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Aug 18, 2017

We have spent a lot of time repairing iPhone screens over the last few years, and equally - fixing up botched jobs from other repairers - so we know first-hand the issues which can arise from an improper installation, and/or poor workmanship – which can include damage to the motherboard, data loss and/or permanent failure of the phone itself


Jul 21, 2017

Windows 10 comes packed full of fantastic features - the most devious of which is the settings which allow Microsoft to track many of the things we do on our Windows 10 PC.


Jun 28, 2017

 

 Over several years we have dealt with a lot of iPhones, Samsung, and many other Android phones.  In this journey, we have found many people suffering from phones where batteries are draining much faster than it should be.


May 22, 2017

What better to post on a Monday, than a comic from Randall Munroe over at XKCD.


May 22, 2017

Malware analysts at MalwareTech discovered somewhat of a kill switch in the WannaCry Ransomware that has effected 70+ countries over the last week, and have accidentally stopped the ransomware attacks. At least for now.


May 18, 2017

You might have seen those fancy new fridges with WiFi that tell you when you’re running out of milk or the coffee machine that turns itself on to be ready when your alarm goes off, both are Internet of Things devices meaning that they have small onboard or embedded computers that connect to the internet.


May 15, 2017

What is Wanna cry?

Wanna cry is just like all the other ransomware before it.

It works by locking up your files (taking them hostage as it were) and demanding money to unlock them. Unfortunately, this time around there hasn’t been a single report of someone receiving the key to their files after having paid. 


May 11, 2017

Late last week Microsoft announced their latest addition to the Windows family, Windows 10 S. This new operating system is in fact not that new at all, it’s windows for low end or education sector devices and has a fair few caveats that come with its lower price tag.


 

 

 

 

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