Don’t be tricked this Halloween-5 Red Flags Of Phishing Emails

A single click can be the difference between maintaining data security and suffering massive financial losses. From the moment just one employee takes the bait in a phishing email, your business is vulnerable to data breaches and extensive downtime. Quickly…

Workshop Closed-25th & 26th August 2020

Just a quick update to let you know we will be closed on Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th August due to medical appointments in Manchester. I will have my mobile but will have limited access to it. For support please…

Are you having problems printing?

Microsoft launched a faulty update which has stopped some older printers working mainly HP and Brother printers. At the moment there is no fix available but we expect one in the next few days. Your printer should still scan but…

Got A Bad Case Of Password Exhaustion?

You’re not alone! Most people use the same password everywhere – home, work, Gmail, Facebook… even for banking.Considering how many passwords we’re expected to remember and use on a daily basis, password exhaustion is a very real thing. It’s no…

Why Computer Repair Is Best Left to Experts

Many of us have one solution to try when something goes wrong with our computers: turn it off and back on again. When that doesn’t work, we panic: “How am I supposed to do anything?” People often turn to a…

Does Mesh Wi-Fi Make Sense in Your Home?

Wi-Fi is a top contender for a technology most of us rely upon. After all, Wi-Fi often provides our wireless high-speed internet and network connections. Without Wi-Fi we’d be stuck watching another reality TV show on a cable-connected device. We…

Next Week

Just a little warning next week I shall be away for a few days in London I will be away from Monday the 3rd of June and will be back late on Wednesday 5th June and back in the workshop on…

Windows 10 Important Update

The latest version of Windows 10 has just been released, It’s been called Windows 10 May 2019 Update New features include the following: New light theme Windows Sandbox features Separation of Windows Search and Cortana New User Interface updates and…

Invest Well in Your IT Security

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is a common and useful rule for many business owners.  It serves to protect your business against unnecessary costs and unneeded downtime.  While protecting your business against many types of danger, it poses…

Is Your Physical Security as Good As Your Cybersecurity?

Headlines are often made by firms that have been hacked by “elite” cybercriminals.  These events sound high tech, sophisticated, and interesting.  The truth is almost always an amateur attacker chancing their luck with an unpatched security hole or bad password. …

Don’t Get Hooked by Spear Phishing Attacks

Phishing attacks have been around for a long time in IT.  Designed to steal your credentials or trick you into installing malicious software, they have persisted in the IT world precisely because they have been so devastatingly simple and effective. …

19-02-18 – Update

Open today after yesterdays hospital appointment in Manchester.  The road is sill closed for road works but you can still access us.  

Still Open

We are still open despite the road works. Access from the Carlisle (East End) of the village.

Google Docs – the free and easy collaboration solution that your employees may already be using

  Standard office email may be one of the worst things that ever happened to collaborative authoring of a document. If you send a document to three people for editing or approval, you now have 4 distinct versions of the…

Keeping Tabs On Children’s App Purchases

Children today have grown up surrounded by technology their entire lives.  Since before they are old enough to read they can pick up a tablet or smartphone and swipe at apps and games with ease.  Modern kids have an intuitive…

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Computer

Running the Best Security Software Most computers today run at least some form of basic antivirus. In the modern day however, threats have evolved to be more sophisticated, more damaging, and much more common. Ransomware, malware, phishing, and zero-day attacks…

A New Year’s Data Resolution To Stick To

Many of us set goals, tasks, and challenges to tackle in the new year.  Cleaning out the spare room, shopping around for the best energy deals, or exercising more than we did last year.   We set these goals to improve…

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Computer

Running the Best Security Software Most computers today run at least some form of basic antivirus.  In the modern day however, threats have evolved to be more sophisticated, more damaging, and much more common.   Ransomware, malware, phishing, and zero-day attacks…