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    Computing accessories buying guide

    Check out the top 6 things you need to know when you’re looking for accessories for your new computer or tablet.

    While desktops, laptops and tablets are fantastic pieces of technology, it’s important to think about what kind of accessories you might need. You’ll want to protect your computer from bumps and scratches and you might consider extra storage options to hold all those holiday snaps. Whatever kind of accessory you need, we’ll have you covered.


    If you love shopping online or streaming movies and music, you’ll need antivirus software like Norton and McAfee. These programs will keep your personal details secure and protect your computer from harmful viruses. With a yearly subscription, you can keep your family safe and secure online.

    Microsoft 365 gives you the best programs like Word, Excel and PowerPoint for you to complete any kind of work. 365 Family allows you and up to five others to download and use these programs on your PCs, tablets or smartphones.

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    Bags and cases

    If you’re out and about a lot, protection for your laptop or tablet is vital. Cases will cover your device to protect it from scratches and keep it secure if you drop it. A bag keeps your laptop or tablet safe to carry anywhere, even during the hustle of your morning commute. There’s a bag to fit a device of every size, and they’re available in a wide range of styles.

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    External storage

    There are loads of options available when looking at different storage types. USB sticks can easily fit in your pocket and are great for sharing files between family, friends or colleagues quickly and easily. External hard drives are perfect for backing up documents, photos and videos thanks to their large storage space. These connect through a USB port and they come in multiple storage sizes (from 32GB to 3TB), so you can choose what suits you.

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    Mice and Keyboards

    Computer mice allow you to navigate around your computer with more comfort and precision than on a trackpad. You can get a variety of keyboards too, some more suited to a desktop and some that are smaller to attach to a tablet so you can work on the go. There are also keyboards and mice that switch between different machines seamlessly. If you’re getting a tower PC, then you will need a keyboard and mouse to use with your machine.

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    Great for drowning out the sounds around you, computer headsets are perfect for listening to music, watching films or playing games with no distractions from the outside world. They come in a variety of designs and they’re really comfortable to wear as well. Headsets are also available with a microphone, ideal for chatting with friends and family around the world through your computer.

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    Cables and Adapters

    There’s a whole bunch of cables and adapters available for whatever you need. We’ve got cables to charge your devices, surge protectors that keep plugs safe from any damage and external disc drives to play DVDs if your device doesn’t have one.

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