Technical Articles

5 Things to do when you get a new Laptop or PC

August 16, 2011

Getting a new Laptop is always exciting but before you start downloading and installing new applications there’s a number of things you can do to ensure the laptop runs smoother for longer. 1. Make a system recovery (image) disk When you get your new laptop or PC it’s often preloaded with the Operating System (Windows […]
How did my PC get infected?

June 15, 2011

We get many calls from both business and home users that require our services to remove viruses and malware from their infected PCs. And the question that usually gets asked first is “How did my PC get infected?” This is not a simple question to answer because there are many reasons why your system was […]
Face Recognition in Facebook

June 7, 2011

You may or may not know that Facebook has slipped yet another privacy change in under the radar. Face recognition in Facebook is used to scan your photos and galleries, and those of you friends, to encourage them to tag you. You have no choice in the process of tagging and if tagged you must […]
Who owns your domain?

April 18, 2011

I had an interesting experience recently and one that reflects on the type of service you can get from a hosting provider if you’re not careful.
Improving your Wireless Network

April 1, 2011

Wireless networking is great because it provides untethered access to the internet and other devices but it can be problematic.
Is your wireless network secure?

December 5, 2010

Nearly every household has a wireless network to access the internet but how secure is yours?
Is my SmartPhone secure?

November 23, 2010

I've written before about wireless security but this illustrates how careful you need to be when jumping onto open wireless network with your smartphone.
Why is my computer so slow?

November 7, 2010

This is probably the most common question I ever get asked so why is your computer so slow?
DLNA, the best new technology you’ve probably never heard of

September 16, 2010

DLNA is set to take off big time in the home.
Don’t lose those photos, backup your memories now

August 29, 2010

Digital photography is now main-stream and we are no longer limited to the 24 photos per film.  This, coupled with the rise in cheap memory cards, now means we can snap away generating more and more memories.  Modern computers also have much larger hard drives so again, more and more can be stored.  But what […]