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  • What is better than a Wi-Fi extender?

    What is better than a Wi-Fi extender?

    We all know just how frustrating slow or patchy Wi-Fi can be. But can it all be fixed with a Wi-Fi extender?  Are you finding that the internet works fine in the living room when you’re conveniently sitting next to the router, but as soon as you head to another room in the house videos…

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  • Scams to look out for in 2024

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    Scams to look out for in 2024

    Do you know what scams to look out for in 2024? Well, we’re here to help! In this blog we’re sharing some common scam tactics we’ve seen in New Zealand so far this year. With the first few months of the year behind us, it’s a great time to look at the types of scams…

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  • How to screenshot on iPhone and Android

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    How to screenshot on iPhone and Android

    Want to forward some information, capture a single clip of a video or share parts of a conversation? You need to know how to screenshot on Android and iPhone. There are so many different phone models on the market today and many of them have their own way to screenshot. We’ve put together a breakdown…

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  • How to screenshot on Windows and Mac

    How to screenshot on Windows and Mac

    Screen shots are helpful for capturing and sharing information, troubleshooting technical issues, collaborating and giving feedback, and an extensive array of other useful functions! However, it’s hard to keep up with all the different ways to screen shot on different devices! In this blog we’re going to show you how to screenshot on Windows and…

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  • Maximising the lifespan of your computer

    Maximising the lifespan of your computer

    With more and more technology finding its way into our lives, the cost of repairing, replacing, and maintaining devices can soon add up. This coupled with the environmental impact of manufacturing and disposing of electronic devices makes maximising the lifespan of your computer good for the environment and your back pocket. Read on for some…

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  • How to clean your computer & smartphone

    How to clean your computer & smartphone

    Attention, Geek fans! With Winter drawing to a close, it’s the opportune time to give your beloved tech a good clean! Especially considering the extra time you’ll have spent glued to your devices during the chilly season, you can well imagine the grime and fingerprint buildup that is awaiting your attention! So, in this blog…

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  • 5 Great Windows Tips You Should Know

    5 Great Windows Tips You Should Know

    As a Windows user, it’s important to have a solid foundation of knowledge when it comes to the operating system’s handy tools. So, in this blog we’re providing 5 great Windows tips that will help you navigate your way through common tasks and optimise your Windows computing experience! If you do need any help exploring…

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  • 5 Great Mac Tips You Should Know

    5 Great Mac Tips You Should Know

    Love your iMac or MacBook Pro? Want to know how to get the most out of it? You’d be amazed by just how many handy features and helpful tools Apple devices have built-in. So we’ve put together a list of 5 great Mac tips you should know! Make sure your device is updated to the…

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  • Warm your kitchen with these tech gadgets this Winter!

    Warm your kitchen with these tech gadgets this Winter!

    Now that we’re in the heart of Winter and inside our cosy homes more often, our kitchens are calling out for more attention! And what better way to get excited about Winter meals than to explore some of the kitchen gadgets that make cooking a breeze! So, just for you, we’ve put together a hearty…

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  • Gaming Essentials 2023

    Gaming Essentials 2023

    Calling all gaming geeks, we’ve got your gaming essentials sorted for 2023! Here is your ultimate guide to the essential gear, gadgets, and accessories for casual and serious gamers alike! All provided by Geeks on Wheels’ own Geek development manager and gaming expert, Reuben! So, if you’re seeking the ultimate gaming experience or looking to…

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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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  • Smart home essentials 2023

    Smart home essentials 2023

    Looking to smarten up your home this year? Renovating and wanting to update your tech? Or, simply needing a smart solution to keep the house safe while you’re away? We’ve put together a list of Smart Home Essentials to get you started on your smart home journey. These essentials will transform your home into the…

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  • Best Smart TVs 2023

    Best Smart TVs 2023

    Welcome Geeks! This month we’re diving into the world of smart homes and exploring the various smart devices and other components that make one up. As a part of this focus, we have put together a list of the best Smart TVs of 2023, as recommended by our expert Geeks! So, whether you’re a sports…

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  • Lifestyle apps 2023

    Lifestyle apps 2023

    Hey Geek fans, this month we want you to fall in love with your tech all over again! So, in this blog we’re going to showcase some Geek recommended lifestyle apps that will simplify your daily routine, level up your phone’s practicality, and make you feel as giddy as the day you got your hands…

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  • Upgrading from Windows 8.1

    Upgrading from Windows 8.1

    Kia Ora Geeks, as many of you may know, Windows 8.1, reached its end of life on January 10, 2023. So, what does this mean? The main impact is that Microsoft will no longer be providing updates or support for the operating system. As well as this, users may be vulnerable to security risks and…

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  • Tech Christmas Gift Ideas With Sustainable Options!

    Tech Christmas Gift Ideas With Sustainable Options!

    Kia ora, Geeks! This month we’re counting down the sleeps and prepping for Christmas. One of the best ways to get sorted is by organising all your Christmas shopping early, so, we’ve picked out some of our favourite Christmas tech gift ideas for 2022. Christmas should be a fun and exciting break, with plenty of…

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  • Office Tech Must Haves | Back to Work

    Office Tech Must Haves | Back to Work

    Office Tech Must-Haves | Back to Work As we move out of lockdown many Kiwi’s will be readjusting to office life. So we’ve put together a list of Office Tech Must-Haves to keep you productive, comfortable and ready to work! Even if you aren’t returning to the office just yet, these gadgets can help make…

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