What’s the catch? Today’s blog is a quick look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U772 Ultrabook. With most Ultrabooks being aimed at the consumer market (due to their smaller screens), Fujitsu have attempted to design one with business users in mind. First thoughts? WOW. It’s incredibly thin and lightweight (just 1.7cm and 1.3kg), which straight [...]
Microsoft claim that with Windows 8 the things you can do with a mouse and keyboard are just as easy to do with touch, I even came across a handy guide of the commonly used gestures – see the full guide here Swipe from the right edge for system commands Swiping from the right side [...]
In Windows 8, apps work together so you can share information between them and streamline your work. Here’s a quick round-up of the Apps that come built-in: Mail – allows you to see all of your accounts in one place, whether it’s a personal e-mail account or your company’s Exchange mail. You can pin email [...]
After moving to a brand new wireless contact centre in Bolton, we wanted to give our sales and commercial support staff a secure, comfortable and fully-functional wireless headset solution so invited suppliers to tender. We outlined some vital parameters including: 1. IT being able to easily manage the entire headset estate 2. Monitoring and improving [...]
If you are looking to get a first server for your business like the HP ProLiant MicroServer you’ll also need to consider which OS to run on it. Windows Small Business Server is an affordable, all-in-one solution to reduce complexity and increase manageability of server technology in a small business environment. It comes in three [...]
So we’ve had a couple of posts now that have demonstrated the benefits of using Original HP Toner but we know that for any business the primary concern will generally always boil down to cost, everyone is looking for best value for money these days and that’s why HP has created a range of cartridge [...]
In my last post, Business Buyers Guide – Toner Cartridges – Originals vs Compatibles, I concluded that for quality, reliability and even price I would opt for original toner over compatibles. The only area that I didn’t touch upon was the environmental impact … Remanufactured cartridges may seem environmentally-friendly because they’re produced with reused materials, [...]
Basically you’ve got three options when stocking up on toner cartridges for your laser printer: Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) – made by the printer manufacturer Compatible toner cartridge – made by a 3rd party with all new compatible parts Remanufactured toner cartridge – a reconditioned OEM cartridge that is refilled Pros and cons of using [...]
If you’ve been reading our previous posts on giving your PC a good spring clean, you’ll have seen just how much you can do to breathe new life into your computer. In this third and final spring clean post, we look at some more advanced things you can do to extend the life of your [...]
In the second of our posts on giving your PC and workspace a spring clean, we’re going to take a look at some of the more technical things you can do to improve the way that your PC runs. Once you’ve gone through all these steps, you’ll be amazed at how much quicker and how [...]
What’s the catch? Today’s blog is a quick look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U772 Ultrabook. With most Ultrabooks being aimed at the consumer market (due...
We recently had Tristan Simmons from Netgear come into the BT Business Direct offices to talk about why 10 Gigabit connectivity is becoming an important topic...