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A-Z of Computing – A is for Antivirus

Welcome to my new series on the essentials of computing, one letter at a time. Let’s start at the beginning – A is for Antivirus. To me, antivirus is as essential as having seatbelts in a car. You wouldn’t think of taking your children out for a drive without making sure their seatbelts […]

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Internet and Phone Scams

I could write a book on internet scams! I’m sure most readers have received an e-mail informing them that a long lost relative died with a fortune of millions – or that a Nigerian prince needs your help to transfer his money and will reward you… There are a couple of more […]


Broadband 101

High speed broadband has finally come to Newent, so we’re here to decipher the jargon from the internet providers, and help you tell your ADSL from your Cable from your Fibre. These are all terms for different types of broadband: ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) is the type of broadband most of […]

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GMT Solutions: Social Media

Social Media – not just for selfies!

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter – social media isn’t just for tech-savvy teenagers, but can be useful in the business world too. It’s not just for sharing selfies and pictures of your dinner, but can help you connect with your customers in a way that wasn’t possible before. If you’re a creative business, Instagram […]


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Windows 10 is free – what’s the deal?

It’s time for techy types to get excited – Microsoft are releasing a new version of Windows. Yes, that’s what passes for exciting in this office! On 29th July, Windows 10 will be released for download, and for many home and business users it will be available for free. You […]


Protecting Your Website

Yes, you did read that correctly! Normally IT pros are talking about how to protect your computer from some of the nasty or annoying things that can come from websites, but this time I want to tell you how to protect your website. Put simply, a website is a collection […]

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System Recovery

There’s certain things in life that give you a sinking feeling – the realisation that you left the back door open, the car parking has run out, or one I commonly see, your computer has gone wrong and you have no backup. What can you do then? If you’re reading […]