About David Perkovic

David founded DP Computing in 1993. With a Computer Science degree and over 25 years of IT experience David has advanced computer, server and networking skills. He has personally designed, setup and administered many Microsoft based networks and likes to share his knowledge via blog posts and Youtube videos.

MS Recall – Microsoft’s New AI Feature

MS Recall

MS has introduced a new AI feature called “Recall” to Windows 11 which is designed to enhance your experience by acting as a virtual time machine. It will allow users to quickly find anything they have seen on a computer in the past. This blog article will show how it works and why we think it is useful. Continue reading

The Top Acronyms in Technology

Tech acronyms

We have all heard about some of the classic tech abbreviations by now, such as CPU and RAM. However, modern workplaces are introducing many new ones and below are some that you are most likely to see in today’s business world (check our our previous blog on Internet Lingo for some other terms). Continue reading

When Your IT Goes Wrong, Who Do You Call?

IT support - who do you call?

It is late on a Friday afternoon, and you have just sat down to focus on an important project that is due. You then notice your internet connection is not working, the printer on the other side of the office starts beeping with an error, a pop-up appears on your computer saying your antivirus subscription needs to be renewed and you remember you forgot to look at the backup failure message from last week. Continue reading

Everything You Need to Know About Microsoft Planner

MS Planner

Many people use Microsoft’s apps to power their business processes. As well as the usual Microsoft apps of Word, Excel and Outlook a lot more businesses are now using Planner, Microsoft To Do, and Project for the web. These tools help keep processes on track and enable task accountability. But they are separate apps and switching between them can be cumbersome and adds more complexity to the daily workflow. Continue reading

Have You Had Issues Emailing Certain People Recently?

 

Have you been having issues emailing certain people recently? Google, Yahoo and some other providers have been implementing extra security features to their email servers recently. This causes problems when people email them if the senders have not implemented certain features for their domain. Continue reading

The Downsides of Buying a Cheap Printer

Printers

We have all been there – rushing to print an important document only to discover your cheap inkjet printer is playing up again. It may be refusing to print because the colour cartridges are empty, not feeding pages through properly  or leaving streaks across your printouts. The cheap inkjet printers are notorious for acting up just when you need to print that urgent document. Beyond the frustration, these constant issues could be costing you more than you realise. Continue reading

Be Wary When Scanning QR Codes As New Scams Emerge

Qishing

You can find QR codes are everywhere these days, on restaurant menus, in shops, flyers and posters. QR codes are convenient and easy to use and you can easily scan them with your smartphone camera to go to a website, a coupon, a video or some other online content. Continue reading

Is It Time To Upgrade Your Internet Router?

Modern router

Have you noticed your internet experience declining recently, do you have bad wireless coverage throughout your office or concerned about the security of your network? If so, it may be time for an upgrade. Continue reading

Don’t Fall for a Deepfake Scam?

DeepFake

Deepfakes becoming are becoming increasingly sophisticated but what exactly is a Deepfake?

In simple terms, Deepfakes are videos or images manipulated using artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Continue reading