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DDos attack

DDoS take down VoIP

Two UK VoIP Providers have been under attack since Tue 31 August 2021 by an aggressive DDoS attack. South Coast-based Voip Unlimited has confirmed it has been slapped with a “colossal ransom demand” after being hit by a sustained and large-scale DDoS attack it believes originated from the Russian cybercriminal gang REvil. Their Status page indicates attack…
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IT Support 10 Year Anniversary

Celebrating 10 years in business

On 8th August 2011, Mear Technology was established to provide IT support to small and medium sized businesses across the central belt of Scotland. We are proud to announce that today marks 10 years of trading. Building the business has had its challenges, but none more so, than facing an epidemic, economic upheaval, and social…
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Microsoft Teams Integrated with V18

3CX V18 is getting closer to release we are not quit there but we wanted to talk about a feature that is coming with this release. All our existing customer will get V18 soon after the official release. Microsoft Teams Integration 3CX now natively supports Microsoft Teams. With our Teams integration, Teams users can dial…
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Better Audio and Bluetooth Integration with latest Android app

This latest update brings faster and more reliable connectivity, advanced integration with your Android device and a seamless audio quality. Available now on Google Play Store, our latest Android client will prepare your device for soon to be released V18. Optimized for Bluetooth Devices The new 3CX Android App update makes working on the road a…
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Our new office is dressed appropriately

Keith at The Sign Shop helped us dress our new office by designing and fitting our new signs. Keith also did signs for Vive Events who occupy the unit below us. We are very pleased with the final product and would recommend Keith in heartbeat. The Sign ShopStonerigg Works, Upper Bathville, Armadale, West Lothian, EH48…
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Featured Article : Image Optimisation

In this article we look at image optimisation, the different types of compression and image files, and how files different file formats can be compared and best used. Vectors or Bitmaps? Raw, digital image files start as either vectors or bitmaps/rasters/pixel maps. Bitmaps are made from pixels whereas vectors are made using mathematical formulas, co-ordinates…
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ISDN To be Switched Off

With BT Openreach officially setting the timeframe for switching off PSTN/ISDN, we look at what this means for businesses. ISDN an PSTN Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN), which really came into being in the 1990s, is a set of communication standards that are used for simultaneous digital transmission of voice, video, data, and other network…
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Tech Insight – What Is An API?

In this article, we take a brief look at what APIs are, why they are important, and how they are they are used. What Is An API? An Application Programming Interface (API) is intermediary software that allows different applications to talk to each other. In essence, it delivers your request to a provider and then…
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Tech Insight – The Global Microchip Shortage

With the world facing a considerable semiconductor microchip shortage, we take a look at the causes and effects of the shortage plus some potential solutions. Why Is This Important? Microchips are now included in virtually everything from watches to white goods and crucially in larger, high demand, big industry items such as cars.  Many products…
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