Things that can go wrong when you try to fix your own computer

If you’ve never attempted to fix your own car, television, or mobile phone, it doesn’t really make sense to get your DIY handyman career started with computer repairs. Considering how much money most people invest in buying a computer, it’s not something you want to mess around with. There are a billion tutorials available for […]

When should I upgrade my computer?

Knowing when to upgrade your computer is a bit of a guessing game for the average user. We generally keep banging away at them until the frustration of waiting half a century for the thing to boot up becomes too much. I usually decide that it’s time to upgrade when friends start saying things along […]

Cloud Computing: What is it?

Cloud computing is touted as the next big thing in the world of technology, but what is it exactly? Cloud computing is when computing functions, such as data storage or operating tasks, are effectively ‘outsourced’ over the internet to another computer. It seems a bit strange to do this, but it has a wide range […]

A Password by any other name

Choosing passwords can be tricky business. You want something that’s easy to remember, but complicated enough that somebody couldn’t guess it. There’s a few tips and tricks you can use to help you keep your files and emails password protected. It’s prudent to choose a password that meets a few criteria that we’ll go through […]

Why does my computer need regular servicing?

We only tend to call a computer technician when things go wrong, so why should we get our computer serviced regularly even when nothing is wrong? We need to maintain our computer regularly for a number of reasons, but the main ones are: getting the most from technology, protecting our personal information and protecting your […]

Don’t Let Your PC Become A Heat Fatality

Remember to get your PC cleaned out before it becomes a fatality to the heat. If it can’t cool itself, it will stop. BEFORE: AFTER:

This PC Was Just A Little Dusty…

This dusty PC has had a very hard life! SuperGeek was able to breathe fresh new life back into the neglected PC, but it’s always best to service and clean your computer every 12 months to avoid it getting to this stage.

Hyda Cable Covers partners with SuperGeek

SuperGeek has gained a corporate partner in Hyda Cable Covers. This simple yet amazing technology makes your messy cords and cables a thing of the past. We will be putting up before and after shots as our customers use this excellent service. www.hyda.com.au e: sales@hyda.com.au p: 0411 557787 f: 07 5574 5311

Madison Integrity

SuperGeek John from Morningside made an appearance on another blog yesterday. Madison Integrity is a boutique clothing store located opp the Hilton Hotel in Elizabeth street, Brisbane City. Check out their website and blog here! Madison Integrity 189 Elizabeth Street Brisbane 4000 Ph: 07 300 30600 Email: madisoni@tpg.com.au

Call Centre Hours

Australia wide, the call centre is now open Monday-Saturday 8am to 5pm. SuperGeek continues to work at times convenient to you!

Palladium – is a virus!

Palladium is another fake anti-virus program and belongs to the same rogue software family as Security Shield. On start-up you get a warning message saying that Windows detected a couple of viruses in your system. If you click on it (thinking you will remove the viruses) if will infect your computer and many pop ups will […]

Tech Support – Snake Issues

FEMALE CALLER: ‘Last night my computer started making a lot of hissing noises at me so I shut it down. This morning when I turned it on the computer started hissing and cracking, then started smoking and a bad smell, then nothing’. TECH SUPPORT: ‘I will have a technician come over first thing this morning. […]

Microsoft Calling?

We have received a few calls from customers lately asking us about the validity of a phone call they had just got. The person calls and says they are from Microsoft or Telstra and that your computer is infected with viruses and they need to take action on it. If you continue with their instructions, […]

Valentines movies for your Geek

The Geeks have got together and decided the top 11 movies to watch on Valentines Day One Perfect Day – 2004, Paul Currie Planet of the Apes – 1968, Franklin J. Schaffner The Matrix – 1999, Larry and Andy Wachowski Bladerunner – 1982, Ridley Scott Lara Croft; Tomb Raider – 2001, Simon West The Goonies – […]

Welcome Zoe Maree

On behalf of the SuperGeek community we would like to wish Lauren from our call centre a big congratulations on the birth of her gorgeous little baby girl

Meet the Geek – Sara from Laverton

How long have you worked for SuperGeek? Just over 5 days and enjoying it! However, I was in Brisbane training on 2 occasions; each for 5 days and met up with some of the ‘cool’ geeks. What do you enjoy most about your job? Meeting People, solving their concerns and seeing them happy. Coming from […]