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A Different Kind Of Password Problem?

December 1st, 2018|Categories: Tech Guru|

A Different Kind Of Password Problem If the last few months here in The Tech Shop have taught us anything, it’s that many people are reliant on their computer remembering [...]

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Windows Update Woes

November 1st, 2018|Categories: Tech Guru|

The October Windows updates mostly went by without a hitch, except for one tiny problem: it had a chance to completely erase all of your data such as precious photos, [...]

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Liquid Damage

September 29th, 2018|Categories: Tech Guru|

Liquid Damage We’ve all been there at some point; you’ve got a cup of tea next to your device and next thing you know, whoosh, it’s dripping wet. Some laptops [...]

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Overheating Devices

September 1st, 2018|Categories: Tech Guru|

Modern smartphones use a lithium-ion battery.  They are the best batteries available for devices at the moment, but they have downsides, one of which is that they are very sensitive [...]

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Tech Guru August 2018

August 1st, 2018|Categories: Tech Guru|

As I was sitting down to write this article, pondering exactly which topic to cover, my phone rang. I had a few deliveries on the way so I figured that [...]

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Tech Guru July 2018

July 1st, 2018|Categories: Tech Guru|

Updates So, you’re checking your emails and decide to go out for the day. You press the shut-down button on your computer and… “Please do not shut down your computer. [...]

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Tech Guru June 2018

June 1st, 2018|Categories: Tech Guru|

Back Up Your Data This month I would like to talk about backing up your data, remove some of the mystery that surrounds it and give you advice on how [...]

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Tech Guru May 2018

May 1st, 2018|Categories: Tech Guru|

Strong Passwords What makes a strong password? Generally speaking, anything that is not a word, or easy to guess based on any other information someone may have (your dog’s name, [...]

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