Computer Upgrade or Buy a New One? Find Out the Best Option for You


If you have an old computer that is slow, outdated, or a laptop that has low battery life, you might be wondering if it’s worth upgrading it. Upgrading your computer can give you more speed, storage, memory, and features without spending a lot of money. You can also customize your desktop or laptop to suit your needs and preferences. Some of the benefits of upgrading your computer are: You can extend the lifespan of your computer and save money in the long run. You can improve the performance and functionality of your computer. You can enhance the security and privacy [...]

Computer Upgrade or Buy a New One? Find Out the Best Option for You2023-11-13T10:04:07+10:00

Tips To Improve Computer Performance


It is inevitable that your computer will experience slower speeds at some point. Software, including the operating system becomes more demanding over time with OS version upgrades in particular, and this impacts computer performance. Also, old and outdated hardware can cause your computer to slow down. There are two directions you can take to make your computer run faster: hardware upgrades, and system optimization. Let’s discuss system optimization: 1. Restart your computer. Restarting your computer is the easiest way to fix a lot of PC problems. When you restart, you stop all running software and pieces of data that [...]

Tips To Improve Computer Performance2022-10-06T09:38:47+10:00

Virus Protection for Your Computer


What is a computer virus? A computer virus is a piece of code or program, that can copy itself and alters the way a computer operates.  It is designed to have a detrimental effect on your computer, such as corrupting or destroying data. What is malware? Malware, short for Malicious Software, is an intrusive program that is designed to allow ‘hackers’ access to steal your data and damage or destroy your computer. How do I know my computer has a virus? These are some indications your computer has a virus or malware: Frequent pop-ups People [...]

Virus Protection for Your Computer2022-10-06T09:33:55+10:00

How long do computers last and what can I do to lengthen the lifespan?


The longevity of a computer depends on the quality of the computer when new, and whether the components can keep up with advancing technology.  Like anything, you tend to get what you pay for, up to a point.  Cheaper models are generally produced with lower quality or lower performance components that may wear out or stop performing earlier than you hoped.  That said, it doesn’t mean an expensive model is always the way to get more years from your device, as some brands or special features increase the price of the computer without adding extra life.  However, most computers survive [...]

How long do computers last and what can I do to lengthen the lifespan?2022-10-06T09:36:32+10:00

Protect Your Data


Have you ever lost a lot of important data? Or felt a moment of panic where you thought you did? Whether it’s photos from a family holiday, your resume, or a semester’s worth of assignments, you probably have data on your computer’s hard drive or your mobile device that’s too valuable to lose. That’s where a data backup comes in. Top Reasons to back up your computer 1. Data loss prevention. From accidental deletion to failed drives, if you have files or photos on your device that you value, you need a backup. 2. Plan B. Files can become [...]

Protect Your Data2022-09-08T16:27:18+10:00

About Your Laptop Battery


Your laptop, being a portable device, relies heavily on its battery. If the battery runs out or goes bad, you’re limited to only using your laptop when plugged into power and even then, sometimes your laptop won’t power up until the battery is removed completely. The average life of a battery is generally regarded as about 1,000 charge cycles or between 2 and 4 years. With modern batteries, it is safe to leave your laptop plugged in all the time as not only does it bypass a charging cycle, but the battery is also smart enough to know when to [...]

About Your Laptop Battery2022-09-08T16:26:52+10:00
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