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NBN Ready

When can we expect the NBN to become available to other areas of Woolgoolga, Corindi Beach, Arrawarra, Mullaway and Safety Beach? According to NBNco earlier this year it was set for June, then July… then August and now we have been told October 2019 – which will more than likely change. So when can we…

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Storm Season is here….. is your data safe?

Power surges in the electrical system in your home or office are more common than you think. These surges can cause severe damage to electronic devices if they are left unprotected. Where do power surges come from? 1. Lightning strikes Over the past 5 years, almost 9 billion lightning strikes have been documented globally. Some…

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The future is now!! well soon… maybe…

Here we are again. NBN has moved its “expected” connection date once again. I wish I could say the only aspect of NBN that has been changed was the target connection date for the area, however, other facets of the initiative have been altered to suit their rate of completion… and this article is only…

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Wet Macbooks!

Water damage Whether it be a Macbook or a PC laptop liquid damage will most likely kill your device! We typically see at least 1 liquid damaged Macbook or laptop a week just from the Woolgoolga area. This has prompted me to write this BLOG post regarding what to do and what not to do…

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SCAMMERS

Just a reminder the SCAMMERS are always there looking for there next victim. We were the attempted target today of one of these scams. The caller said they were from Microsoft and that my computer had errors and went through an elaborate story as to how and why this was happening. I was intrigued, knowing…

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Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities: What You Need to Know

Microsoft, Linux, Google, and Apple started rolling out patches addressing design flaws in processor chips that security researchers named Meltdown and Spectre. Here’s what you need to know about these flaws: What are Meltdown and Spectre? Meltdown, designated as CVE-2017-5754, can enable hackers to gain privileged access to parts of a computer’s memory used by…

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Don’t buy a new Computer or Laptop

Consider treating yourself with an upgrade to your computer. These are minor upgrades that won’t cost you the earth and will save you so much time over when writing, shopping, or just waiting for your ageing PC to boot up, you’ll wonder why you spent so long with a spinning disk in your computer. Before…

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Suffering from a slow ADSL connection?

Are you one of many people in Woolgoolga and surrounding areas that suffer from a slow ADSL connection? Have you told your ISP about it and seem to be getting nowhere? Or are you one of many people (myself included) that has been a recipient of an “incorrect call out fee” from a technician that…

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When NBN When?

As we all know, there has been a spate of misleading information, conflicting opinions and lack of knowledge revolving around the NBN on a national level – but what developments have been made in Woolgoolga and how are we as a small community affected? Well I can tell you now that NBN co have yet…

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Protect yourself from Ransomware

How devastating would it be for your business if your computers were locked? No access to customer files POS locked forms, documents, LOGOS, photos all locked What is ransomware? Ransomware is a sophisticated piece of malware that blocks the victim’s access to their files, and the only way to regain access to the files is to…

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