Tech Blog

30
Sep
2015

Why are all hard drives doomed to fail?

Described as spinning rust, most people see a hard drive as mundane; when actually despite being mass produced, they are extremely precisely manufactured and here are other facts about hard drives that turn the mundane in to the interesting. The read and write heads fly very close to the surface - riding ...

22
Sep
2015

Dataworx Online Backups

Dataworx Online Backups: A quick history lesson Since computers first came into being, their number one nemesis has always been the loss or corruption of data. Loss of data can come about in many different forms – hard drive failure, theft of data, theft of hardware, spilling coffee on your laptop, fire damage, water damage, files corrupting for unknown reasons, overwriting a ...

02
Sep
2015

Have you ever experienced data loss in the past? Do you want to take your backup system to the next level and ensure your important files are safe? In case you haven’t heard, Brainworx now provides “cloud backups” for your computer as a monthly hosted service under the brand of Dataworx Online ...

02
Sep
2015

5 Spring Cleaning tips for your Computer.

September marks the beginning of spring, spring cleaning and this is the perfect time to look at your computer as well. Unused programs, temporary internet and operating system files, and a disorganized hard drive take their toll on your computer, compromising its speed and performance, even its internet ...

02
Sep
2015

So, you have taken the plunge and you have purchased a new computer. If you are like a lot of people you may hand it down to a family member or friend, sell it on Trademe or stick it out on the side of the road for the next ...