Blog Post Archive

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iOS 11 has landed! Here's what you need to know...

Introduction and initial release iOS 11 was introduced at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference keynote address on June 5, 2017.[5][6][7] The first developer beta version was released after the keynote presentation,[8] with the first public beta released in late June,[9] and a final version released for end-users with supported devices on September 19, 2017.[3] Some countries received the update a day later, on […]

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Learn how the Ubuntu desktop operating system powers millions of PCs and laptops around the world.

Features Enjoy the simplicity of Ubuntu’s intuitive interface. Fast, secure and with thousands of apps to choose from — for everything you want to do, Ubuntu has what you need. A whole world of apps Ubuntu offers thousands of apps available for download. Most are available for free and can be installed with just a […]

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Day Build Websites... from just £300

A website from just £300 and built within just one day! We understand that if you're starting out in your new business venture funds may be a little stretched, that's why we created the "Day Build" package enabling you to get the benefits of a basic website without having to spend £££'s. What you get in […]

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You are in command! ⌘

This post will awaken the power beneath your fingertips by bestowing upon you the awesomeness that is Terminal.With just a few terminal commands you can perform tasks on your Mac without a single mouse click and unlock hidden abilities within your operating system.WARNING: INCORRECT USE OF TERMINAL COMMANDS CAN CAUSE MAJOR PROBLEMS WITH YOUR OPERATING […]

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BREAKING NEWS!!! You can now book an appointment with The Computer Wiz online...

In case you haven't heard you can now book an appointment with The Computer Wiz online at our website. It's really easy and here's how... By the way... if you would prefer to make your booking the old fashioned way we're still more than happy to take bookings over the phone on 01553 660941 or […]

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PC vs Mac

Following on from last weeks' blog... PC or Mac Think back to Windows 98 (if you're old enough to remember), Apples' offering was Mac OS 9, the two operating systems seemed a million miles apart from each other, you chose a side and stuck to it. There were of course a few compatibilities such as […]

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How to buy a new computer ...and not regret it!

Let me start this post off with an old saying... Buy Once... Buy Well... When it comes to buying a new computer there're a few things to consider regarding spec and performance but I always advise the best starting point is to decide on a budget you can afford but don't spend too little as […]

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Time to ditch pen & paper?

It is believed that since around the year 3000BC mankind has been using writing implements to note down thoughts ideas, and much much much later shopping lists. In the latter half of the 20th century came possibly one of the most remarkable creations of man, the computer. So why have we not yet heard the […]

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Top 10 Mac Myths 

Ok... So you're considering buying your first Apple Mac... But you've heard a few things such as they're expensive, they don't run Microsoft Office, or you won't be able to run your programs. Well... Let me dispel some of these myths for you...   They don't run Microsoft Office - Wrong, they do, as well […]

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Antivirus for your Mac 

Yes you heard me right... Antivirus for your Mac! I know some of you reading this will recoil in shock... some of you will react with total disbelief that your beloved Mac would be capable of being susceptible of getting computer virus... Although Macs have very good inbuilt safeguards such as "Gate Keeper" and "Firewall" the fact is Mac viruses and […]

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