Following last year’s release of the much-anticipated Windows 10 operating system, Microsoft promised users of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 that they could upgrade to the new Windows for free! However, this offer was only available during the first year of release and is due to expire this year, on 29th July 2016. This highlights some important questions and we have the answers.
The simple answer to this question, is YES! But we need to delve a little deeper in explaining the benefits, especially with the potential cost outlay for your business.
Many people are still running their desktop computers on trusty old Windows XP. Well why not? It’s stable and it just works. Earlier this year, figures showed that there was a greater percentage of people still running XP than Windows 8 and 8.1 combined. However, there is a serious downside to running an older operating system.
Have I won a prize in a competition I never even entered? Is that e-mail offer really giving away all that cash? Is my friend stranded abroad with no money? Sadly, hoax e-mails are all too common these days. Many of us are not suspicious by nature and are willing to believe in freebies, prizes and distress calls. Being able to spot a hoax e-mail or an online scam has become an important part of our connected lives.
Apple’s iOS 9 update for iPhone and iPad, recently launched in September of this year. It has many great new features and has been warmly received by the industry and consumer alike. However, one of the new features could be problematic for consumers and businesses on fixed data plans with their mobile provider.
Wi-Fi Assist, a new feature of the iOS 9 update, is designed to help connectivity when the Wi-Fi signal is poor. It does this by automatically switching to your mobile data network. This is a great new feature meaning that you never lose your connection to the internet.
Many people aren’t exactly sure what cloud computing is. Others understand the concept, but can be somewhat wary when it comes to using cloud services.
So what is cloud computing? In very simple terms, the cloud refers to services that are available over the internet. These services are stored on remote, powerful servers and the services provided come in many different forms. Chances are, you’ve been using the cloud for years...
Here at Bimotech, we are always promoting the need to backup your vital data. Storing your backups remotely (we provide all you need to backup to the cloud) is a very safe and secure way of doing this.
Now, backups are a great way to protect your information, but most backups run after the days’ work is done and stored. We can set backups to run at intervals during the day, but most of our customers don’t feel this ...
Mobile devices are ever on the increase with more people than ever using them as their preferred device for Internet browsing.