Category Archives: Software Review

Windows 10 – Evaluation

We’re just installing the new Windows 10 evaluation.  It was an easy download from Microsoft.  We chose the ISO image option, which we simply burnt to a DVD blank disk. It looks pretty good.  The key thing is the start … Continue reading

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Google Apps – mainly Google Calendar, gets the thumbs up from BCS.

We’ve not seen too many businesses in Bristol using Google Apps.  One company in question, the Property Partnership, using just that!  I have to say we were quite impressed. The key item was that all the employees needed to see … Continue reading

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Business Edition Carbonite installed for local customer, central Bristol.

BCS has just sold it’s Carbonite backup to a local office offering transcription services. The business edition was required to backup a Network Attached Storage device.  Peace of mind – all previous jobs, accounts backups, important data is now backed up offsite, … Continue reading

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Streaming Media Server NAS with iPhone APP. Buffalo NAS Duo!

What is it…? Networked Attached Storage devices (NAS).  These systems are, put simply, hard drives with some kind of software running them and a network port so you can put them into your internet router.  You configure them with an … Continue reading

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Gmail can tell you when new mail has arrived!

Ever wanted your PC to let you know you have new gmail waiting? Simply download the gmail (googlemail) notifier tool, install it, type in your email address and password. http://toolbar.google.com/gmail-helper/notifier_windows.html Whenever a new email comes in, a brief winodow pops … Continue reading

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Why buy a new PC and go for Windows 7?

Windows 7 has tipped the scales…finally. Windows 7 has been reliable and it’s snappier than Vista Continue reading

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25 reasons to change to Office 2010

Someone has listed some reasons to go to 2010. (other than it’s the one I have to buy, as it’s the only one out there). http://blog.cliptraining.com/clip-of-the-week-the-cliptraining-commercial Tweet This Post

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Groupmail v5 Software

Just received all the business cards from the Best Of Bristol Show 2011.  The Bristol Breakfast Networking group rented a stand, and several team members manned the stand throughout the day. Now just entering the addresses into Groupmail.  With a … Continue reading

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What is Facebook…?

A job today was with a client who just needed some help understanding a bit more about the internet. They had been told to get on that facebook thing, but no-one had explained, in English, why and what it could do … Continue reading

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Eset NOD Antivirus – buy 2 years and get the 3rd year for FREE

Buy 2 years AV or Security Suite and we can offer you the 3rd year for free. Continue reading

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