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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TalkTalk Help – Urgent!. If you are a TalkTalk customer please read!

This is NOT A HOAX.  Please share. Website attack affecting our customers 3:30pm – 24/10/2015 – Latest Update The investigations by TalkTalk and the Metropolitan Police Cyber Crime Unit into the cyber attack continue.  We can confirm that the latest update of…
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Computer Backup

Stop for a moment and think what you have got saved on your computer or laptop. Precious photos, work documents, files full of important information; the list goes on. Now think how you would feel if your hard drive was…
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Windows 10 FAQ & Tips

I’m sure you have all heard by now, that Windows 10 is due out very soon. Read on for Microsoft’s own Windows 10 FAQ’s and Tips. What are the basic facts of the Windows 10 upgrade? Microsoft is making Windows…
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Why You Should Not Move Your Laptop

Laptops. They’re designed to be portable. But, did you know that by moving your laptop around while it is turned on can be bad news for your device? In the main, it’s definitely a bad idea to carry your laptop…
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Why Backing up Your Data is Vital

Given how much data the average person has on their computer nowadays, it’s very surprising how few people will actually back it up. Computers are very complex devices and just like anything else, they’re prone to developing faults as they…
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How Can I Spot A Fake E mail?

How Can I Spot A Fake E mail? Do you know how to spot a phony request in an e mail? You may  receive an e-mail, for example, from the NY Times to do a survey.  How can you be…
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