Hacker Warning

We have noticed a significant increase in Ransomware (AFP Ransomware) and Malware in the past few days; both of these are rendering the Computer systems inoperative, possibly destroying your computer’s hard drive, and making data completely unrecoverable. Please take extra … Continue reading

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9 Things we Love About Windows 8

If you’ve read our last blog post you may (or may not) be under the impression that we don’t have a very high opinion of Windows 8. Whatever the case, we are going to outline 9 reasons why we love … Continue reading

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8 Things we Hate About Windows 8

If you love Windows 8 you may want to wait for our next post, as we assure you this one will be delivering the “bad” news first. The harsh reality is if you hate Windows 8 most new PC releases … Continue reading

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Online Holiday Shopping Tips – Stay Safe this Christmas

Christmas is coming…and we thought we would share some tips on how to shop online safely during this holiday season. I know, it may not be the most exciting of topics, but it is extremely important that you keep your … Continue reading

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Do you know the difference between an i5 and an i7 processor?

The higher number is better, right? Well, although the i7 processors tend to have more power than the i5’s, dollar for dollar the i5’s tend to be a greater value. An i7 processor standard or ‘native’—as we tech guys put … Continue reading

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Improve your (technological) life

Are you sometimes overwhelmed by the variety of gadgets, systems and software that is out there, all of them promising to be much better than anything that has been on the market before? How should you know which trends to … Continue reading

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Are we getting too impatient..?

Don’t we all love our infographics these days… we’ve found a nice one from onlinegraduateprograms.org on the impact of website speed on browsing habits and furthermore how this translates into every day (offline) life with a majority of people (in … Continue reading

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National Broadband Network Rollout plan

(Credit http://www.nbnco.com.au/our-network/rollout-plan.html) NBN Co has released an update to its 12 month rollout schedule, released last October, on their website. The updated rollout schedule issued on 15 February 2012, includes an additional three months of rollout information covering the period … Continue reading

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‘Operation Global Blackout’ to be launched March 31

According to an anonymous post on Pastebin on February 12 ‘Operation Global Blackout’ a cyber attack on the root Domain Name System server is planned for March 31. “To protest SOPA, Wallstreet, our irresponsible leaders and the beloved bankers who … Continue reading

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Know your G’s

For lots of people, the terms ‘3G’ and ‘4G’ are not fully clear. On a fundamental level, we appreciate the terms as “3G less than 4G”, but this isn’t always the case, especially when you start differentiating Telco’s networks and … Continue reading

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