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Apple Slowing Down Older iPhones

By |2023-05-24T21:47:39+01:00January 24th, 2018|PC and Laptop Repairs in Edinburgh|

Recently CompuTown clients have been asking us regarding the due to recent controversy surrounding Apple slowing down older iPhones with degraded batteries. In his recent interview with ABC News, Tim Cook announced that future iOS update will give users more insight into the state of their battery.  Moreover, the forthcoming update will give users the option to disable the throttling to maintain normal CPU performance, but will be at risk of unexpected shutdowns. In its public apology letter regarding [...]

We Buy and Sell Mobile Phones, Tablets and Laptops!

By |2023-05-24T21:48:47+01:00January 3rd, 2018|PC and Laptop Repairs in Edinburgh|

CompuTown in Edinburgh provides quality repairs for mobile phones, tablets and computers.  We are excited to inform our valued clients that we now buy and sell mobile phones, tablets and laptops.  We offer competitive prices for your equipment and all our products are thoroughly tested and come with a warranty!  Whether you are looking for quick cash or to buy a second hand product you can trust,  come in and see our great offers!

A Special Christmas Gift

By |2023-05-24T21:50:10+01:00December 22nd, 2017|PC and Laptop Repairs in Edinburgh|

CompuTown in Edinburgh PC building service is even known at the North Pole!  Santa asked us to build a PC for a young gamer who was nice this year.  We are just putting on last finishing touches just before it ends up under a Christmas tree of a very lucky child! If you are looking for a PC, we can build one for you too.  Here at Optimus IT Solutions Edinburgh we build PCs per function, spec or budget.  [...]

OnePlus 5T Specifications, Prices and Release Date Announced

By |2021-11-10T23:11:22+00:00November 17th, 2017|PC and Laptop Repairs in Edinburgh|

After months of rumors, OnePlus officially announced announced its new flagship smartphone.  It has confirmed the OnePlus 5T specifications, price and release date. OnePlus has jumped on the bezel-less bandwagon with this device.  The OnePlus 5T sports a 6 inch OLED display with 1080x2160 display resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio and slim bezels.  The physical home button has been removed and the fingerprint sensor is now located at the back of the phone. The OnePlus 5T is powered by the [...]

How To Avoid Virus Infections

By |2021-11-10T23:11:26+00:00October 31st, 2017|PC and Laptop Repairs in Edinburgh|

The internet has become a vital part of many lives and some of us use it constantly throughout the day. This increases the risk of infection by viruses and malware. Infections can lead to identity theft and data loss. Every user should be educated in how to prevent virus infections and what to look for to avoid getting infected and spreading infections. This will keep up and everyone you connect with safer. 1. Avoid clicking on everything. There are [...]

Not Just Phones and Computers

By |2023-05-24T21:52:02+01:00October 17th, 2017|PC and Laptop Repairs in Edinburgh|

At CompuTown we always try to help our clients.  Just the other day we had a customer come in who was having an issue with his Apple Beats headphones.  One channel was silent. We decided to help him out. Upon disassembly we discovered that during production the cable connecting the two channels was pinched and over time the wear and tear of the headphones severed the cable.  We replaced the broken part and after re-assembly headphones were working as [...]

iOS Phishing Attack Masks Itself As Apple-Style Password Request

By |2021-11-10T23:11:35+00:00October 11th, 2017|PC and Laptop Repairs in Edinburgh|

It seems Apple might have a phishing problem on its hands with iOS.  Recently developer Felix Krause posted proof of a phishing attack iOS developers could use to gain the Apple ID login credentials.  As the screenshot shows, this comes in the form of a password request that looks almost if not identical to the one Apple uses. According to Krause “Showing a dialog that looks just like a system popup is super easy, there is no magic or [...]

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