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Are 4K monitors worth it?

Over the past few years, 4K has become more affordable and more accessible – both in televisions and computer monitors. But, while TV and movie lovers can unanimously agree that 4K improves the big-screen viewing experience, what about monitors? Are 4K monitors worth it for day-to-day computer use? Let’s find out.

What is 4K?
The term […]

How to limit screen time on Windows 10 step-by-step

Did you know that the average Australian spends more than 5.5 hours each day staring at a screen? That’s almost half of our waking hours.

If you’re looking to minimise your own or your family’s screen time, Microsoft Family Groups on Windows 10 has just the solution – a powerful time-limiting tool that empowers you […]

5 ways a 3CX phone system can benefit your business

The right VoIP solution can transform your communications, and a 3CX phone system might be the ideal choice for your business.

In this article, we’ll share five ways 3CX can benefit your organisation. But first, what is a 3CX phone system?
What is a 3CX phone system?
A 3CX phone system is a fully-featured Voice over Internet […]

Are 5G and 5 GHz Wi-Fi the same thing?

Are 5G and 5 GHz Wi-Fi the same thing? The two names certainly look alike, and both relate to internet connectivity – but that’s where the similarities end.

5G is the next generation of cellular service and has nothing to do with Wi-Fi. 5 GHz Wi-Fi, sometimes incorrectly referred to as 5G Wi-Fi, is one […]

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 […]