The Downsides of Buying a Cheap Printer

Printers

We have all been there – rushing to print an important document only to discover your cheap inkjet printer is playing up again. It may be refusing to print because the colour cartridges are empty, not feeding pages through properly  or leaving streaks across your printouts. The cheap inkjet printers are notorious for acting up just when you need to print that urgent document. Beyond the frustration, these constant issues could be costing you more than you realise. Continue reading

Be Wary When Scanning QR Codes As New Scams Emerge

Qishing

You can find QR codes are everywhere these days, on restaurant menus, in shops, flyers and posters. QR codes are convenient and easy to use and you can easily scan them with your smartphone camera to go to a website, a coupon, a video or some other online content. Continue reading

Is It Time To Upgrade Your Internet Router?

Modern router

Have you noticed your internet experience declining recently, do you have bad wireless coverage throughout your office or concerned about the security of your network? If so, it may be time for an upgrade. Continue reading

Don’t Fall for a Deepfake Scam?

DeepFake

Deepfakes becoming are becoming increasingly sophisticated but what exactly is a Deepfake?

In simple terms, Deepfakes are videos or images manipulated using artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Continue reading

Internet Redundancy / Failover

Network Redundancy / Failover

In today’s digital age, businesses cannot operate without a reliable internet connection. However, recent events, such as last years Optus outage, have shown us the potential risks of relying on a single network source. Continue reading

Do You Really Need to “Safely Eject” USB Devices?

Eject USB Drive

We have all been there: rushing to grab your USB drive only to be stopped in your tracks by the ominous warning about “safely removing” it first, but does this advice from the “old” days still apply in the modern era of Windows 10 and 11. Continue reading

Stop Using Outdated Operating Systems

Upgrade your OS ASAP

Most people know they should not be using an outdated operating system such as Windows 7 or 8.1. But they believe that as long as you avoid visiting shady websites and refrain from clicking on suspicious links or emails, there is no harm! Continue reading

Don’t Settle for Less: Upgrade Your IT Provider

Proactive IT support

As a business owner, you may already have an existing IT support provider or MSP that handles your IT needs. However, have you ever considered if they still truly meet your needs and expectations? Just settling for the status quo and sticking with the “devil you know” may not always be the best approach to your current business’s needs. Continue reading

5 Ways to Leverage Microsoft 365’s New AI Copilot

AI - artificial intelligence robot

Microsoft 365 has a powerful suite of cloud-based productivity tools whose aim is to help you work smarter and faster. Microsoft has consistently been at the forefront of innovation and M365 was one of the very first all-in-one cloud tools (first introduced as Office 365 in 2013). Now, Microsoft and its business tools are at the leading edge of generative AI. Continue reading