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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
We’ve talked a lot recently about virtual security for businesses, but physical security of your property is just as important. And as many businesses’ IT offering is both fundamental to improving operations and for attracting and retaining employees, often businesses will find themselves in possession of a valuable selection of technology. Home and business security [...]
While spring might be the season for cleaning and de-cluttering your home and business, most people don’t think their computer warrants more than a cursory dust and polish. However, a good computer spring clean, both for the software and hardware, can make a world of difference. In just a couple of hours you can have [...]
When mentioning the word ‘cookies’, in this tech-savvy world more of us will think of the tracking tools used by websites than that much-loved teatime snack. And if you’re not already thinking this way, from next month you will have to. From 26th May 2011, every website operating in the UK had to do two [...]
The mobile office is becoming more and more commonplace. Numerous surveys indicate the benefits of flexible working and working from home, commuting has always provided a bit of pre-office prep, and from presentation to pitch the life of many businesspeople is decidedly on the road. Computing is, unsurprisingly, becoming increasingly mobile, with ever more portable, [...]
There’s been a lot of news in the media recently about the high-profile computer hacking group Anonymous. While it’s been responsible for hacking a number of important websites, including the Vatican, Interpol, the FBI and the US Department of Justice, it’s recently had the spotlight on it following its attacks on the Home Office website. [...]
Ahead of the long anticipated launch of its 3rd generation Intel Core processor, codenamed Ivy Bridge, Intel has officially released the 7-series chipset family. The new chipsets, which include the HM75 and HM76 for laptops and the H77 for desktops, will be used in a range of motherboards, designed to unlock all the benefits of [...]
You might have seen the most recent round of The Economist’s famous ‘where do you stand’ pairs of adverts – both sides of a topical issue are presented and the public are invited to join the debate. The most recent pair of ads posed the question ‘social media should/should not be censored’, using arguments ranging [...]
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...