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OnePlus 5T Specifications, Prices and Release Date Announced

November 17th, 2017|

After months of rumors, OnePlus officially announced announced its new flagship smartphone.  It has confirmed the OnePlus 5T specifications, price and release date. OnePlus has jumped on the bezel-less bandwagon with this device.  The OnePlus 5T sports a 6 inch OLED display with 1080x2160 display resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio and slim bezels.  The physical home button has been removed and the fingerprint sensor is now located at the back of [...]

How To Avoid Virus Infections

October 31st, 2017|

The internet has become a vital part of many lives and some of us use it constantly throughout the day. This increases the risk of infection by viruses and malware. Infections can lead to identity theft and data loss. Every user should be educated in how to prevent virus infections and what to look for to avoid getting infected and spreading infections. This will keep up and everyone you connect [...]

Not Just Phones and Computers

October 17th, 2017|

At Optimus IT Solutions we always try to help our clients.  Just the other day we had a customer come in who was having an issue with his Apple Beats headphones.  One channel was silent. We decided to help him out. Upon disassembly we discovered that during production the cable connecting the two channels was pinched and over time the wear and tear of the headphones severed the cable.  We [...]

iOS Phishing Attack Masks Itself As Apple-Style Password Request

October 11th, 2017|

It seems Apple might have a phishing problem on its hands with iOS.  Recently developer Felix Krause posted proof of a phishing attack iOS developers could use to gain the Apple ID login credentials.  As the screenshot shows, this comes in the form of a password request that looks almost if not identical to the one Apple uses. According to Krause “Showing a dialog that looks just like a system [...]

Apple Unveils Their New iPhones

September 13th, 2017|

Apple has unveiled its latest product range, including the iPhone X, iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus. The event took place in their new state of the art theatre named after Steve Jobs. iPhone X The iPhone X is Apple’s new flagship phone featuring 5.8-inch OLED screen, which fills the entire front of the device. Apple removed the home button / fingerprint scanner, replacing it with Face ID. Face ID [...]

How To Create a Strong Password

September 8th, 2017|

Possessing a strong password is now more important than ever. The more secure the password, the more complicated it is. So, how to balance a highly secure password with the ability to easily recall them? We know that a safe password is paramount, but how do we create and remember all those random passwords? Here's some advice on how to create strong passwords you can remember. Remember the longer the [...]

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