If you have an iPhone or iPad, you should change your Apple password before 7th April

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A group of Hackers calling themselves Turkish Crime Family are claiming to have obtained the login credentials of 627 million Apple users. The group are threatening to wipe the iCloud accounts and Apple devices of 200m users on 7th April 2017 unless Apple meets their demand of $75,000 in crypto-currency. While it’s unclear how seriously we should take these claims, … Read More

Dave WalterIf you have an iPhone or iPad, you should change your Apple password before 7th April

How to add BT Mail to the Windows 10 Mail app

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If you’re adding a btinternet.com account but are stuck with “Nothing has arrived yet” or “Hold on while we retrieve your emails”, here’s the solution.

Dave WalterHow to add BT Mail to the Windows 10 Mail app

Road closures on Mill Lane

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I always welcome customers who want to drop a computer into my office to be repaired. It’s best to phone first to let me know you’re coming. My office sits on Mill Lane in Ness, which is due to be closed for resurfacing. The road will be closed from Monday 16th November for up to 5 days. There will still … Read More

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Problems sending emails after upgrading to Windows 10?

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The Windows 10 update has been available for several months now, and there have been very few problems compared to previous new releases of Windows. There is however one problem that I have seen quite a lot of. Some users who use Outlook to access their emails have found that they cannot send out any emails, after upgrading to Windows … Read More

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Windows 10 arrives on 29th July – All you need to know

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Microsoft have announced that Windows 10 will be available as a free update on 29th July. What can I expect from Windows 10? Following complaints from users of Windows 8 and 8.1, this release will return users to a more familiar Windows 7 environment. Some of the more popular elements of Windows 8.1 will be retained. The Start Menu is back, … Read More

Dave WalterWindows 10 arrives on 29th July – All you need to know

How to check if your Lenovo has the Superfish adware

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It has been reported this week that Lenovo has been installing hidden malware on the computers they sell. Since September, users of new Lenovo computers have claimed that adverts were appearing unexpectedly in their Internet search results. Security experts have confirmed the presence of Superfish, a program pre-installed on some Lenovo computers, that inserts adverts into web pages such as Google search … Read More

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Reclaim storage space on your iPhone or iPad

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Apple have received criticism recently for the way their latest Software, iOS 8, takes up more storage space on your iPhone or iPad than previous versions. Although Apple devices are not the worst offenders, they are what I get asked about the most often. I have compiled a list of ways to get your storage back, so you can get back … Read More

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Christmas wreaths and table decorations

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We have now finished taking orders for this year. Thank you to everyone who has placed an order. We will be in touch shortly to arrange delivery of your decorations. As it’s nearly Christmas, I hope you don’t mind me posting something non-computer related for a change. My talented sister Helen makes Christmas decorations to order. This year, she is … Read More

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Office 365 to offer UNLIMITED cloud storage

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Microsoft are to start offering unlimited online storage with subscriptions to Office 365. Users of OneDrive are already starting to find their accounts have had their storage limits removed, and the new plan will be rolled out to all customers over the coming months, according to Microsoft. Users who want to jump the queue are invited to request the new … Read More

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Microsoft reveals Windows 8.1 successor: Windows 10

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Microsoft has announced that the follow-up to Windows 8.1 will be called Windows 10. At a small event in San Francisco, the company showed off an early preview of the operating system. Windows 10 will aimed at business users as it focuses on improving the desktop experience. With Windows 8.1, Microsoft introduced a new touch-screen environment for tablet computers, but … Read More

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