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The secrets to make your laptop battery live longer

https://player.vimeo.com/video/946522246?badge=0&autopause=0&player_id=0&app_id=58479 Could you imagine what it must have been like doing business 30 years ago, before you had a decent laptop? It’s a horrible thought. And one that you only need to consider now and then, when you have an hour’s worth of work to do… but only 30 mins

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1 in 4 people struggle with password overload. Here’s the answer

https://player.vimeo.com/video/939585004?badge=0&autopause=0&player_id=0&app_id=58479 Are you tired of juggling a multitude of passwords like a circus act? You’re not alone. According to a recent report, around 1 in 4 of us feel the same. But it’s not just the sheer number of passwords that’s causing headaches – it’s the security risks they pose.

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Cyber security training once a year isn’t working

https://player.vimeo.com/video/936670029?badge=0&autopause=0&player_id=0&app_id=58479 We all know how important it is to keep our people up-to-date on the latest cyber threats. After all, with cyber attacks on the rise, staying one step ahead is crucial to protect your business from potential breaches. But here’s the thing – annual cyber security training just isn’t

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Copilot is bringing another productivity boost to Teams

https://player.vimeo.com/video/936318787?badge=0&autopause=0&player_id=0&app_id=58479 If you’re all about doing everything you can to help your team max their productivity (who wouldn’t want that, right?), then you’re going to love what Microsoft Teams has in store for us with its latest Copilot upgrades. Imagine, you’re mid-Teams meeting, brainstorming like there’s no tomorrow. Ideas are

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Uh oh! You’re at greater risk of malware than ever before

https://player.vimeo.com/video/930621653?badge=0&autopause=0&player_id=0&app_id=58479   Here’s something not-so-fun but incredibly important to talk about: Malware attacks.   And it’s bad news. These scary cyber threats are hitting small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) harder than ever before. That means you need to know how you can defend your business.   First things first, what

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Be more productive with these Microsoft Edge features

https://player.vimeo.com/video/925951917?badge=0&autopause=0&player_id=0&app_id=58479   Improving productivity is a never-ending mission for most business owners and managers. Whether it’s speeding up tasks or improving communication, every little helps. So it’s crucial to make the most of the tools you already have. And while you might think of your web browser as just a

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Is this the most dangerous phishing scam yet?

https://player.vimeo.com/video/925091401?badge=0&autopause=0&player_id=0&app_id=58479   Picture this: You’re going about your day, checking your emails, when suddenly you see a message from a company you trust.   You think, “Great! That’s safe to read”. But hold on just one minute… this email is not what it seems.   It’s part of yet another

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Is Wi-Fi 7 worth the investment? 

https://player.vimeo.com/video/923697092?badge=0&autopause=0&player_id=0&app_id=58479   You know that staying ahead of the technology curve is vital for all businesses in a highly competitive marketplace. One innovation launched earlier this year is Wi-Fi 7, the next generation of wireless connection.   But what exactly does it offer, and is it worth the investment for

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Cyber attacks: Stronger, faster and more sophisticated

https://player.vimeo.com/video/922448549?badge=0&autopause=0&player_id=0&app_id=58479 A new security report has revealed some alarming trends.   First off, cyber attacks are becoming faster than ever. Breakout times (that’s the time it takes for a criminal to move within your network after first getting in) have dropped significantly. We’re talking an average of just 62 minutes

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The little things that make a big difference

https://player.vimeo.com/video/921116259?badge=0&autopause=0&player_id=0&app_id=58479 Microsoft’s latest Windows 11 update has dropped, and it’s got a small change that could make a big difference to you and your team.  Microsoft has given Copilot, its handy AI assistant, a new place on the taskbar. No more hunting around for the button. Now it sits on the far

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And the award for most common phishing scam goes to…

If there’s one thing that’s 100% certain when it comes to protecting your business data, it’s that you need to be aware of phishing emails. First things first, what exactly is a phishing email? Picture it as a wolf in sheep’s clothing, posing as a legitimate communication to deceive unsuspecting

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Before you replace your slow PCs…

You rely on your team to be efficient and productive. But slow and sluggish computers can make it difficult for them to do their work – and could affect you personally too. Which impacts your business’s overall performance. Before you jump to the (expensive) conclusion that you need to replace

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Which ransomware payment option is best? (Hint: none)

Picture this: Your business gets hit by a ransomware attack, and your valuable data is locked away by cyber criminals demanding a huge ransom fee. You can’t afford to pay it. But there’s a twist – just like those “buy now, pay later” schemes, some ransomware gangs are offering victims

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Bridging the trust gap between your employees and AI

You’ve probably been considering how to harness the potential of AI to boost your company’s efficiency and productivity. But there’s a small problem. A recent study revealed something fascinating but not entirely surprising: A trust gap when it comes to AI in the workplace. While you see AI as a

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Don’t think your business is a target? Think again

You might think that cyber criminals are only interested in large companies or those with huge financial assets. After all, that’s where the big bucks are, right? Think again. Recent reports have shown that cyber criminals are casting their nets wide, targeting businesses of all sizes, from mom-and-pop stores to

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This new search feature in Edge is a revolution

Microsoft’s at it again, presenting us with new features week after week. This time it’s all about making our online searches smarter and more efficient in the Edge browser. If you’ve been on the fence about switching to it, this might just be the push you need. Edge has a

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Microsoft wants you to pay for updates

Microsoft has announced that starting on October 14, 2025, they will no longer provide free support and security updates for Windows 10. While the idea of paying for updates might raise some eyebrows, let’s put this into perspective. By 2025, Windows 10 will be a decade old, and Microsoft is

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Are you ready for next-gen email security? (YES!)

Google has unleashed a powerful new tool to make your Gmail inbox a safer and spam-free haven, and it’s called RETVec. But what exactly is RETVec?  Well, let’s break it down in simple terms. RETVec stands for Resilient and Efficient Text Vectorizer. Fancy. In plain English, it’s a tool that makes Gmail

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You’re not imagining it, video calls ARE stressful

You know that feeling when you’ve spent way too much time in virtual meetings, and you’d trade your favorite coffee mug for some real face-to-face interaction? That’s called Zoom fatigue. It turns out there’s scientific evidence to back up what we’ve all been feeling. Recently, researchers from Austrian universities decided

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An AI-charged blast from the past

Happy New Year. Remember Microsoft Paint? The simple drawing tool that many of us used to create pixelated masterpieces in our youth? It’s probably not an app you use very much these days. But what if I told you there’s a reason you might want to revisit it right now?

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New! A better way to find Chrome extensions

If you use Google Chrome, you’ll love this. Google has just rolled out a game-changing update that’s going to make your browser more powerful than ever. It’s the revamped Chrome Web Store, featuring a fresh design and exciting new features. Now, if you’re like me, you’ve probably spent more time

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Is app overload slowing down your team?

Ever had one of those days where you feel like your inbox is staging a coup against your productivity? You’re not alone. In fact, a recent study revealed that 80% of our communications are still happening via email. Yes, despite all the apps, chat services, and digital tools we have

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You’ve heard of Copilot… but what is it?

What if we told you your business could have its own personal assistant that’s always ready to help, can answer virtually any question, and even change system settings on your devices?   It might sound too good to be true, but thanks to Microsoft’s innovative new AI chatbot, Copilot, it’s

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It’s time to say goodbye to traditional passwords

Did you ever imagine a world where the lengthy, complicated passwords people often forget would become a thing of the past? It seems that day might be arriving sooner than we anticipated. Google has officially made Passkeys the default sign-in method for all personal accounts on its network, signaling the

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Are you using the all-new Teams yet?

Microsoft is rolling out a brand-new version of Teams, its video conference, collaboration, and chat platform. We’re being promised a faster and easier way to work. And we all could use a bit of that, couldn’t we?

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