Category Archives: Useful Tips

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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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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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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How to fix a dead iPad/ iPhone

You press your iPad/Phone’s power button, and nothing happens? If your device will not turn on when you press any button, you may think that you iPad or iphone is broken and you may need to replace. But do not … Continue reading

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How to use iOS Family Sharing

Until now, sharing music, movies, photos and other iTunes purchases with your family members was a huge headache. Apple has finally introduced a way to sync purchases without being forced to share your Apple ID and password information. The new … Continue reading

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Tips on how to get great Internet in your new home

Poor internet connectivity – WiFi black spots, intermittent service, buffering streaming – are extremely common here in Singapore, partly due to the dense concrete and steel reinforced structure of buildings. We help people optimise their home wireless networks every day. … Continue reading

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