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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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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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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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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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Android Bug in 900 Million Phones?

QuadRooter Android BUG May Affect Your Phone!

QUADROOTER ANDROID MOBILE SECURITY BUG A recent bug with serious flaws has been discovered on tens of millions of Android devices, that could give attackers complete access to your Android based phone and it’s data. The bug was uncovered by Checkpoint researchers looking at software running on lots of chipsets manufactured by US firm Qualcomm, whose processors are in about 900 million Android phones. “I’m pretty sure you will see these vulnerabilities being used in the next three to four months,” said Michael Shaulov, head of mobility product…

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A Day All About Dads – 19th June 2016

Father’s Day is 19th June 2016. Here’s a bit of history, as well as some great gift ideas. With it’s origins believed to be from the USA in 1910. Father’s Day has been celebrated in the UK for many decades, on the 3rd Sunday of June. While it is not a public holiday as it is in the USA, it’s still a special day to be reminded that dads are great and say a little thank you for all they have done…

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Outstanding pictures by young photographers for competition

Selection of photos from international student photography competition supported by 7dayshop.com. The Guernsey Photography Festival has unveiled the shortlists for the categories of its student competition – both international and Channel Islands – after receiving hundreds of entries of an exceptionally high standard. The pictures offer a glimpse into the future of photography and some of these artists could become famous in the future. The competition is also supported by 7dayshop’s sister company snapmad.com – which offers high quality canvas prints, real…

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Nokia phones to make a comeback…

As long as there’s snake, people will be happy Nokia mobile phones are coming back from the dead. The news was confirmed by the Finnish firm’s chief executive, Rajeev Suri, at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, reported the cnet technology news site. Nokia was THE mobile phone maker for many back in the 1990s and 2000s – with their phones proving a massive hit, although the company failed to keep up with the smartphone revolution. NEED A…

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Your next smartphone could have a touchscreen that you can use with WET fingers

New technology could end the nightmare of touchscreens going crazy when they get a bit of water on them. LCD manufacturer Japan Display Inc has begun making what it calls second generation “Pixel Eyes” LCD modules for premium mobile products that require high performance. Using a new sensor structure and new materials, the new Pixel Eyes display even works with wet fingers. What's best: Apple, Android, Windows or Blackberry phones? It’s also possible to have thinner borders, deep black level and…

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