45 days ago

Got New Tech for Christmas and New Year? We Can Help You Set It Up!

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Everyone loves new tech on the holidays. But is that device ready to go out of the box? What will you do with the data on your old device? We can help you set it up – the right way!

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58 days ago

How to Avoid Holiday Scams

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Christmas and New Year holidays is the time when a lot of scam artists become very active and creative! From scam emails to Facebook sponsored posts to unsolicited phone calls – there are everywhere! The only way to avoid the scams is education so here are some tips to arm you and your loved ones

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70 days ago

Should You Spend Extra on Security Software?

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Many computer users feel like they don’t need to spend extra money on security software. Others do. Here’s a short guide to help you decide where you fit.

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88 days ago

6 Mistakes People Do To Destroy Their Laptops

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When you buy expensive electronics, you probably want it to last as long as possible! Mistakes are inevitable and many people don’t realize that they shorten their laptops life span by doing these common things

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103 days ago

The Trouble with Trusting Your Online Friends

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Trust is the foundation of a good relationship – you trust friends to be loyal, sincere, and honest. But when you blindly trust online friends, you could be opening yourself up to cyberattack.

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123 days ago

How to Measure Your Internet Speed

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Most people think the Internet speed is all about how fast you can download web pages and content like large files, movies, and games. When many people stream videos at the same time, the Internet servers may not be able to keep up with the demand – that’s why so many people were frustrated … View moreMost people think the Internet speed is all about how fast you can download web pages and content like large files, movies, and games. When many people stream videos at the same time, the Internet servers may not be able to keep up with the demand – that’s why so many people were frustrated with Spark Sport’s live streaming of All Blacks vs South Africa match.

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154 days ago

How and Why to Reset Browser Settings

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Web browsers are probably the most common programs used on a typical computer. From browsing Facebook to reading the news to online banking, to even using some business apps – most of our daily computer activities happen inside of the web browsers. When they misbehave, you may suspect you have … View moreWeb browsers are probably the most common programs used on a typical computer. From browsing Facebook to reading the news to online banking, to even using some business apps – most of our daily computer activities happen inside of the web browsers. When they misbehave, you may suspect you have viruses, but the fix is actually pretty easy!

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171 days ago

Why You Need Professional Virus Removal

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Most computers have an antivirus product installed to protect the computer. However, most antivirus products aren't very good at cleaning up if an infection does occur. In this article, we discuss why you need professional virus removal.

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192 days ago

5 Common Computer Myths Debunked

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When it comes to computers, some common myths can be as persistent as old urban legends! In this article, we debunk the top five of them!

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207 days ago

Online Gaming Tips for Your Kids and Grandkids

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If you have kids or grandkids, chances are, they really enjoy multiplayer online gaming! We compiled a list of tips to make gaming safer

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220 days ago

Why Computer Repair Is Best Left to Experts

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It's natural to turn to friends or family members when you are having computer issues. Although some can help you, others will only make it worse!

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243 days ago

Alternatives to Old Microsoft Office Suite

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For many years, Microsoft Office has been a de-facto standard for making documents, spreadsheets, and presentation. Almost every computer user knows what Word, Excel, and PowerPoint do. Microsoft Office is installed on probably half of the world’s computers. However, the older versions of it are … View moreFor many years, Microsoft Office has been a de-facto standard for making documents, spreadsheets, and presentation. Almost every computer user knows what Word, Excel, and PowerPoint do. Microsoft Office is installed on probably half of the world’s computers. However, the older versions of it are becoming outdated, and you may be wondering what you could use instead… After all, if you want to upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft Office, it will cost several hundred dollars. Do you need it? Maybe. Can you do without it? Perhaps!

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229 days ago

Do Macs Get Viruses?

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Apple Macs are often seen as a more secure machine when surfing online. Apple themselves even used to run ad campaigns saying they didn’t get viruses. If you have a Mac or want to get one, this article is for you!

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235 days ago

Helpful Windows Shortcuts reference

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Learning and using a few Windows shortcuts can make you much more productive on your computer! Rather than navigating through the menus to find functions you need, you can easily copy, cut, paste, undo actions, switch between programs, and more!

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