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Power Consumption

Now I’m keen on saving the planet, but I feel you can take things too far. I set my PC to sleep after a couple of hours and sometimes I switch it off completely. But I don’t turn off my … Continue reading

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WiFi at long range

Should you need your WiFi in your shed at the bottom of your garden, or you have some other long range use like linking the networks of 2 buildings just let me know. This Yagi Array should give plenty of … Continue reading

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Use a UK Keyboard in the UK, please

Many PCs come from the manufacturer setup as American machines but with the UK keyboard. This means your @ key is above the 3 and you have to hold down the shift key to get it.  You may also not … Continue reading

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Email a Video – don’t!

No, don’t. Videos are generally way to big to email. I suppose one of a few seconds duration is acceptable but there are people out there with mailbox limits of 100 Meg.  A 2 minute video will kill that person’s … Continue reading

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Simple Guide – Editing Photos for Emailing

This is more a guide to resizing your photos for emailing. Modern cameras produce high resolution photos which can be too big to email and way too big to display efficiently on your PC or Mac. This guide will show you how … Continue reading

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Mobile Phone Boost

If you are in a poor signal area you may want to boost your mobile signal.  Its possible, the kit cost about £200.  It’ll need a survey to be sure it’ll work but I reckon about £400 in total should … Continue reading

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Save Power

I’m all for saving power and saving the planet but let’s get some perspective. The Sony TV illustrated uses 0.3Watts  on Standby and so that is 4 months on standby will use £0.15 worth of energy.  There are better ways … Continue reading

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Selecting a Printer for a Small Business

If you need a new printer make sure it suits your needs.  If you are in the Tunbridge Wells area I’d gladly go over the pros and cons with you, but if you want to do it yourself have a … Continue reading

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Speed-up your Computer – add RAM

A quick and inexpensive way to speed up your PC or Mac is add more RAM.  RAM is less expensive than it used to be and its easy to fit so you could fit it yourself.  Here’s the instructions but … Continue reading

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Gmail – more than one account?

Yes you can see more than one at a time! Very Simple Method – download another browser – Chrome is good – and open the other account in that. Classy Method – you need to use Google Chrome as your … Continue reading

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