Which browser has been your go-to these past few years? Google Chrome? Mozilla Firefox? We can’t imagine that, for many of the tech-savvy IT users out there, the quick answer would be Internet Explorer. But thanks to Internet Explorer 9 that might be set to shift. Previous versions of Internet Explorer have felt decidedly rudimentary [...]
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 [...]
The World Economic Forum recently released its 10th anniversary edition of The Global Information Technology Report. Under the theme Transformations 2.0, the report looks at how modern businesses are harnessing the transformative power of Information and Communications Technology, or ICT, to drive their businesses forward, and in turn how this new emphasis on ICT is [...]
While programmes and software to help us create our collateral are abundant, we can’t fault the original offering that is Microsoft Office. And we’ve just been sent these great tutorials to help you get the most out of Microsoft Excel. With advice on using all of Excel’s features, from creating tables, charts and reports to [...]
For a lot of smaller companies in search of an ecommerce offering, setting up online payment was a tricky business. Setting up Direct Debit was costly and complicated to set up, putting it out of the price range of SMBs and with a process too time-consuming for the majority of busy companies whose priority was [...]
A couple of weeks ago, when Pinterest was buzzing around the ‘Twittersphere’ (and pretty much everywhere else) we just knew that we had to get in on the exciting conversation. We decided to write about whether or not Pinterest was ready for tech brands rather than just about Pinterest itself. We shared our post in [...]
The perfect signature tablet for your business – Stop handling paper and start saving time and money!
Requiring signatures from customers on documents or internally for HR and administration forms can cost small or medium size businesses a vast amount of money in printing costs and productivity. In this digital age wouldn’t it be great to not have to print, file, scan or archive copious amounts of paper. Well, sign&save is the [...]
There was a time, back in the mid-2000s, when a start-up needed a tech-savvy whizkid on its board in order to get it off the ground. On the cusp of a great age of innovation, a company that had a hope of making it needed not only a strong business head on its shoulders, but [...]
While the war of words regarding Twitter bowing to censorship pressure from dictatorial governments continues to rage, the UK is continuing to celebrate a thus-far uninterrupted right to free speech when it comes to social media. The latest example of this is the UK Supreme Court, which is getting with the times in quite a [...]
The ultimate start-up is set to help the next generation of start-ups, by pledging to give away over £4million of free advertising space to small businesses in the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy. Facebook is, undoubtedly, the net’s most influential and powerful advertising space. The trouble with it is that, as a result of [...]
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...