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Featured Article : Microsoft’s March Commercial Price Rises

By cloudss | Jan 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

With Microsoft poised to increase its first substantive commercial pricing increase for Microsoft 365 since the company launched Office 365 a decade ago, we take a look at the added benefits and value and the justification behind the price changes. Six Months Ago Microsoft made its official announcements about which prices it would change and […]

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Tech News : Phone Recordings Via App – Police Investigation

By cloudss | Jan 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

The ICO launched an investigation after more than 1,000 Sussex and Surrey police officers were found to have downloaded a free app to covertly record calls with members of the public on police-issued phones. Google Play Store App The app, free to download for the Google Play Store, and called ‘Another Call Recorder’ (ACR), had been […]

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Tech News : New Graphene-Based Batteries Could Be Fireproof & Safer

By cloudss | Jan 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles based Nanotech Energy claims to have developed a fireproof, graphene-based lithium-ion battery that could be safer for Electric Vehicles. What Is Graphene? Extracted from graphite, graphene is a single layer (monolayer) of carbon atoms, tightly bound in a two-dimensional, hexagonal honeycomb lattice nanostructure. First observed through electron microscopes in 1962, it was re-discovered in […]

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Tech Insight : How To Check Your VPN

By cloudss | Jan 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

In this article, we take a look at some of the ways users can assess how good their VPN really is. What Is A VPN? A ‘Virtual Private Network’ (VPN) is used to keep internet activity private, evade censorship / maintain net neutrality and use public Wi-Fi securely (e.g., avoid threats such as ‘man-in-the-middle’ attacks). […]

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Tech Tip – Making Your Browser Remember Your Passwords

By cloudss | Jan 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

Your browser may have a Password Manager but sometimes an issue (e.g., conflicting extensions) may cause the browser not to save or remember your passwords. Here’s how to fix the issue for popular browsers Chrome and Edge: For Google Chrome: – Open the Chrome menu (the three dots top right) and select ‘Settings’. – Select […]

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Tech News : From 7 Mins Download … To 0.12 Secs (ish!)

By cloudss | Jan 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

Nanjing’s government-backed Purple Mountain Laboratories claims to have made a 6G breakthrough by recording the fastest real-time wireless communication speed ever recorded. For reference, 6G is likely to be around 50 times faster than 5G, which itself is around 20 times faster than 4G. Whilst this is very approximate, this could mean that a film […]

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Tech Insight : What Was New at CES?

By cloudss | Jan 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

In this tech insight, we take a look at a selection of the latest B2B and B2C tech products and gadgets on show at the recent CES® tech trade show. Examples The more business-focused devices, hardware and software on show included: Laptops And Other Devices As you may expect, many new laptops and other devices […]

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Featured Article : The Essentials Of A ‘BYOD’ Policy

By cloudss | Jan 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

In this article, we look at what BYOD is, why a BYOD policy is important, and what elements form the essential blueprint of a BYOD policy. What Is BYOD? The term Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) has been around since 2004 when it was first coined as an expression. With BYOD, employees can bring and […]

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Tech News : Want a Payrise? Apple Boss Earned $100 Million in 2021

By cloudss | Jan 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

A filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission shows that Apple CEO, Tim Cook, earned $100 million in 2021. 1,477 Times Higher Than Average The filing showed that his pay, fuelled by stock awards, if compared to the new median pay for employees of $68,254, was 1,447 times that of the average employee at […]

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Tech Tip – 3 Top Google Maps Tricks To Try

By cloudss | Jan 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Google Maps mobile app now has many useful and surprising features. Here are 3 top Google Maps tips you may like to try: 1. Remember Where You Parked – When using Google Maps on Android, on reaching your destination, tap the blue location dot. – Select ‘Save your parking,’ which adds a label to […]

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