App 2020 US Elections Guide

As the 2020 US elections get closer and closer, many social media platforms are gearing up to stop the spread of misinformation that tends to pop up around this time.

With Facebook restricting political ads and removing posts with false information, it makes sense that the popular video app, TikTok, has since come up with an in-app guide to the 2020 U.S. election in order to provide its users access to credible information.