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Last year we wrote about typing hacks for iPhone users , and now it’s time for us to share our tips and tricks for Android users. Whether you're just getting started with Android, or have been a long-time loyal user, these are the five shortcuts you should be using right now. Reject Calls with a text The days of rejecting a call by tapping decline or waiting for your phone t ...

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We would really appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to post a positive review on our Google Business page to help us spread the good word about our IT Services.

Everyone who writes us a review will go into the draw to win 2 Gold Class movie tickets!

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Desktops and laptops have been targeted by cyber criminals for years, but with the exponential growth of smart phones and tablets, new security threats are emerging. Though built-in kill switches help protect mobile devices from unauthorized use, and can even prevent crime from occurring, they aren’t enough to fully safeguard against today’s digital threats. In order to fully ...

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Last month Google introduced two new apps for smart messaging and video calling at the I/O 2016 conference. Going by the names of Allo and Duo respectively, the apps have left most people wondering why Google has given us two new apps, considering Hangouts and Google Chat already exist. As WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Snapchat and other players are eclipsing Google Hangouts ...

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One of our clients, The Australasian Leukaemia & Lymphoma Group (ALLG) is fundraising with Entertainment™ to raise money for blood cancer research. Each Entertainment™ Membership has over $20,000 worth of valuable offers valid through to 1 June 2017. By purchasing either a traditional Entertainment Book or Digital Membership for your smartphone, 20% of all sales will be d ...

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July 29 th marks one year since the introduction of Windows 10 and the end of the free user upgrade. If you currently run Windows 7 or 8 and you haven’t already taken advantage of Microsoft’s free upgrade, or haven’t mistakenly downloaded it, you may be wondering whether you should. While there is no denying Windows 10 has some impressive new features , here are some things al ...

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Over the past couple of weeks Microsoft has faced criticism from PC users across the world for changing the pop-up box encouraging Windows users to upgrade to Windows 10.   Unlike traditional pop-ups where the red X in the corner indicates close, the X in the top right hand corner of the pop-up now agrees to a scheduled upgrade. As stated by the BBC , the change occurred bec ...

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During Microsoft’s BUILD 2016 conference the company announced that Windows 10 will receive a new upgrade later this year called the ‘Anniversary Update’. While Microsoft didn’t disclose the exact date, Windows 10 will turn one on July 21 which is the rumoured date the new update will be made available. According to Microsoft, some of the improvements and features coming with ...

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There’s no denying the importance of keeping your personal information safe online, especially when it comes to social media. LinkedIn is a social media platform where a lot of personal information such as current job and career history is shared online for the world to see, but do you know how much of your profile has been made public? Can others see when you’ve viewed their ...

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Today’s cyber criminals are becoming more creative than ever in their attempts to access and exploit your sensitive information.  One of the emerging trends in scam activity is known as scareware, which sees a hacker tap into one of humankind's most basic instincts: Fear.  Scareware can take many different forms such as ‘Windows Updates’ and urgent sounding emails. Despite thi ...

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