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Six Signs you Need a New Computer

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In today’s modern, technological world, a slow computer is often more than just an inconvenience; it can be a serious barrier to our entertainment and productivity. As humans, we learn to adapt to our conditions pretty quickly and sometimes that means we put up with old technology for way longer than we should.

If you’re finding that every time you use your computer it causes you frustration, don’t just tolerate it. Here are a few telltale signs that you could be in need of an upgrade:

Why do computers slow down?

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Why do computers slow down? A question that we get asked all the time here at PC Pitstop is why computers get slower over time. This can start to happen within a year after you get a new PC, but usually, it happens in just a few short months.   Since we all use our Why do computers slow down?

Protecting Devices For Kids

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As the kids head back to school lets take a look at how to stay smart online. Kids & Teens While the internet offers an exciting world of experiences for kids and teens, it is important to be mindful that they could: experience cyber-bullying be exposed to inappropriate or harmful content be at risk from contact with Protecting Devices For Kids

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

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

Why Sometimes Upgrading Your Computer is the Cheaper Option

the-internet-of-things-hero This is such a great article from Smarter Business Ideas...had to share! If your computers are four or more years old they’re artefacts of earlier technology eras – and they could be costing you big time. The computers you bought a few years ago were designed to meet the processing demands of the day – ... Why Sometimes Upgrading Your Computer is the Cheaper Option

5 Smart Steps to Avoid Computer Corrosion

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Whether you prefer a laptop or a desktop your PC is affected by its environment. While overly dry conditions can cause static electricity in your computer’s components, excessively humid conditions can cause faster corrosion and internal damage.

Love your Laptop :: 4 Steps to Prolonging Laptop Life

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  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 Love your Laptop :: 4 Steps to Prolonging Laptop Life

PC Pitstop Speciality Lessons

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PC Pitstop Speciality Lessons Stop banging your head on the desk trying to figure that pesky computer problem and ask for a Speciality Lesson from your PC Pitstop Trained Technician. These 1hr in-store, one-on-one lessons can cover many topics that may be troubling you, such as: Basic Computer Use – start-up, shut-down, navigation, etc. Internet PC Pitstop Speciality Lessons

Doomsday for XP :: You could be under attack right now!

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Doomsday for XP :: You could be under attack right now! 4 dys until we say Rest in Peace XP. Are you ready for this? “Microsoft first said it was planning to end support for Windows XP in 2007. It has since been warning consumers and businesses an upgrade is necessary to keep their computers from being run Doomsday for XP :: You could be under attack right now!

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

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

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

Is Your PC Battery Getting Enough Exercise?

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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 Is Your PC Battery Getting Enough Exercise?