Computer Tips

Just how fast is technology moving!?

May 30 2017

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Long live the laptop — How to look after one

Aug 28 2013

IN last month’s Downend Voice we looked at buying a new laptop or desktop PC. Desktop machines tend not to get broken that often (we probably get 10 - 15% of jobs being desktops) but laptops are a whole different story. So you’ve bought a brand new laptop but how should you look after it to make sure it lasts you a long time. Here are five tips for a long laptop life... Read More

Buying a new computer - understanding the jargon

Aug 03 2013

So you’ve decided to buy a new desktop or laptop PC but the bewildering array of facts and figures are making the job of choosing the right machine for you a real headache. Have no fear, we are here to cut through the jargon. ... Read More

Home networking - the need for speed

Aug 03 2013

These days we all want super-fast broadband and demand that all of our downloads complete in an instant – if not before. Unfortunately the weak link for a lot of people is the wireless network in their house. Don’t get me wrong, wireless networks are great for casual working, surfing the web, checking your email and give you the freedom to move around with your portable device, but what if you want to move large files around or stream High Definition movies or TV? Unless you’re very lucky, this is when your wireless network begins to creak a little. Signal strength, bandwidth limitations and interference can all cause wireless networks to perform poorly, especially when sustained data transfer rates are required.... Read More

Buying a new computer - understanding the jargon

Jul 29 2013

So you’ve decided to buy a new desktop or laptop PC but the bewildering array of facts and figures are making the job of choosing the right machine for you a real headache. Have no fear, we are here to cut through the jargon. ... Read More

Why you should update your browser with Bristol Computer Fix

Jun 10 2013

A WEB browser is the software on your computer that you use to access the internet. Although many PC users stick to a preferred web browser it is vital to make sure you are running the most recent version of your browser of choice and here’s why.... Read More

Computer Tips

May 02 2013

Every cloud - a guide to online storage... Read More