Everything You Wanted to Know About Hard Disk Drives

What does a hard drive do? Information storage is the hard drive’s main responsibility. Think the electronic version of the old office filing cabinet. Everything you keep on your computer is on a hard drive. Not just documents, emails, contacts, favorites pictures, music and videos. Your programs, your preferences, your printers, your settings, even your…

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Laptop Battery Draining Too Quick? Exercise It!

Laptop Battery Draining Too Quick? Exercise It!

Your laptop battery charges whenever your computer is plugged into external power through an AC Adapter, an optional power adapter, or an optional docking device. The battery charges whether the computer is off or in use, but it charges faster when the computer is off. However, charging may take longer if a battery is new,…

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Psst! PC Pitstop is Your One Stop Computer Shop in Port Macquarie

Psst! PC Pitstop is Your One Stop Computer Shop in Port Macquarie

Our Services RETAIL Business-to-Consumer o        Repairs & Maintenance o        Tuneup/Cleanup o        At your Premises Repairs and Support o        Virus Removal o        Data Transfer or Recovery o        New Computer Setup & Transfer o        Hardware Upgrades o        Custom Built Desktop Sales o        Dedicated Gaming Systems o        Ex-Lease Laptops & Desktops o        Wide Range of Parts & Peripherals…

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Vote PC Pitstop & Win $250!

Vote PC Pitstop & Win $250!

Do you love PC Pitstop?NSW Fair Trading’s popular I love my local business competition is back for 2014. In its work to promote a fair marketplace, Fair Trading recognises that the vast majority of local businesses do the right thing and play a critical role in the local community. That is why NSW consumers are being…

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Love your Laptop :: 4 Steps to Prolonging Laptop Life

Love your Laptop :: 4 Steps to Prolonging Laptop Life

  Exercising your Laptop Battery and Charger   Your laptop battery charges whenever your computer is plugged into external power through an AC Adapter, an optional power adapter, or an optional docking device. The battery charges whether the computer is off or in use, but it charges faster when the computer is off. However, charging…

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What can we buy our company for Christmas? INVEST NOW & SAVE

Take advantage of the instant asset tax write-off (Written by David Markus for SMART COMPANY) We have until January 1 to install new PCs, printers, storage systems and servers, update a firewall or invest in a large TV for displaying charts on the office wall. If your business is turning over less than $2 million…

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PC Pitstop's Famous 5 1/2 Point Guarantee - FOR YOU!

PC Pitstop's Famous 5 1/2 Point Guarantee - FOR YOU!

PC Pitstop are simply the best in the business.  We stand behind our customers and our name… …and this is YOUR PC Pitstop 5½ Point Guarantee to prove it….   1.    Unbelievable Service – You will be informed about your computer the same business day.  If you don’t hear from us on the same day,…

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Pics that will SHOCK YOU - From the Funny & Not-so-Funny Files!

Pics that will SHOCK YOU - From the Funny & Not-so-Funny Files!

  Furry with dust – common desktop interior Pet hair build-up in drives A nice big ball of removed computer fuzz Damp Rid – the coastal computers best friend Oh. More dust. Yep, this is why we all need a cleanup every 6-12mths! This one is interesting. Mouse poop inside a near new machine. But…

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Is Your PC Battery Getting Enough Exercise?

Is Your PC Battery Getting Enough Exercise?

Batteries and Chargers Your laptop battery charges whenever your computer is plugged into external power through an AC Adapter, an optional power adapter, or an optional docking device. The battery charges whether the computer is off or in use, but it charges faster when the computer is off. However, charging may take longer if a…

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The least we can do...

The least we can do...

The other day we gladly gave away an ex-lease laptop to a very special Port Macquarie family. Their story is a tear-jerker and their hearts are big. For people that ask for nothing…this was the least we could do. A PORT Macquarie boy will make history as the first child with Hunter syndrome in Australia…

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PC Pitstop's Laptop Safety Tips

PC Pitstop's Laptop Safety Tips

Safely using your laptop will help ensure that your laptop works properly and you don’t get injured. Improper use or not being aware of safety issues can cause your laptop irreparable damage. These safety tips should be added to your weekly laptop maintenance routine and will help you stay productive and safe no matter where…

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60 Second Guide to Buying a Laptop or Tablet

The Bit people blogged this handy guide after attending a Toshiba launch early this week. It’s so damn handy we’re re-blogging it for you:            Buying a laptop and tablet in 2013: handy 60-second breakdown of all the options by William Maher  |  Wednesday 8 May 2013  | Comment now Once upon…

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