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Repair, Upgrade, or Purchase a New Computer

Wear and Tear Like many valuable things we buy, new computers suffer from wear and tear over time.  Our computers are particularly vulnerable as we have placed more and more demands on them every year.  New machines have got faster, quieter, more reliable, and more capable over time. At the same time our own computers […]

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3 Reasons Why All Homes Should Have Office 365

Microsoft Office has been THE office suite for more than a decade, whether it’s for business or students doing their homework. Other applications have come and gone, but it’s expected that most people will be doing their work in Word, Excel or PowerPoint. While you may have an older version of Office that you love, […]

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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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