PC Medic Tech News

Here at PC Medic we have the ability to stay open and continue to provide safe computer repairs by increasing our already high hygiene standards.  Ha[...]
By Kirk
March 20th, 2020
There is no dispute when it comes to just what word processor and spreadsheet applications people prefer on their computer, that is Microsoft Word and[...]
By Kirk
September 26th, 2019
You may of seen it on the news here and there, phones catching on fire, exploding batteries and severe burns from gadgets of all sorts with lithium-io[...]
By Kirk
September 17th, 2018
War on Waste looks into the e-waste issues tonight, ABC at 8:30pm. Be sure to watch. Electronic waste is a huge issue since there is an endless upgrad[...]
By Kirk
July 31st, 2018
Electric Cars are predicted to take over the roads in the near future. Charging times are decreasing, while the range between charges is increasing. W[...]
By Kirk
March 15th, 2018
You’re watching a video or live stream online, and it’s constantly buffering or you’re having to watch what could be 4K quality in j[...]
By Kirk
January 4th, 2017
Planning a trip abroad? Or just wanting that failsafe option to keep your devices on the go? These add-ons and accessories will help you get in touch[...]
By Kirk
December 22nd, 2016
So, the title is far fetched, but Apple are building something big. Massive one would say. Its their new HQ, known as Apple Campus 2. Its referred to [...]
By Kirk
December 20th, 2016
We thought we would cover a topic not directly related to computers and software, but one that is more about a revolution that is taking place in manu[...]
By Kirk
May 25th, 2016
Whether you’re on your PC, laptop, mobile phone, or even TV; there are a variety of browsers at your fingertips which serve as your portal to th[...]
By Kirk
May 19th, 2016
The acclaimed electric car manufacturer Tesla – founded by wildly successful entrepreneur Elon Musk – has recently released their latest devel[...]
By Kirk
May 18th, 2016
Cloud backup has become much more viable over the last few years with the increase in internet speed and available bandwidth. The idea behind cloud ba[...]
By Kirk
May 18th, 2016
We don’t think about them too much; but second only to the computer mouse (and arguably the touchscreen), the humble keyboard has been one of th[...]
By Kirk
May 5th, 2016
If there is one thing that I wish everyone could be taught, it is the importance of backing up data. With so much of our lives taking place in the vir[...]
By Kirk
April 28th, 2016
One of the biggest advances in the tech world over the last few years is the maturation of the mobile computing platform. Devices such as laptops, ult[...]
By Kirk
April 28th, 2016
As the name suggests, local backup means that the data is stored locally. This means making use of some form of external storage device, such as an ex[...]
By Kirk
April 27th, 2016
Overnight the new iPhone 6 SE was released, a mini iPhone just like your old pre 6 phone, nothing too exciting but a welcome addition for a lot of App[...]
By Kirk
March 22nd, 2016
As we wrap up our series on the rise and shear potential of wearable technology – from staying fit to changing the way we may interpret reali[...]
By Kirk
December 29th, 2015
The recent rise in wrist-based wearable technology (as described in Part 1 of our series on Wearable Technology) perfectly demonstrates how tech can [...]
By Kirk
December 15th, 2015
As technology becomes much faster, smaller, cheaper, and power efficient; the possibilities for it’s integration into our lives increases expo[...]
By Kirk
December 8th, 2015
As our world becomes more and more automated; even our postal services may begin to start rapidly changing , as your parcels may soon be delivering t[...]
By Kirk
November 9th, 2015
“Your phone drops onto cold tiles, landing face down. A knot twists in your stomach as you reach for the phone…” Normally that story[...]
By Kirk
November 5th, 2015
No, that’s not a typo. We’ve come across a highly user friendly way to charge your mobile device, and it’s simplicity will leave yo[...]
By Kirk
October 23rd, 2015
Ever since the rise of internet capable consoles and the boom in popularity of subscription services such as Xbox Live, the way people consume entert[...]
By Kirk
October 19th, 2015
The new Eastland Shopping Centre extension is almost here! Otherwise known as Eastland & Co, it will be opening the first stage on October the 29t[...]
By Kirk
October 17th, 2015
Google is undergoing a transformation, an upgrade you could say. It all started a few weeks back when they renamed their parent company to Alphabet, [...]
By Kirk
September 2nd, 2015
PC Medic may have to start servicing electric cars! Its is inevitable that electric cars will be everywhere in a matter of years. Computer driven, hig[...]
By Kirk
July 17th, 2015
PC Medic has been powered by Renewables for some time now. We’ve always been buying green power from our old electricity retailer (one of the b[...]
By Kirk
June 22nd, 2015
Meet Fairphone 2, the latest phone from the crew that brought you the world’s first ‘conflict free’ mobile phone. It has a feature t[...]
By Kirk
June 19th, 2015
If you don’t know about it by now, then you aren’t reading enough geek news! Windows 10 will be upon us this July onwards. Most will be ge[...]
By Kirk
June 15th, 2015