With Windows 8 being released today, we thought we’d take the time to look at 8 features that will hopefully make Microsoft’s latest OS a revolution rather than an evolution. As many of you will know, Windows 8 hasn’t been designed specifically with the traditional desktop in mind. Instead of focusing just on the office worker, Microsoft [...]
In Windows 8, apps work together so you can share information between them and streamline your work. Here’s a quick round-up of the Apps that come built-in: Mail – allows you to see all of your accounts in one place, whether it’s a personal e-mail account or your company’s Exchange mail. You can pin email [...]
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 [...]
If you are looking to get a first server for your business like the HP ProLiant MicroServer you’ll also need to consider which OS to run on it. Windows Small Business Server is an affordable, all-in-one solution to reduce complexity and increase manageability of server technology in a small business environment. It comes in three [...]
The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is now available online. The latest version updates the look of the Developer Preview which we reviewed last September and adds a number of new features while giving a face-lift to some of the old ones. You can watch the Windows 8 Consumer Preview below. The round Start button has [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
While gadget-loving amateurs got a wealth of fun new innovations to play with at CES this year, an editor at Wired.com belittled this year’s CES somewhat as containing too few quality product developments and too many gimmicks, such as waterproof tablets. And sure, while the latest biggest, brightest TV might be a great development for [...]
Ever heard of a company deliberately trying to kill off one of its own products? No, neither had we. But then Microsoft did just that, with its dinosaur of an offering IE6. And now, the imminent demise of IE6 is a cause for celebration at Microsoft HQ, with them baking a cake to mark the [...]
According to a small Israeli start-up company called XTR3D, your remote control may soon see its day. They say that you will be able to control the volume of your TV set and select a channel by simply turning your palm sooner than you think. A ‘gesture recognition’ software installed in the TV will enable [...]
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...
The customer is always right Whilst a server might not be the most exciting piece of IT equipment a business might purchase, it might be the most important and...