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Tuesday’s #TechWalesTip #2

With the majority of the Tech-Wales team being ‘techies’, we sometimes forget that the quick links and key shortcuts we use everyday are unknown to you! Some you may have come across, but others could hugely increase your day to day productivity! We’ll be posting one of

Tuesday’s #TechWalesTip #1

With the majority of the Tech-Wales team being ‘techies’, we sometimes forget that the quick links and key shortcuts we use everyday are unknown to you! Some you may have come across, but others could hugely increase your day to day productivity! We’ll be posting one of

It’s #FridayFun time! Check out the Iphone 6 Parody Commercial by IKEA “BookBook ™” !

We see enough of these commercials, showing off the latest technology specs every time there’s a new release! Here’s one that’s a little different. or similar whichever way you want to look at it…

It’s that time of the week again! Woohoo! Here’s a little #FridayFun with iPhone vs WindowsPhone!

We love these ads! Here’s the new HTC One M8 (windows phone) showing up Siri (iPhone)!

It’s time for some #FridayFun ! My Blackberry Is Not Working! – The One Ronnie, Preview – BBC One

It might be an old one, but I came across this last night and it’s still just as funny, even if you’ve seen it before! If you’re lacking that #FridayFeeling this should help!

5 Tips On Internet Safety!

It’s quite likely that if you’ve been hearing reports from the news that there is a cybersecurity pandemic currently happening, meaning that all your PC’s are going to be menaced by all sorts of nasty bugs and viruses that will turn your PC into a lump of

Google Apps for Business vs Office 365

Save time! Office 365 has a familiar user interface. It has decades of Microsoft development behind it, with feature refinements based on usability testing and user feedback. Google Apps is a collection of features born just a few years ago! Don’t be restricted! Use Office 365 across

Struggling with data storage? Get a Terabyte with OneDrive! Wait, what is a Terabyte?

For People in business, data storage becomes an expensive necessity. Whatever industry you work in, today’s business is more mobile and people need access to their important documents on the move, wherever they are! With 1 Terabyte of online storage now available with Microsoft OneDrive for business

Give your employees the flexibility to work wherever they need to be!

As the division between our personal and business lives blurs, more people are working from home, the office, and on the road–and using a growing assortment of mobile devices to do this work. This flexibility can create great business benefits by fostering happier, more productive employees. But

Heartbleed Security Issue – Some Practical Advice

A new security issue dubbed Heartbleed was disclosed on Monday night which has implications to users of the web. The bug allows a webservers’ memory to be accessed including private data such as username, passwords and credit card details. Whilst this is a serious issue it should be

Meet Windows 8.1 – It’s (Much) Easier Than You Think!

Starting April 8, 2014, Microsoft will end support for customers using Windows XP. With this date mere days away, many businesses still lack a transition plan. A major reason for this delay in many cases is unfamiliarity with the new operating system – you’re already familiar with

Helping you say goodbye to XP and usher in a new era of technology

Microsoft is ending its support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. With this deadline looming, it’s important to plan the migration of your business to Windows 8.1 (if you haven’t done so already), so you can enjoy all the benefits of a modern platform to help

UPGRADE NOW To Avoid Threats To Your Small Business!

In April this year, Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP; meaning security updates, and software patches will no longer be administered by Microsoft from April 8 2014. Out of date security is a serious risk to your business and your customers’ privacy. Other companies are likely to

Cloud technology can benefit your business #RBNLlanelli #WelshBizShow

Our Managing Director, Adrian Williams will be helping businesses save money and improve productivity in two upcoming events; The RBN Llanelli, where Adrian will be the main speaker on the night and The Welsh Business Show Swansea where we will be exhibiting as well as presenting a

Tech-Wales awarded for top quality IT business solutions and support!

If you are looking for a professional IT company for IT solutions and support, then look no further! Following our previous CompTIA’s IT Business Trustmark accreditation, we have now further developed our business procedures and business acumen to achieve the CompTIA Accredit UK Trustmark+  accreditation. “We are

5 Top Tips To Be Productive With Your Mobile Working

Mobile working is a must in today’s business world but it can be difficult to remain productive and stay in the loop when you’re not in the office, often leading to frustration and a lot of loose ends to tie up when you get back. There are

3 Reasons To Upgrade Your Small Business Software

As a small business owner, your main priority is keeping costs low and when you are wearing a lot of hats, it is understandable that upgrading software is never high on your list of priorities. However, avoiding the upgrade or postponing indefinitely, can be putting your business

Be more productive, wherever you are with Office Mobile for iPhone!

As part of your Office 365 subscription, the new Office Mobile for iPhone app is now available to you and your employees! With Office Mobile, you can access, view and edit Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents from your iPhone! Great for mobile working, you can be more productive,

Need IT support? We have been awarded for our IT service delivery!

Looking for a professional, reliable IT Company to deal with your business IT support requirements? Awarded for our use of industry-accepted best practices of quality IT service delivery, our CompTIA IT Business Trustmark demonstrates we are a company you can trust with your business IT support requirements. CompTIA’s IT Business

Forget Microsoft vs Apple, small businesses across wales can benefit from their collaboration!

For years Microsoft have dominated the workplace desktop with their Windows, Office and Server products. However Apple have managed to start making a significant dent into this monopoly with their ability to create products that look great and are simple to use. If you’ve made the leap

Apple iPad Vs Windows Tablet – Why I’ve changed my daily gadget dose!

Back in 2010 I was doing a lot of work away around the Reading and London areas. Apple had recently released the iPad and I made the fatal mistake of “popping” into the Apple store in Oxford Street. I was instantly hooked by the iPad it’s lovely brushed aluminium

Business Travel: Fed up of losing internet connection on your commute?

Fed up of losing internet connection on your commute? Well, this could be a thing of the past (at least up to the 24th April) if you’re planning on travelling on the London Overground network or at larger stations on the First Great Western and Greater Anglia

Save That Bright Idea With OneNote and Office 365

For those of you that follow our blog, you probably think this title sounds familiar…well you’re right! I’ve written about using Nokia Lumia calendar ‘To-do’ reminders to record last minute tasks, and also OneNote’s amazing features that help capture your ideas and organise your research. However, what

Save time and money on business travel costs with Lync 2013

With Lync 2013, you don’t need to travel miles for a meeting. It’s collaborative abilities means both time and money on travel is saved. I can contact any of our staff whilst they’re out of the office, discussing a project through the video call feature and showing

Microsoft come to senses, after new Office 2013 licensing feedback!

So most of us were unhappy with the Microsoft Office 2013 licensing scheme, but don’t worry, they’ve changed their mind! For those of you that didn’t know, Microsoft announced Office 2013 would be licensed to a single machine, not to a single user. This meant the software

Use Windows 8 Rooms To Improve Family Organisation!

For a modern day family, it is hard to keep track of what everyone is doing, where they are and who they are with. In my family it reminds me of an episode of the brilliant TV series “Outnumbered” where the parents Pete and Sue double book

Capture and Organise Your Ideas with OneNote!

In my role, I use my Microsoft OneNote (part of the Microsoft Office 2013 suite) as a scrapbook and research tool. For me, it’s a source of inspiration, consisting of competitor research, promotional ideas and thoughts for business development. The beauty of Microsoft OneNote is that it’s

Transfer Data At The Speed Of Light: Make The Most Of Your Cloud Service!

I have just had installed the new BT Infinity II product (which came with BT’s new Home Hub router at home) and am amazed with the difference it makes over my old standard ADSL Broadband! I was only getting a measly 7MB a second before, but now

Don’t lose that bright idea: Make the most of new cloud technology!

We’ve all had that moment when we are just about to drift off to sleep and something pops into our head, be it some sort of inspiration for a project or a task that needs prioritising. When Microsoft promoted Windows 8 as ‘gets to work before you do’,

With Anywhere Working, we’re still open for business despite the snow!

It’s definitely cold outside and the Police have now advised against all non-essential travel. Although there’s no-one in the office we’re still open for business as usual. If you have a problem either call our standard office number 01639 326001 or email your support requests to support@tech-wales.co.uk It’s

Myths about cloud computing risks! Your questions answered…

IS SECURITY COMPROMISED IN THE CLOUD? There are no more security risks than an onsite server, in fact you have more peace of mind in the cloud, due to the increase in controlsand procedures which they are constantly monitoring and improving. For example, Microsoft Office 365 provides:

We’re “Up In the CLOUD” in this months Business Life Magazine

Cloud is the current ‘buzz’ word for business. But what is it and why is it the best option for start up companies and SME’s? Cloud computing allows you to host your important business information such as documents, email and financial data online so that they are

Improve your Small Business Communication and Productivity!

Office 365 is Microsoft’s cloud solution for business allowing users to access and share information and tools from virtually anywhere. All of the applications within Office 365 such as Email, Video Conferencing and programs like Word and PowerPoint are all hosted remotely on secure servers financially backed

Office 365 and Access Web Databases: Build solutions quickly and cheaply!

Microsoft Access is a fantastic tool for businesses of all sizes. The fact you can build a database, then the front end screens and thenadd reports and even put in business logic and rules means you can build solutions quickly and cheaply. This was great for starters

Compromised BusinessTwitter Account? Regain Control.

Over the past week we’ve had a number of “Direct Messages” (or DMs) via Twitter with text such as “you even see them taping u her facebook.com/45549310113931… thats awful” and “rofl they was taping you facebook.com/40400005299724… “ As always if you receive unexpected messages such as these

Tech-Wales are business of the week!

We’ve been spotlighted this week as Ground Level Swansea’s “Business Of The Week”. GLS came over to the Tech-Wales offices in Baglan to find out about Office 365 / IT Support and more. See the video below or on YouTube

Are you getting the best deal and the service from your IT provider?

Does your IT provider fully understand your specific business needs?  Are they quick to respond to problems and issues? Most importantly does your current service provider enable you to maintain a professional image, work from anywhere and enable employee collaboration to maximise productivity. If you are now questioning

Tech-Wales Twitter Mahem! @Tech_Wales @964TheWave #WorkplaceChallenge

Well it’s day three of The Wave’s Workplace Challenge against Aarticts Driver Training and we weren’t helped yesterday by a dodgy handsfree phone. At the end of day one we were level pegging at 6 point a piece. Yesterday though we got stuck on a spiderman question

Save Money on Small Business Expenses with Office 365

For most small/medium sized businesses one of the first things to get sorted when you startup are a website and an email address. Now-a-days this is fairly easy to do – you can sign up for your @hotmail.com or @gmail.com email address quickly and freely. You canstore your documents on SkyDrive or DropBox or

Tech-Wales to feature on 96.4 The Wave Workplace Challenge

The team at Tech-Wales is limbering up their mental knowledge skills as they line up and get set to enter 96.4 FM The Wave’s Workplace Challenge next week. Starting on Monday 18th June through to Friday 22nd June we will be on-air just after 11am with Phil Hoyles hoping to win ourselves

Welcome to the Tech-Wales blog

Hi and welcome to the Tech-Wales Ltd blog. We will be using our blog to keep you up-to-date with the latest events taking place in the Microsoft Office 365 product line and new products and services that we are offering to Small and Medium Sized Businesses as

Microsoft Cloud Services: How Small and Medium Businesses can benefit

Hi and welcome to this series of articles in which we will be exploring some of the online services that are currently offered by Microsoftand what they mean to Small & Medium businesses across Wales. Before we start, just a bit about us – Tech-Wales Ltd – we are

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