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21 Aug RSS Icon
Ben Etherington

Ben Etherington
Windows 10 Settings Menu

The Windows 10 Creators Update made a step towards removing the control panel. Although it's not gone completely, they are making an effort to steer users towards the Settings menu instead.

18 Aug RSS Icon
Rupert Davey

Rupert Davey
Industry News Roundup, 18 August 2017

My pick of the latest news from across the UK IT industry for the week ending Friday 18 August. This week, Facebook Messenger launched its digital assistant, and Raspberry Pi gets an OS update.

17 Aug RSS Icon
Daniel Lindsay

Daniel Lindsay
Protect Yourself from Spam Emails

We get lots of spam emails these days, but one of the most common are phishing emails. We've spoken about these before, but here's a quick reminder of the things to look out for.

15 Aug RSS Icon
Ben Armitage

Ben Armitage
WSL is coming to Windows Server

Microsoft has announced in a blog post, released on August 8th, that the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is now available on the Insider Builds of Windows Server.

14 Aug RSS Icon
Gareth Snooks

Gareth Snooks
Using Google Feed and Google Cards

Google Feed is Google’s way of providing you information about your interests without searching for them, such as updates from your favourite sports team, news site, or blogs.

10 Aug RSS Icon
Jon Plummer

Jon Plummer
Out of Office in Office 365

One of the many benefits with Office 365 is that you can set your Out of Office/Automatic Replies from anywhere as long as you have an internet connection. Here are the steps you need to follow.

7 Aug RSS Icon
Laura Garwood

Laura Garwood
What's Happening to MS Paint?

In a recent update, Microsoft listed Paint as one of the features that would no longer be developed, or may even be removed. However, Microsoft have now confirmed that Paint will still be free and available from the Windows Store.

3 Aug RSS Icon
Louise Lewis

Louise Lewis
What is Windows Ink Workspace?

Earlier this week I came across the Windows Ink Workspace feature on my desktop. This isn't something I was aware of before but it has a couple of useful features, especially if you are using a tablet. 

1 Aug RSS Icon
Ryan Turner

Ryan Turner
Multi-lane Operation and USB 3.2

USB 3.0 has been around for a while. It's much faster than USB 2.0, being able to transfer data up to ten times faster. The next step, USB 3.2, has just been announced. Here's what to expect.

27 Jul RSS Icon
Martin Noble

Martin Noble
The End of Adobe Flash

This week, Adobe announced that Flash will be phased out, and it will reach end-of-life by 2020. However, this doesn't come as much of a surprise, considering Google, Apple, Microsoft and Mozilla have already taken steps to stop Flash from running.

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.