What happens when my iPhone is on Lost Mode?

Lost your iPhone? If you ever misplace your Mac product – including an iPad, MacBook, or Apple Watch – you should put it in ‘Lost Mode.’

Lost Mode locks your device to safeguard your personal information against thieves. It also tracks its location and even displays a customisable message on-screen.

Let’s take a closer look at […]

Why are laptop battery life estimates so wrong?

New laptops promise anywhere between 15 and 24 hours of battery life – truth is, you’d be lucky to get just 10. So, why are manufacturers’ estimates so far off?

Put simply, the advertised laptop battery life estimate is based off unrealistic benchmarks that yield the highest possible number. They are not false, but they […]

Wi-Fi microwave interference: is it real?

Have you ever noticed a drop in your Wi-Fi signal when you start up your microwave? You’re not crazy – this is a very real phenomenon.

Wi-Fi and microwaves operate on similar frequencies, which can result in drop-outs and interferences.

In this article, we’ll examine this in a little more detail. We’ll uncover why Wi-Fi uses […]

Are cheap laptops worth it?

More often than not, you get what you pay for. But does the saying ring true when it comes to purchasing a new laptop? Are cheap laptops worth it? Or, will you end up spending more money – not to mention time – in the long run?

In short, no. If you can afford to […]

3 compelling reasons to avoid all-in-one computers

Over the past five years or so, all-in-one (AIO) computers have made their mark on the market. Interestingly, while overall PC sales declined, AIOs have gained ground despite their higher price tag.

So, if you’re looking to buy a new computer, should you consider all-in-one computers? We don’t think so, and in this article, we’ll […]

What to do with your old computer

All computers eventually come to the end of their lifespan. When this happens, you’ll be left with a seemingly useless piece of technology. You could leave it to gather dust in your wardrobe – or you could put it to good use.

Here are ten ways you can use an old computer to better your […]

What are Sonos speakers?

Sonos is now a world-leader in the home audio industry. Sonos speakers offer high-quality sound and a myriad of streaming and configuration options. And now, Sonos manufactures a ‘smart speaker’ called Sonos One, that behaves much like Amazon’s Alexa.

So, what are Sonos speakers? How can you use them in your home? What are the […]

Virtual phone systems: why your business needs one

Does your business use a virtual phone system? If not, it’s time to make the change. Virtual phone systems have taken the business world by storm, completely revolutionising the way you, your staff, and your clients communicate in the modern workplace.

Most of us don’t have the time or patience to deal with clunky hardware, […]

How to take better photos with your phone

As the saying goes, the best camera is the one you have with you! These days, the quality of your smartphone’s camera probably rivals that of many point-and-shoots – that is, if you know how to use it properly.

If you’re on a mission to take better photos with your phone, we can help. In […]

5 good reasons to use a desktop computer

In this day and age, are there any good reasons to use a desktop computer? Even despite their total lack of portability? Absolutely.

However bulky, however utterly stationary, the desktop computer will remain a great choice for many computer users. Why? Here are five compelling reasons to opt for a desktop computer, either instead of, […]