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23 May RSS Icon
Martin Noble

Martin Noble
Time to Check Your Server Room

Summer has finally arrived, and the weather looks to be getting warmer for the bank holiday weekend! If we do experience another heat wave, now is a good time to check your IT equipment and prepare for any thunder storms that might follow.

22 May RSS Icon
Ryan Turner

Ryan Turner
Microsoft Introduces the Surface Hub 2

Microsoft have revealed their next generation of Surface Hub, following on from the first iteration in 2016. 

21 May RSS Icon
Cameron Shackcloth

Cameron Shackcloth
Microsoft's Adaptive Controller

Microsoft have recently released the Xbox Adaptive Controller. The device is designed to help gamers of all abilities play games however they can, on either an Xbox One or a PC powered by Windows 10. 

18 May RSS Icon
Rupert Davey

Rupert Davey
Industry News Roundup, 18 May 2018

My pick of the latest news from across the UK IT industry for the week ending Friday 18 May. This week, Google is pushing for HTTPS and Microsoft is unveiling the Surface Hub 2.

17 May RSS Icon
Gareth Snooks

Gareth Snooks
Windows 10 1803 Disk Space Error

The recent Windows 10 1803 update creates a new system partition on your PC’s hard disk (or SSD). Unfortunately, on some computers it also gives it a drive letter, Windows then repeatedly reports that the drive is full.

16 May RSS Icon
Jon Plummer

Jon Plummer
Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant

Microsoft have introduced a tool to help with problems in Outlook and Office 365, called Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant for Office 365. I've used this to help resolve mail sync problems, but it could be used for other issues too.

10 May RSS Icon
Ben Etherington

Ben Etherington
How to Run a Backup in Windows 10

Backing up your data to prevent data loss is a great thing to do. It's easy to setup a backup in Windows 10 using the settings menu. Here's how to backup your data to an external drive.

25 Apr RSS Icon
Laura Garwood

Laura Garwood
Wireless Charging at a Distance

Wireless charging is becoming increasingly popular, with many new high-end phones coming with it built in. To wirelessly charge a device, you currently have to place it onto a special charging surface, but this might not always be the case.

3 Apr RSS Icon
Ben Armitage

Ben Armitage
Night Light for Windows 10

Just as iOS has Night Shift, Android has Night Mode, and Linux could make use of Redshift, Windows 10 comes with Night Light. Here's a bit more about the feature and how to use it.

14 Mar RSS Icon
Daniel Lindsay

Daniel Lindsay
Google Android P Developer Preview

Google have released the Android P Developer Preview. It's currently only available to their Pixel phones, but a consumer preview is likely to be made available at Google I/O in May. Here are some of the new features to expect.

26 Oct RSS Icon
Louise Lewis

Louise Lewis
How to Generate Nonsense in Word

Sometimes you want to create a generic template for colleagues to use but you don't want to include any specific information. Microsoft Word has a quick solution that will fill your document with gobbledygook.

29 Mar RSS Icon
Andrew Tomlinson

Andrew Tomlinson
How energy efficient are your servers?

With electricity prices higher than ever it is important to consider the running costs of your servers and think about what you can do about it. Here are a few of your options.

4 Mar RSS Icon
Matt Cannon

Matt Cannon
Industry News Roundup, 4 March 2016

My pick of the latest news from across the UK IT industry for the week ending Friday 4 March. This week the new Raspberry Pi 3 is released and Google plans to let people pay for things using their face.