Category: Swivro Education

An innovative, simple, and progressive technology company.

Which domain extension should you get?

Every website has a domain extension, also known as a TLD (Top Level Domain).  Twitter’s TLD is .com, FBI’s TLD is .gov, etc.  But which TLD should you purchase for your own website?  We recommend you pick from one of the 3 most popular main TLD’s, which are: .com, .net, and .org.  If you sell …

Facebook, is it safe or not?

Facebook is known for its incredible social sharing on the app. But things you don’t know about Facebook are being unmasked here. Today we are going to talk about reasons to not trust Facebook with your personal information, or any sensitive information you are sharing through the Facebook platform. Facebook Ads Facebook ads are known …

Google Blogger or WordPress?

If you haven’t heard of Blogger, it is a service owned and managed by Google LLC and is like WordPress.  You might know Blogger as it previously not being owned by Google and be referred to as Blogspot.  Blogger is free and relatively easy to use.  But this doesn’t get you out of all of …

Is DigitalOcean overpriced? What’s the new alternative?

DigitalOcean is one of the most popular VPS providers in the world.  DigitalOcean is known for having a super-fast cloud computing cluster, with lightning-fast SSD’s and a fast network.  But is it overpriced? Let’s take a look at their VPS’s, or as they call them, Droplets. Balanced virtual machines with a healthy amount of memory …

TikTok is not safe

We all know TikTok is the new “amazing” app.  Lots of people have this app and use it daily.  What people do not know about this app is, they target children and take their information and sell it.  As explained in some of our previous blog posts (specifically the Zoom one), they can use your …

Why we often make modifications to our website and why it’s important.

You may have noticed we often add new little features to Swivro, and change parts of its design and/or style often.  This is because, it is important to modernize your website.  What is considered “modern” will always change.  For example, let’s look at Microsoft a decade ago, and Microsoft today. Microsoft in 2010: http://web.archive.org/web/20100608141035/http://www.microsoft.com/en/us/default.aspx Microsoft …

Why you shouldn’t use 3rd Party DNS Managers

3rd Party CDN’s are websites that allow you to host your DNS Zone with them, rather than just pointing your nameservers directly to your host or using your domain registrars DNS.  A few examples of 3rd party DNS Providers would be Cloudflare, Shovl.io, and FreeDNS.  They all require you to point your domain names nameservers …

What exactly is a computer virus? How to avoid it?

We all know what computer viruses are, or we at least know a short and easy description of them.  Most people refer to them as “computer viruses, malware, and PC Infections”. But what actually defines a computer virus? A computer virus is a program that looks normal and looks like it does normal things, such …

Check if your email has been compromised for free

Everyone is worried about if their password has been compromised or not.  Many people also change their email passwords often due to the worry about their email being compromised.  Well, we have good news for you.   You can simply visit this website called HaveIBeenPwned by clicking here.  All you need to do is simply enter …

An alternative to Google Translate

Google translate is known as pretty much the world’s most popular language translator on the internet.  Many people use it every single day, and some people want an alternative to it. Fortunately, we have an alternative for you.  This is called DeepL Translator.  It has a modern interface and translates languages easily and correctly.  You …