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  • 197310th May 2012Check out the PC Pal PC strip challenge!Here at PC PAL HQ, our 2 Head Office Engineers, Chris and Dave, love all things computer related! Chris and Dave had  a little competition last year to see who could strip down a computer the fastest! Who do you think will win? Do you think you could beat them?! Click on... Read More
  • 23151st May 2012Taunton PC PAL Engineer starts business partnership with local charityLocal Taunton PC PAL Engineer, Jamie Cunningham, has recently joined forces with local charity, St Margaret Hospice. St. Margaret’s Hospice is a local charity committed to delivering specialist palliative care to people from Somerset living with life-limiting illnesses. I... Read More
  • 27331st May 2012PC PAL tip of the week – PasswordsIt may sound like an obvious one, you may have to do it at work on a regular basis, but how often do you change you personal login details? Here are a few tips to think about and also to guide you: Firstly, try to get into the habit of ... Read More
  • 184226th April 2012Computer Repair Experts Advise on Impending Internet BlackoutOn 9th July as many as 20,000 unsuspecting computer users in the UK could suffer an Internet blackout. This potential problem has been highlighted by the FBI in the USA who, up until the 9th July have been protecting infecting users from a worldwide advertising scam. However... Read More
  • 234425th April 2012One in 10 second-hand hard drives still contain the original user’s personal informationThe UK's Information Commissioner's Office purchased devices from auction sites such as eBay and computer fairs and out of the 200 hard drives collected 11% contained personal information. The watchdog also stated that at least 2 of the hard drives had enough information on ... Read More
  • 224825th April 2012Google introduce Google Drive. At lastIntroducing Google Drive - a place where you can create, share, collaborate, and keep all of your stuff. Whether you’re working with a friend on a joint project, planning a wedding or tracking a budget with roommates, you can do it in Drive. You can upload and access all ... Read More
  • 214120th April 2012First Intel-powered smartphone to be launched in IndiaThe Lava International XOLO X900 will be the first smartphone powered by an Intel Atom processor and goes on sale April 23rd 2012 for 22,000 rupees (£265). The XOLO X900 features a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Z2460 low power processors with support for 1080p HD video recording an... Read More
  • 201917th April 2012Microsoft announce more details on Windows 8Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 will launch 3 editions, plus an enterprise version, and has revealed the ARM edition will come with touch-enabled Office For those with Intel-compatible machines, the OS will be available in two versions - Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro.... Read More
  • 177713th April 2012First Raspberry Pi computers to be deliveredThe first batch of Raspberry Pi computers are being issued to a group of school children in Leeds. The tiny computer, costing just £16 has been designed to inspire anyone, especially children, to get started with computer programming. Eager fans who were the first to orde... Read More
  • 238112th April 2012Next generation 802.11ac WiFi coming soonFifth-generation Wi-Fi technology promises to deliver faster-than-cable speed - without the cables Wi-Fi has become an essential part of our lives. For most of us, it’s second nature to tap into wireless Internet from our homes and offices, and we’re all too familiar wit... Read More

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