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…
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Windows Vista End-of-Life: What This Means For You

The countdown is on for Windows Vista users. On 11th April 2017, Microsoft will cease all support and security patching, just like they did with previous Windows versions. Naturally, you’re rather attached to your current operating system and not exactly…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Why Do Computers Slow Down Over Time?

Remember the awe you felt when you turned on your new computer and it loaded in a flash? Your computer was the envy of your friends and you weren’t afraid to bathe in that glory. Button on, ready to go,…
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How To Spot A Tech Scam Before You Get Stung

If your computer had a virus, you’d want to know about it ASAP, right? Before your important files become corrupted, you lose your photos and your digital life is essentially destroyed. Even thinking about it is terrifying. Tech scammers know…
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Windows 10 – Not long Left.

If your computer is running Windows 7/8 you only have a short time to take advantage of the upgrade offer to Windows 10. After 29 July 2016 Windows 10 will not be available to download or install unless you purchase…
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World Backup Day

Did you know that World Backup day is fast approaching?  It is on Thurday 31st March. Don’t be an April Fool.  ensure your files are all backed up! WHAT IS A BACKUP? A data back up is a second copy…
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Should you hoover your computer?

Whenever we have a desktop computer in the workshop, we always give it a good blow out. This removes all the dust bunnies from inside it. As can be seen below.   So, should I hoover the dust up? or…
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How to stop your iPhone or iPad Screen Rotating

from the bottom of the screen, swipe up. You should see the the panel below displayed. Tap on the fifth option along this will stop your screen from rotating or re-enable it to rotate again.
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How to recover deleted photos on your iPhone or iPad

1. Launch the Photos app on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 8 or later. 2. Tap on the Albums tab in the bottom navigation. 3. Tap on the album titled Recently Deleted. 4. Tap on the photo you’d like…
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Windows 10 Update

Just a little warning Microsoft are starting from this month to automatically install Windows 10 on Windows 7/8/8.1 devices. This update will come via Windows updates if you have them set to install automatically this is the default setting. If…
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Computer Phone Scams

Microsoft will never call you to let you know your computer is having problems. These scammers are saying “We are from the Windows team” or “We are Windows calling” or something like that, to scare you into letting them into…
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How To Quickly View Open Programs

A quick way to view open programs and change to another program view the keyboard.  If you press Alt + Tab Together you a window will open and if you keep pressing them it will change when you get to…
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The Best Upgrade You Can Do!

We don’t say this lightly, but if you have a computer or laptop which is running slowly or a few years old you might think you have to replace it. You don’t! There is a better option. All you need…
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HMRC Tax Refund? = SPAM

If you have had any email saying you are due a TAX refund/Rebate?  It’s spam. HMRC will not email you. Just delete the email.  The emails normally contain viruses.
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Android Virus

Over the last few months we have seen a large jump in the number of viruses attacking Android phones and tablets.  Below is an example of  a virus. We strongly recommend that you run on the latest version of Android…
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