Melton Computer News

Computer Reapirer / 18.05.2021

The ever-changing face of Melton has claimed another small business closure. This time in the same industry as Melton Computers. Leading Edge Melton on High St has closed its doors for good. The team at Leading Edge have been servicing the Melton area for over 30 years and the store closure will leave quite a few people saddened and without a trusted computer tech. However, when one door closes another one opens. Melton Computers has been quietly working away in the background on our procedures and building the foundations of...

Laptop / 18.05.2021

Computers and laptops can be an expensive investment for work or school. As technology is becoming more and more of a necessity in todays world, we’re seeing computers & laptops being used more than ever. 2016 census data reveals that 83.2% of homes in Australia have an internet connection meaning technology is in use in 83.2% of homes. News.com.au reveals the average home has 8 internet connected devices. As a result of this, phones, laptops, computers and TV’s are regularly sold, upgraded or discarded. Not everyone can afford or needs to...

Social Media / 18.05.2021

For years now, Facebook has been a great ‘free’ way to advertise your business and connect with clients. When Facebook first started you could post something on your profile and it would be seen by almost all your connections. These days it’s a little different. Posts on Facebook are now reaching on average a shade over 8% of your pages likes unless there is interaction or boosting involved. This means on a page with 1000 likes, only 80 people are likely to see your post. Ouch. It gets worse, since...

Laptop / 18.05.2021

It’s widely thought that a laptop isn’t an upgradable item. We’d like to start immediately with telling you that’s not true. Western Tech Solutions has upgraded quite a few laptops in the Ballarat area and today, we’ll explain some of our favourite laptop upgrades. Laptop computers are typically very limited in physical space, throwing all that technology into a small plastic case can come at a cost for other upgrades typically reserved for desktop computers. We often see clients that have run out of storage space on their computer, of...

Speed / 18.05.2021

Hard drives over the years have not only got larger, but also much faster. These days, you can find drives that have spinning motors of up to 7200 RPM, or more in some server drives can spin as fast as 15000 RPM. Speed isn’t the only improvement over the years, hard drives have not only got faster, they have also got a hell of a lot larger. I remember back in the early 90’s I was stoked as a 10-year-old to have a 20MB hard drive in my computer (Not 20GB,...