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Keeping your Holiday photos safe

If you’re planning on giving your digital camera a workout over the holiday season, have a think about how you’re going to make sure those photos can be enjoyed for years to come. In short this means creating regular backups of your computer. For starters, get a good external hard drive to create a backup of your entire system.  A[Read More…]

10 Apps to make your life easier

10 Apps to make your life easier

How can my smartphone / tablet  make my life easier?  How about loading up a bunch of Apps to help out. Which ones? Well if you pick up the December issue of Money Magazine and flip though to page 130 you’ll find my list of the “Top 10 Apps to make your life easier”. Mostly it’s about saving time and doing[Read More…]

Apple Lightning cable compatibility issues

Apple Lightning cable compatibility issues

When Apple introduced the iPhone5, many were upset by the move to the new Lightning connector format as it meant connecting to devices such as docks would require an adapter…which of course would need to be bought. In the past if you simply needed a new connector for your iPod,iPhone or iPad you didn’t need to get one from Apple,[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…]

Dealing with a slow Internet connection

Dealing with a slow Internet connection

Does your internet connection feel unusually slow or perhaps you feel like your online experience has been getting more sluggish over time? The first thing to check is if it’s actually the computer that’s causing the speed problem so try running a system tune up application to get things running smoothly. I recommend the following appliccations; Iolo System Mechanic AVG[Read More…]