Apple rant

The Reasons We No Longer Repair Apple Devices

I get asked regularly to carry out repairs on Apple devices. Macbooks, iPads, iPhones, iMacs, Mac Minis. The answer that I have to give customers is, “I’m sorry, we don’t touch Apple devices anymore. It’s a long story but we simply don’t repair them. You’ll have to take it to …

Lockdown Status Jan 2021

Lockdown Status – 2021 – Computroon

We Are Open & Working Computroon is still operating computer repair services and IT support in Ayrshire. Operating Safely In compliance with current guidance, Computroon is continuing to provide computer repairs & IT support throughout the current lockdown & various tier levels in 2021. We are all being asked to …

Our Handy Home Page Has Been Upgraded

Many years ago, at Computroon I created a home landing page for our customers that includes some handy links to local information, email servers, banks, news, sport, etc. Over the years, I have pretty much left the page alone because familiarity is key. The simplicity of the layout seems to …

Covid Service Update

Corona Virus – Status – We Are Operating

Updated 25th October 2020. I am still providing computer repair services. In line with the current guidance from the Scottish Government, I have certain measures in place to ensure your safety and mine. General Repairs. If you have a problem with your computer that requires repair, I will arrange to …

Why I decided to put adverts on the website

For the first time in almost 20 years, I have decided to add banner adverts to this web site. In this article I’ll briefly explain why. Monetisation The industry term is “monetisation” (or monetization in American spelling). To monetise (or monetize) a website simply means that the website will generate …

Glasgow Taxis 2018 Photos

Here are just a few photos of the Glasgow Taxis arriving in Troon on 20th June 2018. I was unable to provide a live feed this year but will sort something out for next year. Today though I was able to take my kids into the town and wave in …

Taxi Day 2018

It’s Taxi Day Wednesday 20th June 2018 For the 73rd year the Glasgow Taxis will coming to Troon. No matter what the weather throws at us, it’s time to get out there wherever you can to line the streets and welcome the kids, drivers & volunteers into town on the …

Bullguard Internet Security

Computroon is an official partner of Bullguard Internet Security. This is one of very few products that we still carry in stock since switching from retail to services back in 2017. For customers within Troon and surrounding areas, I simply deliver to your door whenever you require your Bullguard renewal …

We’ve Moved

This is an open letter to all of our retail customers over the years and explain the direction that I have decided to take the business. After almost 20 years trading in Portland Street, Computroon has now moved. Moved Where? I have moved away from retail to focus more on …

Glasgow Taxis Outing to Troon 2017

This year’s date for the trip is Wednesday 21 June 2017 It’s almost that time again to welcome the Glasgow Taxis to Troon. This year (2017) will be the 72nd year as this annual trip has run since 1945. The Route The taxis will leave Kelvin Way in Glasgow (just …