Tech Blog

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 ...

03
Aug
2015

To recap Windows 10 is Microsoft’s latest operating system. Initially Microsoft promised to deploy it to millions of PC’s worldwide on the 29 July 2015, through an upgrade process via Windows Update. Initially we were very concerned about this untested rollout and the confusion it was creating. Microsoft then changed their strategy, so that Windows 10 ...

03
Aug
2015

Are two monitors better than one?

I was recently asked for my opinion on using one large screen versus two smaller screens set up in extended desktop mode. To set the context this was a tower pc running Windows 7 Pro. Having come from one larger screen and now using dual screens, I do prefer dual screens and ...

27
Jul
2015

Farewell to Windows Server 2003

There are many thousands of companies still using Windows Server 2003 quite happily but Microsoft support for this platform has ended so it’s time to say goodbye. When it comes to migrating away from this platform here are four common questions we get asked: 1. Is Microsoft still the way to ...