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What slows down my PC?

What slows down my PC? One of the most common questions we get asked is "How can I speed up my PC?" or "Why is my PC so slow?" This article aims to outline the key hardware-related reasons why your PC may be slow and what, if anything, can be done about ...

2018-06-29T01:10:23+00:00June 29th, 2018|

Extending Wifi Range

Don't even try! Well, not with a so-called Wifi extender that is. Many of us have got used to using WIFI for everything and the manufacturers are feeding that with promises of more and more speed (bandwidth). So it's only natural that when time comes to put that new smart TV into ...

2018-04-06T02:32:37+00:00April 6th, 2018|

The Intel Chip Bugs

The Intel Chip Bugs You'll have seen in the press over the last couple of days that a serious security bug has been discovered which exists in many processors made by Intel and others over the past decade. There are two bugs, that have been named Spectre and Meltdown. They're serious, and ...

2018-01-09T01:25:10+00:00January 9th, 2018|

Contacting UPBEAT Business Computing.

Contacting the team As a company, we're growing and that's a good thing. However, growth means we're all getting busier and not always able to take or return your calls directly. This can lead to delays and a certain amount of frustration. So what have we done about it? We ...

2017-11-05T21:59:37+00:00November 5th, 2017|

The KRACK Wifi Hack.

What you need to know Many of you will have seen on the TV News, or on news websites, that there is a new hack, called KRACK, targeting secure Wifi networks. As is usual with the news media, things aren't quite as bad as they appear but there are still things to be ...

2017-10-18T23:08:04+00:00October 18th, 2017|

Laptop or Desktop – How to decide

Focus on your business lifestyle and the way you work and you can’t go wrong Time was when one very special person in the whole office had ‘The Computer’. Bigger than a small principality, it used ‘floppy discs’, (which was odd, because they weren’t floppy at all!), was noisy, temperamental and expensive. ...

2017-06-09T04:40:34+00:00June 9th, 2017|

Line Interactive vs On Line UPS / Double Conversion

Most of us know that we need a UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) to keep our critical servers, and other electronic equipment, going during a power outage and shut them down "cleanly" if the mains supply is down for an extended period of time but why should we pay the (sometimes considerable) extra to get ...

2017-05-11T22:27:49+00:00May 11th, 2017|

Do You Need a Server On-Site?

Do you need a server on-site? This is a fundamental question often asked but not often given the consideration it deserves. The "Cloud" proponents will argue that "the Cloud" is the answer to all business owners' dreams but there are some situations where a server on-site is almost mandatory or, at least, worthy ...

2017-01-22T19:28:12+00:00December 20th, 2016|

7 Things Wrong With “The Cloud”

What is "The Cloud?" There is so much being written about "cloud computing" these days and businesses are being told to "go cloud" because it's the future and you need to accept it. But what are the down sides? Is "cloud" the "silver bullet" that is is promoted as being? Read on ...

2016-12-24T03:05:16+00:00December 20th, 2016|

3 Simple Steps to Protecting Your Small Business Data

3 Simple Steps to Protecting Your Small Business Data We all hear of the disasters in the media of businesses that have either lost money or data (or both) and had to close down. It can be tough running a small business let alone keeping safe. Here are some tips to help ...

2016-12-24T03:06:00+00:00December 20th, 2016|
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