syncports.co.uk

syncports.co.uk

Computer Servicing, Repairs and Upgrades


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syncports.co.uk work all over Kent and East Sussex keeping business and home computers running smoothly. Below you can read about problems we have recently helped solve.

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Swaine Road, St Michaels

iPhone Stolen, Smashed, Found, Fixed and Returned!

We saw a tweet asking if anyone had seen an iPhone in Swaine Road near Tenterden as it had been lost and the iCloud “Find My iPhone” feature was saying the phone was in that location … It turns out that the phone had been last seen in Peasmarsh that morning so it was quite obvious that ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs on 2nd May 2015


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Programming Casio EPOS Till

Olde Worlde Wines is so popular they’ve now become VAT registered! We were called out to stop proprietor Danny from pulling his hair out trying to add his new VAT number to his till receipts. Definitely not straight forward but we’ve sorted this out for him. ... read more

Posted in EPOS Servicing on 3rd April 2015


John Izod

Free PC for Rye Hero

John Izod has spent countless hours over the years helping the town of Rye as a Rye Town Councillor, Chairman of the Rye Bonfire Society and Chairman of the Rye and District Community Transport to name just a few! He’s always on hand to help out, even drawing an illustration for an event in need ... read more

Posted in Pro Bono / Charity, Refurbished Desktops on 3rd April 2015


WiFi Breaks on Apple MacBook Air and iMac on BT Home Hub

BT Home Hub 5G WiFi doesn’t work with MacBook or iMac

We have now discovered this problem with two of our client’s MacBook Airs and an iMac. If your Apple computer is compatible with 5 GHz WiFi (you can check this here) then you may experience issues connecting to the 5G WiFi network on your BT Home Hub 4 or 5 we have discovered. The only ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs, Wireless Networks on 2nd April 2015


iPhone Range

Stop Siri Dialling in your Pocket!

If you’re fed up of your iPhone making calls when locked, this is how you prevent it from doing so. You might think that turning Siri off will stop this from happening on the lock screen but no, the opposite is in fact true! 1) Make Sure Siri is On Go to Settings > General ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs on 28th January 2015


Your MacBook Air Startup Disk is Full

In our opinion, the MacBook Air is absolutely the best laptop we have ever used. Lightweight, lightning fast, extremely long battery life and great features like the backlit keyboard. However, there is one problem that many of our customers have recently discovered. Most owners buy the cheaper model with the smaller SSD hard drive as ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs, Apple Servicing, Laptop Repairs, Laptop Servicing on 13th November 2014


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Laptop Screen Replacement

We’ve just replaced this broken Toshiba laptop screen. This repair can be undertaken at your house from £65* including the replacement LCD! Contact us with the make and model number of your laptop for a quote. * Prices for replacement LCD screens vary so this price depends on the cost of your model ... read more

Posted in Laptop Repairs on 16th October 2014


BT Business Hub

Restart Procedure

If you are experiencing network or broadband issues, often a complete restart of your equipment will resolve these issues. We would turn the equipment off and back on in the following order: Shutdown (not sleep or hibernate) all desktop PCs and laptops Turn off all printers Turn off any network attached hard drives Log into ... read more

Posted in Broadband, Wired Networks, Wireless Networks on 12th July 2014


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Running CAT5 and CT100 Cable

Here’s Charlie running CAT5 cable for the networking requirements of a barn conversion in Rye. We also put down the TV and Satellite CT100 cable whilst we were at it. Always best to run cables so they can be hidden in walls and ceilings! ... read more

Posted in Wired Networks on 14th June 2014


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iPhone 5 Repair

This iPhone 5 had been seriously smashed! Repairing the screen of an iPhone 5 is not the same as the previous iPhone 4 / 4s as these models required total disassembly of the phone and removal of the motherboard to get to the screen. The iPhone 5 opens up like a clamshell but we still ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs on 8th June 2014