Archive for the ‘Latest News’ Category

  • Tech-Tock: The Week of Tech; 21st July

    Broadband According to reports, a large percentage of customers taking out new broadband services are rejecting the parental controls and content filters that the ISPs have added on request of the Government. Only 4% of new Virgin Media customers have opted to have content blocked, with BT and Sky slightly higher at 5% and 9% […]

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  • The 5 best smartphones still to come in 2014

    Following up on our top 5 smartphones released so far in 2014 we thought we would talk about the rest of the year and the phones that we think are going to be launched. If you are the type of person who likes to have the latest technology then keep reading, or feel free to […]

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  • The best smartphones released so far this year

    We are now well and truly past the halfway point of the year and heading now towards the big Q3 launches of many new and exciting smartphones. You will have to wait for that article to come later in the week. However, if you want to upgrade to a new phone now and don’t want […]

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  • Tech-Tock: The Week of Tech; 14th July

    Missed out on any of the big tech stories of the week? Well worry no more as we have them all covered below. Microsoft Starting with the slightly shocking news that Microsoft has announced that they will be laying off 18,000 staff. The majority of those that will lose their jobs will come from the […]

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  • Tech-Tock: The Week of Tech; 7th July

    Welcome to our round up of the weeks biggest technology news. If you want to know the biggest stories this week then you have come to the right place. Amazon This week Amazon launched a dedicated section of their website for wearable technology clearly making a statement that ‘wearbles’ are the future. We previously wrote […]

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  • Tech-Tock: The Week of Tech; 30th June

    The end to another week and another roundup of what has been happening in the world of technology. A couple of big stories have dominated this week, so let’s kick off. Facebook In the headlines this week since Monday has been Facebook emotion testing on the site by manipulating timelines. This seems to have really stirred up […]

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  • What are DDoS attacks and how do I prevent them?

    You might have seen or read in the news that companies are getting hit by DDoS attacks, but have wondered about what exactly they are, how they affect a company and whether or not they can be prevented. Well we have put together this article to take you through the basics and hopefully give you […]

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  • Tech-Tock: The week of Tech; 23rd June

    Welcome to our new weekly round up of tech news. We keep an eye on what is going on with hardware, software and any other important updates that might interest you and break it down into small chunks that are easy to digest. So here they are.   Google I/O conference Diving straight in to […]

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  • Cryptolocker Detection Scripts Video

    Cryptolocker has been in the headlines now for quite a few months. As an IT Support company we are well aware of how easy it is for any person or company to become infected by it. That is why one of our engineers has put together a set of scripts that will run constant checks […]

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  • Is now the era of increased corporate tech buying?

    It goes on everyday, companies buying up other companies; all part of the usual mergers and acquisitions, nothing at all strange or wrong. However over the last few years there seems to have been a steady flow of major tech companies such as Facebook, Apple and Google spending big bucks on companies such as WhatsApp, […]

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