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Windows login issues are bit like teenagers…

In many ways computers are much like teenagers, one day they’re up and ready to go first time of asking (they might even make you a cup of tea!), and the next day they lie in bed until Noon refusing to start the day no matter what inducements are offered. Older versions of Windows often [...]

By | 2014-10-06T20:26:47+00:00 October 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Will your phone survive until your iPhone 6 upgrade?

We all know that having a cracked screen is no fun, especially when that shiny new upgrade is so tantalisingly close; its bigger screen; updated functions; and faster processor. It’s just a shame that we can’t have them right now. At £539 the new iPhone 6 might well be tantalisingly out of most our reaches. [...]

By | 2014-09-18T21:17:44+00:00 September 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recovering lost data when hard drives fail

Hard drives fail. This is a PC fact of life. Storing your irreplaceable info on your hard drive, then experiencing a failure can be a frightening occurrence. Is it possible to recover the family photos, financial data, work documents or passwords that you always ’meant to back up’, but didn't? There may be hope, don’t [...]

By | 2014-09-02T21:57:23+00:00 September 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why does my smartphone screen shatter?

Sometimes smartphones play a risky game of dare. But have you ever considered what kind of force is required to shatter a smart screen phone? There are two key factors preventing your smartphone (iPhone, Galaxy, HTC, Sony, Microsoft or Samsung) screen from shattering - hardness and strength. Without hardness your screen would be subject to [...]

By | 2014-08-20T15:09:56+00:00 August 20th, 2014|Repairs|0 Comments

A crashed hard drive doesn’t have to crash your day

When a hard drive crashes it can mean disaster; lost files; irreplaceable photos; interrupted work; anger management issues and a visit to the computer shop for a repair or replaced hard drive. But what if your computer crashes and it isn't the worst thing that can happen? For many its wishful thinking, for others it’s [...]

By | 2014-07-30T09:21:20+00:00 July 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Don’t let Freddy Krueger into Your Computer

You wouldn’t let a complete stranger into your house without checking their ID and credentials first, would you? So why open an email from a source that doesn’t look right? Email filters do a great job in separating junk mail but, sometimes, the junk gets through. Opening an email from your mate Dave entitled “You [...]

By | 2014-07-02T13:53:32+00:00 July 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christmas 2013 Opening Hours

Our opening hours over the Christmas period are as follows: Tuesday 24th December – Open 10am – 1pm Wednesday 25th December – Closed all day (Christmas Day) Thursday 26th December – Closed all day (Bank Holiday) Friday 27th December – Open 10am – 4pm Monday 30th December – Open 10am – 4pm Tuesday 31st December – Open 10am – 3pm Wednesday [...]

By | 2013-12-10T16:49:00+00:00 December 10th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments