Category Archives: Blog

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 … Continue reading

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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/repairs, it can last for … Continue reading

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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 devices and the photos … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Watch BBCiPlayer, US Netflix and more in Singapore

Missing your favourite TV shows from back home? No worries Tekkie Help can get you access in no time. There are many solutions out there and it can be a bit of a mine field to navigate through them for … Continue reading

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Room to Grow: Data storage solutions

Thanks to the wide availability of high-speed broadband,digital cameras and media download sites, we are storing more data than ever before. Whilst it was only a few years ago that an 80GB hard drive was more than adequate, nowadays we’re … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat: How to protect your device from high temperatures

It’s certainly getting hot now in Singapore. As temperatures start to rise, people aren’t the only ones sweltering. Laptops and mobile devices also are in danger when the mercury rises. Overheating can cause permanent damage to the CPU, hard drive … Continue reading

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New computer? 5 tips to help you make the right choice

Time to treat yourself to a new computer? If it is, you’re in luck! There has never been a time with such great choices. Whether you are looking for a computer to run demanding applications/games or for day to day … Continue reading

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