Category Archives: Technology
Use any digital camera – your phone will do – and view the little infra-red transmitter on your remote. You should see it flash when you try to operate your TV. If it does there is probably nothing wrong with … Continue reading
I fixed a PC today. All it did was beep so the customer had dashed out and bought a new one. My charge was £50 – now he has two PCs. When a PC stops, its generally not dead. Like … Continue reading
Its a joke I really haven’t ever seen this happen but I have seen some funny things. Some older people don’t learn very fast and don’t like to be told by an engineer who doesn’t spend the time to explain … Continue reading
Your broadband provider may connect you to an Indian call centre at 50p per minute. I’m not confident their technology is that great. Call me instead – I don’t charge for a brief discussion. Make a note of my number … Continue reading
There are some very inexpensive solutions for the home user or small office. There are few moving parts in a PC or Mac but your hard disk spins at 7200 revs per minute and that’s just where your files are … Continue reading
Next time you use your 4 or 8 Gig memory stick just think of this – its an early 10 Meg hard drive. 10 Meg is 1/100 of a Gig by the way.
Yes I have fixed an XBox 360. Its easier to take apart than put back together but here’s what it looks like in bits.