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Trade-In or Sell Your Old Smartphone?

Trade-In or Sell Your Old Smartphone?

When buying a new smartphone or computer, is it smart to trade in your old device and pay a lower price? You may have noticed that when buying a new phone or computer, you may be offered the opportunity to buy it at a lower price by handing over your old device but how does it add up? On the[Read More…]

How to Spot a SCAM Email

Checked your email today and found a great offer…or a warning from your bank or other website asking you to update your login details to avoid your account being closed down?  Theses are just a couple of examples of the scams that arrive in our inbox almost daily and while some are easy to spot, others may look more legitimate…so[Read More…]

Installing Software – Read the fine print

Installing Software – Read the fine print

Many people who are fortunate enough to have jobs that can be done remotely have scrambled over the past couple of weeks to ensure their ‘home office’ is up for the last.  If for you this has included installing software just make sure you are aware of exactly what you are installing

What Happens when I Respond to Spam

What Happens when I Respond to Spam

Got Spam?  Given that almost 90-pecent of global email traffic is spam there’s a good chance that you’ve seen some today. It’s either unsolicited advertising, a message with a link to a malicious website or a message with a malicious attachment. If you have good internet security software you will be warned off dodgy links or attachments but it’s also[Read More…]

Does your Computer need a Memory Upgrade?

Does your Computer need a Memory Upgrade?

It’s takes just 60 seconds for many people to lose their temper over a slow or frozen computer.   But what’s the cause? Well many just blame the entire ‘computer’ but in many cases the result is simply a case of insufficient memory. Memory (or RAM) is one of the most critical components in a computer so if you experience any[Read More…]