Cable vs NBN With the National Broadband Network (NBN) still being rolled out, it’s fair to say that while some Australians are in the know, there are still a lot who aren’t. To help you get a better understanding of NBN, its benefits and the differences between it and existing cable networks, we’ve got the […]
Everyone knows that you should be backing up your data, but that unfortunately doesn’t translate into everyone regularly doing it. The reason for this is pretty simple, it’s a chore, it’s not fun to do and it’s easy to ignore, as the consequences of your inaction aren’t visible; unlike with other chores in your life […]
Trying to remember all your passwords can be near impossible, especially if you’ve followed the password security protocol of not using the same password for every account. Given all the online services these days your number of passwords can easily begin to run into double digits, which unless you’re a password savant makes it hard […]
Ask yourself, do you backup your data all the time, sometimes or never have time? Then ask yourself how well do you back it up, once, twice, thrice? If you just got indignant that we would ask such a silly question, because obviously you backup all the time on three separate formats, then we do […]
Little is know about his origin, but there are a few stories floating about. One claims that he received his powers when as a mild mannered computer technician he was hit by gamma rays when a nuclear powered internet server exploded while he was working on it. Another story has it that while outside using […]
One simple question, do you trust the internet? It can be hard to answer given how many different facets the internet has; as an educator peddling overly vetted Wikipedia pages, as an entertainer trapping you in an addictive web of picture galleries and exclusive videos, as a shopping enabler providing tantalising deals that follow you […]
If you feel stressed out either at work or at home, if you’re on edge all the time, if you experience anxiety attacks or bouts of paranoia; you should read the hugely popular cult novel Zen and the Art of Cable Management.
Getting a printer error is one of the most frustrating aspects of home computing. Nowadays with smartphones and tablets there isn’t as much of a need to print things such as movie tickets, hotel booking reservations or concert ticket confirmations, as you can just show it to staff on your device. So when you need […]
If you don’t fix your own computer then you have to rely on a primary computer carer; someone who you call upon to come and fix any computer problems that you get yourself into. These fall into either friends, family or a business like SuperGeek, so with that in mind we went out on the […]
If you’re getting tired of seeing people dumping buckets of iced water over their head, then you should check out the new Computer Ice Bucket Challenge.
It’s no secret that SuperGeeks love everything and anything to do with computer repairs, however recently some of their other passions have been revealed. These include but are no way limited to catfishing, rodent taxidermy and founding hammock appreciation societies. Now while most of these expertise don’t translate very well to other areas of life, […]
Over the course of your life using computers, you’ve no doubt run into a few different problems. Most of those will have been small errors, such as a missing, yet integral desktop icon which can be easily fixed via a Google search. Every once in a while though, problems can arise that aren’t an easy […]
When our computers begin to play up most of us are not in a position to figure out what’s wrong let alone fix it, but as with our own personal health issues no one can resist some good old fashion self diagnosis on the internet. Unfortunately it isn’t very reliable though, personally, the number of […]
Power surges are the bane of all electronics. They can indiscriminately destroy human survival staples such as: 56 inch 3D ready LCD TV’s, with so many pixels there isn’t enough free time in the day to appreciate them all. Two door smart fridges that are so large your whole family could fit inside them, including […]
Internet speed is climbing in terms of it’s importance to our existence, right now it sits just below the air we breathe, but it will probably overtake that in 2015. In Australia though, unless you’re in the middle of the city or lucky enough to be in one of the select few spots that the […]
Surge Protectors are complex, like your lover’s thoughts; with so many different facets making up their unique nature that it will take you your whole lifetime to understand them. Unless you’re a geek that is! Fortunately though, it isn’t necessary to understand the complicated nature of surge protection to be able to enjoy the benefits […]
eBay is a great marketplace to get a good deal from a fellow internet user or virtual store. The question of should you be buying a 100 packs of hot dog buns from someone in South Korea is thankfully not often asked; something which eBay thrives upon. While most items such as hot dog buns […]
Each day when you go out to the internet and be the best damn net denizen you can be, you run the risk of catching viruses. It’s OK. The internet is an amazing place and the rewards far outweigh the risks, but it’s important to realise that there are people out there whose sole lifes […]
Your passwords are the keys to your digital kingdom and they’re secure because they’re stored only in your mind grapes and not on a piece of paper in your pocket or on the side of your monitor. So unlike normal keys, passwords are a pleasure to lug around, even in tight jeans and are only […]
Computers may seem pretty simple, but that is because a lot of effort has gone into making them easy to use (hopefully). Which means we don’t need to know the complex workings of our computers to reap the benefits of them, that is until something goes wrong.