Category Archives: Computer news

How the UK government could do better with data recovery

Recently the UK has become victim of two major cyber attacks, one on the National Health Service, the other on central government itself. The problems comes that with a lack of funding, the UK government lowers it’s budget for the NHS and therefore the budget for technology takes a hit....
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When to Choose a Laptop Over a Tablet

With all the great gadgets on the market, the hardest part is deciding what to buy. And now that tablet technology has advanced so much, choosing between a laptop and a tablet isn’t easy. However, there are still several situations where it makes more sense to go with a laptop....
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The Latest Laptops being released in Spring 2017

Computer technology advances quickly, but not so rapidly that it is impossible to keep up. Any good and reliable laptop should last you at least three to five years. Quite a bit can change in that span of time, however, and if you haven’t kept up with computer trends, you...
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How to Decide on the Perfect Spec for Your New Laptop

For Basic Use (£270 – £800) Specs to Look For: CPU: at least 2 Cores & 2GHz (Intel Pentium, Core i3, or Core i5) RAM: at least 4 GB Hard Drive: at least 128GB Always read reviews and pay attention to warranties. Some models of laptops have loose-fitting parts or...
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Are Apple products missing out by taking away commonly used ports?

Apple’s Latest Gambles Apple prides themselves on taking risks. However, some of their latest moves have investors and analysts wondering how these gambles will pay off. Most notably, the iPhone 7 doesn’t include a headphone jack, and the latest Macbook doesn’t have a USB port. Can they convince their customers...
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Common issues with data recovery and how to fix them

You have decided to sit at your desk and finish up some work when your computer suddenly crashes. What now? You reboot your computer in hopes that the system auto-saved because you were almost done, but the system failed to save your latest version. When your system finally reboots, you...
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Basics of Selecting an IT Platform for Business

The world of business computing is one of the fastest changing environments around, and few are more critical for a successful company. It is absolutely imperative that a business have a clear understanding of their needs so they can select the best information technology platform for the type of work...
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Why choose a custom built PC?

A lot of people shy away from building computers because they think it’s complicated. But with the advent of well-written manuals and color coding, building your own PC is more akin to fitting the right square peg into the right square hole. There’s a couple of very good reasons why...
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