July 2020

With much of our lives existing digitally these days, it has become more important than ever to keep a backup of your computer’s files. But what is a cloud backup, why is it important to have one, and why is it better than manually backing up your files to a USB or external drive?

August 2020

Many of us have been spending more time at our computers. Be it to attend online meetings, order shopping to be delivered or to work from home, there are countless reasons as to why we are spending more time at our desks. Because of this, it is now more important than ever for us to evaluate how we physically use our computers to avoid any unnecessary injury.

September 2020

We’ve all experienced bad internet connections. Whether it is causing a download to take forever or a video call’s quality to drop and freeze, there are few things more frustrating than a slow Wi-Fi connection.  So, what is the solution? You might already be paying your Internet Service Provider (ISP) monthly for their “fastest and most reliable broadband package” just to be unable to browse Facebook in half the rooms in your house. Is it time to switch?

October 2020

In our last newsletter we talked about how we can identify home Wi-Fi and internet connection problems. This month we will be covering the different technologies we use to fix them. Sometimes moving the router just does not cut it and your Wi-Fi connection is still slow in most of your home. In these cases, there are several networking solutions that can help.

November 2020

Wi-Fi sees frequent and rapid improvements year to year. These improvements aim to increase the speed, range, and reliability of your wireless network but with so many advancements in so few years it can be difficult to tell what Wi-Fi technology you need.

In this month’s newsletter we will be covering the different standards of Wi-Fi, what they offer and when you should use them.

March 2021

Have you ever needed to quickly check something on your computer and found yourself waiting several minutes before you can even sign in?

There are few things as frustrating as using a sluggish computer but fortunately with one upgrade you can turn minutes of waiting to seconds and give your PC a new lease of life.

April 2021

Computer viruses have been around for almost as long as computers, with antivirus programs never too far behind. These days many computers have an antivirus built into their operating system, however, with constant news reports of new viruses sweeping the internet many understandably feel the need for a more substantial third-party antivirus protection.

May 2021

Online security should be important to everyone. From your email accounts to Facebook, if there’s personal information on it there should be a password on it as well. But what if that’s not enough?

If you’ve created an account online recently, be it for emails or Netflix, more often than not you’ll be asked or even forced to add some form of Two Factor Authentication – a mobile number or second email address. As you are checking your emails for the inevitable verification link you’re probably wondering “what’s the point of all this hassle?”

June 2021

Printers come in all shapes and sizes. From the fridge-sized printer in your office that can churn out a dozen reports a day to the shoebox-sized printer on your desk at home you use occasionally for plane tickets or homework – different printers have different uses and sometimes use very different technologies to meet their requirements.

In this newsletter we’ll be taking a look at what kinds of printers are available and the pros and cons of each so you can make the most informed decision when buying a new one. 

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