Office 2016: What’s new?

With Office 2016, you regularly get new and improved features. Below is a list of what’s available to you today, plus get your 30 Day Free Trial. Read on to find out more. Co Authoring Work with others simultaneously on a document regardless of the device you’re using. Simplified Sharing Just click the Share button […]


10 Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Windows 10

We’ve received a lot of positive feedback after customers upgraded their OS to Windows 10. So, we thought it’d be a great idea to put together 10 tips to help you get the most out Windows 10 device. Customise the Start Menu Windows 10’s reprise of the Start menu has been highly anticipated by users. […]


Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free

Enjoy the amazing new features and familiar experiences of Windows 10 – where you’ll feel like an expert from the start. Plus with the new OS, you can be confident that you’ll be kept up-to-date and safer with the enhanced built-in security features. Don’t miss out the free upgrade offer from Microsoft (Conditions apply). This […]


Office 365 vs Google Apps

The choice of productivity suite is a critical decision for New Zealand business owners because these are apps used by employees for core office work on a daily basis. Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google Apps for Work are two main contenders and below we quickly see how the weigh up against each other.   Email/Calendar […]


5 Tips for Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7 or Windows 8

Time is running out for Windows XP users. Soon it will see the end of all official support — including security upgrades — from Microsoft. To protect yourself and take advantage of the many productivity enhancements that Microsoft’s more recent operating systems have to offer, it’s time to step up. Here are five tips to […]

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Tips to help you get comfortable with Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 was released on October 17 this year as an upgrade to the amazing (yet somewhat controversial) Windows 8. Since its release it has received millions of downloads worldwide and critics are claiming that it was a much needed upgrade that helps bring back the familiar feel of the older operating systems whilst at […]

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Windows 8: how do you use it?

Windows 8 can be a bit confusing, even for the veteran Microsoft fan. When I first was given the chance to play around with it the first thing that stumped me was the lack of a ‘Start’ button. No start button? But Windows always has a start button. Without a start button how can I […]


A brief history of the tablet

If you thought tablets only began when Steve Jobs had a brainwave in the 2000’s, you are wrong: tablets were theorised for decades before they became a reality. The current tablets we enjoy today are sleek and shiny, but what about those early models half-forgotten in the sands of time? Let’s dig some of them […]

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Microsoft’s Star Trek Universal Translator almost a reality

Living in a multicultural society you often come across groups of people speaking their native language. If you’re like me, and can only speak English, sometimes there is a wistful thought that you wish you had the knowledge and ability to chat with them in their tongue. A Star Trek Universal Translator would come in […]

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Microsoft counters iPad Mini with the Surface Mini

The tablet race is running white hot with Microsoft now reportedly working on a project to counter Apple’s iPad Mini. The 7-inch Surface Mini is expected to go head-to-head with the iPad Mini in an attempt to corner even more of the tablet market. Instead of being a smaller version of the Surface RT or […]