October 8, 2014
Phablet or Tablet for Business?Can’t choose between a phone and a tablet? Now you don’t have to, with the Mainstream adoption of the phablet and Apple finally offering one in their latest product release. Whilst it may appear to be just an over-sized smartphone, in fact the phablet has all the functionality of a phone combined with many of the advantages of a...
September 16, 2014
Review – iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 PlusThe Launch has happened and the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is hitting our shelves on the 19th of September and is already available to pre-order. The wait is over, so here is what we have thought: iPhone 6 Taking inspiration from the iPad Air – the design is metallic looking and feels light. Losing the sharp edges, for...
September 5, 2014
How Secure is the Cloud for business?With the recent photo leaks, we have decided to look at how secure is the cloud for business? Cloud Storage has been a more essential than useful service in recent years which if you don’t know stores your data on a server rather than on your hard drive, allowing you access from any internet enabled device. There are two different...
September 2, 2014
CRM for Businesses – Which one works for you?Customer Relationship management (“CRM”) is a software package for managing company interactions with current and potential customers. It synchronises and organises sales, marketing, customer service and in some cases technical support. Finding the right one for your business can be a challenge. Here is a quick review and comparison of three providers: Sales Force, Microsoft Dynamics and Sugar CRM for Businesses....
August 26, 2014
Are you being cost effective with your IT Solutions? – Directors ViewAn insight into the perfect IT Solutions v the just enough solution in regards to cost effectiveness and productivity. Check out Microscope magazines article on the subject with contributions from our very own director of business development Simon Antoniou. Direct Article Magazine Download – page 6
August 22, 2014
Do I need a Hosted Telephone System (VoIP)?Businesses are always looking to lower costs and expenditure; this sometimes means outsourcing some of your business processes. Some of the major factors behind this reasoning include time saving, flexibility, accountability and ofcourse cost. The reasoning can apply to your company’s communication systems. Many companies pay for the installation and maintenance of traditional PSTN telephone systems whereas others opt for...
July 31, 2014
4G Network Expands – Arrives in Potters Bar4G is the fourth generation of mobile communication technology, allowing a faster and more reliable mobile internet service for smartphones, tablets and laptops. It is meant to be 5 times faster. 4G is slowly growing in the country and has now reached 250 areas around the country including Potters Bar. Being a local IT support firm in Potters Bar the...
May 22, 2014
Would your Business benefit from Unified Communications?Five years ago businesses only had the choice of had traditional PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) phone systems that were owned and managed by local, regional or national telecoms companies for their voice communications needs. Communication technology has now evolved allowing people to leave voicemail messages, emails, text messages, faxes, instant messenger, social media and video chats from their business...
May 14, 2014
What to do when your computer keeps freezing?Computers are great when they are working, but when they freeze we are sat there waiting for your deadlines to complete themselves. This is one of the most-common complaints about computer systems such as PCs and laptops and for no apparent reason! Of course, I don’t mean that they literally freeze, but I am referring to everything you see on...
May 7, 2014
Scan your files for Viruses!Unfortunately cyber criminals are creating new viruses every day. Although Antivirus programmes and spam filters can usually detect the offending files / attachments, sometimes they need time to adapt and counter the new wave. The first step is to make sure you do not open any attachments in emails from people you do not recognise. It is highly likely to...