Rural Internet Speed boost with Mobile Internet

Quite a rewarding project. We have a client in a rural area struggling with slow internet connections. Internet has become a necessity in modern life whether it is for entertainment, communicating or shopping.  Unfortunately choices for this particular client were limited. FTTC as not available ADSL estimated speed was 0.5Mbps. Leaving Satellite or Cellar. The […]

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Does Your Phone Have A Virus?

Phones are essentially powerful mobile computers that contain vast amounts of valuable personal information. This article looks at how to tell if your phone has a virus, what to do if you think it has, and how to protect your phone. Virus or Malware Both a virus and malware are malicious programs, but in security […]

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How ‘Dark Mode’ Can Help

If you’ve heard about (or already use) ‘dark mode’ for apps and devices but don’t know much about it, here’s a look at why it has been introduced, whether it delivers real benefits, and how to turn on dark mode in different operating systems and apps. What Is Dark Mode? Dark mode/dark theme/night mode is […]

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Case Study: Scottish Disability Sport – IT Support – Physical Server to Office 365 Migration – Hardware refresh

Charity Case Study

We are pleased to post another case study today. We have been working with Scottish Disability Sport and our pleased to be part of their current operating requirements. To read about the case study clink the link below and see how we helped look beyond the scope of a Tender and deliver a solution that […]

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Robot Dog Maintains Social Distancing

A remotely controlled robot called ‘SPOT’ that is being trialled in a Singapore park warns visitors to observe safe social distancing measures. Sign The 2-week trial in Singapore’s Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park is a collaboration between Singapore’s National Parks Board (NParks) and GovTech.  A sign in the park tells visitors about the presence of SPOT […]

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Virgin Media and O2 Join Together To Compete Against BT

Virgin Media and O2 are merging in a £31 billion deal to create an entertainment and telecoms company that will provide some serious competition to telecoms giant BT. Mobile & Broadband O2, which is owned by Spain’s Telefonica, has around 34 million mobile phone customers, in addition to providing the network for Sky Mobile, Tesco […]

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Businesses Get Extra Time To Meet New Payment Processing Rules

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has given UK businesses an extra 6 months to reach compliance with the new Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) rules for payment processing. What Are The SCA Rules? The SCA rules, introduced in 2019, are intended to the improve security of payments and limit fraud by making sure that whoever requests […]

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How Tech is Helping Reduce Lockdown Stress and Mental Health Problems

A state of lockdown has increased our reliance on technology as a way to help us meet our needs, and here are some of the many ways that technology can help us to actually reduce stress and help us look after our mental health in these challenging times. Apps There’s a wide variety of apps […]

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Apple and Google To Ban Location Tracking In Contact Tracing App

Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc (Google) have both announced that they will not use GPS location tracking as part of the COVID-19 contact tracing app that they both jointly developing. Apps With contact-tracing and testing believed to be vital components in an effective strategy for stopping the spread of the highly infectious COVID-19 virus, both […]

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Robot Food Deliveries in Milton Keynes During Lockdown

Delivery robots from U.S.-based company Starship Technologies have come into their own during the lockdown as a way of delivering food to the residents and workers of Milton Keynes. First Commercial Deployment in the UK The autonomous robot delivery Service operated by Starship Technologies is the first commercial deployment in the UK, and since the […]

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