Author Mathew Diekhake

Editor of



DDLS, Melbourne, Australia – Leading Corporate IT Training and Certification Provider (graduated 2010)

  • Managing and maintaining Microsoft Windows
  • Cybersecurity/computer security
  • Operating systems, web browsers, and other consumer software
  • Writing, search engine optimization (SEO), and the internet
Personal Interests:
  • He has been regularly bodyboarding since age 8 and also likes several other sports.
  • He studied IT when Windows XP/Vista were new OSs. By 2011, he had become an online entrepreneur with tech publications.
  • He is a longtime Formula 1 fan, in part thanks to its tech, and owned a rare late 90s Mercedes sports model for decades.
  • He took up chess in his 30s. Since then, he has read 1500 chess books, and his peak online rating is 1743.
  • He played basketball when he was younger and now runs the Miami Heat forum
Social Profiles:

You can find Mathew on Facebook, Twitter, Mastodon, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

He tends to offer essays on Facebook, tidbits on Twitter, financial updates on Mastodon, personal pictures on Instagram, and his professional profile on LinkedIn.


  • Over a decade of experience offering free help tutorials and news online for various publications
  • Qualified Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
  • Most of his work now resides on this domain ( which he owns
  • His work has collected over 18,000 backlinks on the domain

Mathew Diekhake is a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) from Melbourne, Australia, and editor of Mathew always had a lot of questions for the world and was ecstatic when he found a search engine that was willing to answer them. He then set out to answer the questions of others with his own how-to website focused on technology.


Mathew graduated from DDLS Melbourne campus with the following certifications:

  • DDLS as a CompTIA A+ Certified IT technician certificate training (parts 1 and 2)
  • Service desk analyst
  • Installing, configuring, and administering Windows XP Professional
  • Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 environment
  • Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 environment
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCTIP)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (MCSA)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Messaging on Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Server Administrator on Windows Server 2008


Mathew started blogging in 2011 and covered iOS and Android tutorials. In 2015, he also started covering Windows and malware removal tutorials. By 2016, his work was being read by 600,000+ people a month with many of those views coming from his Windows and Android tutorials. He wrote thousands of tutorials between 2015 and 2020 on Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 7, and Windows Vista. His work received a lot of views again in 2018 with innovative Android tutorials. In June 2022, he created a website checker tool. To date, Mathew has written over 10,000 blog posts covering Android, Windows, virus removal, and more. He also uses his expertise in tech to invest in tech stocks and regularly blogs his thoughts on finance.

Mathew has spent decades learning about a variety of computer software, both formally and as an autodidact. Mathew has earned numerous Microsoft certificates and is a qualified Microsoft Certified IT Professional and Systems Administrator (MCSA). Mathew’s area of expertise is with computer operating systems, web browsers, and the internet—in particular, managing and maintaining systems and software. Since 2011, Mathew has written tens of thousands of articles on computer software covering a wide range of topics, including Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Android, and other operating systems; Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and other web browsers. His oldest work can be found on, where he began writing on computer operating systems and web browsers before creating more technical-oriented domains such as (deprecated). He also spent three years as an author for, a once top 20,000 Alexa ranking tech blog before being discontinued. dotTech is owned by the same company that runs, one of the most successful shareware websites in the world still to this day.

Mathew’s work has been quoted and used as a source of information by Microsoft MVPs on the website, senior XDA developer forum members, senior OnePlus forum members, senior Xiaomi forum members, popular independent websites such as AnandTech, and popular blogs such as Android Pit, just to name a few. Thousands of other websites have sourced his expertise in computer software as well. ConsumingTech has 20,000+ backlinks from unique domains.

Mathew has written over 10,000 articles here on Consuming Tech and other domains he wrote for such as dotTech. His work on Consuming Tech services 300,000+ consumers per month.

Freelance Writer:

Mathew also spent 2.5 years writing for dotTech between 2015 and 2018. Content here:

Mathew has worked with numerous established tech websites, and continues to work as a freelance writer/SEO.

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Please note, all questions related to his content should be left as comments beneath the articles, as he does not provide computer support via social media or email.

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