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How to: Recognise Laptop Memory

It’s well known that the cheapest and easiest way to give your old laptop a new lease of life is to bung some extra RAM in it. In most laptops it’s as easy as turning it upside down, unscrewing a … Continue reading

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Domain Names(I): Dumping btconnect

They should have gone out with the millenium fireworks, but, like the Dome, ten years later, they’re still with us. You’ve all seen them, on the sides of expensively paintworked vans and adorning smart business cards everywhere, the jarring ‘[email protected]’ … Continue reading

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I love Google Street view

I admit it, my awareness of spacial relations is pretty bad. I can read maps, but sometimes have problems relating what I see on the page or screen to what is there in front of me. When going to see … Continue reading

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Top 5 essential pieces of equipment for mending PCs and laptops

I’m not including the usual stuff everyone has, like power meters, test screens, screw drivers etc., because that would be both obvious and boring. What I’m listing here are the things that all those years ago, as I opened my … Continue reading

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Domain Renewal Group – scam letters

Have you received a letter from the Domain Renewal Group? It will look like a regular invoice a busy business might pay without thinking about it and, if you read further, there is a lot of scary text saying that … Continue reading

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