The quest for the paperless office

Many of us have filing cabinets full of paper we’d either rather not have to store, or experienced times when we’re unable to find a particular document when we want it.  What are some of the ways that we can save paper & reduce the clutter in our lives? Saving documents electronically can be a […]

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Virtualisation

Virtualization is a technology that has been around for years, but it’s application is now filtering down to the everyday computer user. It is the creation of a virtual, rather than actual, version of something, such as a desktop computer, a server, a storage device or network resources. By creating a virtual environment we can […]

Future Trends in IT; Virtualization

Virtualization is a technology that has been around for years, but it’s application is now filtering down to the everyday computer user. It is the creation of a virtual, rather than actual, version of something, such as an desktop computer, a server, a storage device or network resources. By creating a virtual environment we can […]

Two Monitors are better are One!

Gone are the days when a computer monitor the size of a large microwave sat on your desk. Today, flat screens are the product of choice. Because they have a much smaller footprint, options become available that we may have never considered before. Extra large monitors (which can be expensive), or even two computer monitors […]

Consider a UPS to protect delicate equipment

An Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) is a battery backup unit that plugs in between your computer & the wall socket. If the power to your computer is suddenly cut, or drops significantly even for a moment, a UPS will cut in instantly & automatically supply power from its built-in battery. You then have time to […]

Using your Smartphone as a mobile WiFi Hotspot

Many modern smartphones allow you to connect to the mobile data network (3G) & then act as a WiFi router providing internet access to nearby devices. Rather than carry an internet dongle with its own SIM & mobile data account, you can use the data plan on your existing mobile phone. Any WiFi enabled computer […]

Wireless Projector Display from your iPad

A couple of apps are available that enable you to wirelessly beam your Tablet or Smartphone screen content to a projector via a Mac or PC. This gives you the freedom to move around the room with your iPad in hand, controlling the content on the projector. 1.Download either Reflector (www.reflectorapp.com) or AirServer (www.airserverapp.com) to […]

Get the most out of Office with Microsoft Server Software

In simple terms, a server is a computer that provides a service to other computers (known as clients). Many of the new & high end functionalities of Office 2013 become available when they interact with Microsoft Server software. Products such Microsoft Lync Server provides unified messaging on the desktop. Think of it as Skype on […]

Battery Conservation Tips for your Smartphone

Unless you need it at a particular time, turn off Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, mobile data, & syncing. Keeping these communications options running continuously will drain your battery power due to the constant polling of the network. I have set up profiles on my phone using Elixir (there are similar Apps available), that control my settings […]