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Why allowing staff to use their own devices is a risk

On the 1st of April 2023, 3CX broke the news that their latest release had been impacted by a supply chain attack. Their latest release had a malicious payload installed into it. This had been in turn pushed out to all 3CX customers that used the Desktop version of 3CX. In most cases, corporate Antivirus…
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Company Sharepoints not Syncing via OneDrive

There is an annoying issue with customers who normally access Sharepoint via OneDrive and file explorer. This issue prevents users from getting the same experience as their colleagues. While there are a few reasons why users can not synchronise their company Sharpoint via OneDrive, we will discuss one particular reason here assuming you have completed…
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Public Wifi risks for employees

Free public Wi-Fi can be a convenient option for employees who need to access the internet while on the go or away from the office. However, it is important to note that using free public Wi-Fi can also put your company’s sensitive information at risk. One major issue with using free public Wi-Fi is that…
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Exclaimer iPhone signatures are not right

How to setup an iPhone to always send in HTML Note: By default, an iPhone will always send new messages in Plain Text unless any formatting has been applied to the text. If formatting has been applied to the text, such as making the text bold or italic, then it will send the message in HTML.   Follow…
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How to: Find and remove large email attachments using Outlook (Windows)

The use of E-mail to send than just text has increased over the years. Your messages may include attachments ranging from pictures to spreadsheets. These attachments can be quite large, and when added up can greatly increase the size of your mailbox. It’s a good practice to remove large attachments that are no longer required…
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Allow pop-ups and redirects for a specific site in chrome

How to Allow Pop-Ups From a Specific Site in Chrome When Chrome blocks a pop-up from a website, it displays an icon with a red X in the corner of the Omnibox. If you suspect this is an error and want to see pop-ups from this website, click on the icon to see site-specific options, select…
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Protect a document with a password

This document shows how you can password protect a word document. If you are using this to send to a to a 3rd party we would always suggest you send the Password via a different method. For Example if you email the encrypted password to a client/customer then proved the unlock password over a phone…
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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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How to organise a meeting in Corvid Times. Microsoft FindTime

It’s fair to say that 2019 has been a difficult year for business and for life. A plethora of tools have been many business saving graces. Tools like Teams and zoom have allowed small business to  adapt and adjust. I am sure that if you are reading this post you have had a scenario when…
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Video Tips on getting better with Teams

I came across a series of videos by a Microsoft Employee Kevin Stratvert who posts regular videos relating to Microsoft Products.   He has recently posted some Teams specific ones I wanted to share with you. Did you you know that Mear Technology can supply your Office 365 licences on a 30 day rolling contract for…
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