Technician Curated Laptop Range

There are factors that we take into consideration as technicians when recommending a laptop that a retail sales-person or consumer may not: Quality of Plastic The quality of materials (like the strength of plastic in a laptop) affect repairability and the longevity of the laptop. If the plastic chassis is brittle or cheap, this will […]

5 Ways to Spot a Fraud Email

Sadly, the internet is filled with scammers and frauds who are continually thinking of new and convincing ways to steal our information, break into our online accounts, or get hold of our credit card details. Every time you are on the internet you are at risk! Fake emails designed to look like they are from […]

Liquid Damage – What to do

If you accidentally spill liquid on your iPhone, iPad, laptop or tower desktop computer, we can help. Follow the below steps. 1. Turn the device OFF immediately and unplug any power cords 2. Try to remove as much liquid as you can with a cloth or by turning the device upside down and letting the […]

Check Your Data Usage

In order to provide a recommendation for a replacement computer, we need to understand your data storage requirements. If you are replacing a computer, we do this by checking how much data is saved on your current computer and then recommend a computer with enough storage space for all your files as well as future […]

Password Tips

We all have dozens of passwords for all our online accounts, so here are our top tips for password management All passwords must be unique Every password you have must be a unique set of numbers and letters. If you use the same password for every online account, you increase your risk of that password […]

Why Buy a Computer from Total IT?

We’ve done the hard work for you Buying a computer can be a confusing task! Gigabytes, Megabytes, CPU, GPU, solid-state. This is techno-jumble to most people. Trying to compare thousands of available models and brands is a huge time investment, especially if you don’t understand the tech-terms. The team at Total I.T. has been selling […]

Activate your new Trend Micro License

If you have purchased a new licence for your Trend Micro Security software in-store or over the phone, here are the instructions on how to add the serial number to the software. Please note, if you have INTERNET SECURITY, you will need to buy an INTERNET SECURITY license. If you have MAXIMUM SECURITY, you will […]

Website Security Certificates

If you are worried about entering personal information or credit card details into a website, the number one tip to ensure your safety is to Check for the Security Certificate. What is a Security Certificate? A security certificate is a layer of security that is added to a website by the website owner to ensure […]

MYTH: It’s more expensive to buy from a small business.

Customers often ask us to compare the cost of our computers to computers available through national retail stores. While it’s true that national retailers have more “buying power” than small businesses, this doesn’t always equal a lower price for the customer. One of the biggest disadvantages to purchasing a “off the shelf” computer from a […]