Author Archives: Bryce Whitty

About Bryce Whitty

Bryce is an Australian computer technician and the founder of Technibble. He started his computer repair business when he was 17 years old and is still running it 9 years later. He is an avid traveller and spends at least a month of the year in another country.

Fabar Service Scanner (FSS.exe) – Identify Internet Connectivity Problems

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Farbar Service Scanner is a small, portable and free application that gives a detailed report on the files, registries and services that are responsible for network connectivity. The purpose of this report is to help you identify the source of connectivity problems if one of these files is infected or …

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MailStore Home – Easy Email Archiving, Backup and Migration

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MailStore Home is a small, portable and freeware utility designed to make archiving, backing up and migrating emails easy. MailStore supports many different types of mailboxes such as Outlook, Outlook Express, Thunderbird, Exchange Server, Office 365, .EML files and more. It also supports a variety of internet based mailboxes such …

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Fabs Autobackup 4 Tech – Now 25% OFF

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I just got an email from Fabrice, the creator of Fabs Autobackup telling me that Fabs Autobackup is now 25% OFF for a limited time. This brings the price down from 50 EUR (about 63 USD at the time of writing) to 37.50 EUR (47 USD). Fabs Autobackup 4 Tech …

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3 Ways for Computer Technicians to take Advantage of the Mass Adoption of Tablets

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The computer market is constantly changing and one of the big changes in recent times was the introduction of cheap netbooks like the Asus EEEPC. Now we are seeing the mass adoption of tablets like the Apple iPad and in both cases, some computer technicians have expressed fear that this …

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Shout Out To Our Advertisers

Technibble has grown significantly in the last few years. We originally started the site on shared hosting but it began eating up most of the servers resources fairly quickly so we had to move it to a dedicated server. For the next few years we were running on a single …

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Inside an Apple Technicians Toolkit

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Guest Post by Marco Rodi: Marco Rodi owns an IT Engineering university degree. He has his own computer repair business (OrdiRodi) that mainly does Apple Support. There are a few articles here on Technibble about what is in a PC technicians toolkit. However, when you are an Apple Tech your …

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6 Reasons Why You Should Consider Remote Support

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Have you ever considered expanding your computer repair business by doing remote support? While it is unlikely to replace your physical computer repair work, it does allow you to save time with your current work and expand your service area. Here are some of the benefits of remote support that …

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System Restore Explorer – View, Delete and Browse Inside System Restore Points

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System Restore Explorer is small, freeware tool that allows you to view and delete specific Windows system restore points. This is a handy way to clear up some disk space without wiping out all of the restore points since previously the only built in option we had was either all …

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Seeking Computer Technicians To Interview

I am going to be interviewing fellow computer technicians via email so people can hear their stories, be inspired by them and learn something new. What questions would you like me to ask them beyond the typical “Who you are and how did you start”? You can leave a comment …

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How To Perform a Perfect BackUp & Reinstall with Apple Time Machine

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Guest Post by Marco Rodi: Marco Rodi owns an IT Engineering university degree. He has his own computer repair business (OrdiRodi) that mainly does Apple Support. So you receive a call from a client saying “My hard drive just crashed!!” or “I just bought a new Mac and I need …

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