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The Computer Mouse – Today and Yesterday

The Computer Mouse This article has been written by Affordable Computer Repairs and Service based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.  The purpose of this article on The Computer Mouse is to provide you with all you need to know about the mouse –  the history up to today. The Computer Mouse History As most people know the […]

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Trackballs

When it comes to navigating around your desktop, what’s your preference: using a trackpad,  a trackball or a mouse?   …….. or are you really a fan of the touch screen and like the idea of using a stylus?  In the end, don’t they all achieve the same outcome and complement they keyboard in a similar […]

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The Ins and Outs of Trackpads

Trackpads Or Touchpads This article provides you with the ins and outs of trackpads from basic information through to current features of trackpads. Basic Information on Trackpads A trackpad (which is also known as a touchpad) originally started out life on laptops (notebooks), but their application is now more widespread.  It is a device used […]

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Good Free Antivirus?

Free Antivirus VS Paid Antivirus I often get asked if there are any good free antivirus programs.  Generally free antivirus programs can vary as much as paid programs and as such they can offer different qualities of protection. There are literally dozens of free antivirus programs out there which can be downloaded as well as the […]

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Computer Repair Reviews

Brisbane Computer Repair Business with Highly Rated Reviews As a successful computer repairs business we have over the years received many very complementary reviews from customers.  Having a large number of positive computer repair reviews both recent and older reviews we believe has been instrumental in generating more business for us. We are a Brisbane based […]

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How to Avoid Windows 10 Updates

Windows 10 Updates Are you one of many seeking to find out how to avoid Windows 10 updates? Unfortunately we are sorry to say that with Windows 10 you cannot avoid updates from Microsoft. You can delay them for a while but not for ever… This “feature” was built into Windows 10. Updates in Previous […]

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Ins and Outs of Computer Speakers

This article provides the ins and outs of computer speakers as at May 2017.  It includes information such as the price, the different types, advantages and disadvantages, sound quality and even some history and finally an odd titbit of information about headphones in France. Connections of Different Computer Speakers Most computer speakers have an internal […]

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Can I Buy a New Computer with Windows 7?

Microsoft Official Declaration October 2016 As of 31st October 2016 Microsoft officially declared Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 dead, at least as far as OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) PC makers are concerned.  This has resulted in it becoming increasingly difficult to obtain a new computer with Windows 7. From the 1st November 2016 Microsoft’s largest […]

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Computer Keyboards

History of Computer Keyboards Computer keyboards are a typewriter style device which uses an electrical switch to record the key hit. They developed from the typewriter via teleprinters and keypunches. In the early 1870’s teleprinter like devices were used to transmit stock market data from the keyboard to stock ticker machines. The teleprinter was developed in […]

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Easy Way to Use Teamviewer

Easy Way to Use Teamviewer Teamviewer is an excellent piece of software to enable a connection from your computer to another computer anywhere in the World as long as it is on the Internet. It is easy to use and easy to install.  The instructions below are clearly written for those that are looking for […]

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