The Average Lifespan of a Hard Drive

Within about 5 years, your hard drive will break. There’s no stopping it. When exactly depends on how you use your computer, the storage capacity of the hard drive, and a few other key factors.

In this article, we’ll look at the function of a hard drive, how long it will last, and the common […]

How to Backup Your Mac with Time Machine

Have you got a solid backup system in place that protects the files, photos, and important documents saved on your Mac from hard drive failures?

If not, we suggest getting started with Time Machine. Time Machine is Mac’s in-built backup software.

In this article, we’ll walk you through the backup process step by step. If you […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Use a Free Email for Your Business

No matter how big, no matter how small, all businesses must have an email address. Whether you have a complex email marketing strategy, or just use your account to communicate with customers, if you’re using a free email account, you’re losing business.

A free email account includes Gmail accounts, Hotmail accounts, Yahoo accounts, iCloud accounts, […]

Cloud Computing: What is ‘the Cloud’?

The cloud, cloud storage, cloud computing – you might’ve heard these terms before, but what exactly do they mean?

In this article, we’ll explain what the cloud actually is, and how you can use the cloud to streamline your computer-use.
What is the Cloud?
Put simply, the cloud is the internet. When something is stored on the […]

How to Remotely Access Your Computer Over the Internet

Did you know you can access your computer from another room, your workplace, or the other side of the world?

Well, you can. And setting up remote access is a fairly quick and easy process. All you’ll need is the right software, and some basic instructions.

This works for both Mac and PC users, and is […]

Microsoft Surface Studio vs iMac 5K

Is Mac better than PC? Or does PC outperform Mac? It’s the age-old debate.

In this article, we’ll pit two high-end, big-screen all-in-ones against each other – it’s the Microsoft Surface Studio vs iMac 5K. So if you’re in the market for a brand new, top-of-the-line computer, this should help you decide between two of […]

Apple TV Setup: 5 Things You Should Do First

So you’ve just bought a new Apple TV – congrats! Apple TV is a fantastic way to browse photos, listen to music, and watch your favourite streaming services on the big screen.

Now comes the setup. As far as tech goes, the Apple TV setup process should be fairly pain-free. In this article, I’ll share […]

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 […]

Best Anti-Virus Software for Mac

If you’re a Mac-user, chances are you don’t have anti-virus software installed. For a long time, it was widely believed that Macs were immune to viruses and other nasty malware. The truth is, they’re not. And with more and more people making the switch to Mac, viruses are becoming more common.

In this article, we’ll […]

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 […]