Windows 8 has undergone a major redesign, so how will this new style compare to what we’re used to with Windows 7. View the Windows 8 Release Preview video below. Different interfaces for desktop and tablet – With Windows 8, you don’t have to choose between a touch device and a hard-working PC because you [...]
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 need a high capacity drive with excellent power efficiency then take a look at the Seagate Constellation ES hard drives. Key Features Energy savings – Constellation ES drives feature PowerChoice™ technology, purpose-built for enterprise environments, this feature enables the T10-compliant power management standard, allowing organisations to tailor systems for optimal energy usage. Data [...]
According to a recent survey from internet payments system provider WorldPay, Britons now do 25% of their spending online. This is largely due to over half of Britons being in possession of an app-enabled mobile phone, which allows them to make the most of location-based deals and shop when out and about. According to WorldPay’s [...]
If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that we’re very interested in the UK’s Silicon Valley and Silicon Roundabout areas in the UK, as well as the original Silicon Valley in Northern California. The digital economy is increasingly important for the UK, and this is something that the UK government recognised in [...]
Here at BT Business Direct, we’re fans of any technology that can help a business become more efficient, cut costs and boost staff happiness. Which is why, in the great iPad vs Android tablet debate, we don’t believe there will ever be a clear winner. Depending on the needs of the business, either platform could [...]
Over the past few years prospective employees have been warned, in the search for jobs, to carefully monitor what they release and publicise on their social media profiles for fear of harming their job prospects. But now it would seem the limit has been reached, with firms not only screening prospective candidates by social network [...]
As of 1st April 2012, the conditions for businesses required to submit VAT requirements online will be changed. As well as the businesses that currently submit online (those with an annual turnover of £100,000 or higher) any business earning less than £100,000 will also be required to submit their VAT returns online, as well as [...]
As most of you would have noticed by now, the old version of Google Analytics is being phased out, means that users have been getting familiar with the latest version and all of the updates that it has to offer. We thought that even though Google have been rolling out with one new feature after [...]
During National Apprenticeship Week earlier this month, Dragons Den personality and businessman Theo Paphitis spoke strongly in favour of the need to invest heavily in apprenticeship schemes in order to tackle the serious unemployment issue affecting the UK. Recent figures indicate that while one in four young people who leaves school with only GCSEs is [...]
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...