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ASUS ROG Strix G15 – A Gamers Paradise

I have just recently delved into the domain of Gaming Laptops. After some lengthy research I discovered the ASUS ROG Strix G15. This laptop comes at a reasonable price and has many facets that make it a great purchase. The ASUS ROG Strix comes with a with a powerful AMD Ryzen™ 7 4800H CPU and GeForce […]

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Laptop Upgrade

Don’t throw away that old laptop just yet I had a job yesterday. A client of mine had purchased a laptop in a rush. The conclusion was that the 4GB of RAM installed wasn’t enough, the client wanted more. With a bit of research I discovered the type of RAM, the capacity of the laptop […]

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Cyber Security

We all know the story of how a friend, family member or business associate got hacked. Cyber security is becoming more and more relevant in these times. What I would like to talk about is how to keep yourself safe on the net. Phishing Schemes Phishing schemes are emails targeted at unfortunate users to try […]

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Custom-Built Machines

Do you need a new PC? Is it time for an upgrade? Perhaps you should think about getting a custom built machine. Be it a workstation, a home PC, or an all-out gaming machine – going with a custom built PC has immense benefits. We can define your Processor, RAM, Hard Drive, and Graphics, all […]

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Hard Drives Die

What is the Hard Drive? That’s an easy one. The Hard Drive is the part of a device (be it PC, Mac, Android, IPhone, Tablet, IPad) where all of your important data is stored. Today data is everything.  Desktop, documents, downloads, music, pictures and videos to name a few examples. What we don’t realise is […]

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Protect Yourself Against Ransomware

Back up your files Back up files regularly – including documents, photos and videos. The best option is to back up to an external Hard Drive. This can be done on a daily basis keeping your backup recent and relevant.  It is also a good idea to back up to the cloud. Having two backup […]

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Is Your Mac Secure

The age old adage that, ‘It’s a Mac, it doesn’t get viruses’ Is becoming more and more difficult to justify. Mac’s are built on a Linux code which means – Yes, they are less likely to get viruses, but this hasn’t held true in the present day. These days it seems that Mac’s are also […]

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PC Warrant of Fitness

Every now and then your system needs a check-up. It’s very similar to your car needing its warrant of fitness. In time things deteriorate and to keep things running smoothly, it’s good to get someone on board with some expertise in the area of computer care.  What’s involved? Clean out all temporary data Erase browsing […]

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Keep Ahead in the Cloud

  The concept of cloud computing has been around for a while now. We’ve all heard of it, but not all of us know what it is. There is this notion residing in our minds of a place in the ether where everything appears from and disappears to. However this isn’t exactly the case. Cloud […]

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The Importance of Backup

  Everyone knows how important their data is. Whether it is business or personal, it’s a person’s worst nightmare to have their data permanently erased. From critical professional data to all of your family memories, we need to know that our data is protected. If your drive fails, you have a very limited amount of […]