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Microsoft to no longer support Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2

Microsoft recently released a new series of small updates that compile to create a new baseline for Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2 users. Regular Windows updates are nothing new to most users, however there is something particularly important about this round. Many user rejoiced when
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Goodbye Sweet Prince – The End of Windows XP

After almost 13 years of service, Windows XP will officially come to the end of its life on April 8 2014. Since its release in October 2011 it has been a staple operating system for millions of businesses and homes alike. As at February 2014, approximately 30% of PCs worldwide still u
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Apple have released iOS 7

Overnight we ticked over to Wednesday in the US, and with it came the latest release of Apple’s iOS software. What is iOS you may ask? iOS is the software that drives your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. The latest release is a fairly significant one as it brings with it a
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Return of the Start Button!

It has been almost 12 months since Microsoft released the latest version of its flagship product, Microsoft Windows 8. However initial adoption was slow and the tech giant received much resistance and flack for the removal of the beloved and familiar start button. It seems however, af
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A timely reminder on why you should upgrade your operating system

It is a pretty well known fact that most human beings resist change. We like things the way they are and are reluctant to rock the boat. One area where this is particularly prevalent is in computing. While many of my colleagues and other tech enthusiasts would disagree and are always
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Microsoft Launches Windows 8

Today Microsoft has launched their latest version of their flagship product, Windows 8. The completely revamped interface and design is a very solid attempt to take on the highly Apple dominated tablet market. Whilst Windows 8 is essentially a PC operating system upgrade from Windows
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Business Card Sized Computing

Well todays blog post is more out of excitement than anything else. Today we received 2 Raspberry Pi’s. No I am not about to show you a photo of some delicious bakery treat that we purchased but rather perhaps one of the coolest little bits of tech that I have seen in a long tim
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Moving Gmail/Google Apps Signature

I recently decided to move my email/contact/calendaring/mobility solution from Microsoft Office 365 exchange based to Google Apps for Business. I must admit I took some convincing by many of my industry colleagues to leave the warm blanket of familiarity that was my Microsoft solution
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Could Apple be slipping?

Most people will agree that Apple have been gaining massive market share with the iPhone since its release. This was mainly due to the huge advancements they made to the mobile/smartphone experience. However as the other players such as Samsung and HTC have evolved and updated their o
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This years best apps for Windows!

Ever wonder what the best apps to use for various tasks are? Well thankfully the team over at lifehacker.com have done alot of the hard work for us. Every year they release their essential list of Windows applications that make life that much easier. Together with one of our favourite
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