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Solid State Drive – Why would my business want one?

By using a solid state drive in your computer or laptop you will improve the speed and reliability of your computer which will save you time and reduce those frustrating few seconds of wait time. Continue reading

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How can a UPS battery help my business?

An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) can be used to safeguard your computer equipment and data from damage resulting from power failure or lightning storms. Learn how to identify the equipment that needs protecting and the benefit of using the right UPS for your business. Continue reading

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Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) – Do I need one?

Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) is used to protect your computers and data from power surges and blackouts. Learn how to get the greatest benefit by choosing the right UPS and fitting it to the right equipment in your business. Continue reading

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Electronic Documents & The Paperless Office

The Paperless Office has long been hailed as a utopia for offices and yet the technology is now ready but it appears the people are not. Learn what your office needs to do to gain the benefit of electronic documentation. Continue reading

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Password Security – How Strong is My Password?

Passwords are everywhere… from accessing your bank account and online shopping to using Facebook or even responding to an online blog. The problem is the more passwords we are forced to remember the more likely it is that you will use a … Continue reading

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Using Multiple Email Signatures to Save Your Time

Do you have an email signature? Of course, who doesn’t – it would be absurd to type in all that information every time you wanted to send an email. But do you have more than one email signature?  If not … Continue reading

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Using jump lists to be productive

In Microsoft Windows 7 there are a whole load of extras you might not have heard of before, jump lists are one of the more productive features. In Windows 7 you can pin an application to the task bar which … Continue reading

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Creating a Microsoft Word Template

Click to start video In this article we are using Microsoft Word 2010 but the instructions are quite similar for Word 2007 and Word 2003. People often create documents from scratch but this can be time consuming and also result … Continue reading

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Scam – Domain Registry of America (DROA.com)

This particular scam by the Domain Registry of America is very convincing and could easily end up with your domain name (website address) being locked into a contract that is difficult and time consuming to resolve. This scam starts by … Continue reading

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Save money on printing costs

Save money on printing costs by printing smart.  Do you despair at the cost of toners and printer inks?  Have you wondered if it is possible to reduce the cost of printing?  I wrote an article recently on reducing the … Continue reading

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What happened to the paperless office?

The paperless office has long been talked about and hailed as a utopia for office productivity. Their are lots of costs associated with the use of paper, the obvious cost is toners and inks which have steadily been rising year on … Continue reading

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iPhone 4 Alarm issues again

The iPhone 4 has suffered another slight glitch as of January 1st 2011. The alarm has once again decided that it doesn’t want to work. I have a work-around until Apple release a patch. Continue reading

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Are you prepared for a cold winter?

This time last year we were watching news reports of how the country was grinding to a halt due to the snow and although we were very fortunate in Bristol, this winter has only just begun. As a business owner you make heroic … Continue reading

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Spoof email – Notice of scam confirmed by Royal Mail

Another recurrence of the spoof email concerning Parcel Delivery Service (PDS) has been sent to me.  Thank you to Kath of C&M Services for spotting this one. The email reads: Can you circulate this around especially as Xmas is fast approaching … Continue reading

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