Vivienne Tam Mini More Than Just a Pretty Face.

I recently fell in love….with a computer. My friends all thought I was completely nuts until I showed them the gorgeous thing. The new Vivienne Tam mini by HP, named appropriately, ‘Butterfly Lovers’,  is a new level of beautiful – a stunning brushed gold, with delicate transparent red and gold butterflies all over it – total class. This is the second design by American designer Vivienne Tam for HP.  The first one was a pink designed notebook which didn’t hold quite the appeal of this netbook.

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Fair Go has got me thinking….

In case you missed it, this weeks’ episode of Fair Go featured the hassles of extended warranties for electronic goods. In a lot of cases, people are being upsold into purchasing extended warranties for electronics goods, only to find that when they try and claim under these warranties the hassle involved can make them lose the will to live and they were probably paying again for what would have been covered automatically under the Consumers Guarantee Act. I can understand. Well, I can understand both sides of the story really – from a merchants’ point of view electronic goods sales involve very low margins whereas the profit margins on the Extended Warranty sales are huge, hence the incentive to sell them. It’s the same with travel insurance you purchase through your travel agent – commission on your airfares is low – but the commission on Insurance sales is huge! [Read more…]

Stories about Dell Computers

We at ABC are long-time fans of Dell.  Previously only able to be purchased online, their products are  now available through appointed Partner Direct partners throughout NZ. And that’s us! Grunty and reliable, these are quality products that seem to never say die.

A couple of stories from our family: We have one Dell laptop that is still in the family;  10 years old and still going strong in the hands of Wil’s mother-in-law. No reflection either way on Wil’s mother-in-law!

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PC Repairs and Sales

Computers can cause as many problems as they solve if they are unfamiliar to you. However, there are many problems that can be fixed with a phone call (we won’t charge you). They may be easy fixes like an internet set-up or they may be something more complicated. We can help with any problem, our I.T guys are Certified professionals. If we need to see your computer – we are happy to come to you or you can drop your machine to us. Whatever suits. And we pride ourselves on what is probably the lowest hourly rate in town.

We also have access to the latest computers and technology products that we can sell to you at a great price. Compare our prices to some of the big retail chains and then look at what we offer that they don’t; full set up of your computer, advice on software and we can also transfer your data from your other computer/s and set the new system up in your home or office if you require. It’s a great deal.