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WordPress – The ‘white screen of death’ and how to avoid it.

The ‘white screen of death’ is something that you have come across in either trying to customise your site or you wouldn’t have come here for answers! On a brand new installation of WordPress it can be extremely annoying to suddenly find that your site doesn’t work. The actual site may be online, but it … Continue reading WordPress – The ‘white screen of death’ and how to avoid it.

Microsoft to ‘force’ Windows 10 on those yet to upgrade

Microsoft have decided that everyone should be using Windows 10, whether or not they want it. Early in 2016 a round of updates will include the W10 download for Win 7 and Win 8/8.1 users. This will download the required installation files without prompting from the user. Considering the download is at least 3.5Gb, those … Continue reading Microsoft to ‘force’ Windows 10 on those yet to upgrade

Google pushes ahead with Project Loon

So Google are nearly ready to bring us Project Loon. What do you mean you’ve never heard of it? Google announced in 2013 that they had an impressive plan to surround the Earth with large balloons which would provide internet access. This was a project designed to bring high speed internet access to places with … Continue reading Google pushes ahead with Project Loon

Google to merge Android and Chrome OS as an all in one operating system (or are they?)

So Google have finally taken the leap. They are going to merge Android and Chrome OS. The Wall Street Journal report that Google have announced a formal move, with the Android OS expected to be tweaked and take over Chrome OS rather than the other way around. It seems the plan is to launch the … Continue reading Google to merge Android and Chrome OS as an all in one operating system (or are they?)

Thinking inside the box – Just what are the bits inside your PC?

If you want to build a PC, then you need to understand the bits needed to put it together. The basics are: A case. This can be a full size tower, or mini-ATX, or even small form factor (SFF). The case size is important, as the interior volume will dictate how many components you can … Continue reading Thinking inside the box – Just what are the bits inside your PC?