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Category Archives: TechTips

MileIQ: An automatic mileage tracker

Do your team forget to track their mileage when driving for business? It can be a real pain. Luckily there’s an app that can track mileage automatically for you. And you probably already have it, as it’s part of Microsoft 365. Here are the details. Watch this video on YouTube
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Excel: Making productivity easier with ‘Smart Lookup’

Excel isn’t just for crunching numbers. It’s got a host of very clever features to make your life easier, and work more productive. Here’s one you might not know about. It’s where Excel can look up the contents of a spreadsheet cell for you. Watch this video on YouTube
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Keep a look out for these malware traps

We’ve been warning businesses for years that their email is the most likely place for a cyber-criminal to try to break into their IT system. But it’s not the only place. Here are some other malware scams to look out for. Watch this video on YouTube
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Millions of smart phones are lost each year

Did you know that for every 100 devices your business buys, up to 5 of them will be lost or stolen? And that potentially means criminals accessing your data. Here’s the simple method we recommend to protect all your devices. Check out our other Tech Tip videos here Watch this video on YouTube
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Does your business need an upgrade?

When the pandemic first hit last year and we all rushed to work from home, some businesses thrived. Typically, these were the ones that had already got a robust IT infrastructure in place for their people to work anywhere, at any time, on any device. Productivity and profits can and should be improved when your…
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Could I crack your staff’s passwords?

The safest passwords are long random ones, generated by a computer. But those tend to be the ones that some staff hate the most. Because they’re difficult to type in if you don’t use a password manager. The thing is – a weak password leaves your business wide open to hackers. They can crack short…
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Collaborating in real time with Word

We all love Word, and have used it for many, many years. But did you know the Word of today can do so many more things, compared to the Word of yesterday. Such as collaborating on a document in real time. Check out our other Tech Tip videos here Watch this video on YouTube
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This protects your data in your staff’s homes

Of course your team need access to company data when they’re working from home. But this can be a major data security risk. Here’s how to make it safer. Check out our other Tech Tip videos here Watch this video on YouTube
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This one thing prevents 99% of hack attempts

Hackers are targeting all businesses, all the time. They use clever automated tools to sniff out vulnerabilities. There is good news. One security method has been shown to be 99% effective. Find out what it is in this week’s video. Check out our other Tech Tip videos here Watch this video on YouTube
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One bad email. That’s all it takes…

Email is an essential part of modern business. But it can also be one of the biggest dangers. Hackers use emails as a way into your systems, and they are getting smarter by the day. Cybercrime is the number one threat to UK businesses, and hackers WILL take advantage of every mistake you make. The…
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