COVID19 / Coronavirus

During the COVID19 outbreak, we are taking extra measures to make sure the health and I and you are not affected  All devices and fully cleaned on arrival and before we hand it back to you. The credit card terminal…
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5 Reasons to Choose Managed Print Services

This is the digital age, and no matter your industry, it’s safe to say there has been digital transformation. Yet there’s still a need for printers and paper copies, and it might be time for you to partner with a…
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Want to Be Anonymous Online? Incognito v. VPN

Maybe you want to be a little mysterious, but more likely you want to protect your privacy when browsing online. You don’t want cybercriminals seeing what you’re doing, or marketers knowing where you go online and what you search for.…
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Local Business v. Big Box Computer Repair

Your computer is down for the count. You’ve tried the perennial favorite – turning it off and back on again – but somehow, your tech magic has not worked this time! You need help, and you want it fast. The…
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WHY IT PROFESSIONALS ARE TERRIFIED OF RANSOMWARE

If you want to scare someone who works in IT, start talking to them about ransomware. There are few things as scary for IT professionals as the prospect of their systems locking up with hackers demanding money to return things back…
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Quick Tip No. 22

Wondering how old your Windows install is…..? Here is a quick way to find out.
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Why You Need Both Software and Hardware Firewalls

A firewall sounds like a pretty intense thing – unless you’re an action-movie stuntman. Yet when it comes to internet security, you may not have as much firewall protection as you need. Many internet security products bundle antivirus and firewall…
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What Is SharePoint, and Why Use it?

Mobile, remote workforces still need tools to share and collaborate with one another. Business teams want to work together and get the job done efficiently. Microsoft SharePoint helps make that happen. SharePoint is used in science and education, law and…
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Quick Tip No. 21

-Legit emails from trusted addresses can end up in your spam folder because spam filtering has become more rigorous and aren’t 100% accurate-remember to check on a regular basis so you don’t miss out on important emails.
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Getting the Most out of Microsoft 365 – Book it!

Accountants, dog groomers, and physiotherapists didn’t get into business to manage bookings. You want to be working on the thing you enjoy doing, not fussing with phone calls and emails, trying to schedule times for clients to come in. That’s…
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Hey You, Get Off the Public Cloud

The Rolling Stones sang, “Hey you, get off my cloud,” yet businesses might want to think instead about leaving the public cloud. Weigh these possible public cloud concerns against the advantages of alternate cloud solutions. When most people think of…
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Quick Tip No. 20

Moving your laptop whilst it is still running can damage any moving parts. Always switch it off before moving around or transporting in a bag etc..
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What Are Cookies?

Fresh-baked cookies are yummy, but you may not have the same positive associations with cookies on your computer. Here’s what you need to know about cookies and what they mean for your internet browsing. Cookies have been around for a…
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6 Reasons to Replace Your ISP Email

When you sign up for an internet service, the provider will hook you up with an email address, too. Your internet service provider (ISP) wants to keep you connected to them. But this convenient email address isn’t always the best…
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Quick Tip No. 19

An oldie but a goodie! Performing a ‘soft’ reset can solve many PC and internet issues.
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THIS IS NOW THE BIGGEST CRIME RISK TO YOUR BUSINESS.

If someone asked you to take a wild guess at the world’s biggest crime, what do you think?  Burglary maybe? Common assault? Or perhaps you might take a more humorous approach and suggest man buns or women with ridiculous eyebrows? Well,…
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Microsoft Teams Keeps Everyone Working Together

We’re massive fans of Microsoft Teams, and believe  it has huge advantages for most of the businesses that we support. We all know that successful businesses have great teamwork.  And with everything that’s happened over the last couple of months.…
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Quick Tip No. 18

Quick commands are always good to know!
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What to Do about Slow Internet in the Home Office

A few months ago we thought working from home would be temporary: a couple of weeks of remote work was going to help corral this coronavirus thing, and we’d get back to usual. Now we know better, and the things…
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