Google Pixel Review:

A More Personal Understanding In recent years, Google have tried to worm their way into the smartphone industry but have they always made a good job of it? The answer to that is; no, not really. Now don’t get me wrong, the string of Nexus phones were fantastic phones, the Nexus 6P sparked the real […]

Which Cloud Storage Service Is Right For Me?

The way we store and transfer data has transformed enormously within our recent history, from floppy discs to USBs and now to the vast world of the cloud. In our always-online lives, we’ve become used to keeping everything that’s important to us on the ever-accessible cloud.  It seems inconvincible to us now that we used […]

An Innovative Step: Microsoft Dynamics 365

  What is Microsoft Dynamics 365 and will it help boost your business? The world’s leading IT company Microsoft launched their new product ‘Microsoft Dynamics 365’ an intelligent business application just last week and AccuWeather and TGI Friday’s are already implementing it to their business model. Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a cloud-based platform designed to […]

What Is Clickbait?

Every year in September a carefully selected group of words are added to the Oxford English Dictionary, words that have become so ingrained within our lexicon that they’ve earned the right to appear within the hallowed pages of the OED. Along with words such as scrumdiddlyumptious, Yoda-like and moobs is the inclusion of the word […]

Cookies, In a Nutshell.

You’ve probably seen these pop up before. Most sites nowadays use cookies and unless you say otherwise, will take your continued browsing as consent to their use of cookies. I’m guilty of agreeing to every ‘terms and conditions’ just to avoid any delays or restrictions to purchasing an item. But what exactly am I setting […]

Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin is the world’s first cryptocurrency, which is a decentralised digital currency based off of code. This highly encrypted code not only identifies each unique coin but also records it’s every transaction. The technology which makes this possible is called blockchain technology. Since the advent of Bitcoin, several other cryptocurrencies have come on the scene, […]

Caring for your Computer

There are many ways in which you can prolong the life of your computer, however – cleaning your computer is by far the most efficient way of making a computer last longer. When cleaning your beloved computer, you to need to ask yourself a few questions. What it actually is: Laptop or Desktop? What are […]

7 Tips For Small Businesses

  We all have been there, you have a great business idea, you build a website because let’s face it anyone these days with a laptop even an iPhone can custom build a website with a few clicks on an app or website. Your business is now up and running and you start getting some […]

The Rise Of Cybercrime

  According to new research by recruitment finance provider, Sonovate, IT security professionals are currently the most sought-after workers in the UK’s growing jobs market. The growth for such roles has reached 19 per cent – a new year-on-year high and is expected to reach 30 percent over the course of 2016. Richard Prime, co-CEO […]

The Skills Show 2015

The Skills Show 2015, now in its third year, welcomes 73,858 visitors during its three-day run and we did our best to highlight to them all how fulfilling and rewarding a career in IT can be.  The show is designed to feature a wide range of hands-on experiences and skills competitions that assist in shaping […]

The Best Tech Products of 2015

2015 is all over and done with, which means we’ve had a full 12 months of new tech products to pine for, play with and pass judgement on. While some aspects of consumer technology become routine and fairly predictable: another new iPhone, another version of Android and so on. What really caught our attention this […]

Top 10 #InternetTheBeatles puns

  Today #InternetTheBeatles began trending and there have been a number of Internet-related Beatles puns floating around the web in honour of the 35th anniversary of John Lennon’s death, so we thought it was only right to come up with what we think are the top 10;   Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Broadband Lucy in […]

PowerShell: How-To Guide

  So you’ve seen PowerShell, you’re excited! But you don’t know where to start? Well don’t fear, these top commands below are easy to get you started. Get-Help It might sound like an obvious question but reading the help section can always help you learn and understand about things when you first start out trying […]

The ‘No-tech’ School Where Screens are off Limits – Even at Home

The use of technology within the classroom has become a fraught issue, schools are increasingly introducing technology to aid and enrich learning. However, a recent study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) found that investing heavily in tech within the classroom did not improve pupil’s performance, with frequent use of computers associated […]

What Is PowerShell?

PowerShell is a command-line interface that can be used for task automation and the creation of management tools for most commonly implemented processes. For the inner geeks out there, it’s made up of a command-line shell and a scripting language based upon the.NET Framework. But what is its purpose I hear you ask. Well, it’s […]

How to Choose the Right Computer

Computers, laptops and other commercial technology have come leaps and bounds within recent years. The consistent competition between the market leaders for faster and smarter tech has brought us from simple calculation computers spanning the entirety of a room, to supercomputers small enough to fit in your pocket. However, no matter how fast things may […]

Two decades on: The History of Windows 95

20 years ago Microsoft launched Windows 95. Its launch was met with more hype and expectation than any previous OS, but no one, not even Microsoft was to know how much of an impact it would have on our lives even two decades on. For the first time, Microsoft’s new OS brought a swish graphical […]

Trademark Scams

Earlier this month we received three letters from an organisation called ‘Patent and Trademark Institute.’ The letters made every effort to appear to be trademark invoices. Each requested around £800 to prevent the ‘brand/patent record’ from being ‘deleted’. They were passed onto our CTO Thomas Jeff’s who noticed some red flags. First, that we’d never heard of […]

Windows 10: Should your business upgrade?

Windows 10 launches in just two days and we’ve been getting calls asking how businesses should proceed. As you probably know, Microsoft are offering upgrades for free to existing Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 users. And so with numerous reviews and information filling the world of Windows 10 we’ve decided to answer a simple yet […]

How to run Windows 10 on a Virtual Machine

Here’s a guide for you if you’re looking to try out Windows 10 without changing your current OS (Operating system). It works by launching it in a program instead. Now that Windows 10 has been released. Download it here instead   Windows 10 releases later this month, here’s how you can test it out on a virtual […]

Terms of Service; Didn’t Read

Always wanted to read a website’s terms of service? Me neither. Latest research reveals just 7% of Britons read terms of service before clicking the phrase ‘I have read and agreed to the terms’ which would make it the biggest lie on the internet closely followed by ‘it’s complicated.’ You can be forgiven for thinking little of […]

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