New Microft Office 365 – Voice Dictate Feature

New Microft Office 365 – Voice Dictate Feature

New for Office 365 subscribers – Voice Dictate!  For Australian Office 365 users this feature has begun rolling out to Office Insiders since March – though its now end of June and we are only just seeing it on our computers now. This new feature can be...
Warning – WeTransfer Scam Emails

Warning – WeTransfer Scam Emails

Are you a user of the WeTransfer service? Be warned! There are some fake emails getting around that are guaranteed to catch some users out! What is WeTransfer? If you haven’t heard of WeTransfer – its a service that lets you send large files to someone...
Ink cartridge refills Beerwah

Ink cartridge refills Beerwah

Yep… it looks super messy. But its cheap as chips and we can generally refill your ink cartridge on the spot for you! Just drop it...
Telstra phone bill email scam – warning!

Telstra phone bill email scam – warning!

Warning to Telstra customers – there is a new Telstra phone bill email scam to watch out for! Do you receive your Telstra bills by email? This is definitely one to watch out for.  We received the first of these emails on the 9th May – and boy do they look...
Review of NBN in Caboolture Fibre To The Node (FTTN)

Review of NBN in Caboolture Fibre To The Node (FTTN)

Since signing up for NBN in Caboolture 2 years ago, my experience has been fairly good. Having been with Telstra ADSL2+ for several years beforehand, making the transition was seamless. Installing the new modem required no configuration, no username and passwords to...
Review: Logitech G903 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Mouse

Review: Logitech G903 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Mouse

Logitech has made some of the best mice in recent years, one of these was the G900 wireless gaming mouse. The G900 was hailed as the king of the wireless mice of its time, last year however Logitech launched a successor to the G900. The G903 is the new king of...
Macbook Wifi Card Replacement

Macbook Wifi Card Replacement

Watch our tech carry out a Macbook wifi card replacement! This is a fairly common repair for Apple Macbook Pros! Sometimes the wifi card – or “AirPort card” in Apple terms stops working. End result – no wireless connectivity to the internet for...
How to choose your IT Guy!

How to choose your IT Guy!

Given that there are some pretty questionable “IT guys” getting around on the Coast going by the horror stories we have been hearing lately, we thought we would put together some advice on how to choose where to get your computer repaired! Warranty First...
Statement from Tara & Daniel – Owners of Total Microsystems

Statement from Tara & Daniel – Owners of Total Microsystems

Unfortunately, it has come to our attention that a misguided and disgruntled ex-customer is continuing to use social media to make defamatory and untrue statements about our business and his experience with us. We are a family owned, independent small business. Untrue...
Make your computer faster by upgrading to a solid state drive!

Make your computer faster by upgrading to a solid state drive!

Make your computer faster by upgrading to a solid state drive! Upgrade to a 240GB SSD – $279 (parts & labour) Upgrade to a 480GB SSD – $365 (parts & labour) ✔️️Make your computer much faster. ✔️️More reliable – SSD’s have no moving parts so don’t...
Total Microsystems are now a Microsoft Silver Partner!

Total Microsystems are now a Microsoft Silver Partner!

Because its never enough to just sit around and not improve… Total Microsystems are on a mission! We strive to be the very best we can be and part of this means having the necessary industry accreditations and qualifications. Microsoft are an obvious first...
Testimonial from a happy customer

Testimonial from a happy customer

We recently received this rave review from one of our lovely customers! Such very kind words! We very much appreciate when our locals try to #shoplocalfirst ! I’m a raving fan of TMS Beerwah. I’ve needed new laptops, desktops and wifi modem routers over the last few...
One for the gamers – our thoughts on Forza Horizon 3

One for the gamers – our thoughts on Forza Horizon 3

The latest edition of the popular console game has just been released with some pretty cool upgrades.   Xbox Play Anywhere If you purchase a digital copy of Forza Horizon 3 on the Xbox or Microsoft online store, you can take advantage of the new “Xbox Play Anywhere”...
4K Blu-ray movies are here!

4K Blu-ray movies are here!

We have been waiting a while for this, but now pleased to report that 4K Blu-ray players and movies are now available. What is Ultra HD ‘4K’ Blu-ray? Ultra HD ‘4K’ Blu-ray discs are a new format of media that support a resolution of 3840 x 2160...
No ports left in the Beerwah Exchange

No ports left in the Beerwah Exchange

If you have recently applied to get ADSL connected at your home in Beerwah… until someone else gives up their connection, it looks like you are out of luck. For some time now the ports at the Beerwah Exchange have been full… so full that you can now only...
Why beers and laptops can never be friends :(

Why beers and laptops can never be friends :(

We had a customer bring in his Macbook Pro last week…. the poor notebook had suffered an untimely demise at the hands of his mates beer…. that’s what friends are for though right? Luckily for this customer, he had insurance and just needed a formal...
Streaming Services and Woeful Internet Connections

Streaming Services and Woeful Internet Connections

How do you go with streaming video services? We have tested a few now and have come to the conclusion that if you have rubbish internet speeds (as we do here in Beerwah) your only real option is Netflix. Stan Stan offers a good range of content, pricing is on par at...