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Black Friday 2022

Black Friday 2022

This Black Friday, we’ve been able to secure some fantastic deals on some brand new laptops and so we’re passing the saving on to you!

Easy portability. Effortless productivity. The Asus X515 is here to help you get things done swiftly and efficiently.

Whether it’s work or play…

This Black Friday we’re bringing you our best ever deals!

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The Passwordless Future

The Passwordless Future

We’re not sure anyone really likes passwords…

They’re inconvenient, they’re easily forgettable & they’re a prime target for cyber attacks

Cue the rise of the passwordless future!

When it comes to passwords, we are expected to create complex and unique passwords, remember them, and change them frequently

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What is MFA?

What is MFA?

Account hacking is on the rise again….

But along with a strong password, there’s another simple step you can take to protect your accounts and information from potential hacking.

So what is MFA – and is it worth all of the additional effort?

Cyber criminals will spend their lives trying to steal information – and as technology has advanced, so has the hacking methods.

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Noisy Computers

Noisy Computers

Why is my computer so loud? And how to fix it

If you’ve ever used a laptop on your knee for a while, you’ll know how warm they can get! Both laptops & computers generate heat, and so need a number of fans within them to keep them cool.

Hardware within your PC such as your CPU, graphics card and power supply all generate heat,

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Black Friday 2021

Black Friday 2021

Hello Black Friday!

This Black Friday, we’ve been able to secure some fantastic deals on new PCs and Laptops, and so we’re passing the saving on to you! Offering you £100 of our high-end PCs and laptops.

With i5 processors, large SSDs and 8GB this is an offer not to be missed.

Be quick though, as stock is limited! 

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Windows 11 Rollout

Windows 11 Rollout

It’s been six years since Windows 10 was released…

So how does Windows 11 stack up?

With October the 5th right around the corner, Microsoft are set to launch their first major system upgrade since 2015 – to be rolled out in measured phases, with eligible devices receiving notifications that it’s available for download.

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Hot PCs

Hot PCs

AND HOW TO HELP THEM COPE!

Is your PC getting hotter than normal in the sunny weather?
It may be time for a clean out.

Computers do tend to get quite hot, they’re working hard!

But during sunny days, like we’ve been experiencing recently, they will get a lot hotter

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The Rise of the Scam – Again

The Rise of the Scam – Again

Online scams are nothing new, but worryingly, we’re hearing of more and more cases.

Whatsapp scams have existed for years, but regularly go through periods of resurgence. The most recent resurgence features a text message scam, with a 6 digit code.

Usually you would need this code when setting up a new account

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The Epson Ecotank

The Epson Ecotank

Is your old printer tired and in need of being replaced? Do you hate paying high prices for ink cartridges?

The printer as we know it has competition…and it waves goodbye to the traditional cartridge.

While regular printers are great for general printing, if you have a lot to print or are sick of regularly buying ink, the Epson EcoTanks may well be the way forward

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