The latest news and updates from the Southern Computer Co. team.

Last-Minute Networking Gear – Tes Australia

Posted: Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Our Southern Computer Co team recently delivered by providing emergency networking gear for a Tes Australia contractor. This type of last minute tech work is so rewarding, when a client needs IT support or products and our expert team are able to help. If you have a tech problem you would like fixed by our quality expert team, give us a call or find us on Facebook @southerncomputerco  

Giveaway Winner

Posted: Sunday, 8 July 2018
Congratulations to Trish Pye from The Tec Exec for winning our EOFY Giveaway! 

End of Financial Year Giveaway

Posted: Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Watch Out For TypoSquatting!

Posted: Wednesday, 13 June 2018
What is Typosquatting?!  TypoSquatting, or ‘URL Hijacking’ is considered a form of cybersquatting, where popular websites are intentionally misspelled in order to garner large amounts of traffic. Hackers register these misspelled sites and users are then tricked into visiting them accidentally. The typo squatter’s URL is likely to be one of 5 kinds:  A common misspelling e.g.: googgle A misspelling such as a typo eg: googel A differently phrased domain name eg: googleau A different domain level e.g.: google.org An incorrect .com Continue Reading

$20,000 Instant Asset Write-Off

Posted: Monday, 28 May 2018

You have until the 30th June 2018 to take advantage of the Australian Taxation Office’s $20,000 Instant Asset Write-off. If your small business has a turnover of less than $10 million you can write off assets costing less than $20,000 each your 2017-18 return. The $20,000 write-off threshold applies until 30 June 2018.

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Batemans Bay Soldiers Club NBN Success Story

Posted: Thursday, 17 May 2018

Our Southern Computer Co. team has successfully transitioned the phone services relied upon by the Batemans Bay Soldiers Club and Esplanade Motel to the NBN – and with zero downtime or disruption! Check out this success story while you consider whether your business is NBN ready.

NBN Transition
With the shutdown of the Telstra network imminent, the aim of…

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#throwbackthursday

Posted: Thursday, 3 May 2018

Check out this early piece of technology used at Southern Computer Co in the 1970’s.

This 1974 system computing used BASIC language, a cassette tape drive and had a 4kb memory.

While it may not seem powerful now, these systems were very powerful for their time. SCC had three of these calculators connected to…

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Charged up Triathlon

Posted: Thursday, 12 April 2018

On Saturday we were honored to be a part of Elite Energy Events’ Capital Coast Ultimate Triathlon Our Charging Station was on hand to recharge and power up. Congratulations to all the participants and organizers on a wonderful event. #energy #charging…

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Happy Easter

Posted: Thursday, 29 March 2018

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Dos and Don’ts for a Longer Battery Life

Posted: Thursday, 22 March 2018

Batteries have a life cycle typically of 300-500 cycles. Once this initial lifespan is over, whether it be computer, phone, tablet or device, your device will become slower and your change will last less and less time.

Here are the Dos and Don’ts of prolonging your battery’s lifecycle:

Do
1. Use the charger that came with your device

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Guest Speaking

Posted: Wednesday, 7 March 2018

On Wednesday 28th February Rohan was a guest speaker for the Year 11 and 12 IDT classes at Carroll College. Rohan gave the students a very informative presentation on Fibre Optics and the use of this type of cabling at Carroll College, around the Eurobodalla and in our global world.

The presentation included a variety of information about Fibre Optics; including what a fibre optic cable…

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Charging Station

Posted: Friday, 2 March 2018

We are thrilled to be apart of the Cobargo Folk Festival this weekend with our Mobile Charging Station! Our free station is our community contribution…

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Now Vs. Then – Hard Drives

Posted: Thursday, 22 February 2018

While the capacity of hard drives has grown exponentially over time, their physical size has diminished immensely. Check out the difference between these two hard drives. The first was used by Southern Computer Co. in the 1970’s. The second is used by our team now…

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Supplying to Government

Posted: Thursday, 22 February 2018
A message to all our Government readers, Southern Computer Co. is supplying to Government! Southern Computer Co is a pre-qualified supplier of ICT services across a number of State and Federal Government agencies, including the NSW whole-of-government ICT Services Scheme. Under this arrangement, Southern Computer Co is prequalified as a supplier in the following categories: Data centre equipment End user computing Network equipment and installation Telephony Server installation, configuration and maintenance Security and firewall installation and management Data cabling Southern Continue Reading

Record Breaking Drone Show!

Posted: Thursday, 15 February 2018

The PyeongChang Winter Olympics opening ceremony featured a record-breaking light show. The South Korean 2018 Winter Olympic organisers teamed up with Intel to grab the title of ‘most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne simultaneously’.

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