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Car Dash Cameras… What’s All The Fuss About?

What is a car dash-board camera? Why buy a car dash camera? What is the “Crash for Cash” scam and how can installing a car dash cam protect me? How and where to mount your car dash camera. Can I save money on my car Insurance? Do I really need a car dash camera? What is a car dash-board camera?  A Car Dash Board Camera (often referred to as a dash-cam) is a very useful and important piece of equipment,…

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How To Encrypt USB Drives and Memory Sticks

How to Encrypt Your USB Memory Stick / Flash Drive (Windows, MacOSX, Linux, FreeBSD, Raspbian, Android & iOS)

Encrypting a Portable USB Drive. Protecting your personal data on USB memory sticks is incredibly important, even if it’s only photo’s or videos! If the USB stick is lost or stolen, the data is protected and cannot be accessed by anyone else.  For more important documents such as office work or sensitive information, encrypting the USB drive, with secure software and a password, is purely common sense. One of the most popular encryption software available is called Veracrypt.  The software…

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Protect Your PC, Laptop, Tablet, Mobile from Wannacry Ransomware

How To Protect Yourself From Hackers, Malware, Viruses & Ransomware

How to protect your PC, laptop, tablet or mobile from malicious attack 1. Always Install Security Updates Make sure you are running the latest up-to-date version of your devices software: For all PC’s and laptop’s user running Windows operating systems, you must ensure you are running Windows 7, 8 or 10. Older versions of Microsoft Windows (Vista, XP, ME and earlier) are NO LONGER SUPPORTED and represent a very high risk of infection from hacking (unless running separate Security Software…

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Operating System and File System Cross Compatibility Windows Linux Apple

Operating Systems and File Systems Cross-Compatibility: Windows, Apple, Linux, Playstation, xBox, Android

Operating Systems and File Systems Compatibility Why would you need to know? There are many operating systems (like Windows, Mac OS X and Linux) that use different ‘file systems’ that organise programs and the storage of data. Each operating system has limits to what it can read and write to, in terms of compatibility. Here is a simple chart showing the cross-compatibility of Operating Systems and File Systems as they come ‘Out Of The Box’.  There are several software packages…

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Format External Disk Drives for Windows 10 7 8

How To Format A New Drive For Use With Windows 7, 8 or 10

Formatting a drive for use with Windows 7, 8 & 10 Before you can use a new external drive with Windows 7, 8 or 10 you will need to format it (unless it states it is pre-formatted). There are several options which we will look at to help you choose the correct format for you and show you how to ready the disk for use. Step 1. Right-Click on the Windows icon in the lower left-hand corner and select Disk Management Step…

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7dayshop is now truly international with multi-currency and multiple-language options!

7dayshop.com is now truly an international website, with multi-lingual and multi-currency options. PAY FOR YOUR ORDER IN EITHER GBP OR EURO’S  The website now displays products prices and accepts payments in EUR (Euro’s), as well as GBP (Sterling). To see all product prices in Euros, simply select the drop down menu for currencies, in the top left hand corner of the website (see image below for reference). The website will then calculate all shopping cart totals, price break discounts, tax…

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7 great things about 7dayshop.com

  7 great things about 7dayshop.com 1. We are one of the largest retailers of Kingston memory products in the UK – click the image below to see them all: 2. We now ship internationally to the following locations – Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guernsey, Ireland, Isle of man, Jersey, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and of course the United Kingdom                           3. We have been trading online since…

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Android Bug in 900 Million Phones?

QuadRooter Android BUG May Affect Your Phone!

QUADROOTER ANDROID MOBILE SECURITY BUG A recent bug with serious flaws has been discovered on tens of millions of Android devices, that could give attackers complete access to your Android based phone and it’s data. The bug was uncovered by Checkpoint researchers looking at software running on lots of chipsets manufactured by US firm Qualcomm, whose processors are in about 900 million Android phones. “I’m pretty sure you will see these vulnerabilities being used in the next three to four months,” said Michael Shaulov, head of mobility product…

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A Day All About Dads – 19th June 2016

Father’s Day is 19th June 2016. Here’s a bit of history, as well as some great gift ideas. With it’s origins believed to be from the USA in 1910. Father’s Day has been celebrated in the UK for many decades, on the 3rd Sunday of June. While it is not a public holiday as it is in the USA, it’s still a special day to be reminded that dads are great and say a little thank you for all they have done…

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Outstanding pictures by young photographers for competition

Selection of photos from international student photography competition supported by 7dayshop.com. The Guernsey Photography Festival has unveiled the shortlists for the categories of its student competition – both international and Channel Islands – after receiving hundreds of entries of an exceptionally high standard. The pictures offer a glimpse into the future of photography and some of these artists could become famous in the future. The competition is also supported by 7dayshop’s sister company snapmad.com – which offers high quality canvas prints, real…

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