Monthly Archives: March 2013

Acer Aspire S3 – slim, light and extremely fast.

Just installed a really nice bit of kit, a notebook by Acer, the Aspire S3.  Brushed metal case, 13.3″ screen and it’s so thin. Dolby home theater sound. Top of the range i7 CPU 120Gb Sold State Drive Windows 8 … Continue reading

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Exchange Hosting – the issues

Hosting makes sense. You don’t need to buy a server, the email/calendar/contacts is available everywhere. The hosting company back it up. It’s a steady annual or monthly charge. The downside – when the service fails! Recently we’ve experienced clients who … Continue reading

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Damaged laptops…

If you have a damaged laptop somewhere, in a drawer or bottom of cupboard, maybe it has a cracked screen or a failed hard drive, then perhaps you might let me have it? I have several laptops here in the … Continue reading

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Sony Vaio PCG-4L1M Toshiba MK1011GAH – 100 GB

A really nice laptop.  Tiny, light yet powerful.  But a nightmare to fix. The unit I have has failed.  The hard drive is “clicking” and trying to repair itself.  So time to get a new drive and reinstall.  The problem … Continue reading

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