After seven years in Altrincham, Hale IT is finally making the short journey into Hale Village - a move its owner Graeme Eddie is touting as a return to the "back to basics" approach to business IT support that is much needed in the area. Already well known as the place for the local Altrincham [...]
Businesses depend on their IT systems running smoothly. A breakdown can mean lost sales, missed production deadlines or no email. Given these high stakes what can happen when you get these 5 aspects of your business IT wrong? 1. Cutting IT corners Should your IT systems fail, it’s usually without warning – and you’re now [...]
Since it’s release in July of last year, Microsoft have been working extra hard this time to get users to upgrade. Hoping to avoid the decade it took Windows XP users to move on, Microsoft have even waived the fee to upgrade in an effort to get everyone on board with Windows 10. Now that’s [...]
If you still don't think you are vulnerable to viruses or unhealthy links, or worse, phishing scams then think again. I was recently sent an official-looking text from Apple...
For all its hiccups, Windows 10 is a pretty decent operating system. In our opinion, it’s leagues ahead of Windows 8 and Vista, though not quite as high up in the power rankings as the...
For the last decade and a half Apple have been a dominant part of our society. Whether it be the monolithic Apple stores dotting our high streets or the stylish smartphones...
Virtual reality is all the rage right now, with the successful launches of both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. With more headsets on the way, including Sony’s PlayStation VR, the market looks to be thriving with options already.
Have you ever heard of Fernando Corbató? Chances are you probably haven't. Corbató is an 87 year old former MIT professor who is credited with inventing the first ever computer password in the days of shared computers in the 1960's. What's amazing is that little has changed since; passwords continue to be the dominant form [...]
Ransomware is a kind of malware that prevents users from accessing their systems. It forces victims to pay a ransom via an online payment in order to get back access to their system. Ransomware has been around since 2005, early versions flashed up warning messages telling users they had detected malware on their system and [...]
When designing your office space, it usually begins with ensuring you have a few necessary things in place. A desk is good, a chair and a computer too. These are things you can't do without.