How to check if your Lenovo has the Superfish adware

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Lenovo superfish

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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Should I wait for Windows 10?

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Windows 10

Microsoft have announced that Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for users of Windows 7 and 8.1, for the first year after it is released. The new and improved version of Windows is expected to arrive late in 2015. Users of the preview versions have given the software glowing reviews, saying it is a step forward from Windows 7 and is … Read More

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Do adverts follow you? Turn off tracking cookies.

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Tracking cookies

Have you ever looked at a holiday, television or car for sale online, only to find that you get bombarded with adverts for it for days – even on completely separate websites? You are probably being targeted by a tracking cookie. Let’s find out if these are something to worry about, and what you can do about them. What’s a … 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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Use iCloud Photo Library to free up space on your iPhone

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Do you find your iPhone is so full of photos that you don’t know what to do with them? The latest software for your iPhone, iOS 8 has a brand new iCloud feature to help you cope with all your pictures. iCloud Photo Library beta stores all your photos in iCloud, so that every photo you take is shared between your … 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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Buyer’s guide to Tablets

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It’s now almost 5 years since the iPad was first released, and there are so many kinds of tablet on sale now that you will be able to find the right one to suit you. Read on to find out what you should look for.

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Buyer’s guide to Computers

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If you are buying a new computer this Christmas, this guide will help make it easier. Find out which brands to buy, and which processor / RAM / Hard drive.

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Buyer’s guide to iPad

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Looking for the right iPad this Christmas? All the options reviewed. iPad Air 2 or Mini 3? Which finish? 16GB, 64GB or 128GB? Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + Cellular?

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