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  • How to Tell if a Computer is Dying

    Sadly, as much as we love them, our devices won’t live forever. Whether it’s age, mechanical failure or accidental damage, they’ll all go eventually. If it’s mechanical failure or old age your gadget’s up against, we can help and there are some tell-tale signs that your PC is struggling. We’ve put together a list of […]

  • How to Establish a Paperless Office

    In business, we’re still very reliant on paper. Why, though? Mountains of paperwork create storage issues, are impossible to recover if lost and are expensive to distribute. Today’s technology has made it possible for businesses to cut back, or even stop, their dependence on paper. We’ve put together some of our top tips for working […]

  • News Bytes – August

    Amazon Prime Day record Sales despite Glitches Although it encountered a raft of issues, Amazon is yet again celebrating a successful Prime Day. The storm, however, may still be raging. According to Amazon, the first ten hours of Prime Day grew faster than last year. In the initial four hours, Amazon sold 54% more than […]

  • Question of the Month – August

    Question: Wireless access points and wireless routers – what’s the difference? Answer: People often ask what the difference is between a router, a wireless router and an access point. And if they don’t ask what the difference is, they ask which one they need. Let’s first look at routers. Routers take information from one port […]

  • Using Reddit for Content Marketing

    With so many social media platforms out there, we’re never short of ways to reach our followers and customers. Although many of these platforms are similar to one another, Reddit is fairly new to the party and has brought with it a fresh new offering. As an interesting content marketing opportunity, we thought we’d offer […]

  • News Bytes – July

    Facebook’s Fight against Fake News Facebook has just announced new initiatives to prevent the dissemination of fake news on its platform. In addition to using technological devices and human input to recognize and delete counterfeit accounts, they will be employing fact checkers and educating users on how to identify fake news. Facebook’s program will also […]

  • Apple Introduces a New iPhone Privacy Feature

    A number of controversies have emerged in recent years in relation to Apple’s refusal to release material of interest as part of criminal investigations. Police and other law enforcement agencies feel they should have the right to access evidence stored on phones, while Apple is adamant that releasing such evidence would breach its customers’ rights […]

  • The 4 Azure Options for Implementing Single Sign-On

    A wide range of options are available for those looking to employ a Single Sign-on (SSO) in Azure. Here’s an overview of the options that are currently available: Cloud-only Passwords Without SSO With this option, SSO’s are not used: Office365 accounts login independent of the local Active Directory. This option is quick to implement, allows […]

  • The Difference between SaaS, PaaS and IaaS

    Newcomers to cloud computing may find the terminology associated with this Internet-based technology somewhat confusing. Perhaps the three acronyms you’ll come across the most frequently are SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS. You’ll find the full lowdown on what they mean below. SaaS (Software as a Service) SaaS is sometimes called software on demand; it is a […]

  • Question of the Month – May

    Question: What does Mbps mean? Answer: When looking at almost anything to do with Internet hardware and services, you’ll frequently encounter the acronym Mbps. For example, you may be told that your Internet provider can offer you speeds of up to X Mbps… but what does this mean? Mbps stands for “megabits per second,” which […]

  • News Bytes – May

    New Facebook Community Standards Announced Facebook has finally shared the rules it applies to determine whether to ban posts. Here’s a list of the things that will lead to removal: Credible violence: Threats of violence will be taken down if they are “credible.” Instructions on how to make and use weapons will also be removed. […]