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Windows 7 end of support date is approaching

Matt Blowes  January 21, 2019 Software, Microsoft 365

 
Microsoft is finally ending support and security updates for Windows 7. Users of the popular operating system should start planning now to ensure their data is kept secure.

Wrap-up: Highlights from CES 2019

Matt Blowes  January 09, 2019 Technology, Hardware, IT Trends

 
A foldable phone, a machine that folds clothes (it actually works now), big screen TVs & powerful laptops. Plus, a vegan burger indistinguishable from real meat. The highlights from CES 2019.

Stop cyber attacks with authentication

Matt Blowes  December 17, 2018 Security

 
More and more businesses are losing money because of compromised staff email accounts. Multi-factor authentication can minimise security risks and prevent data breaches.

Bitcoin bomb threats in new email scam

Matt Blowes  December 14, 2018 Security

 
Businesses across North America have received alarming fake bomb threat emails demanding Bitcoin payments. None of the emails appear credible and they have been described as spam.

Outlook for iPhone receives new design, dark mode soon

Matt Blowes  December 07, 2018 Office 365, Software

 
It may be short on new features but the Outlook app for the iPhone has received a design refresh bringing more colour to its clean appearance.

Meet the new Microsoft Office icons

Matt Blowes  November 30, 2018 IT Trends, Office 365

 
Microsoft is finally refreshing the look of its Office app icons. Perhaps not the most exciting announcement but its been over five years and two editions of Office since they were last updated.

Technology Anti-Gift Guide 2018

Matt Blowes  November 27, 2018 Technology, IT Trends, Opinion

 
There is no shortage of dud tech gift ideas. Here are some to avoid, but we're not all negative, we've included some good alternatives in Sentrian's Technology Anti-Gift Guide for Christmas 2018.

11 quick tips for Slack & Microsoft Teams

Philip Page  November 20, 2018 IT Trends, Opinion

 
Workplace chat apps like Slack or Microsoft Teams can be far more productive than email, particularly if used cleverly. Here are 11 tips for improving your conversations.

How to repair a broken iPhone in Australia

Matt Blowes  October 31, 2018 Technology, BYOD, Hardware

 
Smashed your iPhone screen? Dropped it and cracked the glass on the back? Here's how to repair your iPhone and how much it costs.