From technologies such as the scanner mouse to the Smartpen, it seems that we have landed in the age of the multi-function gadget. While these innovations are helpful and make those daily mundane tasks in our everyday lives a bit more exciting, we (the blog team) can’t help but wonder: What else could we mould [...]
There’s some new research doing the rounds showing that there’s an increasing demand for IT workers in the private sector. According to a study by Metaskil, demand for IT candidates has gone up nearly 40 per cent in private companies compared with three years ago. So does this mean that private sector investment is actually [...]
A few days ago, we posted about the latest Windows 8 announcements, along with the availability of the Developer Preview, which has been out now for just over a week (since September 14th). Users from all over the world have reviewed, tweeted and blogged about their first impressions of the new OS. More specifically,developers have [...]
The iPhone 5 is widely expected to be announced within the next few weeks, with (limited) availability expected shortly afterwards towards the end of October. As with all Apple products its development is a closely guarded secret and its very existence is flatly denied by Apple until the day Steve Jobs decides he’s ready to [...]
A few weeks ago we introduced the latest Windows 8 details and features as announced at the D8 conference. Since the Microsoft BUILD event which took place on 13th September, more details have surfaced regarding the operating system. No doubt we’ll be seeing more developments arise over the coming months until its release mid 2012. [...]
Over the past few months, data security and mobile working have been popular topics on our blog. In particular, you may remember reading about data backup with the LaCie Cloudbox as well as mobile working and the importance of security. With data moving to the cloud and workers becoming more remote, issues of security and [...]
A few months ago, we wrote a blog post about whether or not working from home can help your work/life balance and many of you agreed that it does, however you also highlighted a key challenge: productivity. Based on the feedback that we received from this post, we decided to take a closer look at [...]
Kicking off the new Top 10 section of the blog, we thought we’d start with a list driven entirely by you – a list of the top 10 selling products at BT Business Direct today, categorised by the top 10 products that businesses need. Lots of the popular names in here – LG, Samsung, Epson, [...]
A number of you have been asking us to provide top 10 lists – of products, services, ideas etc. We felt this was such a good idea that we have developed a new section of the blog entirely dedicated to it. Welcome to Top 10. The plan here is to write a new top 10 [...]
Here at BT Business Direct we’re still catching our breath from the HP TouchPad madness like everyone else we’re trying to get to grips with what might happen with the HP Computing division. Here’s an outline of the official communication we’ve received from HP: “The HP board’s decision to evaluate strategic alternatives for the Personal [...]
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...