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 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, […]

How to Choose the Best Storage Solution for your Business

Eventually, your small business will need more storage space. Digital data – including photos, documents, emails, graphics, audio files, videos, spreadsheets, and databases – are the foundation of most modern-day companies.

What’s more, the need for increased capacity extends beyond data storage. A number of additional factors are impacting businesses hunger for space:

More sophisticated […]

Do you really need a battery backup for your PC?

A little while ago, we covered the dangers of power surges, blackouts, and other sudden losses of electricity. In short, electrical anomalies can cause serious harm to your PC. To minimise the risk of electrical damage, many opt for a surge protector or battery backup (uninterruptible power supply, or UPS).

If you would like to […]

Synology NAS: How to setup and start using your NAS device

Synology is a brand of NAS storage that we always recommend to home users. These devices are flexible and very user-friendly. In this article, we’ll walk you through the preliminary setup process, from taking the device out of the box to familiarising yourself with the DiskStation Manager interface.

Before we get started, let’s quickly cover […]

How to diagnose and repair an overheating laptop

Overheating is one of the most common issues affecting aging laptops. Unfortunately, many computer users don’t know how to diagnose the problem, and make the changes necessary to restore their laptop to proper working order.

This can result in a number of frustrating issues, including:

Slow performance
Program and application crashes
Frozen software
Data loss

In […]

A Comprehensive 6-Step Guide to Buying a TV

As technology has advanced, the television market has become more complex. Sure – the picture quality is important. But now, there is so much more to consider.

From the type of screen to the “smart” capabilities, finding the best TV for your home theatre setup can be daunting. To help with your search, we’ve put […]