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Five Easy Tech Travel Tips

What time is it? It is Vacation Time! Travelling soon? For most people, this also means making sure your tech is packed and ready for the adventure. Most of our devices are so light and portable, that you would never think of leaving them behind. Additionally, they can add a ton of value to your […]

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Shopping for a New Computer?

It’s a decision that comes with equal doses of excitement and overwhelm: getting a new computer! Unlike popping out to the shops for a new toaster, choosing the right computer comes with so many questions, most of which are usually asked in some sort of alien language. Helpful sales people offering RAM as it were […]

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Why Do Computers Break?

We know computers always break at the worst possible time. But what exactly prompts that failure? It’s easy to think it was something you did since you were using it at the time. But normal user actions are rarely the cause of a broken computer. Physical Damage Accidents happen, but they don’t always mean you […]

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Are You Backing Up the Right Way?

The 31st of March is World Backup day and it’s a great time to put a backup in place. Businesses are losing huge amounts of data every day, because ‘backing up’ is not a priority. This is your reminder that it’s time to make backup a priority! But how? What’s the easiest, most effective way […]

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Computer Repair

5 Signs Your Computer is Crying Out for Repair

It’s pretty obvious when your computer is already broken, but how do you know when it’s about to break? Your computer will usually give you hints about what is wrong. Here are the common signs your computer needs repair, sooner rather than later.   1. It’s running slow Most people assume their computer is running […]

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Facebook Scams

How to Stay Safe from Scams and Malware on Facebook

At last count, Facebook has clocked up over 2.7 billion users, which makes the platform more attractive than ever for scammers and hackers. While you may be logging in to share your latest family photos or catch up with friends, the chances of accidentally triggering a scam or malware are increasing daily. Here’s how to […]

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How to Spot a Tech Support Scam

How the Scam Works Scammers may call, place alarming pop-up messages on your computer, offer free “security” scans, or set up fake websites – all to convince you that your computer is infected. The scammers try to get you on the phone, and then work to convince you there’s a problem. Finally, they ask you […]

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Laptops vs. Desktops

Desktop vs Laptop: Which is Right for You?

Laptops have become the go-to choice for most people in the market for a new computer. They’re sleek, portable and heavily advertised. But are they the best choice for your needs? Before you buy your next computer, take a look at these considerations – you may discover you’ve been dreaming of a desktop all along! […]

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Spectre & Meltdown

Spectre & Meltdown – What You Need To Know

Spectre and Meltdown Exposed: How You’ll be Affected Severe design flaws in modern CPUs were recently made public and put users and businesses alike at risk of attacks called Spectre and Meltdown.  Discover how this vulnerability works How you’ll be impacted What you can do to protect your systems Download our free ebook now to […]

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