How to Prolong the Life of Your Smartphone

The UK’s new Right to Repair laws require that manufacturers make spare parts available for broken electrical goods – however, this law does not apply to smartphones and mobile devices. So, how can you prolong the life of your phone and make sure it doesn’t become e-waste? Repair It The first, and most obvious way, to make…

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Cyber Essentials Plus Accredited

Jamie’s Computers is a subsidiary social enterprise of The Society of St James Charity and are pleased to announce our new accreditation. Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common online threats. The Government worked with the Information Assurance for Small and Medium Enterprises (IASME) consortium and the Information Security Forum (ISF) to…

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Buy from eBay and Save £££s

Check out our eBay Store Page Jamie’s computers sell quality refurbished IT equipment on Ebay. We are a top rated seller and the proceeds go to The Society of St James, Hampshire largest homelessness charity. By buying from us it helps makes a difference to those in need

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Sustainability for Schools

Jamie’s Computers would like to improve sustainability and reduce our carbon footprint. We can all make a difference in reducing our carbon footprint and improve sustainability. Let us start by reducing electronic waste and conserving valuable resources!  As it’s coming to the end of the academic school year, we are kindly asking schools to donate…

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Recycling and Refurbishing Your e-Waste

How you can stop your E-Waste going to landfill? Jamie’s Computers receive donations from the public, schools, IT Contractors, Businesses big and small. We have a walk in collection service and we can also come to you. A lot of donations consist of: laptops, computers, tablets and phones. With the donations that we receive we…

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How to Stay Safer on the Internet

Today is “How to Be Safer on the Internet Day”!  In celebration of “How to Be Safer on the Internet Day,” Jamie’s Computers are here to arm you with essential tips to navigate the digital world securely. With cyber threats looming at every corner, it’s crucial to fortify your online defenses. Tip 1 Make sure when…

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Recycling IT since 2003: A brief history of Jamie’s Computers

Jamie’s Computers began in 2003 as an IT recycling social enterprise. It was started by the Society of St James after they donated five unwanted computers to a small group of enthusiasts who met weekly to play computer games. This group quickly began to learn how to fix, refurbish and sell on these computers, establishing themselves as…

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UK loses £14 million from material waste every year

A new report has found that the UK loses £14 million from material waste found in WEEE materials each year. The report by Material Focus has discovered that 300,000 tonnes of WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipment) are thrown away each year by UK homes and businesses. This waste contains large amounts of invaluable materials, including gold, silver and palladium. These…

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Right to Repair Law Comes Into Effect in the UK to Cut E-waste

Effective from today, ‘right to repair’ laws in the UK will require that manufacturers make spare parts available to people purchasing electrical goods, such as washing machines, TV and fridges in an effort to cut e-waste. The BBC has reported that the new rules are hoped to extend the lifespan of WEEE goods by up…

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Amazon’s Waste Problem: E-waste and Big Companies Go Hand in Hand

It is quickly becoming apparent that e-waste and big companies go hand in hand. In a new investigation by ITV News, Amazon has been revealed to be destroying millions of items of unsold stock – items which are often new and still fit for use. Among the products being destroyed were many WEEE items including laptops,…

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