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Laptop Power Jack Socket Repair

No matter how careful you are with your laptop, the power jack socket will eventually need a repair. Symptoms include – battery failing to charge and the need to hold the jack plug at a certain angle to enable charging. Not only are these inconvenient but eventually the socket will short out and a new motherboard will be required! It’s true to say...

Laptop Overheating

As a laptop gets older, one of the most common faults is overheating. There are two main causes: blockage of the cooling system by dust and fluff, or a faulty fan. Bad design can also be to blame but we shall not be looking at that cause here. How Does The Heating System Get Blocked? Laptops produce a significant amount of heat that is generated by the CPU, GPU...

Blog – Can’t Like or Dislike Youtube Videos Anymore?

A recent update by Google has made it seemingly impossible for some users to like or dislike Youtube videos. The answer is that from now on, you will only be able to like or dislike after you have watched the whole video! And even then the active thumbs up or thumbs down buttons have moved the to top of the finished video. Don’t like this change? You are...

Blog – Would You Pay $100 To Send An Email?

$100 is the amount you will have to pay to send an email to Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook. There is no guarantee he will read it or that you will get a reply; but it is guaranteed to get into his inbox at Facebook. Maybe he’s short of loose change, who knows. Maybe this will start a precedent whereby ‘celebrities’ will put a...

Blog – Website Security

The hacking of websites is nothing new. It can happen for a number of reasons, some ideological, some downright illegal. Overnight, the original site can be erased and replaced by advertising, religious messages, pornography, loans, practically anything.  When it happens, the owner is usually shocked, with a strong feeling of being personally violated. However,...

Blog – What Browser?

We often get asked what is the best web browser to use? The answer is, as you would expect, not black and white. We use different browsers for different purposes. Over the next few weeks, I’ll outline a few browsers and our reasons for utilising them. But by far our most popular is¬†SRWareIron. A name unfamiliar to many but if you’ve seen Google...