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With the rise of smartphones and permanent internet connections, the lines between our personal and professional lives have become more integrated than ever before. Karen Brand, HR manager of Dial a Nerd, explains further...
An educational ICT partnership is just a phone call away
Brescia House School hosted an ICT conference on 16 March with a focus on learning in the digital world. The theme for this conference was “How I do IT in my class”.
Passion For IT
The IT industry is an interesting place for new job seekers. Technology is constantly updating and changing. Many of the jobs you may be doing in ten years haven’t been invented yet. So how do you break into this constantly changing profession and make a living doing IT? Colin Thornton, MD of Dial-a-Nerd gives us his expert advice...
Dial-a-Nerd: Staying on Top While the Market Changed
Over the past 15 years Dial-a-Nerd has grown from a novelty concept employing students to a trusted name in IT.
Creative Ways to Make Use of Your Old iPad
Do you absolutely NEED the latest iPad, but can’t justify the costs because you already have an iPad, that is pretty much like new, just a little outdated? Here are some ideas for that old iPad so that you can buy a new one with a clearer conscience.
Cancelling your Internet Service Provider
Have you decided to change service providers? Perhaps the offers of uncapped ADSL are tempting you away from your current situation, or the service you are receiving is making you leave for more efficient service providers. Whatever the reason, if you’ve decided to cancel, it is important to keep your wits about you.
Living in the Clouds - Your Computer in 2017
Colin Thornton, MD of Dial-A-nerd, gives us some insight into the future, regarding computers, Wi-Fi, the internet and online security...
A Healthy Computer; A Happy You
By following these tips, your computer will live a longer and healthier life. A few simple tips may mean the difference between replacing your computer every year and keeping it for five years or longer, which in turn will mean more money for life’s little essentials – like shoes!
Leader of the Nerds
You might not have heard of Aaron Thornton, but you will definitely have heard of Dial a Nerd and quite possibly will have used them to diagnose some mystery problem plaguing your computer. Aaron is one of the brains behind this successful business. We caught up with him to find out where he’s come from and where he’s going to in 2013…
Downscaling your IT
Many organisations underspend on their IT. However it is possible to overspend on your IT too, resulting in expensive equipment that may not suit the needs of your business.
A new year, a fresh technical start
A NEW year symbolises a fresh start and the perfect time to get on top of that IT admin you have been putting off for years.
Dealing with data for recruiters
Technology has become an integral part of most businesses and seemingly trivial problems such as Internet outages, a network issue or an e-mail problem can escalate into much larger issues.
Spring clean your computer
We've all come across it. A once sprightly computer system that actually did something when you clicked on an icon devolves into a machine with a response time that makes a dial-up connection in the 90s look fast. But is there anything you can do to keep the ravages of time at bay on your system?
Apple iPad made easy with NerdSchool
The Dial a Nerd NerdSchool has three new courses to help people make sense of the Apple ipad.
Get ready to meet Windows 8
If you bought a Windows 7 PC after June 2012 you are entitled to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for R125 (Subject to currency fluctuations)
Spreading the risk by using specialists
“Ninety percent of companies that have five to fifty computers tend to outsource all or part of their IT infrastructure to one or more service providers.” Colin Thornton, MD – Dial a Nerd
7 September 2011 - Here are some tips for communicating via e-mail, both professionally and personally.
New computer scam puts your details at risk
A CALL to your landline from a company claiming to represent Microsoft may seem convincing. But giving over any details, even humouring requests that you check your computer, could lead to them accessing your personal information, including banking information.
Annual Price Increase
1 February 2011 - We're doing our best to make sure we provide you with the best service at reasonable prices. Have a look at our new prices here.
Dial a Nerd Awarded First Prize
Dial a Nerd has just been awarded 1st prize in Service for the IT and Telecommunications category of the South African Service Awards!
Dial a Nerd's 13th Birthday
August is Dial a Nerd’s birthday month and to celebrate our 13th year we had a cake competition where the branches had to bake a nerdy cake as an entry to win a prize
Nerds on CNN
14 January 2011 - Dial a Nerd was recently featured on CNN Africa. Check out the video here.
Bootstrapping: The DIY Option
Local entrepreneur gets his business off the ground with a screwdriver and some creativity.
Granny Denied Freedom of Speech
Recently we re-broadcast our Delores radio advert on 702. But someone out there was unhappy about it.
Nerdy Birthday Cakes
1 August 2010 - For our 12th birthday, Dial a Nerd branches baked nerdy cakes to celebrate the occasion.
Office 2010 Launches
15 June 2010 - Microsoft releases their newest version of Office, here's what you need to know.
The Death of Nerd Time
1 June 2010 - Unfortunately iBurst has decided not to renew our special offer of “Nerd Time” for all iBurst subscribers.
Nerds win Roodepoort Small Business Award
8 November 2009 - Dial a Nerd Roodepoort won the ROCCI Gold Award for Small Businesses out of 86 finalists.
Protect your details online Cape Argus Article
'Protect your details online' article that appeared in the Cape Argus newspaper in August written by our very own Nerd MD Colin Thornton
Dial a Nerd donates computers to QASA
QASA June 2010 Dial a Nerd, a leading national computer company, as part of their Quad Squad Day commitment, donated six computers to QASA
Women24.com 15 July 2010 Don't exactly know what to look out for when purchasing a new ADSL connection? Here are some of the offers available to you...
How your old computer stuff can help others
We assemble second hand computers to be utilized by rural schools, disadvantaged communities and NGOs.
These nerds know radio!
RAB South Africa 28 June 2010 To assist you in your quest to produce groundbreaking ads that yields an investment, Dial-a-Nerd Marketing Manager Jeremy Forsyth now helps you really get a handle on the medium of radio…
Keep your Family Safe online
Parent24.com 15 January 2010 5 practical tips on how to keep your child safe when using the internet.
5 Steps to make your Office Greener
Women24.com 5 October 2009 Making your workspace greener is easier than you think. Let Dial a Nerd show you how.
Stonewall Media and Dial a Nerd Reach out to Frustrated PC Users
Bizcommunity.com 17 August 2009 Stonewall+ Media, the digital media agency, was recently appointed by Dial a Nerd to assist in increasing brand awareness, encourage more traffic to the website and promote their computer hardware and software sales division.
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