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…

Orange Email Closure

We have been made aware of a plan from Orange to close some of their email account down.  If you have one of the affected address (listed below) you need to take action now! Part of the press release from…

5 Ways To Love Your Laptop (And Make It Last Longer)

Laptop computers are one of the most fragile pieces of tech you’ll ever buy, but they also receive the roughest treatment. Extend your laptop’s life with these five easy tips. Avoid sharp movements during use:  While some newer laptops have…

Will That Click Cost You Thousands?

Ransomware was undeniably the biggest security threat of 2016 which will continue through 2017. No-one was safe. Hackers targeted everyone and everything, including home PCs – and they were astoundingly successful – earning themselves upwards of $846million from US reported…

We would like to wish you a Happy New Year!

To start the new year correctly why not take advantage of our offer of 20% off a Computer Tune Up – This will make sure your computer is running optimum performance for the coming year and maybe catch a small…