Get Ready For The all-new Microsoft Edge

With the distractions of Christmas fast approaching, it’s easy to miss the upgrades and launches slated for this time of year by technology providers, however it’s worth noting the release of the all-new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser in January 2020. Microsoft state that on the new Microsoft Edge browser, searching for information will be made […]

An Introduction to Microsoft Teams

In July Microsoft announced that some thirteen million people now use Microsoft Teams on a daily basis, more than nineteen million people weekly, and this is growing with it now being available in 53 languages. So, what is Microsoft Teams and what does it do? Well, Teams is part of the Office 365 Business Premium […]

Online is going at Microsoft

Microsoft marketing teams last week announced the end of their use of the word Online with respect to their Microsoft Office suite of applications. The announcement was made on an internal company blog post entitled – Why Office Online is Now Simply Office in which the author outlined the reasons for the change. Described to […]

Meeting Room Solutions From Microsoft

Many of us older parents, will have for some time been dazzled by the interactive whiteboards on which teachers conduct much of our children’s learning. Long gone are the dusty chalkboards, blotchy whiteboards and acetate sheet overhead projectors, all replaced by slick interactive systems. In conference rooms and meeting rooms a display revolution has too […]

Time is running out for Windows 7

With Windows 10 now firmly established as the current operating system within most UK organisations, it might be a surprise to some to learn that there remains a good many companies still running Windows 7 on some older PCs within their organisations. This is often because traditionally, many organisations chose to skip versions, replacing the […]

Handling Unsafe Links Within Microsoft Office 365

Users of Microsoft Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal benefit from the screening of attachments and links contained in the messages received in Outlook, and this is in addition to the spam and malware filtering provided for all Outlook.com users. For Office 365 Enterprise customers, this can be handled by ATP (Advanced Threat Protection) […]

Think before you click

In 2019, email remains a real vulnerability within IT systems, and with criminals using ever more sophisticated approaches, more than ever it’s worth highlighting that a cautious approach to its use is the best defence. Hackers often gain entry to IT systems, as a result of the actions of a user on the network. Typically, […]