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Everything You Wanted to Know About Hard Disk Drives

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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 Everything You Wanted to Know About Hard Disk Drives

PC Pitstop Computer Rebuild :: What You Need to Know

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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 PC Pitstop Computer Rebuild :: What You Need to Know

Laptop Battery Draining Too Quick? Exercise It!

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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, Laptop Battery Draining Too Quick? Exercise It!

The Future of Technology :: The Internet of Things

Follow The Future of Technology RFID Tags – Making Things Talk to Each Other Internet of things is going to be the next big thing. According to an estimate, the IoT industry touches $7 – $19 trillion by the 2020 and a report by Gartner says that there will be 26 billion devices connected by The Future of Technology :: The Internet of Things

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

Thank You for Shopping Local :: Here’s What You Just Did!

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Thank you For Shopping at PC Pitstop Here’s what else you just did: 1. You kept dollars in Port Macquarie-Hastings. Independent businesses make an economic contribution that is two to three times greater than that of national retailers (Price Waterhouse Coopers, 2007). 2. You supported local suppliers. Multi-nationals rarely use local suppliers as they are Thank You for Shopping Local :: Here’s What You Just Did!

PC Pitstop Gift Vouchers Make Great Gifts for the Geek in Your Life!

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Gift Vouchers Gift Vouchers are available in denominations over $10 at your nearest PC Pitstop or via the Online Store. GIFT VOUCHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS Your Gift Voucher may only be used in store or online at PC Pitstop Australia. If you wish to make a purchase for an amount that exceeds the Gift Voucher, PC Pitstop Gift Vouchers Make Great Gifts for the Geek in Your Life!

Recycle Your Computer at PC Pitstop Today

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E-Waste and Recycling With awareness about the environmental impacts of sending electronic waste (e-waste) to landfill increasing, many households and businesses are keen to dispose of their unwanted electronic equipment in a responsible way. Computers and other e-waste contain non-renewable resources such as tin, nickel, zinc aluminium and copper, as well as hazardous materials such Recycle Your Computer at PC Pitstop Today

Did You Know? :: PC Pitstop Feedback & Resources

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4 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

Clarifying the Cloud :: What You Might Not Know Already

5 things you need to know about cloud, that you might not know already by Kris Hansen  |  Thursday 17 April 2014  | 0 Comments Still getting your head around the cloud and whether it can help you at work? Here is an introduction to some basic questions you should be asking. As part of our Clarifying the Cloud :: What You Might Not Know Already