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 [...]
Faster and more efficient computers often come at the top of the priority list for most business owners, as well as their employees. The businesses benefits are clear; computers that can cope with complex applications and multi-tasking are going to make a business more efficient. Compared to the cost of a complete system refresh, installing [...]
Installing the CPU and motherboard Welcome to part 2 of our common sense guide to building your own PCs for your business. In part 1 we looked at all the components you need to build your new machine. So by now you should have gone to the online shop and, by following my highly scientific [...]
Ok, so most businesses tend to buy their machines ready built. But why? The chances are you’re reading this blog because you’re the more tech savvy one in your business. If you’re an IT manager you may already know how to build a PC. In that case this post isn’t for you, but we would [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
We’ve recently been having a lot of fun with Samsung’s new All-In-One PCs. These beautiful super-slim PCs come packed with all the features you’d expect from a desktop PC today, but without the PC part. It’s all in the back of the monitor! They also boast large ‘multi-touch’ touchscreens, stretching their versatility to another level [...]
To use the word of one analyst I know, 2010 was the year of the tablet. If that was the case, then what is 2011? Well, I expect he’d say it’s the year of even more tablets. If you consider the launch of the iPad as the beginning of tablets (yes I know tablets were [...]
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...