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What POP email is. What IMAP email is

By NewSprout | Mar 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

A guide to what POP email is and what IMAP email is and which email account type you should choose to use. Firstly before we get into it, either method can achieve a very similar outcome if you understand both methods well. If you don’t and you’re here because you’re looking for a quick recommendation, then go…

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Website Design Packages that won’t Break the Bank

By NewSprout | Feb 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Have you considered a website design package? What’s stopping you getting that business website off the ground? Web Designers quotes have been scary, and they don’t include hosting? Web Designers can’t fit you in to their busy schedule for months? You are keen to give it a crack yourself…but time is not on your side? Ongoing maintenance…

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3 Simple steps to move your Hosting and Domain to NewSprout

By NewSprout | Feb 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Moving your site and emails to a new host can be daunting, scary, or even in the too hard basket, but it’s actually a really simple and quick process! Check it out… 1. Order your preferred web hosting plan Either one of these in the Hosting dropdown menu on our site… Cloud Hosting VPS. This is…

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Why would my website get hacked?

By NewSprout | Feb 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

If your website has been hacked or compromised in anyway then your site has probably been suspended by your hosting provider to ensure your site is not, literally, “spamming the world”. A suspension will prevent any further hijacking of your content and sometimes it will protect your domain’s integrity and also limit the damage already done. The source of the hack…

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What is a Wildcard SSL Certificate?

By NewSprout | Jan 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Let’s first recap what an SSL certificate is… The SSL certificate shows, and gives your visitors peace of mind, that the page of the site they are visiting is secure. In addition to being secure, it ensures it has been verified by a trusted independant source ensuring the site is actually who they say they…

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How to receive POP email using Gmail

By NewSprout | Jan 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Gmail is a great option to check your POP email account on the go from your phone or tablet without using an email client that may look a little different to what you are used to with Gmail. It does have some advanced limitations, but if you are just doing simple mail sending and receiving…

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Lightning and your modem…what to do?

By NewSprout | Nov 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The answer is quite simple. If there is any lightning whatsoever, unplug your modem / router immediately! Turning it off is not good enough. A nearby lightning strike can send a power surge through various materials: electrical wiring, copper phone lines, coax cable, plumbing pipes. In fact, all of these things actually “attract” the lightning! So…

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No-Contract Broadband Internet Plans in Australia

By NewSprout | Nov 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sick of contracts, sick of being held against your will…with months of payments for a service you no longer need. Perhaps you just moved, or need to move, and your provider won’t let you out of your contract. A no-contract plan may be the solution for you! Never get caught out again. This is why it’s…

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Netflix is gobbling your Data and you don’t even know it!

By NewSprout | Oct 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ever wondered why your broadband data is being gobbled up at a ridiculously fast rate? Why your speeds are suffering? It could be due to the definition settings on your TV or preferred streaming service.   Let’s look at Netflix first… Streaming Netflix to your home will use at least 300MB per hour at the…

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Restored – NBN Network Outage – 25th July 2016

By NewSprout | Jul 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Outage Information: NBN Outage due to NBN Fibre and High Voltage cabling being cut during construction activity in Sydney. Current Status: RESTORED – The NBN carrier restored NBN services 25/07/16,  23:52:00 AEST, fibre cable repaired after damage caused by borer. Issue is now resolved. Client Action Required Please power cycle (on/off) your modem/router to re-authenticate with…

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