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Laptop Buying Guide: Top 10 Considerations When Buying a Laptop

Buying a laptop can be a confusing and time-consuming undertaking. With so many devices available on the market, you’re spoilt for choice, and it can be hard to work out what’s important versus what’s a gimmicky extra.

We know how hard it can be to filter through the fluff to get to what you really […]

How to Run an Internet Speed Test to Check Your Business Network Speed

In business, a slow or disrupted internet connection can be frustrating and have a significant impact on day-to-day operations, productivity and communication. Slow internet can be caused by:

Your business’s network connection
Damaged or faulty hardware equipment
Faulty network infrastructure such as cables or your router
Data hungry applications
Your geographical location
Network congestion […]

Upgrading to Windows 11: Everything You Need to Know

If you’re wondering whether it’s time to consider upgrading to Windows 11 from Windows 10, and what the difference is between the two operating systems, you’re not alone. This upgrade isn’t quite like previous ones, and there’s a few key things to know before you make the decision. Let’s explore them.
Summary of the key […]

Passive vs Active Noise Cancelling Headphones: Which is Best?

With the rise of digital media, smart TVs, in-home theatre systems and gaming setups, headphones have become a must-have accessory. While noise cancelling headphones are a popular choice for many, it’s important to understand that not all of them are created the same. In fact, there are two different types: passive and active. But […]

What Happens When You Type a URL in a Browser?

To understand what happens when you type a URL in a browser, it’s important to know a few internet basics first so you understand what’s happening behind the scenes.
What is the internet?
For many people, how the internet works is a mystery. The reality is actually quite simple.

The internet is essentially a massive network of […]

How to Fix Autocorrect on Your iPhone

Many of us have experienced the awkwardness of an iPhone autocorrect blunder – and there’s certainly plenty of memes showing how funny it can be in many situations. While frustrating to be constantly fixing autocorrect’s sometimes baffling, often unhelpful corrections, it can also be embarrassing and potentially unprofessional in the wrong context if you […]

How to Remove Bloatware from your Computer

When you buy a new computer, more often than not it’ll come with a host of pre-installed software touted by the manufacturer as necessary to maintain your device’s health and efficiency, or to add functionality. Often unwanted, unrequested and hidden, this “bloatware” can slow your PC down and use up valuable hard drive space.

Knowing […]

Will a Windows 10 Upgrade Work on My Old Computer?

Upgrading older computers can seem daunting, but a Windows 10 upgrade on an older PC is still possible if it’s running Windows 7 or 8. Because both the Windows 7 and Windows 10 operating systems are similar in their hardware requirements, chances are good that your old computer will run fine with the upgrade.
Windows […]

Microsoft Teams Features That Make It Better than Slack or Zoom

Apps for collaboration and communication are becoming a mainstay of our business and personal lives. Microsoft Teams is already a key player in the market as more people need the flexibility to work remotely while staying connected to their business. Its steady evolution has made it a solid alternative to Slack and Zoom, and […]

Top Tips for Maximising your Home Smart Speaker Placement

Smart speakers are a hot in-home piece of tech that, once installed, you’ll find yourself wondering how you ever lived without one. Smart speakers can:

Play music from your favourite app playlists, like Spotify
Check the weather forecast
Make and receive calls
Answer questions, make lists and take notes
Set alarms and reminders
Turn […]

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