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Study – Without The Tech-Stress

8th August, 2012
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I would like to add few points in addition to the excellent ones listed below:

I see quite often students coming to us with failed drives and USB sticks and need to stress that recovery is very expensive. It is far cheaper to have multiple copies on multiple […]

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Watch out for these hoaxes and scams!

7th October, 2011
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The scams mentioned in this newsletter target all people. Even the very wealthy fall prey to the stories that may be perpetrated. I remember just a few months back in a networking group that Computer Troubleshooters – Parramatta is a member of, a colleague relating a story of a client of theirs. This client was sent an email from a so called African Prince that needed a little money to tie him over until the times were better. The story must have been compelling because this person remitted a seven figure sum to this African Prince. I did ask the question as to whether this was a big loss and was told no, just a drop in the bucket and this person still believes that this prince is going to sail up Sydney Harbour to take this person away, oh well!

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5 Things To Do BEFORE You Lose Your Gadget

5th September, 2011
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  • One of Computer Troubleshooters – Parramatta’s colleagues, recently misplaced, in a shopping trolley, her newly acquired iPad. As the commercial states, over 80% of Australians are honest people and so it was with this incident but it led to putting pen to paper. In point 5 below, Find my iPhone is referenced, and I have a client that uses that application to track her children’s movements. Oh well there’s another use for it and now for the newsletter.
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    Does your business need a Tablet?

    14th April, 2011
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    Computer Troubleshooters – Parramatta is often asked about the iPad or other tablets and have seen contacts using them as data capture devices, which saves them much time later at the office. Further we have seen these devices being used by sales staff showing their clients various presentations. However are these devices appropriate for your business?

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