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What is a NAS drive and why do I need one?

NAS (Network-Attached-Storage) drives are a safer way of storing or backing up data, than a conventional External Hard Disk Drive (EHDD). We explain why. If you are not currently doing any form of backing up of your data (photos, music, documents) we suggest you implement local and/or cloud backup immmediately […]


IT disasters – A private organisation with FileCryptor Ransomware

A real account of a recent incident experienced by an private organisation known to us in the Perth, Western Australia (December 2016) infected with FileCryptor Ransomware.  An employee of a private organisation in Perth received a dubious email disguised as an invoice. The email did not have an attachment and on face value appeared to […]


IT disasters – a 24/7 Supermarket with multiple virus infections.

A real account of a recent incident experienced by a 24/7 Supermarket known to us in Perth, Western Australia (January 2017) with multiple virus infections. The IT Guys manage and monitor the Anti-Virus software of a 24/7 Supermarket through AVG Cloudcare. Unfortunately, they have not heeded our advice regarding their backup regime, Internet connection and […]


Protecting your iPhone/iPad from little fingers

If you have children (or grandchildren) that you occasionally let play educational apps/games on an iPhone or iPad, then there is a built-in setting to stop them accidentally (or purposely) getting out of that app/game and accessing other applications or data or accidentally wiping everything off the device. You can […]


How to reduce the amount of e-mail SPAM you receive

10 ways to reduce e-mail SPAM. Everyone hates e-mail SPAM, but if you use e-mail (as we all do), SPAM-EMAILS are a fact of life. 1 or 2 spam emails a day are to be expected, but if the majority of your mail is SPAM or JUNK you need a quick […]


Emergency Internet Services for Businesses

Is your business suffering from an Internet Outage? Does your business need Internet Access Immediately? The IT Guys can provide Emergency Internet Services equipment to businesses anywhere in the Perth Metro area, that will plug into your existing network and provide you with an internet service within 4 hours of […]


SSD Upgrade Prices for current Apple iMac (post 2012)

SSD Upgrades starting at only $468 to your Apple iMac (aka “Tapered Edge” Aluminum iMac¹) can increase it’s life, capacity and speed and make it run like new .   From 2012 to the current model, Apple have been supplying iMac with a combined SSD/ HDD known as a “fusion drive” which is […]


SSD Upgrade Prices for Apple Macbook Air (Late 2010 onwards)

SSD Upgrades starting at only $542 $460 to your Apple Macbook Air (Late 2010 onwards) can increase its life, storage capacity and speed and make it run like new.   From late 2010 to the current model, Apple have been supplying Macbook Air with small SSD drives (64GB, 128GB etc) With todays larger OS many […]


SSD Upgrade Prices for Apple iMac (pre 2012)

A simple upgrade of only $389 to your pre-2012 Apple iMac (aka “Aluminum” iMac¹) can increase it’s speed by 400% and make it run like a new model. If your iMac computer was purchased prior to 2012, then you’re probably noticing how slow it has recently become, on startup and in general […]


SSD Upgrade Prices for Windows PC’s and Laptops

A simple upgrade of only $347 to many Windows PC’s and Laptops can increase speed by 400% and make it run like new.   If your Windows Computer, Windows Laptop or Windows Notebook, has a conventional HDD (Hard Disk Drive) and is over 4 years old, it has over a 50% chance of either […]


SSD Upgrade Prices for Apple Macbooks (pre 2012)

A simple upgrade of only $284 $253 to your pre-2012 MacBook can increase it’s performance by 400% and make it run like a new model.   If your Macbook (Pro or Air) was purchased prior to 2012, then your probably noticing how slow it has recently become, on startup and during general […]