Category Archives: News

In-Car Technology Reducing Insurance Premiums

One of out longest established clients, Bowmonk Ltd, is leading the field to help both consumers and fleet managers reduce their vehicle insurance costs. Later this year they'll be releasing a pioneering new black box (installed in a car or van) which beats the competition by being, compact, comprehensive and easy to install. Read the…
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Instructions for Disabling Java

There are several articles doing the rounds at the moment, explaining that there's a big security hole in Java - even in fully up to date versions. The problem means that your computer could be compromised if you visit a web site that exploits this vulnerability. If compromised, an attacker could pretty much do anything…
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Credit Review 2013

Existing clients, please watch your inbox for emails from us about credit control policy... I’ll be emailing all clients very soon with an update to the new credit limit provided, but we’ll take into account a long term trading relationship and the size of your computer system. Note that some clients are already in excess of the…
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New Dell OptiPlex 7010 – Stock Model Announced

Last year we took the step of recommending a 'standard' model computer system for all our clients. A good quality, mid-range computer which was more than capable of performing typical day to day office tasks yet also able to cope with more demanding applications on an occasional basis. This approach proved to be an outstanding success…
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Introducing AutoTask – Our New Business Management System

Another new arrival for 2013 is a system called AutoTask. It’s a system designed very specifically for IT service providers and has advantages for you as a client and us as a service provider. Until this point in time I've had to manage my workload using a combination of systems, including Outlook, Excel, Sage, the…
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Introducing James Brooks – New Support Staff

I've been working with James Brooks on an occasional basis for a few months now, but from January 2013 he’ll be a more regular fixture in my business. James has a broad IT experience, though more especially in a domestic setting. He’ll be working with me on a day to day basis providing general IT…
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Happy New Year, Good Old Core Values.

A very happy new year... I hope you all have a prosperous 2013. I've been mulling over the last year and, after a nicely busy start to 2012, my business got a little too busy... I nearly forgot why the business was doing so well. When you run a small business, losing sight of where you…
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Happy Decembeard!

If you've never heard of Movember, then you are probably wondering why towards the end of last month you spotted a lot of gentlemen sporting a moustache. During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces in the UK and around the world. The aim of which…
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BT Exchange 21CN Upgrade (Hoveton & Wroxham)

Exciting news... at least for us anyway! We are fortunate enough to be around half a mile from our local BT Telephone Exchange and as a result get a reasonably decent connection of around 8 Mbit. Yes, we know that there are plenty of users running at well over 50 Mbit on even domestic grade lines,…
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Nokia Lumia (Windows Mobile 7.5), ActiveSync and Read / Unread Email State

I am a big fan of the Nokia Lumia devices. These Windows 7.5 (Mango) devices have a very tight integration with services such as our own cloud based Microsoft Exchange mailboxes and Microsoft SkyDrive accounts. We have recently identified an issue with Windows 7.5 that does not seem to be well identified or discussed that we have…
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