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Microsoft Surface…revolutionary?


Last week Microsoft released their own hardware device – the Surface, complete with their brand new version of Windows – Windows 8, also released last week. Until now, Microsoft have relied on 3rd party hardware manufacturers to host their software so what can we expect from Microsoft’s first offering in the tablet market and what … Continue reading

Introducing…the iPad Mini


It’s been two-and-a-half years since the original iPad hit our stores and changed the face of mobile computing. The revolutionary iPhone a couple of years earlier was a catalyst in itself to create ‘a big iPhone without the phone part’ and that’s exactly what Apple did. Yesterday they released their new version – the iPad … Continue reading

A huge week for technology


This week sees the launch of several different products from Apple, Microsoft and also Google. Between the three vendors there really is a grand finale of technology to cap off what has been an extrordinary year for the industry. Starting off tonight with the big release of Apple’s iPad mini – the first of its … Continue reading

The importance of a mobile working environment


Still today, many people wonder what on earth is the point in going that extra mile to create external access to emails and other business systems, buy laptops instead of desktops or encourage employees to have smartphones. The truth is, companies are increasingly likely to gain back much more than they invest when providing a … Continue reading

Why all companies need a ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) policy


Before smartphones and tablets began flooding the technology market, information security was a lot easier to manage – employees were assigned a company computer and this had any relevent security and network control software installed on it. Today, we have PDA users wanting to use their devices for company tools such as email. How does … Continue reading

What to look for in iPhone and iPad apps


There are 10’s of thousands of apps available to download in Apple’s app-store – some are free, some cost a little and some cost a fortune. Whilst some of these apps are fantastic value for money, some of them are expensive, or in the case where they are free, are not worth the time downloading. … Continue reading

Tablets, Ultrabooks, Laptops, Netbooks…confused?


The mobile technology market is certainly booming at the moment, with hardware suppliers promoting their latest innovations for technology-on-the-move. There are so many names for all these devices though – so who should buy which one, and what are they all for?  Interested? Read on… Back in ‘the day’, a laptop was a portable computer … Continue reading