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Network cabling, Felton, Northumberland

Great coffee & cake!

4th March, 2019


I was very pleasantly surprised to get a call, late one Friday afternoon, from the iconic Running Fox café in the village. The network cabling had failed at some point between the downstairs and upstairs, meaning that one of the tills, and the office PCs, were unable to communicate with the rest of the network....


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Smartphone and the ocean

What to do if your smartphone gets wet

8th January, 2019


What do you do if you drop your smartphone in water? A puddle, the sink, or heaven forbid, the loo? Did it go under the water, even for a short time, or does it just have a few splashes of rain on the screen?.....


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Computer security in Morpeth

Gone phishing…

9th November, 2018


Most of us have had the phone call from "Alan from Microsoft", or similar, who claims that he has spotted a problem on your computer. These are known as "phishing" calls.....


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Computer Support - Keeping IT Simple

Does your IT Support company do too much for you?

24th October, 2018


I've been talking to a couple of potential new clients about their existing computer systems, and about their current computer support companies. Neither of these clients seems to know what their existing IT Support company does; or exactly what they are being charged for.


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Computer sales, Alnwick, Northumberland

How much is your old computer costing your business?

10th October, 2018


Many clients, when we suggest they should upgrade their old computers, tell us, "We can't afford it right now". But, how can they afford not to? What is the true cost of keeping older computers in your business? Just as an older car starts to become more expensive to run than a newer car, the same is true of the computers in your business.


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Business computer support, Ashington

Comparing Computers to Cars…

3rd October, 2018


Michael Donkin, Director of ‘Curlew Computers’, takes the novel approach that computers are very similar to cars; both essentially being tin boxes with Windows. Also, they are both vital business tools which are used every day. You don’t need to know how they work, and you hope neither of them suddenly crashes......


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