Following the launch of Google+ almost exactly a month ago, we thought we’d take a look back at the new social network and highlight opportunities that small businesses should be aware of, and areas that (if they develop) small businesses need to react to to ensure they get in there first. Let’s quickly take a [...]
Back in April we wrote an article about the importance of choosing a laptop that’s “Built for Business“ In the article we talked about the HP Business Promise, where HP guaranteed that their ProBooks and Elitebooks would be unbeatable for compatibility, security and reliability, and if they weren’t, HP would give you your money back. We’ve now learned [...]
The first ever computer mouse was invented in 1963, a dark metallic square prototype with mechanical wheels (not a mouse ball) that made contact with the working surface in order to move the on-screen cursor. Fast forward to the present and we see mice that have USB capability, models that are wireless, host multiple buttons [...]
Last week, we put together a list of the latest products, including new and exciting releases off the back of our manufacturer training event for the BT Business Direct Sales Team. If you got excited about what you read in Part One, you might be even more excited about the list below. Wasp – Probably [...]
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you know that the hottest topic in the tech space at the moment is Google +. But all of this buzz has left people asking, what exactly is it? The Answer? This is Google’s new social networking experience, which aims to “make [...]
Back in February, we wrote a post about the 2nd generation of tablet PCs where we highlighted a few key characteristics to look forward to with the upcoming tablet releases. We thought that with quite a few different devices out on the market, now would be a good time to do a tablet round-up of [...]
Last Friday, we had a manufacturer training event for the BT Business Direct Sales Team. I took the opportunity to catch up with each of the reps and find out the scoop on the latest products, including new and exciting releases. • HP Print – Alongside an impressive HP DesignJet, HP were showing off their [...]
As we slowly climb out of the recession, there is evidence that IT workers may have grown tired of the pressures of stretched budgets and “doing more with less” and are starting to actively seek new job opportunities that require their specific skill set. There are currently over 13,000 IT jobs displayed on The IT [...]
A couple of weeks ago, we asked you – our blog readers – for some suggestions regarding small or big ways that we could improve our blog. After taking all of your wonderful ideas to the drawing board, we have come back and are proud to announce that we have now implemented the following changes: [...]
Ever since the launch of the first iPad, there have been numerous tablets introduced into the market. From the Blackberry Playbook to the various Android tablets, none seem to master productivity improvements quite like the HP TouchPad. The TouchPad is great for the average consumer but really excels for business professionals who need high levels [...]
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...