Don’t Get Hooked By a Whaling Attack

The executives of your company are the big fish in your sea. Yet cybercriminals think of them as whales. In fact, whaling is a new cybersecurity threat targeting the C-suite level. You’ve likely heard of phishing attacks. Phishers use scam…

You’re Never Too Small to Outsource

Small business owners are proud of getting everything done with few people. Every team member wears many hats. They are part of a family, devoted to the firm’s success. But that doesn’t make them qualified to handle IT. Really, you’re…

Trades Should Add Technology to Their Tool Belts

​There are many hands-on trades that haven’t traditionally needed technology. Yet modern tech tools help the plumber, carpenter, welder, or other trade improve productivity and competitiveness. There are certain common tasks tradespeople face daily: scheduling appointments with clients, suppliers, or…

5 Best Practices for Buying Technology for Employees

Buying technology for personal use can be exciting once you get past the price tag. Yet there are many factors to consider when investing in technology for employee use. There are many digital tools available to improve the day-to-day way…

Making Technology Another Target for Continuous Improvement

Your business likely talks a lot about continuous improvement. It’s everyone’s goal, right? Yet “set it and forget it” is a common approach to handling business technology. Here’s why IT needs your ongoing attention too. Your competition is increasing, and…

5 Common Computer Myths Debunked

Common urban myths would have us believe alligators live in sewers or people put razor blades in kids’ candy. Common misconceptions about computers are just as persistent. Here are several IT myths debunked for your benefit. #1 A slow-running computer…

Are You Due? What to Do When You Get a Renewal Notice

Your business relies on any number of service providers. You’re likely contracting for domain names, website hosting, data backup, software licenses, to name just a few. And that’s only your online presence! So, when a renewal notice comes in, you…

HMRC Tax Refund? = SPAM

If you have had any email saying you are due a TAX refund/Rebate?  It’s spam. HMRC will not email you. Just delete the email.  The emails normally contain viruses.

Android Virus

Over the last few months we have seen a large jump in the number of viruses attacking Android phones and tablets.  Below is an example of  a virus. We strongly recommend that you run on the latest version of Android…

Computer Backup

Stop for a moment and think what you have got saved on your computer or laptop. Precious photos, work documents, files full of important information; the list goes on. Now think how you would feel if your hard drive was…

Windows XP – Microsoft Ending Support

We have a very important announcement to those of you who use Windows XP on your computer. For those of you who may not have heard, Microsoft Windows XP will soon come to EOL (End of Life) and Microsoft Windows…

Backup, Backup and Backup your Documents!

Tips for Backing Up Your Documents If you’re looking at backing up your documents to protect against loss, we’d recommend backing up to an external USB drive, as well as to DVD. You can use CD’s, but DVD’s will hold…

In App Purchases on Andorid and iOS

With the rise of news story’s about how children have managed to spend larges amounts of money via in app purchases while playing games. To help avoid it’s possible to turn off in-app purchases With many apps for your tablet…

Disabling in App Purchase

With the rise of news story’s about how children have managed to spend larges amounts of money via in app purchases while playing games. To help avoid it’s possible to turn off in-app purchases With many apps for your tablet…

Sky’s Andorid Apps Return

A week ago is was reported that Sky’s Android apps and its account of the Android Play store had being hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. Sky have announced that the problem has now being rectified. You can read more…

Happy New Year

We would like to wish all our customers a happy new year for 2013.

Shutdown Button

Would you like to be able to shutdown your computer, with a simple click instead a several? Well here is how you do it.   Step 1 Right click on your desktop and then go down to new and click…

Open Office

When you start your computer does Open Office start automatically? This is very simple to fix.   Go to the system tray on your computer, which is normally in the bottom right, next to the clock, you will see several…