What to do when your Mac freezes

Like all computers, Macs run in cycles. Sometimes, software and applications get stuck in these cycles, causing the program – or in some cases your entire OS – to become unresponsive.

In this article, we’ll look at a few ways you can revive a frozen Mac. Let’s get right into it.
Determining the problem
Before we get […]

Why Upgrade Your PC’s RAM?

Slow computers are incredibly frustrating. The good news is, purchasing a whole new computer isn’t always necessary. You can improve your computer’s performance by upgrading the RAM.

Let’s have a closer look at what RAM is, and why it’s worth upgrading.
What is RAM?
RAM – random access memory – is used to store data currently being […]

10 Changes to Make to Your New Windows 10 Computer

Recently purchased a new Windows 10 laptop or desktop computer? Performing a proper setup is key to ensuring optimised performance.

In this article, we’ll share 10 quick and relatively easy changes to make as you setup your new device. Let’s get right into it.
1. Check for new updates
Microsoft continuously releases software updates, and chances are, […]

Why You Need To Ditch XP and Upgrade Your Operating System

Are you still using Windows XP?

Well guess what – it’s about 16 years old (as of June 2017). XP was the newest operating system from Windows all the way back in 2001.

If you haven’t already, it’s seriously time to get rid of XP and upgrade your operating system.
Why You Should Let Go of Windows […]

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning a Desktop Computer

Like your clothes, house, and dishes, your desktop computer requires regular cleaning to ensure it continues to perform as it should.

Cleaning a desktop computer is a fairly quick (approx. 20 mins or so) and easy process that removes the build up of dust and dirt that comes with regular use. If you don’t clean […]

5 Ways to Improve Your MacBook Battery Life

Although MacBook laptops have excellent battery life, there’s always room for improvement.

The following 5 tips will extend your MacBook’s battery life, which is especially helpful if you have an old MacBook with a mechanical hard drive.

Let’s get right into it.
1. Adjust Your Energy Saver Preferences
First things first, double check that your energy saver preferences […]

Remote Tech Support: How it will Benefit Your Small Business

Most small businesses don’t have the resources to set up an IT department. The good news is with advances in remote tech support, an in-house IT department isn’t necessary. And because you pay as you go, outsourced IT help is the best way to get the help you need and save money.

Let’s talk more […]

How to Setup and Manage Multiple Monitors

Do you find yourself switching between windows constantly as you work? Multiple monitors could be the answer.

Using multiple monitors is a fantastic way to increase productivity, as they can be used to expand the size of your desktop. And, as a bonus, Windows makes setup and management pretty easy! Let’s take a look.
Why Setup […]

Types of Malware: Viruses, Trojans, Worms, and More

Malware, viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware – you’ve probably heard some or all of these terms before.

In this article we’ll go through the most common types of malware, how they affect your computer, and what you can do to avoid or remove them. Hopefully you’ll learn a thing or two that could save your computer […]

Ransomeware Email Scam that Copies AGL Energy Bills

About 10,000 Australians have been targeted by a destructive email scam that infects and locks computers. The responsible ‘ransomeware’ was transferred to infected computers via an email that appeared to be an AGL energy bill.
How Computers Became Infected
The computers became infected when computer users opened an email claiming to be a bill from the […]