Quick Tip No. 12

If your PC or laptop is running slower than you’d like, try this easy tip to speed it up. Documents should be stored in relevant folders on your hard drives and not on the desktop. Clearing out applications you no longer use…
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OK Google, How Safe Are You Really?

Are you prompting Siri, Google, or Alexa? When you talk to a home assistant, you join a growing number of smart homes. Smart home assistants search online, start phone calls, order groceries, play music, turn lights on. All with a…
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Are you having problems printing?

Microsoft launched a faulty update which has stopped some older printers working mainly HP and Brother printers. At the moment there is no fix available but we expect one in the next few days. Your printer should still scan but…
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MSP Facts: Common Managed Service Myths — Busted

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are not the stuff of legends like minotaurs and unicorns. Yet there are many common myths around managed services. These can cloud understanding of an MSP’s true value. Consider the facts to decide whether partnering with…
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Quick Tip No. 11

In need of a quick charge? Enabling a laptop or phone’s airplane mode will speed up the charging process. This is because flight mode will automatically turn off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and network connection, avoiding too much battery consuming during the process of charging!
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Work From Home: Revisiting Business Etiquette

Business etiquette for working in an office environment is well established: show up on time, wear pants, put your name on your lunch in the fridge – those kinds of things. But working from home is a new thing for…
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COVID the Sequel: Revisit Business Continuity Plans

There’s a sequel no one has any interest in seeing predicted to open this Autumn – COVID: The Second Wave. Despite the lack of audience interest, we could face another coronavirus pandemic. For business, this means revisiting continuity plans. Many countries are…
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Quick Tip No. 10

Alternatively referred to as Control T and C-t, Ctrl+T is a shortcut key most often used to open a new tab in all major Internet browsers (e.g., Chrome, Edge, Firefox, IE, Opera), pressing Ctrl+T opens a new tab in your browser.
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Adding Accountability to Remote Work

Today, businesses are embracing digital technology to enable productivity anywhere, any time. Yet ensuring accountability is a stumbling block to widespread acceptance of remote work. Recently, COVID-19 has forced many businesses to transition quickly to working from home. Even bosses…
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Returning to Work: Prioritising Safety with IT Too

Your business has the OK to go ahead and get back to work on-site. You want to return to your office, but you don’t want to risk people’s health by doing so. After all, some say it’s too soon to…
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Quick Tip No. 9

When your tabs bar is looking cluttered, simply grab the tab you want to keep with your cursor and give it a shake, all the rest will magically disappear. Want them back-just grab and shake again…..Cool.
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Protecting Shared Computers for Work from Home

Many families today have a shared home computer to help with day-to-day activities. A teen can search for a job and stream shows. A parent can check work emails, pay household bills, and shop online. A youngster can play an…
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What Computer Repair Can Be Done Remotely?

There are many problems with isolation. We don’t want to get you started. We know it’s true, but one issue we can help with is computer repair. Yes, there are problems with your home devices that we can address remotely.…
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Quick Tip No. 8

To delete whole words rather than individual letters press the Control (ctrl) button along with backspace-hey presto!
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Remote IT Will Create Tech That Works for You

Cloud technology has grown to new heights in recent years. Ten years ago ‘the cloud’ was jargon almost nobody was aware of, today it is a phrase used almost daily in offices worldwide.  More and more businesses today are taking…
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Tips for Trouble-Free Online Meetings

Online meetings are the new norm for many, but that doesn’t mean people magically know how to enjoy a trouble-free online conference experience. These tips can power more successful meetings. Many businesses today are working from home with a reliance…
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Quick Tip No. 7

Need a currency converter or want to change weights and measures? Simply type into Google or use the microphone to ask your question and as if by magic a useful converter will appear.
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Solving Your Work-from-Home Internet Woes

Your internet used to meet your needs. You could check social media and stream a TV show whenever you wanted without trouble. Now, since working from home, you’re finding your internet service more frustrating: it’s too slow when you want…
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