Category: What’s New

Software Development and IT Support in Tameside

Are your passwords secure?

We all know we should use secure passwords, but just HOW secure is your password? Is it at least 8 characters long? Does it contain numbers, letters, capitals and special characters? How long would it take to crack? You can test your password here: I use a password algorithm which currently results in results…
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Now accepting card payments

We’re happy to announce that we can now take card payments for our products and services. We’re not imposing a surcharge for card payments, and as it is a fully mobile solution, we can take payments anywhere – even in the middle of a field!

Windows 8.1 Review

I’ve been playing with the Windows 8.1 Preview (i.e. Pre-release software), and I’ve got to say I’m still massively disappointed. Agreed, we now have a start button, but all it does is get you back to the metro screen if you left-click it, and if you right click it, you get various options for configuration…
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Are you ready to retire Windows XP

Microsoft will end support of Windows XP and Office 2003 on April 8th 2014. What is the impact for your business?  You can find out more about the impact of retiring Windows XP here. Our graph – taken directly from our web site statistics this week – shows that Windows XP is still a dominant…
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Safely sharing your broadband with a guest network

You want to give your visitors access to the Internet, but don’t want them to be able to see your internal network. Normally you’d need a separate broadband line, but with our range of Draytek routers and access points, you can achieve your goal with just one broadband line. Ideal for pubs, business premises, coffee…
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Improved Cable Testing

We’ve invested in upgrading our cable testing hardware, allowing us to produce port-by-port network reports, including capability certification for 1000Mbit/s, 100Mbit/s, VOIP etc. To see a sample report in PDF format click this link: Sample Network Test Results. We can quickly and easily determine cable faults, crosstalk, wire damage and anything else affecting your network performance. Got…
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Small Business Telephony

We’re quite excited about the products available in the Small Business Telephony range that we have full dealer access to. We’ll be setting up a test system very soon, and will then be able to demonstrate the system to customers. If you want to save money on your phone system and calls and add extra features…
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We’re now Draytek Dealers!

We’re pleased to announce that we are now official Draytek dealers and we can offer some cracking prices on the entire Draytek range. We’ll be attending the Manchester Draytek Dealer Roadshow next week where we hope to pick up valuable product knowledge of the extended range we’ve now got access to. Watch this space for more…
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Web Site Update

You may have noticed a subtle change to our website. Having been involved in the specification and design of a customer’s intranet site, we’ve taken some time to look at our own offering, and do something about it! It’s a fresh new look, and if you’ve got any suggestions, please let us know.