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 restrictions. So how can you watch BBCiPlayer in Singapore? There are ways to work… Read More »

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 pulling apart that computer. Every tech issue in our house has been fixed by him.… Read More »

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 you do to extend the life… Read More »

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 appear to be credible legitimate requests from known and trusted organisations such as… Read More »

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 $229 to move over to Windows 10. You may have been putting… Read More »

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 the less technically savvy or time-poor people. Read on to find out the main option… Read More »

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 often struggling to find space to save our data. Here we are going to discuss… Read More »

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 and other components. This can lead to irreparable data loss. Here are some tips on… Read More »

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 use, picking the right PC (Mac or Windows) can be a daunting task and that… Read More »

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 panic. There are lots of things that you can do to fix your device; because… Read More »