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  • YouTube tips you should know!

    YouTube tips you should know!

    In this blog we’re sharing our top YouTube tips so you can make the most of the popular video-sharing platform. Since its humble beginnings in 2005, YouTube has amassed a whopping average of 122 million active users per day! Not only have daily users increased over time, but YouTube’s capabilities have also evolved significantly and…

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  • Speed test your internet

    Speed test your internet

    Do your favourite shows online keep buffering? Keep dropping your internet connection when you walk around the house? Start your 2024 off by speed testing your internet. Speed testing your internet will help you determine if you are receiving the speeds that you expect from your chosen broadband package. They may also help you find…

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  • Our Top 10 AI-Powered Tools 2023

    Our Top 10 AI-Powered Tools 2023

    Whilst AI has existed for over half a century, 2023 has no doubt been the year of AI. OpenAI’s ChatGPT took the world by storm after its launch in November, 2022. For a while thereafter nearly every news article that popped up on social media feeds was about a new or use for AI. AI…

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  • YouTube begins “global effort” to stop ad blockers.

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    YouTube begins “global effort” to stop ad blockers.

    In an era dominated by digital content consumption, YouTube, the video-sharing giant, has launched an effort to stop ad blockers. This is in order to ensure advertisers receive the returns and exposure they are paying for. The platform strives to maintain its commitment to free, accessible content. As such a concerted global effort has been…

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  • Threads: An introduction to the new social media platform

    Threads: An introduction to the new social media platform

    Threads, Meta’s brand new social media platform has been the talk of the internet ever since its release on the 5th of July 2023! So, there is no doubt you’ve at least heard about its launch if you spend a fair share of time on the internet. But what is Threads, should you sign up…

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  • A brief intro to popular AI powered tools

    A brief intro to popular AI powered tools

    Artificial intelligence or AI has been all over the news and our social feeds recently, and with its many intricacies, capabilities and limitations it can be a difficult concept to understand. So here is a brief intro to AI tools, with a focus on natural language processing tools powered by conversational AI. The type of…

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  • Improving your Wi-Fi network for faster connectivity

    Improving your Wi-Fi network for faster connectivity

    Tired of slow Wi-Fi, spinning wheels, buffering videos and lost connections? With today’s world being so reliant on the internet for both personal and professional activities, we definitely shouldn’t have to put up with slow and unreliable Wi-Fi. So, in this blog, we’re giving you some easy solutions for improving Wi-Fi for faster connectivity. Follow…

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  • What is a Mesh Network and how will it solve my Wi-Fi problems?

    What is a Mesh Network and how will it solve my Wi-Fi problems?

    Hi, Geeks! This month we’re looking at mesh networks. Specifically, what it is, and why it’s such an incredible solution for all sorts of Wi-Fi issues. We’ve come a long way from the days of dial-up and extremely slow internet speeds. However, modern Wi-Fi isn’t without its drawbacks. Many of us deal with ‘weak’ spots…

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  • How to extend WiFi signal NZ | Even through concrete walls

    How to extend WiFi signal NZ | Even through concrete walls

    Hi Geeks! Last week we stayed somewhere with concrete walls and noticed just how difficult it was to pick up the WiFi. We know this is a common problem, so today we’re talking about how to extend WiFi signal NZ and make it stronger. And even pick it up through concrete walls! When your WiFi…

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  • Geeks On Wheels Auckland – Meet The Team

    Meet Auckland’s Friendliest Computer Technicians Auckland is not only full of great experiences but is also full of people. It’s New Zealand’s most populated city. Lots of people means lots more technology, which also means, lots more tech-failures. Luckily, Auckland has some of the best techies around to sort them out. Meet Auckland’s Geeks on…

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  • Frozen Mac Hacks – Get Back To Full Speed

      Oh no! It’s the dreaded colourful spinning circle icon on your Mac screen! You may have been here before as Macs lean towards a temporary freeze – even when they’re known as some of the best computers on the market. So, why is your Mac freezing? Well, it could be any number of reasons…

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