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How To Choose Between SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD and Compact Flash Memory Cards for your Camera, Mobile Phone, Tablet etc in 2017

A guide to memory cards from 7dayshop.com for 2017

How to choose the right card SD memory cards are now pretty much standard for a range of devices such as mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras and camcorders. Getting the right card is essential. They can increase the storage capacity and performance of your device. Memory card formats: SD, microSD and CompactFlash SD, microSD and CompactFlash are the main card sizes on the market today. Within each card size, there are different classes of storage capacity and speed. SD memory cards are…

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…

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…

Manage Storage Partitions on Windows

How to Manage Storage Partitions on Windows

(The screenshots in this article were taken using Windows 10 but this guide should help with other operating systems such as Windows 8.1, 7, Vista etc.) You can use the built-in Disk Management utility to resize, create, delete and format partitions and change their drive letters. The quickest way to launch the Disk Management utility is by typing “Disk Management” into the search box in the Control Panel or Start menu, then open the “Create and format hard disk partitions”…

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…

15 Of The Very Best & Top Photography Apps for Android Phones in 2017

Sometimes it’s just not possible to carry all your photography gear with you, and many times you’ll stumble on a particular scene that warrants photographing, but you’re bereft of the trusty DSLR.  But that shouldn’t stop you indulging your creative talents.  Most Smartphones nowadays have pretty competent built in cameras, and to make the most of your Android phones camera, you really need a set of software tools to enhance and compliment your ‘mobile’ photography. Here are some top picks…

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Win a 512GB USB Drive Worth £800

Win 1 of 2 Kingston HyperX Predator 512GB USB3.0 USB Memory Sticks, worth £800 each!

Win ONE of TWO available top prizes of Kingtson HyperX Predator 512GB USB3.0 USB Memory Sticks, worth £800 each. Enter before 28th February 2017! The software will pick winners randomly on the 1st March 2017. To enter, simply…. 1. Like the Facebook page post, enter a comment and share on your timeline, or in a Facebook group or on a friends timeline. Click Here For the Facebook page, to like, comment on and share 2. Then confirm your entry here: http://tab.fo/aaxktxd…

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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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Apple MacBook Pro upgrades are coming, fingerprint security & touchscreen functionality, plus new colours.

The MacBook Pro could be getting the first major upgrade in years with touch-screen tech, and availability in a choice different colours, Read more… PERIOD OF STAGNATION… After some considerable period where upgrades have been mainly limited to internal component improvements, Apple sources (according to Bloomberg) have suggested that the new range of Macbook Pros will incorporate some major face lifts and ergonomic improvements. The MacBook Pro series of laptops haven’t seen any substantial overhaul in several years, and as such…

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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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How To Choose Between SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD and Compact Flash Memory Cards for your Camera, Mobile Phone, Tablet etc in 2017

A guide to memory cards from 7dayshop.com for 2017

How to choose the right card SD memory cards are now pretty much standard for a range of devices such as mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras and camcorders. Getting the right card is essential. They can increase the storage capacity and performance of your device. Memory card formats: SD, microSD and CompactFlash SD, microSD and CompactFlash are the main card sizes on the market today. Within each card size, there are different classes of storage capacity and speed. SD memory cards are…

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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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Cost of memory cards falls by 100 times in under 10 years

An SD memory card might have set you back £27.50 per gigabyte in 2006, but you can now pick up the latest Kingston SDXC UHS-I card, for just under 28p per gigabyte. 2006 Way back 10 years ago, 7dayshop.com was selling 2GB memory cards costing £54.99 (a very low price at the time) – which was equivalent to £27.495 a GB. – You can see a snapshot page-grab image from the wayback machine internet archive below… 2016 Skip forward 10 years to today, and as you can…

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Introducing the new Snapmad website & a very tasty coupon code!

Well, it’s been a busy time over here, but we have some exciting news… After a lot of hard work on the programming front, we have just launched a new website for our sister company, Snapmad.com   What is Snapmad? Snapmad.com is a digital printing service used by photographers across the UK.  We specialise in printing of any photos, on to prints (up to 60×30 inches), ready to hang canvas pictures, and mugs.  We take pride in offering great service, price, and amazing quality – we are…

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Take better portraits – tips from professional photographer

Sometimes you have to get your feet wet to make the photo… and 7 other helpful tips to get better photos of people. Professional photographer Adam Bronkhorst writes for the 7dayshop blog I’m a professional photographer who specialises in shooting people and teaching other photographers. I love the interaction and the unexpected nature of a portrait shoot. I always see portraits as a two way process between me and my subject. I’ve been shooting portraits for magazines for a number of years and…

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