How to watch BBCiPlayer and US Netflix in Singapore

One of the common things people miss living in a foreign country is access to their favourite TV shows from back home Content Providers such as BBCiPlayer, US Neflix, ITVPlayer, Hulu, HBO etc block streaming video abroad due to digital rights...

Top 5 dangers kids face online & how to prevent them

Children are among the most active Internet users, and are unfortunately subjected to a number of risks If you allow your children to spend time online, it’s important to know what threats they face so you may deal with them accordingly Here are...

What is Two-Step Verification and do I need it?

If you read our last edition of TekkieNews, explaining what to do if you suspect someone has hacked your online accounts, such as Gmail, Yahoo, Facebook, DropBox and others, you will know that we recommend you enhance account security by setting up...

Mesh Networks: Everything you need to know

Mesh networking is the latest buzz word in technology From Google to DLink, everyone is rolling out “Mesh Network” kits that promise to fix WiFi dead zones MyRepublic, Singtel and StarHub also offer mesh network equipment as part of their...

Tekkie Help – How it all started

Bo and Sarah chatted with Angela Manners, from Vanilla Beige, to share the story of how Tekkie Help began: I have a husband, The Vegetarian, who is quite a technical person Ever since I’ve known him, he’s been tinkering with this device or...

Give your Mac a new lease of life (…even if you think it’s dead!)

A Mac is a sizable investment that you most likely wish to keep running for as long as possible The average lifespan of a Mac is around 4 years but with good care and hardware upgrades and Mac repairs, it can last for many years longer So what can...

Protect your precious memories: 6 ways to store your digital photos correctly!

In the age of affordable DSLRs, phones with cameras and ubiquitous photo-sharing on Facebook and other social networks, we’re taking more photos than ever before However the inherent problem here lies in actually having to manage all of these...

Cybercrime – How to protect yourself

Over the past few months we have had a worrying increase in the number of people coming to us who have been targeted by online scammers We have also been targeted ourselves! Cyber criminals have got extremely clever and professional Their emails...

Windows 10 – Should you upgrade or not?

If you have a computer running Windows 7 or 8, mark 30th July on your calendar That’s the day that upgrading your PC to Windows 10 will no longer be free Once the operating system passes its one-year anniversary, Microsoft, will start charging...

NAS – the ultimate storage solution

Whether you have heard of a NAS or not, check out why we think every household should have one One of the most popular pieces of equipment we are installing for our customers now is a NAS NAS stands for Network Attached Storage and is essentially...