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Member Advice on Computer Fairs & Shows

(+) some absolute bargains can be found (-) beware of items that seem to good to be true.. (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2000)

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Member Advice on General Computing Issues

(+) Not having to spend money on expensive upgrades (-) Serious Virus infection can be difficult to overcome without formatting (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2000)

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Mobile Phone Etiquette

(+) n/a (-) n/a (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2000)

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Member Advice on Computer Users

(+) Secure and protect your data, free/low-cost (-) Takes a little time and effort (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2001)

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Member Advice on Building Your Own PC

(+) Good experience, Could save you money, Fun, Choose your parts. (-) Needs the know-how and experience. Not for everyone (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2001)

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Member Advice on Inkjet Cartridge Refills

(+) Cheaper than buying them, satisfaction of doing it yourself (-) Takes a bit of time, but I have plenty of that! (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2001)

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Member Advice on Maxtor Hard Drives

(+) Faster, larger, with good warranty, shop around for best prices (-) I couldn't find any (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2000)

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Member Advice on Buying A PC

(+) Interesting, Entertaining and Economical (-) Need Much Time and Patience (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2001)

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Telephone Preference Service

(+) None. (-) Everything. (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2001)

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Member Advice on Cheap Printer Cartridges

(+) better for the environment, better for your pocket (-) are not all that good for quality presentations (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2000)

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General Information on Buying a Mobile

(+) DO YOUR HOMEWORK. Decide how much and HOW you are going to use the phone... (-) ...and how much you want to pay. Everything else is secondary. (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2001)

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Member Advice on Choosing a Laptop

(+) Great if you get it right (-) Can be expensive if you get it wrong (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2011)

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Member Advice on Computer Books

(+) Detailed, informative, excellent reference books (-) Costly at £35 - £ 40 (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2000)

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Member Advice on Computer Repair

(On Ciao since: 12/2002)

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Member Advice on DVD Players

(+) High Quality Picture, Audio, Special Features (-) New Technology On The Way (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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a real Bobby Dazzler.....

Advantages: some absolute bargains can be found
Disadvantages: beware of items that seem to good to be true..

Following on from my 'Advantages of building your own PC' review I thought I'd go into a bit of detail on one of the other resources for buying PC parts, software and full systems. Now, as you can tell from my other reviews, I am somewhat of a bargain ...

unnameable 11.12.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Member Advice on Computer Fairs & Shows

Bargain Hunt

Advantages: Bargains galore
Disadvantages: Some unscrupulous traders

Computer Fairs started in the days of the early 286 PC, Sega Megadrive and Amiga. Over the years, computer fairs and computer markets have become incredibly popular amongst home users, businesses and enthusiasts alike. Today you'll find a regular show in ...

nicanddarrell 25.10.2002 · Read full review
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Do you like a good deal.

Advantages: Much cheaper than a shop
Disadvantages: Some rogue traders

Computer Fairs have now taken off with a vengeance. You can buy 90% of the hardware/software you need at ½ the recommended price. The best bargains seem to be ink cartridges. You will probably find a computer fair in most towns and large villages at le ...

Night_Rider 10.02.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Member Advice on Computer Fairs & Shows

Computer Fairs North East

Advantages: Save £££s, A day out even!!
Disadvantages: somtimes off the beaten-track

Ok!! This is an attempt to give a little bit of a low–down on computer fairs held within the north-east of England Computer Fairs are rather like giant car-boot fairs come antiques fairs only obviously selling computer related products (mostly all new, b ...

paulbowes2k1 07.09.2001 · Read full review
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Computer Fairs a bargain palace

Advantages: Relatively cheap and cheerful with all the usual faces.
Disadvantages: Can be tainted by the venue and suspicion of any guarantees that may be on offer

It must be my sad personality, but I love going to Computer Fairs. It's not for everyone as my wife can testify, she once spent a few hours aimlessly following me around one at Blackpool and on the fourth route round fell asleep and later vowed never to g ...

see-search.com 02.02.2003 · Read full review
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