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15th Mar 2021

How to identify a scam?

Recently we've had an influx of customers who've been scammed online. Considering the number of enquires, we thought it was valuable to share the information we provided to them with all our customers. 

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4th Mar 2021

Donate your old phone today while celebrating International Women's Day!

Did you know there were 32,734 reported breaches of Domestic Violence Protection Orders from January to November 2020? That's an increase on the previous year and that's ONLY for Queensland!

On 8th March, we will celebrate I...

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17th Feb 2021

Start Reduce E-Waste Today!

On 7th March will mark Clean Up Australia Day, an annual event that inspires and empowers communities to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment. We are supporting this cause in all King IT stores by urging people to  Read More...

5th Feb 2021

My Top Google Chrome Tips

We have recently been talking with a lot of my customers about cool ways to better use Google Chrome. You may not yet use it, but it is the most popular browser for your average punter and rock solid. So below are my top tips to help you use Ch...

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7th Jan 2021

All you need to know about QR Codes!

A bit like new growth after the bushfires a year ago, QR codes are sporting up everywhere. Most notably at venues such as pubs, clubs, restaurants and cafés but also enhancing your product packaging, or optimising the effectiveness of a ...

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10th Dec 2020

Save a Life With Your Old Phone

I would like to share with you the work King IT and DV Safe Phone are doing to support victims of domestic violence. We know from our first-hand experience with our customers that the mobile phone is often one of the first items to be thrown, b...

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8th Dec 2020

How To Outsmart Algorithms And Take Control Of Your Information Diet

We live our lives consuming digital media. Many of us are read the news on our tablet, watching Youtube on our computers, making Google searches on our phones, and browsing social media everywhere. If that is you probably can't help b...

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19th Nov 2020

This year's hottest Christmas Toys 2020 at King IT!

Looking for a unique Christmas gift idea? Check out this album for this year's hottest toys!

 

1st Oct 2020

My top favourite keyboard shortcuts. They will change your life!

I was talking to a college of mine the other day and managed to teach him a new keyboard shortcut he didn't know about. I figured that if a tech-savvy guru like himself didn't know about it, then you might not either. I find that most...

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1st Sep 2020

Tired of dealing with a slow PC? Here are some tips to fix it yourself.

Every day we have clients come in with slow PC's. That got me thinking; if we are helping a whole bunch of people speed up their computers, how many are we not seeing and are heading out to bust out lots of cash on a new one. So I...

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1st Aug 2020

Helpful Habits to Maximise Battery Life

Every day we are replacing dozens of batteries in computers, phones and tablets. Most modern smartphones and laptops don’t provide easy access to their batteries so it’s always best to treat it right in the first place. Smartphones ...

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1st Jul 2020

Be Smart About Privacy

We have just seen the conclusion of Privacy Awareness Week. We are still seeing many customers come to the store with personal information that is very unsafe and unprotected. Our experience with customers shows that the two most at-risk age gr...

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1st Jun 2020

COVIDSafe App

As I am sure you may be aware, the federal government launched its contract tracing app. We are getting a lot of questions which I can help answer for you. 

How do I download COVIDSafe? 

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1st May 2020

Demystifying Google's Open Letter

As you may already be aware, Google has attacked a new Australian law forcing tech giants to pay local news outlets saying it could threaten Australian search services. In an open letter, the firm warned that its YouTube and Search features cou...

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1st Apr 2020

Staying Cyber Resilient During a Pandemic

Have you heard? MyGov website suffered a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on Monday just as people were logging on to register for welfare services.

According to Webroot, it’s not likely that cybercriminals will cut u...

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