Windows

Support for Windows Vista ends

According to a report on the support section of Microsoft’s website, as of 11th April 2017, support for Windows Vista finally ends after 10 years. This means that users of Windows Vista will no longer receive security updates and patches, bug fixes or any form of support for Vista from Microsoft. Microsoft Security Essentials is […]

Home Computer

Home Support Contracts

Does your home computer give you problems? Or do you just need a bit of help and advice with it from time to time? We know how frustrating it can be when your computer doesn’t do what you want it to… from the kids’ homework, to booking a holiday, it can really set you back […]

Mobile Device

Why is it so important to keep my device up to date?

You’re probably familiar with the messages that pop up on your device screen every now and then telling you that it is time for an update. Most mobile device manufacturers release several software updates a year and you’ll probably find out that your apps are updated much more frequently. Like so many of us out […]

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Winter Offer: 5 Point Computer Health Check for £45

Is your computer freezing? Or like you, has it caught a virus over the winter? We are offering our 5 point computer health check for just £45 until 17th February 2017. The health check can be done on laptops or desktop PCs and normally costs £60. The health check covers the following points: Physical clean […]

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How to spot spam/ phishing emails

If you’re lucky, your email server has probably become fairly good at spotting spam emails. But sometimes you’ll still see the odd suspicious email arriving in your inbox. So how can you tell if an email is real or not?   Look at the email address. Has this person ever emailed you before? If the […]

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Christmas Opening & Closures

It’s that time of year again – we hope you are all getting into the festive spirit! There will be some changes to our opening times over the Christmas period:   Saturday 24th December: Open Monday 26th December: CLOSED Tuesday 27th December: CLOSED Wednesday 28th December: Open Thursday 29th December: Open Friday 30th December: Open […]

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Should I use public Wi-Fi?

We all love to be connected when we are out and about without racking up hefty data bills, so free public Wi-Fi networks can be invaluable. But we’ve all heard warnings about hackers preying on users of public Wi-Fi networks to deploy malware, steal data etc. So should you use public networks? Yes. If there […]

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Tech Gifts for Christmas

Not sure what to get the tech-lover in your life for Christmas? Or have the kids asked for a laptop and you’re not sure what you should go for? We know it’s a bit of a minefield so we’re more than happy to advise and help you find the right gift. We’ll also take the […]

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What to consider before you buy a new computer

When you’re shopping for a new computer, we know it’s a bit of a minefield. We also know that some of the technical terms on the specifications aren’t very self-explanatory unless you know what you’re looking for. We’ve come up with a few things for you to think about and help you decide what you […]

New-and-Info

Apple Support on MacBook Pro Video Issues

Some MacBook Pro models manufactured between 2011 and 2013 may be experiencing issues with video and earlier this year, Apple added a support article on extending the repair program for affected models. The repair program period is drawing to an end and we’re sharing this again as we’ve seen an increasing number of customers with […]