By now, you have probably had dozens of reminders and notifications, badgering you to upgrade your machine to Windows 10. It can often be daunting upgrading to a new platform as there are many questions up in the air. Read more
The West Midlands historically is the home of the Industrial revolution and Francis Galton. Telecommunications and IT are the West Midlands principal economies.
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Optimise Remote working
In recent years work life has become more flexible with more staff choosing to work from home rather than make the commute to the office each day. Although it may not work for those that lack motivation and prefer the routine of daily life in the office, remote working is an appetising concept for the business man or woman. But is it for you and how can you optimise remote working? Read more
The vast majority of people pay very little attention to PC maintenance. As a result sooner or later their computers either slow down or simply crash with increasing regularity.
The fact is that you don’t need to be a computer expert to keep your machine operating at reasonable efficiency; you simply need to follow 8 simple steps:
As a small business expands, it can often be difficult to make new technology available to all employees in all the relevant locations. This is when it’s good to start thinking about a small business server.
The installation of a small business server creates access to all company documents. This includes e-mail, calendars, images and documents stored in one, central location. All suitably authorised employees, once remotely connected to the system, can access the server remotely. This aids growth as employees can access files from their own computers wherever in the world they may be.
Disaster strikes, that trusty laptop has stopped working, now what to do? You’ve seen all the TV advertisements with all latest all singing, all dancing laptops and you’re tempted, but would getting a computer repair make better economic sense?
With the world going tablet crazy over the arrival of the Google Chromebook has gone somewhat unnoticed. Launched just over a year ago, Chromebook takes the form of a laptop computer running Google’s Chrome operating system (“OS”). However with a pre-Christmas advertising campaign the previously dormant Chromebook has shot to the top of the best sellers list. Amazon announced the latest Chromebook to be its best selling laptop in the US over the Christmas period and the second best seller in the UK.
Recent development on Microsoft’s technology into the world of tablet computing is the release of the “Surface’. Looking at its slim form, and comparing it favourably to the more chunky looking laptops, we pose the question, “Is the Microsoft Surface (“the Surface”) a laptop alternative”? Read more
Unless you live in a world without television, radio and internet; I’m sure by now you are aware that a new version of Windows has “hit the streets”! Read more
Bean IT is an IT support company based in Tamworth, Staffordshire providing computer support to businesses in and around Birmingham. Bean IT are specialists in installing servers for small businesses and providing remote server support.
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