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Suburb List for NBN 2017 for Townsville and NQ

The NBN has released a lit of suburbs in Townsville and surrounding North Queensland suburbs which will be getting NBN in 2017. Fingers crossed your on the list. Alice River Rangewood Babinda Ellerbeck Cardwell Cullinane Flying Fish Point Innisfail Innisfail Estate Coconuts Belvedere Goondi Bend Goondi Hill Hudson Innisfail Mighell Mundoo Sundown (Cassowary Coast – Qld) Wangan East Innisfail Mourilyan… Read more →

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Finding Lost Data and Recovery

Many times I have lost a document or photo, accidentally deleted something or simply moved it without thinking. It happens a lot more than you realise and sometimes data is not missing or needed to be recovered, just simply found on the hard drive. If you know the name of the file you can search for it with in your… Read more →

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Child Proof Your Computer

Newly father here, so I’m starting to write about things that effect me, not just my customers. As I was writing my previous post I had my son on my lap and noticed he was just starting to reach out and grab things. I couldn’t type and he kept pressing the keyboard and I thought to myself; wow, I’m soon… Read more →

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Tech Traveller Tips

I have been travelling all my life. Ever since I was a kid my family moved and travelled all over the place from Indonesia to Europe. Once you catch the bug you never loose it and you always want to travel. Sometimes you know your going on a big trip, other times its a spur of the moment thing, but… Read more →

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Wireless Security Townsville

When we are talking about wireless security, the subject can get very deep and dependent on the type of networks we are talking about, what the network does and the amount of money you invested into the infrastructure. For this purpose I am going to be talking about the wireless security for the every day person and how the security… Read more →

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Speeding Up Your Mac Computer

Apple Mac computers and laptops are more expressive compared to a lot of other computers. A lot of people argue you are just paying for the name, but you are getting a very good computer. Not only do Apple computer use their own custom Operating Systems and drivers specifically made for their computers, they also develop a lot of their… Read more →

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Ubuntu Security Patches

The great thing about Linux and my personal flavour Ubuntu, is the security and piece of mind you get with this type of open source operating system. People ask me all the time, “Is it true, Macs don’t get viruses?” And the answer is no. Less people use Macs so there are a lot less viruses out there which attack it… Read more →

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The Truth: Does My Computer Need Maintenance

  I think a lot of not only computer companies, but business in general must love it when people say to them, “do you think we need to get you out for general maintenance” on something. I am sure there are a lot of different machines, devices and systems out there which do need constant maintenance, but generally speaking, most… Read more →

Townsville Password Recovery

Goodbye 1Password, Hello LastPass

Most people who know me, or read my posts will tell you I have been a long time endorser of the paid password manager, 1Password. Password managers are computer programs that do just that. Most of us have 100’s of passwords now,pretty much for every site we have visited. Every site has different rules about how long our passwords should… Read more →

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Been Called From Microsoft Lately

Everyone has heard of Microsoft. It is the biggest software company in the world and everyone has either used a Windows computer at one time or another, used a Word Documents or checked eMail through a program like Microsoft Outlook or Mail. Subconsciously Microsoft being such a big part of our computer and technical life, it seems to lower our defence sand give… Read more →

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Mass Copy or Back Up Files

At Townsville Nerds we like to try and find solutions for our customers which are not only cheap, but easy to implement and reliable . One of the biggest problems for home and work users is still being able to copy a lot of files quickly and reliably between devices and for the purpose of backing up. It doesn’t matter… Read more →