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Com Connect Launches a new Division: The Home Computer & Laptop Team

We are proud to introduce our new site dedicated to Home Computer & Laptop Repairs -

We are currently expanding our team and taking on more technicians that specialise in mobile/onsite repairs.

Every one of our technicians is equipped with our brand new Com Connect "Tech Kit" to ensure that they have every CD, DVD, USB, Repair Program and Tool they could ever need to fix …

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Posted by on Aug 23, 2011 - 03:53 PM

Com Connect is very proud to announce the formal launch of our not-for-profit initiative the “Reuseful Project”.

Here at Com Connect, we manage a lot of computer systems throughout Australia and we have been doing it for a while.  This has given us the perspective to see that most of the computers that are decommissioned by businesses, or replaced by people, are actually more than suitable for ongoing use. The machines may require a …

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Posted by on Aug 17, 2011 - 11:53 AM

As a follow up to our last post regarding the Microsoft Call Scam, we thought we would review what has changed and the trends we are seeing.


**Update 20/07/11**

We had a very good customer come to us tonight after finding that a family member had fallen for this scam and spent over 30 minutes with the scammer connected to their computer. He disconnected the machine and hung up the phone. We are just about to inspect the …

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Posted by on Jul 12, 2011 - 10:47 AM

Com Connect has just completed the very successful launch of

Com Connect has partnered with aid agency SIMaid, the aid and development arm of SIM Australia, to take our charity web-platform and turn it into something special. We have donated the base platform as part of our partnership with SIMaid. Our goal was to create something that truly delivers SIMaidʼs promise of "aid that gets there".

Com Connect has been building unique technologies for businesses …

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Posted by on Jun 21, 2011 - 03:42 PM

Com Connect has just completed the very successful launch of


  • This site is the world's first online antiques and collectables fair.
  • See 1000 fresh items every fair from all over Australia.
  • Everything is in High Definition Photography and the items are fantastic and hand selected by Alan Carter himself.



Posted by on Nov 05, 2010 - 12:04 PM

We are receiving an increasing amount of calls relating to a scam which goes a little something like this:

  1. You receive a call from someone claiming to be from Microsoft, Windows, your ISP or similar.
  2. They claim to have obtained your details from your Router, ISP or similar.
  3. They tell you one of the following:
    • Your computer is infected with viruses
    • You have a trojan horse in your system
    • You are going to be cut off from the …

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Posted by on Oct 01, 2010 - 06:53 PM

What is StumbleUpon?

StumbleUpon could be best described as the web categorized and arranged so as best to entertain the fanatical and fickle group of web users who inhabit it.

Now that may sound negative – But disclaimer: I use it, it is awesome and Oprah said it is the best invention ever….

Best invention ever is probably going a bit far, but try it out – You may just fall in love.

Ok, so the point of this article …

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Posted by on Sep 03, 2010 - 10:53 AM

It has all happened before

If you have been paying any attention to the world of IT and particularly IT in business – you may have noticed something very strange. If you feel like you are in some kind of ground hog day scenario or have perhaps suffered brain damage, let me put your mind at ease…

We are going to cut through the hype, buzz and hyperbole

Important Note: I hate the term “paradigm shift”, but I will be …

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Posted by on Sep 02, 2010 - 12:05 AM

Web marketing is massive, huge and endless. You have Google, Yahoo, Forums, Blogs, Websites, StumbleUpon and infinity more choices.

They range in cost from Free to Expensive – Which do you choose?

There are several key factors that need to be addressed

  • Target Audience
  • Product/Service Type
  • Budget
  • Offline Marketing Components

Look out for a future set of articles that cover the online marketing mix and strategy – We are not going to cover the above here, …

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Posted by on Sep 01, 2010 - 01:27 PM

For those of you familiar (or using) our RESIN Internet Filter product, you might think we are pro “Great Australian Firewall” – That could not be further from the truth.

For the unenlightened

  1. Our RESIN Internet Filter is a security device that protects your home (or business) network from security threats and at the same time, allows you to control website access by site and category as well as time of day. So it …

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Posted by on Aug 30, 2010 - 09:34 PM