Email for business: Office 365 vs in-house Exchange server

Email is critical for small and large businesses alike and 24/7 secure access is essential. When it comes to managing and storing your emails, there are two basic options: cloud-hosted and in-house. Which suits your operations best will depend on a whole host of factors.

In this article, we’ll examine the pros and cons of […]

Are cheap laptops worth it?

More often than not, you get what you pay for. But does the saying ring true when it comes to purchasing a new laptop? Are cheap laptops worth it? Or, will you end up spending more money – not to mention time – in the long run?

In short, no. If you can afford to […]

What is cryptojacking and how can you protect yourself?

Cryptojacking is a new, increasingly popular way for cybercriminals to make money using your computer’s hardware. A website open in your browser can take over 100 per cent of your device’s CPU by mining cryptocurrency. And now, cryptojacking malware is beginning to become more widespread.

In this article, we’ll answer the question ‘What is cryptojacking’ […]

5G in Australia: What you need to know

The next big evolution in mobile technology is almost here. Australian telecommunication companies have already begun experimenting with 5G, but there is still a lot of confusion and curiosity from consumers.

In this article, we’ll look at what 5G actually is, why we need it, how fast it will be, and more. Here’s everything you […]

Microsoft Office 365 multi-factor Authentication: How to protect your business data

Most modern-day organisations are moving their business to the cloud, and that means making the switch to Microsoft Office 365. It’s never been more critical to protect user accounts and sensitive company data.

One of the best ways to safeguard any information stored in the cloud is by enabling Office 365 multi-factor authentication. In this […]

Hardware for business: how to purchase the gear you need

If you’re not an IT specialist, managing and purchasing hardware for your business can be a real challenge. How do you know what you actually need? Are there better options out there? Have you considered both major and minor hardware? Are you able to replace any of your hardware with cloud-based software?

We’re here to […]

What happens when you turn on your computer?

You probably do it almost every day, but what happens when you turn on your computer? What’s going on in the background after you initiate the bootup process?

In this article, we’ll answer this question and take a close look at the start-up process. Let’s jump right into it.
Step 1: the hardware powers up
You’ve pressed […]

Introducing 8K TV: Everything you need to know

It seems like we’ve barely begun the switch to 4K, and now 8K TVs have already hit the market. So, are they worth the extra cost? Could you benefit from an 8K TV? In this article, we’ve put together everything you need to know about this new technology.
What is 8K TV?
Many people mistakenly assume […]

The best way to organise computer files and folders

Working effectively is just about impossible on a cluttered or messy desk. But it’s not just physical messes that can hinder productivity.

The proper organisation of your digital files, folders, and documents is a simple, often overlooked part of owning and working efficiently on a computer. A lack of structure can make it difficult and […]

3 compelling reasons to avoid all-in-one computers

Over the past five years or so, all-in-one (AIO) computers have made their mark on the market. Interestingly, while overall PC sales declined, AIOs have gained ground despite their higher price tag.

So, if you’re looking to buy a new computer, should you consider all-in-one computers? We don’t think so, and in this article, we’ll […]