Thoughts on computer repair

Please stop using this!

One of the most common problems I come across doing computer repair around Cairns is people who call me to fix their computers which are running very old software. While I can usually fix the computer, it can be quite difficult to explain that even though their machine is working again, for me to give… Continue reading Thoughts on computer repair


As anyone who has been to my place knows, I really hate to see potentially useful material simply dumped. This extends to what is commonly referred to as e-waste. If you’re not familiar with the term, this is basically just discarded tech. A lot of this is pretty difficult to do anything useful with, but… Continue reading E-Waste

A Fresh Start for your Windows Machine

Is your Windows 10 machine starting to slow down? Does it have applications installed that you can’t remove? Did you know that there is an easy way to restore your machine to that lovely clean new state, or even better, clean without even the software the manufacturer decided that you really had to have? Fresh… Continue reading A Fresh Start for your Windows Machine

Everybody Loves DNS

Is your internet connection still using your ISP provided DNS servers? You could be leaving some easy performance, privacy and useful tools on the table. If you are using your ISPs DNS servers, they have full access to every site you go to on the net. This shouldn’t be an issue, except for the fact… Continue reading Everybody Loves DNS