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Riaan - The Honest IT Advisor

Riaan - The Honest IT Advisor

By Riaan
Honest IT advice from your IT guy
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Whatsapp - The devil you know?
In this episode, we discuss some of the concerns people have with whatsapp and their new terms of use. The articles used are listed below. Please send us your comments to podcast@ipdimension.co.za. Jingle courtesy of www.bensound.com. Enjoy! https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2019/10/05/signal-messenger-eavesdropping-exploit-confirmedwhat-you-need-to-know/?sh=23bb76a47dc1 https://www.financemagnates.com/cryptocurrency/news/hackers-breached-telegram-email-accounts-of-20-israeli-crypto-execs-report/
16:20
February 02, 2021
My facebook account is hacked - What now?
In this episode, we take a look at 5 tell tale signs that your facebook account is hacked, and what steps to take to secure your account. Please send your comments and feedback to podcast@ipdimension.co.za. Music courtesy of bensound.com. Link to facebook identifier: https://facebook.com/login/identify
21:07
January 05, 2021
Shopping for Christmas
Are you lost for ideas on what to get your loved ones for Christmas? Listen to some of these ideas and get in touch with our sales team for the latest pricing. Email sales@ipdimension.net. Happy holidays. 
16:20
December 08, 2020
Tips when taking your IT on Holiday
In this episode, we share tips on taking your notebook and IT gadgets on holiday, and more importantly, what to do when your notebook shares your sundowner with you. As always, please send your comments and feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net. 
12:47
November 17, 2020
Top Tips for the Family IT Techs
Here are some top tips for our family designated IT technicians. We share some advice that would make giving IT support to the family, much easier. Share your top tips with us at marketing@ipdimension.net.
15:11
October 27, 2020
How to manage a deceased profile
In this episode, we focus on what can be done with social media profiles of a deceased loved one. We also share some tips on what you need to put in place to nominate legacy contacts responsible for managing your digital persona one day. Here are the links to Facebook legacy settings: https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/651319028315841 and Instagram memorialization request: https://help.instagram.com/contact/1474899482730688. As always, we welcome your feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net
19:49
October 12, 2020
Experian Leaked Data - free download
It seems that the Experian leaked data is freely available to anybody knowing what to search for. In this episode, I discuss exactly what the leaked files contain, and what people can do with your data. Check your credit regularly at www.mycreditcheck.co.za. Thank you to my sources mybroadband.co.za, epxerian.co.za, and mycreditcheck.co.za. NOTE: No organisations are discredited or intentionally harmed by publishing this episode. It is merely sharing of information to protect the general public.
18:52
September 28, 2020
How to start a disaster recovery plan
In this episode, we share 5 guidelines on drafting your DR plan. Don't wait. Start today. Get an expert such as IP Dimension onboard to help you with DR planning. Please send your comments and feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net
18:29
September 16, 2020
No more ADSL - What now?
In this episode, we discuss some options for life after ADSL with a specific focus on home Internet options. Here are some coverage map sites to confirm coverage in your area: https://www.vodacom.co.za/vodacom/services/internet/5g https://www.rain.co.za/fiveg https://www.mtn.co.za/Pages/Coverage_Map.aspx. We welcome your comments and feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net.
18:04
September 01, 2020
Choosing the right power backup solution
In this episode, we discuss UPS, Inverter, Generator, and Solar solutions with some PRO's and CON's on each. Listen to the end to get your promo code and save a minimum of R4000 on your solar solution. We welcome your comments to marketing@ipdimension.net
19:55
August 18, 2020
How to combat Computer Vision Syndrome
In this episode, we focus on Computer Vision Syndrome, and give you some exercises you can do to relieve the strain on your eyes. Listen to the end to get the promo code for some free lens wipes at Brooklyn Optica. Please send us your feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net
16:14
August 04, 2020
About Microsoft 365 Licensing
In this episode, I cover some recent name changes made by Microsoft regarding their Office product suite. Its not that difficult, but it can be confusing. Please send your comments and feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net
12:45
July 21, 2020
5 Firewall Must-Haves
I am joined this week by Cobé van Coller, resident firewall expert at IP Dimension. He shares some insights on open source, and lists his 5 top firewall must-haves . Send us your comments and feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net
11:30
July 07, 2020
How to choose the perfect notebook
In this episode, we look at the main deciding factors when buying a notebook. I speak about the Core i9 processor, and give some handy "watch outs" when buying a notebook. Please send your comments and feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net
20:53
June 23, 2020
How to survive video fatigue
Many people suffer from video fatigue, also called being "Zoomed out". In this episode, we share some tips on reducing stress and curbing exhaustion when it comes to video meetings. As always, we welcome your comments and feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net
14:50
June 09, 2020
Truths and Myths around computers
In this episode, we talk about some common truths and myths in IT. Issues such as laptop camera hacking, and the safety of websites are discussed. Please send your comments and feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net.
15:33
May 26, 2020
About WiFi and Internet
Having four or five bars of WiFi does not mean that you have fast Internet speeds. We talk about the difference between WiFi and Internet, and what might cause slow Internet speeds. Please send your comments and feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net
16:49
May 12, 2020
Education during Lockdown 2020
A big thank you to all our educators and teachers for their efforts in education our young during lockdown. Annelie Lombard explains some of the limitations they are experiencing during lockdown. Please send your comments and feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net.
14:02
April 28, 2020
Sales Tips for lockdown 2020
I had the honor of interviewing sales GURU, Eberhard Niklaus to gather his views on sales during the lockdown period. Please share your views and comments to marketing@ipdimension.net. For Eberhard's free e-book, please visit eberhardniklaus.co.za
20:49
April 21, 2020
Free advice on Freeware
Beware of "free"ware. I respond to a listener's email and cover some aspects on what to look out for when downloading freeware. Please continue to send your feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net.
14:03
April 14, 2020
Security when working remotely
Here are some measures that you need to put in place while working from home. Please send your comments and feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net. IP Dimension supports local businesses. Please visit www.greenspayoga.co.za Video Link: https://bit.ly/2JEWBnE
13:51
March 31, 2020
Virtualizing your infrastructure
In this episode, we share some insights on what virtualization is, and what options companies have to virtualize their infrastructures. Please send your comments and feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net
15:59
March 17, 2020
5 Common IT issues
Taking a look at 5 common IT issues and first steps in troubleshooting to resolve them. As always, please send your comments and feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net. Thanks for listening.
19:21
March 03, 2020
Empowering through education
In this episode, I have the privilege to interview three of the students who received bursaries for their studies through IP Dimension. What an honor. Please share your comments to marketing@ipdimension.net.
11:60
February 18, 2020
Coronavirus on computer
Does your computer have the Coronavirus? Think carefully before you answer. In this episode, I share some ideas and thoughts on the possibility of computers being infected by the Coronavirus. Please send me your comments to marketing@ipdimension.net.
14:27
February 07, 2020
Windows 7 - RIP
Windows 7 support was discontinued, but the computer lives on.
14:53
January 22, 2020
Sales - NOT selling ice to an Eskimo
In this episode, I share my views on sales and NOT selling ice to an Eskimo. Please send your views and feedback to marketing@ipdimension.net
17:31
January 06, 2020
IT Support in the MSP age
In this episode, I interview a support technician and get some insights on his views on MSP and the changes in the IT industry.
18:23
December 19, 2019
VoIP insights - What to look out for
In this episode, I discuss some factors that many organizations are not alerted to when signing up for VoIP. Things you need to know before you convert.
14:13
November 13, 2019