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HTML Colours Made Easy!

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 25, 2011 at 9:26 AM Comments comments (1)

If you need help choosing a colour for your website background, website text content or anything else like that then check out this super cool HTML (hyper text markup language, the language of websites) colour code chart.

Click the image to go to the chart and choose your own colours...

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What is an ipad?

Posted by Box Off My Computer on August 31, 2010 at 11:14 AM Comments comments (0)

Ipads are 'tablet computers' made by Apple.

A tablet computer or simply a tablet is a complete computer squeezed into flat touch screen that uses only a stylus, digital pen or fingertip as the primary input device (instead of a keyboard or mouse).

Ipads first appeared in our shops in January 2010. Even though prices range from £429 t...

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Adobe CS5 Free Trials Have Begun!!!

Posted by Box Off My Computer on May 4, 2010 at 4:42 PM Comments comments (0)

Adobe CS5 products are now shipping and are available for FREE TRIALS!

PLUS, Adobe has extended their free shipping offer for CS5 suites and added Photoshop software.

Adobe Trial Link

Adobe UK Special Offers Page

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A Mini Photobook & 50 Prints FREE!

Posted by Box Off My Computer on April 20, 2010 at 2:54 PM Comments comments (0)

Kodak Gallery are offering some cool hot deals this week, be quick not to miss them...

These offers will expire the 30th June.

- 50% off your first order

- Free mini photobook when you register

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Writers & Bloggers Wanted!

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 12, 2010 at 12:03 PM Comments comments (0)

Do you speak and write in clear and understandable English?

Do you have a way with words?

Do you have a few hours a Month to spare?

Do you have basic computer skills?

If so, then we'd love to hear from you.

Box Off My Computer are looking for volunteers to help write 'How To' blogs for this ...

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Play Poker and Bingo Online

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 5, 2010 at 9:28 AM Comments comments (0)


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The Online Pound Shop... huh?

Posted by Box Off My Computer on February 23, 2010 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)

BigOffers - thousand of clearance products at low

We stumbled across this fantasic website by chance. Its a combination of a one pound shop; 'Quidshop' a pet shop, a technology shop and much more. Get your lucky bargain hunting pants on and check it out!

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Avoid Holiday Nightmares

Posted by Box Off My Computer on February 21, 2010 at 10:57 AM Comments comments (0)

Before you go on holiday, use the internet to view and read up on the details of your hotel and holiday first. Websites such as and offer plenty of travelor information tips and advice.

Simply visit these (or some of these sites) and search for the name of your hotel or your holiday destination. You will be able to read reviews from other visitors and gather more info about your holiday.

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Buy And Sell Tickets Via viagogo

Posted by Box Off My Computer on January 20, 2010 at 4:47 AM Comments comments (2)

viagogo sells tickets to the best music, sports and theatre events in the UK and Europe!

viagogo is Europe’s largest ticket exchange and is partnered with Reading and Leeds festivals, Madonna, Manchester United, and Andrew Lloyd Webber – the biggest names inmusic, sport and theatre, which means they have ...

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What is Skype?

Posted by Box Off My Computer on January 18, 2010 at 8:27 AM Comments comments (0)

Skype is an application for your computer that allows you to make voice or video calls over the internet. Skype to Skype calls are free of charge and it is also free to download to your computer which is super cool! If you want to use Skype to call landlines or mobile phones you can do so for a fee.

So generally if...

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Cheaper Car Insurance Search, Its Easy!

Posted by Box Off My Computer on January 7, 2010 at 8:19 AM Comments comments (0)

98% of people could save with motor insurance!

Based on Online independent research by Consumer Intelligence during 1-30 November 2009 is very easy to use. Simply add your details once which will take a few minutes, make sure you...

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Setting Up Remote Assistance

Posted by Box Off My Computer on January 4, 2010 at 4:15 AM Comments comments (0)

About Remote Assistance

Remote assistance is a tool provided by Windows to help you troubleshoot problems you're having with your computer. The whole idea is if you know somebody who can help you solve your problem they can remotely 'take over' your computer from their own computer instead of them talking you through the fixing process over the phone or having to come out to you.

Firstly, how you set up remote assistance will totally depend o...

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What Is Social Networking?

Posted by Box Off My Computer on December 11, 2009 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)

There are many many social networking sites on the internet now (for a list click here) but the most common used in the UK are;

Facebook is by far the most popluar, its ridiculously HUGE and also good fun.To sign up to Facebook you will need an email address and a phone number (phone number ...

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Send Photos By Email (hotmail)

Posted by Box Off My Computer on December 10, 2009 at 11:11 AM Comments comments (0)


To send photos, pictures or files by email.

We use Hotmail for this example but the principles are similar for most other internet based email so give it a go.

- Log in to your hotmail

- Inbox to check your mail

- Select 'New'

- Type in the email address of the person you are sending the pictures to in the 'To' box.

- Type in a title in the 'Subject' box.

- Then above the subject box you should see 'Attach' with...

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Advertise Online For FREE!

Posted by Box Off My Computer on December 8, 2009 at 7:26 AM Comments comments (0)

Advertising your business, services or simply selling your pony, advertising online can be great for drumming up business interests or contacts. There are a few places that will let you advertise for free. Get advertising!!!

Make sure you use the 'Change City...

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?5 Off Your First Order From PriceMinister!

Posted by Box Off My Computer on November 19, 2009 at 11:56 AM Comments comments (0)


£5 off your first purchase

40 Free Photo Prints!

Posted by Box Off My Computer on November 16, 2009 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Tesco are offering 40 FREE Photo prints when you join Tesco Photo.

Click the image above to get started!

Play Games Online

Posted by Box Off My Computer on October 23, 2009 at 8:18 AM Comments comments (0)

There are many websites offering 'Free To Play' games but you must register with the sites to play.

Have a quick go of Tetris :) if you're craving a game!

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Get Cheap Train Tickets

Posted by Box Off My Computer on October 21, 2009 at 3:33 PM Comments comments (0) is simply the best for getting cheap train tickets online. Next time you're looking to travel by train be sure to check the prices here first. is very easy to use and you can shop around for the cheapest dates to travel.

Click the image below to get started!

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