Category: FixMeTip

5 Tips To Teach Your Kids Before Sending Them Into The Digital World

Raising children in the digital age can definitely be an interesting experience. With the internet at their fingertips,  new and enriching opportunities are sprouting up each day – but these changes often come with their own set of problems as well.

As scams and malware become increasingly prevalent, one of the most vital lessons you can provide your kids is the importance of cybersecurity. What may seem like no-brainers might actually save you and your children a world of trouble down the line.

Make sure your child is informed and protected by teaching them these top cyber-safety tips.

Back to School Basics for Your Cybersecurity Needs

Heading back to school is probably going to look a little different this year. With many schools opting towards online classes, back to school shopping is going to come with a whole new set up of problems, especially considering that education is among the top targets for cybercriminals. Keep reading to prep for back to school!

Your Guide to Online Marketplaces

With recent events forcing people to spend more time at home, online shopping sales have risen dramatically over the past few months – but did you know that online sales were even passing physical sales dating back to last February?

As online shopping becomes the new norm, many people are moving towards online marketplaces like Amazon and eBay to buy their products, which can definitely come in handy if you’re looking to choose between a wide variety of options.

Tips To Protect Your Pet’s Privacy

On June 26th, we’re celebrating National Take Your Dog to Work Day! While at FixMeStick we’re still in work-from-home mode, that’s not stopping us from taking the time to appreciate our pups.

If you consider your pet a member of the family – you’re not alone. In fact, six out of ten pet owners consider their pets to be part of the family! So we need to protect them too.

How to Stay Safe While Shopping Online

Over the past decade, the amount of activities we’re able to do on the internet has increased tenfold. In the United States alone, online sales are expected to surpass $740 billion by 2023!

In this current time of COVID-19, online shopping has provided many of us with an easy, hassle-free, and convenient experience. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t numerous risks that come along with it. Click here to check out some online scams to watch out for!

Have a Slow Mac? Try These 5 Tips

We have quite a number of Mac users using our products. While most of our guides are designed for the average Windows PC user, today we’ve compiled a “How to Speed Up Your Slow Apple Mac” guide for all our Mac users out there.

Whether you want ‘slow MacBook fixes’ or ‘slow iMac fixes’, we have you covered! Continue reading below to see 5 basic things you can do when your Mac computer is slow.

How to Solve a Slow Computer 303

Is your computer still not as fast as you’d like after trying the solutions in our previous articles? If you haven’t read them then you can read them in the links below:

Slow Computer 101 – Speed up a slow, virus-clogged computer
Slow Computer 202 – Remove clutter to speed up your PC

This week is the final part of our Slow Computer series that might just save you from a trip to the computer store or technician.

In this article, we have an easy to use solution, that can make any computer fast, secure and private and bring an old computer back from the dead.

Simply plug in the StartMeStick – a secure and private operating system on a stick and do anything you want online. Pull it out and your computer goes back to the way it was. And the StartMeStick is like brand new every time you use it. Continue reading below to learn more.

How To Fix A Slow Computer 202

If you’ve followed the first part of our Slow Computer Guide you can be confident that your computer is virus free. So what if it is still slow? In the second part of our Slow Computer series, we will show you more slow computer fixes if the issue is a cluttered computer.

To read the other parts of our slow computer series, click the links below!

Slow Computer 101 – Speeding up a Virus-Clogged Computer
Slow Computer 303 – Operating System Slowing You Down?

Is your computer slow to startup or have a slower performance in general? It might be caused by an excessive number of computer files and programs! Here are some ways you can cut that digital clutter to spring-clean your computer.