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SSL Vulnerability FREAK attack

On the 3rd March 2015 researchers announced a new SSL vulnerability named Freak attack. Microsoft issued a security warning on the 5th March about the bug that could let attackers spy on communications that are supposed to be secure. The name of the bug “Freak”. The bug affects Microsoft’s Windows Server and Desktop operating systems […]

Free your Windows 10

 Free your Windows 10 from within     Great news! Microsoft will offer a free upgrade to Windows 10 for qualified new or existing Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 devices that upgrade in the first year!*  And even better: once a qualified Windows device is upgraded to Windows 10, Microsoft will continue to […]

Why switch your small business to Office 365

Small Businesses sometimes get left behind when it comes to the latest IT tech, this can be due to high setup costs and maintenance or because the solution has been designed with large enterprises in mind and it doesn’t fit with how they work. Office 365 is different, whilst it is designed to be feature […]

Windows 10 The Features

Windows 10 – The Features Windows 10 has been designed to provide a familiar and consistent experience no matter what size screen the device has so users will be able to learn a single system and understand how to use many different devices. The initial unveiling concentrated heavily on the enterprise features as well as […]

OWA broken by Chrome

Google’s latest release of their Chrome web browser v37 has deprecated support for the ShowModalDialog API which has caused some OWA and Exchange issues. Whilst the name ShowModalDialog won’t necessarily mean a lot to most users or seem important what it does in Outlook Web App probably will.  The code behind ShowModalDialog is responsible for […]

What is a UPS?

  What is a UPS? UPS is an acronym for Uninterruptible Power Supply. A UPS is a power protection device that will regulate the incoming power to acceptable parameters and will also supply a limited amount of power when there is no mains power. It has a number of functions, designed to protect almost all […]

Replace Your Laptop with a Tablet

The award winning Dell Venue 11 Pro combines the portability of a tablet, the power of a laptop and the experience of a desktop when combined with a dock (optional). Keyboard is also optional Intel® Core™ i5-4300Y Processor (3MB Cache, 1.6 GHz, Dual Core) Windows 8.1 Pro (64Bit) English 10.8 inch IPS Display with FHD […]

Windows 9 (10) Start Menu ?

Could this be a leaked glance at the start menu of Windows 9 (now known to be Windows 10)? It certainly looks the part – It’s very similar to the menu Microsoft showed at a recent conference, with a list of programs down the left hand side and tiles nearly arranged on the right. Rumors suggest […]

World Cup 2014 Employee Productivity

The event might not be taking place in the UK, but it’s still likely to cause a shift in behaviour among the UK workforce. Whether they stay at home to watch it on television, attend a live match, or need a day off after staying up late to watch it – sports have a significant […]