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You may have noticed, as you’ve been browsing the internet, that certain websites now come up with warnings, as you can see in our illustration.   This is as a result of new changes in Google Chrome, which will specifically notify any browser if the site they are visiting is for the most part less […]

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Are you chained to your Inbox?

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In discussions with friends, colleagues and clients, I witness numerous different ways that they all deal with the constant flow of emails, and what has become clear, is that there is no best solution, especially from industry to industry. Some people like to keep copies of practically every email that arrives (apart from the inevitable […]

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5 awesome Windows® features you never knew existed

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1.  Window Shake and Shrink: If you’ve ever worked within multiple Microsoft® windows, you know that bouncing back and forth between them can be a pain. To fix this, click on and hold the title bar of a program and give it a little shake with your mouse. All other windows will minimize, and the one that […]

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GDPR. A scary monster or a pussycat!

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Whether you’re in the ‘do it all at the last minute’ camp or the ‘take action now to avoid panic later’ faction, GDPR is coming. The date it becomes part of our legislation is 25 May 2018 – and that’s not the point at which you have to take action, it’s the point at which […]

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My computer’s not working

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When something goes wrong with your IT a feeling of dread takes over – today’s business world grinds to a halt when the computing system doesn’t work. The problem is that when things stop working it’s often too late to rescue the situation. If the hard drive is corrupted the data may have been lost […]

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IT for life

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The world is changing, new technology, new customer demands, new approaches to business. The way your business operates is constantly evolving and staying ahead of the technology curve can be a challenge. It’s only a few years ago that accounts were done on a spreadsheet, then Sage appeared and everyone switched, now the online accounting […]

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Get more from your Microsoft Office 365

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Office 365 is taking over the world! The number of users is likely to surpass the 100 million mark this year. Not surprisingly, Microsoft are keeping up the pressure to gain customers, by adding more apps into the Office 365 portfolio. If you’re an Office 365 user, or are considering making the move, here is […]

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Does your technology improve productivity? – Part 2

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Our last article started your thinking about technologies that can improve your efficiency and increase productivity.  This is the other part of the pair with more tips that hopefully will make your life easier. Voice, don’t text One of the most underrated features of WhatsApp is the ability to record short, voicemail-style messages at the […]

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The Death of Windows Vista

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If you thought that Windows Vista was already dead in the water and you wouldn’t throw it a lifeline, you can safely ignore this.  However, if any of your computers are still running on Visa – read on. The much-criticised operating system launched a decade ago, but it has been struggling along all this time, […]

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Microsoft Office 365 – What are you missing?

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If you haven’t heard of Microsoft Office 365 – where have you been hiding? Basically, it’s the MS Office suite of applications you know and love, but hosted online, so you can access them from your desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile all on the same account. The best known applications are Outlook, Word, Excel and […]

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