GIMP – An Amazing Free Alternative to Adobe PhotoShop

GIMP is a superb free alternative to Adobe Photoshop, and comes with a huge array of professional-quality functions for fine-tuning images and photos, and creating your own artwork from scratch. It includes layers, highly customizable brushes, filters and automatic image-enhancement tools, and support for a huge number of plugins (some pre-installed, and others available to […]

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Open Office – A fantastic Free Alternative to Microsoft Office

If you’re looking for Microsoft-caliber applications for free, OpenOffice has alternatives to Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and more. OpenOffice has come a long way after racing to improve its compatibility with Microsoft Office. Open Office is an amazing alternative and compatible with MS office, using virtually same layout.        Please click here to download from […]

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Best iPad buying guide 2017

Find the best iPad for you in our iPad buying guide for 2017, covering specs, price, features, size, speed, battery, and more – and the latest UK sales and deals. Which iPad should I buy? The new iPad, the iPad mini 4, the 9.7-inch iPad Pro or the 12.9-inch iPad Pro? Or should I wait […]

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Should I Buy a Refurbished Mac and is it Safe?

Buying a cheap refurbished Macbook / iMac At Maximum Computers www.maximumcomputers.co.uk is safe! We low-level format all our hard drives on our refurbished Macbooks and iMacs to comply with data protection.  We add a fresh installation of the Operating System and upgrade the specifications. Each Mac is passed to Quality Control for vigorous testing.  The […]

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What’s Next for the MacBook

Updated MacBooks, set to be released in 2017, are expected to feature minor processing improvements and other minor internal upgrades with no external changes. Next-generation MacBooks will likely adopt Intel’s next-generation Kaby Lake chips, which have been available since late 2016. The low-power Kaby Lake chips that could be used in the MacBook boast improved […]

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The Advantages of Solid State Drives

Solid State Drives are designed to replace traditional hard drives, solid state drives (SSDs) use flash memory to deliver vastly superior performance and durability.  There are lots of moving parts inside your hard drive — magnetic heads for example so it’s easy for things to go wrong on a standard Hard drive (translation: you could […]

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Which Programs / Apps come with OS 10.12 Sierra

These apps are available in the Applications folder in Finder. Safari Everything you expect in a web browser, plus an offline Reading List, Pinned Sites, Apple Pay, Picture in Picture, and more. Mail Send, receive, and manage email using your favorite Internet accounts, such as iCloud, Google, Yahoo!, and Exchange, directly in Mail. Contacts Store […]

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