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To SSD or Not To SSD

To SSD or Not To SSD

Until just a few years ago, PC buyers had little choice about what kind of storage to get in a laptop or desktop PC. If you bought an ultraportable anytime in the last couple of years however, you very likely got a solid-state drive (SSD) as the primary boot drive. They’re typically capable of performing over 4x faster than a conventional hard disk.

Larger laptops are increasingly moving to SSD boot drives, too, while budget machines still tend to favour hard disk drives (HDDs)…

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Two Factor Authentication

Two Factor Authentication

2FA is something you’ll all have used at some point if you use Internet Banking, but did you realise it extends beyond just protecting your bank account?
Read on to discover how, and the importance of having 2FA set up on your accounts…

With identity theft and data breaches on the rise we should all take the extra precautions when it comes to protecting our valuable data. Usernames and passwords have always been a relatively safe…

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Scam Callers Caught On Camera

Scam Callers Caught On Camera

Did you – like us – ever have the pleasure of speaking to one of the “Microsoft Tech Support” scammers who call you out of the blue to tell you there’s an issue with your computer but not to worry, they’ll help you get it fixed for some ludicrous amount of your hard earned cash?

The below video footage made headlines a few weeks ago, when a man who was sick of receiving these scam calls, managed to…

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Compatible Inks: How Good Are They?

Compatible Inks: How Good Are They?

When buying printer inks, you have probably been asked the question “Would you like genuine inks or compatible inks?”. This probably sent you into a state of confusion trying to think which one you would like to purchase.

Don’t worry, throughout this article we will explain how compatible inks work, this hopefully should help you make the best decision for what you’re printing.

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Who Are ESET

Who Are ESET

Now you may have heard of Norton, McAfee and AVG in your search for computer security. But have you heard of ESET?

That’s right, ESET. No, not the Egyptian goddess (though the company is named after her). We’re talking about the award-winning, pioneering antivirus protection company that has been around for 3 decades!

ESET are a global brand with over 110 million users in 200 countries…

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Is Your Laptop Too Hot To Handle

Is Your Laptop Too Hot To Handle

Summer is here – well, on and off at least – and with that comes a host of problems we see every year; a queue of people with overheating PC’s and Laptops.

If the fan in your PC or Laptop is noisier than you seemed to remember, or if your laptop is feeling like you’ve got a bonfire on your lap, then the chances are its overheating and needs attention before further…

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Spotting Fake Websites

Spotting Fake Websites

Over the years internet shopping has taken the world by storm, decreasing the amount of people who buy products in-store. This has opened an entire world of problems caused by deception, counterfeit websites and criminal activities.

Internet shopping has then created both positive and negative consequences. In 2016 the UK lost around £2 million each day because of fraud and scams; the most…

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