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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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Coming to iOS 11: Dropbox Support in the new Files App

This month at WWDC, we’re excited to announce the next step in our collaboration with Apple with the integration of Dropbox into the Files app for iOS 11. iOS users have been requesting better file management on iPhone and iPad for a long time. The new Files app, coming later this year, does just that, […]

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Hey Siri!

All of us Trekkies (or Trekkers) watching Jean Luc Picard speaking the computer of the USS Enterprise NCC1701D yearned for the day this would become reality ...well ...that day is finally here ...well sort of ...Hey Siri! So what are the main differences between Siri and the computer on the USS Enterprise? Firstly this one's […]

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No such thing as a free lunch...

Downloads... If you own a computer chances are you've downloaded software, but how much do you know about the website you're downloading from? We've all done it... Googled for software, downloaded it, installed it and trusted everything would be fine, BUT, this is not always the case! Trojans, malware or other nasties could be hiding […]

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...to buy, or not to buy?

Let's face it we're an eternity away from buying music on physical media such as CD, LP or Cassette (younger readers of this post would be forgiven for not having heard of the last two). With the birth of the MP3 we got comfortable with the idea of downloading music as opposed to having to […]

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Ransomware... A Survival Guide

Unless you've been hiding under a rock since last Friday (12th May 2017 for those skipping through the archives) you can't have missed all the media attention Ransomeware has been getting following a pretty severe hit to the NHS and several other large networks. Before you all start panicking STOP! The main reason for this […]

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The Top 10 Best Search Engines In The World

1. Google Google Search Engine is the best search engine in the world and it is also one of most popular product from Google. Almost 70 percent of Search Engine market has been acquired by Google. The tech giant has always trying to improve the search engine algorithm to provide best results to the end-user. According to […]

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Apple's Office Apps are now FREE!

Apple's alternative to Microsoft Office is now FREE for Mac users. Simply head over to the App store, search for the apps, download and create! Sure... the initial cost of a Mac can seem expensive to some but once you've bought into the ecosystem you'll soon start enjoying the benefits of being an Apple user. […]

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