Jeremy Bretel

Protect Your PC, Laptop, Tablet, Mobile from Wannacry Ransomware

How To Protect Yourself From Hackers, Malware, Viruses & Ransomware

How to protect your PC, laptop, tablet or mobile from malicious attack 1. Always Install Security Updates Make sure you are running the latest up-to-date version of your devices software: For all PC’s and laptop’s user running Windows operating systems, you must ensure you are running Windows 7, 8 or 10. Older versions of Microsoft Windows (Vista, XP, ME and earlier) are NO LONGER SUPPORTED and represent a very high risk of infection from hacking (unless running separate Security Software…

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Operating System and File System Cross Compatibility Windows Linux Apple

Operating Systems and File Systems Cross-Compatibility: Windows, Apple, Linux, Playstation, xBox, Android

Operating Systems and File Systems Compatibility Why would you need to know? There are many operating systems (like Windows, Mac OS X and Linux) that use different ‘file systems’ that organise programs and the storage of data. Each operating system has limits to what it can read and write to, in terms of compatibility. Here is a simple chart showing the cross-compatibility of Operating Systems and File Systems as they come ‘Out Of The Box’.  There are several software packages…

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Format External Disk Drives for Windows 10 7 8

How To Format A New Drive For Use With Windows 7, 8 or 10

Formatting a drive for use with Windows 7, 8 & 10 Before you can use a new external drive with Windows 7, 8 or 10 you will need to format it (unless it states it is pre-formatted). There are several options which we will look at to help you choose the correct format for you and show you how to ready the disk for use. Step 1. Right-Click on the Windows icon in the lower left-hand corner and select Disk Management Step…

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Apple Release Limited Edition RED iPhones 7 and 7 Plus, To Support The RED Foundation Fighting Worldwide AIDS

Apple customers can now help to fight the spread of AIDS by purchasing a Special Edition RED iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus. To celebrate Apples 10 year partnership anniversary with RED (which is an organisation founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver, that funds initiatives to prevent the transmission of HIV from mothers to unborn babies around the world) they have released a special edition iPhone in RED. The phones are available as iPhone 7 (4.7 inch display – from…

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How to format a drive for an Apple Mac

How to Format a New External Drive For Use With An Apple Mac

Formatting an external drive for use with an Apple Mac Before you can use a new (or old) drive with a Mac you will need to format it. There are several options which we will look at to help you choose the correct format for you and show you how to ready the disk for use Step 1: Launch Disk Utility Open Applications > Utilities, which is found through Finder, then open the Disk Utility application. You should see a…

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7dayshop is now truly international with multi-currency and multiple-language options!

7dayshop.com is now truly an international website, with multi-lingual and multi-currency options. PAY FOR YOUR ORDER IN EITHER GBP OR EURO’S  The website now displays products prices and accepts payments in EUR (Euro’s), as well as GBP (Sterling). To see all product prices in Euros, simply select the drop down menu for currencies, in the top left hand corner of the website (see image below for reference). The website will then calculate all shopping cart totals, price break discounts, tax…

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15 Of The Very Best & Top Photography Apps for Android Phones in 2017

Sometimes it’s just not possible to carry all your photography gear with you, and many times you’ll stumble on a particular scene that warrants photographing, but you’re bereft of the trusty DSLR.  But that shouldn’t stop you indulging your creative talents.  Most Smartphones nowadays have pretty competent built in cameras, and to make the most of your Android phones camera, you really need a set of software tools to enhance and compliment your ‘mobile’ photography. Here are some top picks…

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Win a 512GB USB Drive Worth £800

Win 1 of 2 Kingston HyperX Predator 512GB USB3.0 USB Memory Sticks, worth £800 each!

Win ONE of TWO available top prizes of Kingtson HyperX Predator 512GB USB3.0 USB Memory Sticks, worth £800 each. Enter before 28th February 2017! The software will pick winners randomly on the 1st March 2017. To enter, simply…. 1. Like the Facebook page post, enter a comment and share on your timeline, or in a Facebook group or on a friends timeline. Click Here For the Facebook page, to like, comment on and share 2. Then confirm your entry here: http://tab.fo/aaxktxd…

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7 great things about 7dayshop.com

  7 great things about 7dayshop.com 1. We are one of the largest retailers of Kingston memory products in the UK – click the image below to see them all: 2. We now ship internationally to the following locations – Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guernsey, Ireland, Isle of man, Jersey, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and of course the United Kingdom                           3. We have been trading online since…

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Apple MacBook Pro upgrades are coming, fingerprint security & touchscreen functionality, plus new colours.

The MacBook Pro could be getting the first major upgrade in years with touch-screen tech, and availability in a choice different colours, Read more… PERIOD OF STAGNATION… After some considerable period where upgrades have been mainly limited to internal component improvements, Apple sources (according to Bloomberg) have suggested that the new range of Macbook Pros will incorporate some major face lifts and ergonomic improvements. The MacBook Pro series of laptops haven’t seen any substantial overhaul in several years, and as such…

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