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The difference between GDPR and DPA

May 2018 will see a major sea change in data protection laws as GDPR is ushered into being. The European wide General Data Protection Regulations will replace the current UK Data Protection...

What is NAS

NAS or Network Attached Storage drives are devices that connect to your home or office network and allow multiple users to access the device wirelessly. Put simply, consumer NAS drives work the...

Why upgrade a browser?

Users of old browsers may be experiencing a touch of regression after Google has begun showing out-of-date versions of their search engine. But how important is upgrading a browser? In a bid...

Are You a Digital Native?

According to education experts our ability to use new technologies could be tied to when we were born... and that divide may be the year 1980. That’s right, the theory goes: If...

Should businesses use smart CCTV on their staff?

Smart CCTV has revolutionised the way we monitor cities, buildings, vehicles and of course people. Networked cameras have allowed security teams to review footage in live time from the other side...

The Future of Cloud Storage

After a $250-million investment in cloud service DropBox, the silicon valley company has been valued at an estimated $10-Billion. This makes it one of the fastest growing private technology companies in...

Businesses using Windows Server 2003 could face Visa & MasterCard Backlash

Businesses still using Windows Server 2003 might be risking more than they bargained for when it comes to their payment and accreditation status. Companies and organisations still working from Windows Server 2003...

Are Sony no longer THE “premium brand”?

  It had been a tough start to 2014 for Sony. The Japanese electronics heavyweight had its credit rating unceremoniously cut to Junk level in January, after a significant loss in profits...
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Ransomware and how you can protect yourself

The worldwide WannaCry ransomware attack which hit the NHS in the UK, car factories in France and gas companies in Spain was another demonstration of just how vulnerable we all are...

Why is Crowdfunding so popular?

Crowdfunding sites have seen an unprecedented rise in popularity over the last few years, with pioneers such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter allowing entrepreneurs a modern approach to market. The crowdfunding bandwagon...
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Windows Server 2012/ Windows Server 2012 R2 End of Life Announcement

Users of Microsoft Windows Server 2012/ Windows Server 2012 R2 should be aware of the products upcoming end of life. Microsoft will stop providing Client Access Licences for sale on March 31,...

USB Business Card

Business cards can be pretty handy to quickly hand out your information, but without a quirky feature or nice design, it’s pretty likely good proportion of them will end up in...

A Universal phone charger for Europe?

A Universal phone charger for Europe? From 2017, it’s likely the future of phone charging will be much simpler for Europeans, as politicians have voted for a ‘single charger format’ legislation. European politicians...

How to set up a NAS drive

Looking at making the move from traditional HDD backups to NAS storage or need some advice on the best way to set up your networked storage device? Well, check out our simple guide...

Everyone Welcome our new Computer, Amelia. She’ll be taking your job

If films like Terminator, Robocop and I,Robot leave you fearful of a future in which we are slaves to a superior robot race, then look away now. The latest breakthrough in...

Do home workers lack technical support?

  A recent study into people who work from home has unveiled that a huge proportion are severely under-equipped by their employers when it comes to technology. The survey, carried out by workingmums...

4K Large Format Displays

Large Format Displays, the mainstay of businesses, schools and leisure facilities have advanced in the last few year thanks to the influx of high-definition displays.  4K HD has allowed these LFD...

HP goes plural with split into two

One of the largest computer manufacturers on the market, Hewlett Packard, has announced plans to split their company into separate entities. It’s a decision that HP have mulling over for some time....

A beginner’s guide to servers

What is a server? A server acts as a platform for sharing data (files / images) & applications (email etc.) across multiple users. A server uses many of the same components as...