OZ Verified Business
Australia's No.1 Computer Support Company
Need Technical Support? 1300 723 628 Call Service is open 24 Hours/ 7 Days a Week

Call us now

Blog Archive

iPhone 12: Release Date, Rumors, and Everything Else You Need to Know

iphone 12 sneak peak

iPhone 12: Release Date, Rumors, and Everything Else You Need to Know

The world eagerly awaits each new iPhone model, and the iPhone 12 is not the exception, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The reason is simple; Apple never ceases to impress us with an abundance of new features and capabilities that raise the standards for other manufacturers and their devices. So it’s impossible not to wonder about iPhone 12 and features it could offer or whether it’s worth buying one. In this post, you’re going to learn everything you need about iPhone 12. Let’s start.

Continue reading

Symptoms Your Laptop DC Power Jack is Failing

dc jack replacement repair laptop

Symptoms Your laptop DC Power Jack is Failing

Every laptop contains a DC power jack, which gives your device access to a stable electric current and allows you to charge the battery for later. If there is a fault in the DC power jack, your laptop will eventually run out of battery and will lose its functionality.

A laptop’s DC power jack comes into use reasonably often; if you use your laptop every day, chances are you use the power jack every day, too. Excessive rough use of your device can damage the DC power jack and cause it to fail.

Continue reading

Audible Makes Hundreds of Books Available for FREE to Make Your COVID-19 Isolation Easier

Audiable Free Books

Audible Makes Hundreds of Books Available for FREE to Make Your COVID-19 Isolation Easier

Governments across the world are urging people to stay in their homes and avoid going outside unless its really necessary. Being in self-isolation is not the easiest task in the world. Many people are bored, frustrated, worried, and wonder whats going to happen next. A great way to overcome stress and worry in these difficult times is to use the quarantine to be productive, learn something new, and invest the free time at home into something more calming than reading posts on social media. For example, you can listen to audiobooks! Where and how? Scroll down to find out.

Continue reading

Top 10 Tech Trends in 2020

top technolgy trends for 2020

Top 10 Tech Trends in 2020

Technology is a fast-growing industry where trends change on a yearly or even monthly basis. With the amazing breakthrough of technology, we get access to better, faster, and more reliable devices. But at the same time, technology allows us to adjust our business, improve performance, and save money at the same time. By embracing tech trends, we can move forward faster than ever. In this post, you’re going to see the top 10 tech trends to watch out for in 2020.

Continue reading

How Will 5G Mobile Network Impact the World Today?

5g the new frontier

How Will 5G Mobile Network Impact the World Today?

There is plenty of speculation going on about the 5G mobile network. Since it’s shown to be the next generation of network tech and ten times faster than 4G, expectations are running high.

This mobile network seems to be destined to bring progress and innovation in multiple categories, from production to AI (artificial intelligence), and even remote health care. But, the real question is, what will be the most significant impact of the 5G mobile network? Let’s take a look at the statistics and what research has to say.

Continue reading

Top 9 NBN Compatible Modem Routers Under A$100

wifi routers 500x500 1

Top 9 NBN Compatible Modem Routers Under A$100

The announcement of NBN, or the National Broadband Network, in Australia, served as a significant technological advancement to both businesses and residents of the country. The network promised significantly faster internet speeds through the distribution of fixed internet lines. The idea behind the introduction of NBN technology was also to provide a replacement for the older copper lines, which were reaching an end of life stage.

Continue reading

How To Deal With a Broken Screen On Your Laptop

Cracked Laptop Screen 1

How To Deal With a Broken Screen On Your Laptop

I’ve been travelling quite frequently over the past few years to beautiful places such as Europe and North America. I had a mobile office that I could set up wherever I went, and that made my life infinitely easier for me. What’s more, for some time, I found particular comfort in my work, and my desktop felt like home. That is until my laptop’s screen smashed into pieces.

Continue reading

Common Symptoms of Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID 19

Common Symptoms of Coronavirus COVID-19

It was December 1, 2019, when the first case of the new COVID-19 had been reported right in the middle of Wuhan, China. Since then, an enormous number of new cases all around the world have been reported as well, many of which have unfortunately ended in death. In today’s article, we will share everything that you need to know about the new COVID-19 and, most importantly, how you and your close ones can protect yourselves against this dangerous virus.

Continue reading

Preventing Corona Virus COVID-19 Transmission By Use of Digital Tech to Its Full Potential

COVID 19

 

Preventing Corona Virus COVID-19 Transmission By Use of Digital Tech to Its Full Potential

According to recent reports, there are 159,620 individuals infected with COVID-19, and the numbers only keep increasing. Even though roughly 80% of those infected, on a global scale, experience a mild condition, it’s still a major cause for worry. In case of an epidemic, like this one, it’s our responsibility to stop it from spreading any further. The good thing is, in this day and age, we have the technology and the power to connect with people all across the world. All the things we need to do are at our fingertips, allowing us to take the load off and reduce the burden.

Continue reading

Top 10 Mistakes to Watch Out For Why Most Small Businesses Fail

top reasons business fail cover image

Top 10 Mistakes to Watch Out For Why Most Small Businesses Fail

It is indeed the dream of most people to have an enterprise that generates income beyond the active working years. The truth is small businesses account for many incoming generating enterprises across the world. According to statistics, small enterprises account for over 99.7 percent of the entire private firms. This may be the reason why most people are finding it easy to enter into the small enterprise market.

Continue reading

Cracked Screens: Accidents Happen, But You Can Prevent Them Sometimes

Service 01 cracked screen 800x525 1

Cracked Screens: Accidents Happen, But You Can Prevent Them Sometimes

We are increasingly starting to rely on technology to help us get our work done. Technology is becoming an essential part of not only our careers but also our personal lives. With this in mind, opening up your laptop to a cracked screen can feel like a disaster. The same goes for unlocking your smartphone, only to find that its screen has been cracked.

Continue reading

When is the Right Time to Replace Your Laptop Battery?

jump start your dead battery

When is the Right Time to Replace Your Laptop Battery?

Laptop batteries certainly aren’t made to last forever. In fact, did you know that most laptops are only good for around 400 charging cycles before they bite the dust? Not a lot of people know this and will constantly charge their computers, thinking that it is helping the device. A good way to help a dying laptop battery is to keep It from constantly being plugged into the wall. Always charging a battery through the wall outlet for a long charge diminishes battery life incredibly. It puts wear on the unit and can lead to multiple issues down the road. Do yourself a favor and keep it unplugged every now and then to limit the usage.

Continue reading

Telecommuting: The Ultimate Guide in the Age of the COVID19 Coronavirus

HSBC’s headquarters in London, where an employee tested positive for the coronavirus COVID19

Telecommuting: The Ultimate Guide in the Age of the COVID19 Coronavirus

As more and more organizations are opting for telecommuting in response to the recent COVID19 coronavirus outbreak, others are unsure about telecommuting and whether it can work for their businesses- they face a tone of unanswered questions – which we hope to answer in the article below.

Continue reading

The Cryptolocker Virus – Definition

crytolocker virus

The Cryptolocker Virus – Definition

If you are conversant with the technological terminologies, the term Cryptolocker is not a surprise. It is a virus that attacks and cripples your files. This Trojan horse malware is discreet, and often, you will never notice until all your files are encrypted. Once it gains access into your network, it attacks almost everything from your desktop, laptop, and all shared network files. This includes the memory cards, and USB memory drives. The target victims are usually large data processing organizations.

Continue reading

20 Years in Computing – Major Computer Related Events Of The Year 2000

Nokia 3310

20 Years in Computing – Major Computer Related Events Of The Year 2000

The year 2000 held quite a large number of events for many industries over the world. Since then, there has been a significant advancement in technology, as well as other markets. Still, many of the events that were observed this year laid a foundation for the newer advancements that we see today. We take a look back as some of the biggest computer-related events that occurred in the year 2000.

Continue reading

Top 3 Warning Signs You Need a New Keyboard

broken keyboard

Top 3 Warning Signs You Need a New Keyboard

It’s impossible to do anything with a dead keyboard. You can’t enjoy your favourite games, research anything online, nor can you get any work done.

Some of these devices last more than ten years, but others will break just under three years of constant use. Of course, it’s impossible to predict when your keyboard will malfunction. But, you can replace it before it is completely dead.

Continue reading

5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Preserve Your Laptop

AViiQ Portable Laptop Stand 1

5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Preserve Your Laptop

Laptops are considered travel-friendly devices that you probably take with you on holidays and business trips. Many people also use laptops at the office, as it allows them to continue their work at home. What many do not realize is that laptops are not as portable as most people think they are. Sure, you can easily take the device with you on travels, but this mobile device tends to be more susceptible to damage and disaster than the desktop.

Continue reading

Small Business Servers Still Have A Role To Play

windows server 2019 essentials

Small Business Servers Still Have A Role To Play

Technology is advancing rather quickly in the modern-day. This has led to the adoption of cloud-based servers by the majority of businesses over the world. Even small businesses are starting to turn toward cloud hosting solutions to serve their digital needs. In fact, only 10% of companies are expected not to use any type of cloud services at the moment. About 77% of all enterprises have one or more application that runs in the cloud. Furthermore, more than half of all organizations now report storing confidential data on cloud servers.

Continue reading

8 Handy Hidden Windows 10 Features You Didn’t Know About

Windows 10 laptop and smartphone

8 Handy Hidden Windows 10 Features You Didn’t Know About

Despite its popularity and widespread usage, there are still a few hidden gems, even the most avid users of the operating system might’ve missed. So, whether you’re new to the system, or have been using it for years, check out these eight hidden features that will help you make the best use of your Windows 10 operating system. Continue reading

9 Common Computer Emergencies And How To Fix Them

broken computer

9 Common Computer Emergencies And How To Fix Them

There is no doubt that smartphone technology is quickly catching up with computers. There are many smartphone and tablet manufacturers that now try to match the functions that you would be able to utilize when using a computer – whether a desktop or a laptop computer.
Still, there are some things that only a computer can do – or perhaps a computer continues to do better compared to a smartphone.

Continue reading

Want a Quick Quote?

If you are experiencing any problems with your technology please enter your details below and one of our helpful helpdesk staff will contact you back in 30 minutes or less.

Sign me up for the weekly newsletter

We will never share your information with anyone.
Privacy Policy.

Customer Reviews
The Original PC Doctor
Average Rating: 4.5 out of 5
*Based on 471471 customer reviews collected via multiple sources (Word of Mouth, Product Reviews, Google Reviews and our feedback system.
The Original PC Doctor reviews

Keeping one step ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon the global community. Rest assured we are still serving the community to the same high standards that we are known for and maintaining a “the show must go on” approach. We are closely monitoring the situation and making a number of significant changes to our procedures and operations to keep our customers, staff and the community best protected from this pandemic.