Category Archives: Computers

Buzz Byte – April.

If your computer or laptop/tablet is misbehaving, there’re a few things to try before going into panic mode and dashing off to your local PC repair centre. The most common recommendation is to simply turn it off and then on … Continue reading

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Buzz Byte; March.

Have you ever heard of a software programme called Adblocker (sometimes referred to as Adblock or Poper blocker)? What is Adblocker? It’s exactly what it sounds like, ‘a piece of software designed to prevent advertisements from appearing on a web … Continue reading

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Buzz Byte – December.

This month I thought we would start with buying a new PC or Laptop – The Do’s & Don’ts. 1. Do have a clear idea of what you want the computer to do! I know this sounds silly but you’d … Continue reading

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Let’s be careful out there – Part 2.

CYBER SECURITY SUMMARY – DEVON & CORNWALL POLICE. If you’d like to get started on the basics consider – Home Wi-Fi – change your password away from a factory pre-set (i.e. the label on the back), as these are published … Continue reading

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Let’s be careful out there – Part 1.

POLICE NEWS AND UPDATES. COMMON CYBER CRIMES SEEN BY DEVON & CORNWALL POLICE – with example videos. Sexting/ Grooming. – Victim is encouraged to share naked pictures of themselves (or explicit mes- sages) via text/ apps/ emails. Often involves children … Continue reading

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Buzz Byte – printers.

  Welcome to this new series of articles about home computing. This month’s tips are about printers. Most home users will have an inkjet printer which will use either a colour and black cartridge or a black with individual colours, … Continue reading

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