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Windows 10 Creators Update!

Microsoft To Release The Windows 10 Creators Update! The time has come again for yet another Windows Update! The Windows 10 Creators Update follows after the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, in the way that it is a full upgrade, as opposed to a small update we get every...

M.2 Storage!

M.2 Storage! Ultra Fast! M.2 Storage, you've probably never heard of it, but it is the future in storage of your files. This brand new technology means that rather than a generic Hard Drive that computers usually have, an M.2 is different. Normal hard drives work just...

SysKey Lock!

What is SysKey? Recently, one of our customers came in with their computer completely locked with the Windows program called SysKey. Below is a picture of SysKey, It may not look bad, but once activated, it can be a nightmare to get rid of. Microsoft created this as...

Virus Alert – Zepto!

Zepto! G&R Computers recently had to deal with a business which was attacked by a new Crypto-locker virus known as Zepto. They contacted us as soon as they had realized they had been infected and we suggested they disconnected all the computers so it was unable to...

iPhone 7, What’s New?

So this time of year has come again! The time that Apple releases a brand new shiny iPhone. This year we have the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, but what has changed with it? That is the answer I am going to answer for you today! Firstly is the design! Design Apple have...

UHD TV- Should you get one?

I remember in about 2007 when High Definition (HD) was taking over now.. we are doing the same but with UHD / 4K The resolution HD is most commonly the resolution of 1024 x 720p and 1920 x 1080p. These are the amount of pixels going across, then down. 4K is at the...

Apple Event Breakdown!

Yesterday (21st March 2016) Apple held a live event to show off some of their new products. This is the breakdown of what happened in the event. iPhone SE: A budget iPhone costing £359+ which is basically the body of an iPhone 5, just with the power of the iPhone 6s...

Apple Backdoor

A huge situation that has been in the media as of recently has been the "Apple Backdoor" and I wanted to explain it to those who don't know. Firstly there was a terrorism attack in San Barnardio (California) in December, which then lead the FBI to get involved. The...

World Of Virtual Reality!

By now you are probably aware that VR (Virtual Reality) is a pretty big technology that is going to be released in the very near future. This technology is a headset that you put over your eyes so you can experience a virtual world, this could be in a video game, or...

Worlds Cheapest Smartphone!

A company in India have created the worlds cheapest smartphone which costs only £2.50 / 251 Rupee. The phone itself comes with many preinstalled apps such as Google Play, WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube and many more. The system specifications are as follows: 4" (10.2cms)...

We are now a Which? Trusted Trader!

We are now a Which? Trusted Trader! Being a Which? Trusted Trader is a great achievement for us at G&R Computers, this means that we have been approved as a legitimate and trustworthy company. If you have ever been to us and wish to leave a review, please visit...

New 5D Storage Created!

Researchers from Southampton University have created a brand new type of storage. This new type of storage is said to be able to last for 13 Billion years as opposed to a normal hard drive which is lucky to survive 15 years. The new type of storage is capable of...

Upgrade from Windows XP Quickly!

Do you have Windows XP? If you do, you should probably think about buying a new computer. Windows XP is 14 years old and no longer supported by Microsoft, which means you won't get any updates from keeping your system safe and if your system isn't safe then you have...

Upgrading to windows 10, should you?

If your computer is sporting either the windows 7 or 8 operating system, I am sure you couldn't have missed the 'upgrade to windows 10' notification plaguing the bottom corner of your monitor. But is it worth it? Well for starters, windows 10 has introduced back the...

How to Avoid Microsoft Tech Support Scams

Cyber criminals methods of approach aren't always web based such as the typical malicious email or fake website we have all learnt to avoid. They might also call you on your telephone claiming to be Microsoft. They will claim your computer is infected, offer to solve...