Hints and Tips


How to stop emails going to junk folder

Are you missing important emails because they keep going to the junk folder? Although 90% of the emails in your junk folder are probably genuinely “junk” or “spam“, the occasional important and genuine email will end up there. The reasons for this are numerous and include suspicious attachments, being on […]


Windows 10 Slow? You could have update issues

Problems with Windows 10 can usually be fixed by making sure all the latest updates have been installed correctly. This should be automatic but these updates often fail and slow your computer down considerably. Windows 10 updates will often fail without notifying the user and cause the computer to behave […]


How to restrict an Android Phone to phone-only use

How to give an Android  Phone to a child and restrict it ONLY to be used as a Phone (Disable Texting, E-mail, Apps and Internet Access) Many parents want to keep in touch with their children when out of the house and are supplying them with smart-phones (iPhone, Android, Samsung) […]


How to restrict an iPhone to phone-only use

How to give an iPhone to a child and restrict it ONLY to be used as a Phone (Disable Texting, E-mail, Apps and Internet Access) Many parents want to keep in touch with their children when out of the house and are supplying them with smart-phones (iPhone, Android, Samsung) in […]


WAP’s v Network Range Extenders/Boosters

Like most people who cannot get wi-fi internet unless they sit next to the modem, you have probably purchased devices that boost or extend the wi-fi range into other rooms. And like most people you wish you had not wasted your money. There are hundreds of “Wi-Fi Range extenders“, “Wi-Fi […]


Apple’s latest macOS 10.14 (mojave) available Sep/Oct 2018

MacOS 10.14 (Mojave) is to be released in Sept/Oct 2018 with added features but dropping support for some models older than 2014 and all older than 2012 See full details below: As reported by MacWorld and MacRumours macOS 10.14 codenamed Mojave (pronounced mo-HAH-vee) is in final beta stages with a release sometime […]


Windows 7 no longer available on new laptop purchases!!

Major manufacturers such as Dell, Toshiba and Lenovo aren no longer selling computers with the option of Windows 7 Pro.   It appears that the latest CPU chips produced by intel, will no longer support Windows 7 and most manufacturers (with the exception of HP) are no longer offering the […]


SENIOR COMPUTER TECHNICIAN/MANAGER JOB – Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia

HELP WANTED – SENIOR COMPUTER TECHNICIAN/MANAGER JOB – Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia Duties and Responsibilities Managing and supervising junior technicians and staff Training and Mentoring junior technicians and staff Business Development, Quoting and negotiating with clients and customers Receipt of customer equipment, triaging and documenting issues reported Diagnosis and repair […]


If you don’t backup your phone and computer data, you stand a high risk of losing everything.

Remember the old drink-driving advert that said “If you drink and drive your a bloody idiot”? Well the same can be said for people and their data. We get many people coming through our doors with sad stories about breaking their phone and losing recent holiday pics or having 10 […]


What is “The Cloud”

Confused by“The Cloud”? … You are not alone! Let The IT Guys (WA) explain it in layman’s terms: the differences, advantages/disadvantages & costs of “The Cloud” What is Cloud-Computing?, What is Cloud-storage? What are Cloud-Applications ? How does it differ between Apple and Windows computers, laptops, phones and tablets? We […]

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