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Google Grows in the Tech Industry

There are plenty of companies out there, all of whom churn out several new technology items each year hoping to beat their competition and become the next big name, regardless of whether that’s phones, tablets, laptops or anything else. The most recent of those to take part in this particular fight is Google. While already a corporate giant in other areas Google is now taking a much more active part in the development of devices and device technology, which has seen the delivery of a number of fantastic new tools such as the Nexus 7, the Nexus 4 Smartphone,…

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Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 by admin About Us No Comments

The Advanced Credit-Card Sized Computer

Did you ever hear of the Raspberry Pi? It’s a fantastic little computer system launched in 2011, and was a powerful but incredibly basic machine. To those not familiar with computers it might look like an intimidating little thing, it’s about the size of a credit card and doesn’t even have a case. Imagine taking apart your computer and taking away the motherboard, processor and ports, then cutting it down to the size of your credit card. Effectively this is what the RPi is. The hardware is much cheaper than alternatives, which does make sense given that you are basically…

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Monday, August 19th, 2013 by admin About Us No Comments

New Website live today!

New Website live today! You’ll notice some changes to our website over the coming weeks. We’ve gone live with our first stage and hope that you like it! We’ll be posting some new information soon. If there is any information that you’d like to see on here such as helpful hints and tips – let us know what you’d like to see. To ensure you’re kept informed of upcoming news send us your email address and we’ll make sure that you’re in the loop. Enter your details here

Friday, July 5th, 2013 by admin About Us No Comments

The Importance of Regular Maintenance

There are many different types of maintenance and levels of maintenance in computer systems; some are fairly standard and can be done by anyone whereas others are more likely to require the involvement of a professional. The one thing you can be sure of is that computer systems, regardless of the role they play or the frequency of their use, need to be regularly and properly maintained. (more…)

Friday, June 28th, 2013 by admin Uncategorized No Comments

Windows Phone Gains at Blackberrys Expense

Windows phone gains from Blackberry’s expense, it may have gotten off to a bad start in the starting years back in 2010, but now it is slowly starting to grow more and more popular with more people. This is because of its unique handling and operating system that many have warmed to since it was released. It does however have quite a long way to go to come up trumps with its competitors as of yet. The Windows phone has been growing worldwide but particularly in the U.S. it has grown from 2.7% of the market in February 2012 to 4.1% of…

Thursday, April 11th, 2013 by admin Uncategorized No Comments

Staying Safe Online

There are many security issues that surround and plague you when you are using your computer, it is important to find the right balance between blissful ignorance and panic that your system is going to get taken over and the next world war is going to happen. Yes there are millions of sites that will crash your computer and are purposely built for the hacking of peoples systems. Things headline grabbing stunts to make you click on the heading so that you get trapped, but with the right tools and a little bit of common sense you can minimise the…

Friday, April 5th, 2013 by admin Uncategorized No Comments

HP Envy x2 Review: Windows 8 Tablet or Laptop? Try both!

The new HP Envy X2 claims to offer the best of both tablet and the laptop world by combining them into one. However can any hybrid device really do that? Read this review to find out whether you like it and want to experience the best of both worlds. This is one of the better convertible devices that have seen the platform of windows 8 put onto it, with a great design that is ultimately the most practical because it works well as both a tablet and a laptop, it even comes with an excellent battery life. At a swift glance…

Friday, April 5th, 2013 by admin Uncategorized No Comments

The Rules of Backup

When something causes you to lose data it can be hard to recover from that, regardless of whether you’re in a business situation or a personal one, this is because the information you have lost will have taken you a great deal of time and effort to gather, even if you don’t realise that until you have already lost it. The rule that many people are already familiar with is the 3, 2, 1 rule. According to this rule you should backup three copies of all your important files on two different storage media with one offsite storage location. Of…

Monday, March 25th, 2013 by admin Uncategorized No Comments

Businesses Holding out for Windows 9

Windows 8 did not do particularly well in any sort of parts, for the tablet version, which was marketed as Windows RT despite being basically the same thing as Windows 8 but on smaller touchscreens, it was a complete disappointment… (more…)

Monday, March 25th, 2013 by admin Uncategorized No Comments

Encourage Training in Your Company

There are a number of reasons why employees want to be trained and employers want to train as a whole, but as is to be expected of individuals they can have conflicting opinions about who to train and what to train them for, if they train at all… (more…)

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 by admin Uncategorized No Comments

The Wonders of VoIP

VoIP might not be a hugely known concept as of yet, but it is there and it is incredibly beneficial if you know how to use it. Setting it up might not be the easiest thing, and it does require some additional hardware but that doesn’t really matter given how much it can save you… (more…)

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 by admin Uncategorized No Comments

Laser Printers Vs Inkjet Printers

Both of these printers produce professional looking documents such as flyers, leaflets and brochures. It has been argued if the newer laser printers are more affective and ultimately produces better quality printing than the inkjet printer in recent years while others stay loyal to the more ‘reliable’ inkjet printers. A laser printer is a digital printer which produces specifically high quality printing. A laser beam projects an image of the desired page onto an electrically charged rotating drum coated with selenium or, more common in modern printers, organic photoconductors. Photoconductivity allows charge to leak away from the areas exposed to light. The average…

Monday, January 7th, 2013 by admin Uncategorized No Comments

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