True or False? Battery Myths you Need to Know for Better Device Performance

True or False? Battery Myths you Need to Know for Better Device Performance

  We live in an age of the high-powered long-life battery-powered portable device. But it seems that the limitations of the nickel-based batteries that were prevalent in the early ’90s still apply to the more modern lithium ion and lithium polymer technologies we use today. Battery technology may not have changed much in the last couple…

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Windows Product Lifecycle - End of Life Support Dates

Windows Product Lifecycle - End of Life Support Dates

Courtesy of Microsoft Corp Every Windows product has a lifecycle. The lifecycle begins when a product is released and ends when it’s no longer supported. Knowing key dates in this lifecycle helps you make informed decisions about when to upgrade or make other changes to your software. End of Support End of Support refers to…

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Is Your Computer Security Really Working?

Is Your Computer Security Really Working?

Every day we see customers who are shocked that their computer has a virus. They thought they had security software and they thought it was doing it’s job. But here’s the thing….You get what you pay for…and YOU play a massive part in your computer’s secuirty. You have to check before you click anything, you…

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PC Pitstop Computer Rebuild :: What You Need to Know

PC Pitstop Computer Rebuild :: What You Need to Know

Just experienced a computer catastrophy and had your computer wiped and reinstalled?!            You may notice little things that are different to the way you have had them before – This is because Windows had learnt the way you did things and remembered these settings.      You may need to reinstall any…

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Get InStore to Collect Your Very Own Computer Manual & Service Planner

Get InStore to Collect Your Very Own Computer Manual & Service Planner

We wrote a user manual and service planner just for you….so come and get it! It’s packed full of how to hints and tips and details the best way for you to look after your desktop or laptop computer – at home or in your business. Everyone is loving them and we don’t want you…

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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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We have a Winner! :: Give us Your Feedback & Win

We have a Winner! :: Give us Your Feedback & Win

A BIG congratulations to Donna Clarke for being the lucky winner of our latest customer feedback survey!! Donna will spend a lovely night without or with the kids at the observatory – Port Macquarie’s best address – all with chocolate and local wine on arrival. All customers have a chance to win! Simply complete the…

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Why Sometimes Upgrading Your Computer is the Cheaper Option

Why Sometimes Upgrading Your Computer is the Cheaper Option

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. Brought to you by Intel The computers you bought a few years ago were designed to meet the processing…

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4 Smart Steps to Avoid Computer Corrosion

Avoiding Moisture & Corrosion It is true that salt air will corrode hardware and electronics especially near the ocean/coast. 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…

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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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3 Key Home Desktop Computer Safety Tips

Desktop Safety Tips Safely using your desktop will help ensure that the computer works properly and you don’t get injured. Improper use or not being aware of safety issues can cause your desktop irreparable damage. These tips will help you stay productive and safe no matter where you are working. Vent Maintenance – Part of…

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The Best Basics in the Hastings :: PC Pitstop Computer  & iDevice Repairs

The Best Basics in the Hastings :: PC Pitstop Computer & iDevice Repairs

    Smart Device Repairs Dropped or damaged yoursmart device – iPhone, iPador Samsung Device? Most repairs same day!Get a quote >>   |   Learn More >>      Workshop Repairs We locate the issues & determine the best wayto fix them. Most repairscompleted within 24 hours  Get a quote >>   |   Learn More >>      …

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