5 Signs Your Business Needs a Website with IT Expertise in 2024

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A construction company in a busy Canadian city was great at building physical structures, but their online presence was weak. They were missing out on opportunities because they didn’t have a strong digital identity. How could they improve their online reputation? A modern website in 2024 is the cornerstone of any thriving business. It must […]

The end of an era: Goodbye WordPad

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Can you believe it? After 30 years of faithful service, Microsoft is finally pulling the plug on WordPad. The app that debuted with Windows 95, and lets you open a .doc file if you don’t have Word installed, is being shown the door. But why now and what does it mean for your business? Microsoft […]

Charging in public places? Watch out for “juice jacking”

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Airports, hotels, cafés, even shopping malls, offer public charging points where you can boost your phone or laptop battery on the go. They’ve been in the news after the FBI recently tweeted advice to stop using them. Crooks have figured out how to hijack USB ports to install malware and monitoring software onto devices as […]

Microsoft hints at some exciting Windows 12 developments

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We’re fickle creatures. Windows 11 still feels like a new toy, yet we’ve already heard (reliable) speculation about Windows 12 arriving as soon as next year. And now it’s all we can think about! What will it look like? What improvements will we see? Will there be new features? We can’t answer these questions with […]

3 essential security tools for every business

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Your data is one of your most valuable business assets. Keeping it safe should be one of your main priorities. So if you don’t have much security in place, there’s a minimum standard you should be implementing, right now. There are dozens of security solutions available that all perform different tasks – from preventing criminals […]

Cyber attacks are getting bigger and smarter. Are you vulnerable?

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Have you ever tried to buy tickets for a huge event and found that the seller’s website has collapsed under the weight of thousands of people all trying to do the same thing at the same time?  The ticket site falls over – usually temporarily – because the server is overloaded with traffic it doesn’t have […]

Is your security focusing on the right things?

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To protect your home from an intruder you make sure your doors and windows are all locked and secured. You might go further: build a fence around the perimeter, perhaps even get an angry-looking dog to stand guard. But there’s no point going to all that effort if someone’s already broken in and set up […]

When did you last have a health check?

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How’s the January health kick going? Lots of us take our health seriously – once a year, anyway – and it’s good to spend time thinking about whether you’ve been looking after yourself (and better still, doing something about it). Your doctor would probably like to see you once a year for a health check, just […]

Some bosses think people do less when working from home

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Microsoft has become the leader of productivity over many decades. Can you imagine doing your day to day work without their software?  So, it’s no surprise the tech giant recently conducted a major new survey into productivity in the workplace – and some of the results might surprise you.  Researchers surveyed 20,000 people working for […]

Make sure your cloud server is protected from this

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Using a cloud server to drive your business’s technology is a smart idea. The benefits are huge. You can use as little or as much storage as you need, without having to worry about limitations or huge bills. Perfect for growing businesses. Your team can access any data anywhere. Cloud servers were made for the […]