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Apple Airpods in-store Monday 19th December

Apple has confirmed that its AirPods – wireless earbuds – will start shipping to UK customers on Monday. Until today the wireless earbuds were listed on Apple’s online shop as “coming soon”, but the company has now revealed that they will...

Microsoft PSTN Update – France Calling

Microsoft have now enabled PSTN calling for France with Skype For Business Cloud PBX. Microsoft PSTN Calling gives users real PSTN phone numbers from Microsoft directly in the Office 365 Cloud without the need for local infrastructure.

Your microphones can spy on you

Cautious users put a piece of tape over their webcam. Truly paranoid ones worry about their devices’ microphones — some even crack open their computers and phones to disable or remove those audio components so they can’t be hijacked by hackers. Now one group of...

SMBs under attack from ransomware

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) face serious threats from ransomware after the number of attacks rose by a factor of eight in the past year. The Kaspersky Security Network division revealed that it detected and blocked 27,471 attempts by hackers to infect and...

IBM rolling out Macs at a rate of 1,300 per week

IBM are rolling out Macs to its employees at a rate of 1,300 per week. It’s part of a program that IBM started in early 2015 when it began offering Macs as an option to its 400,000 workers. The initial goal was to deploy 50,000 Macs to willing participants. A...

Dropbox hack exposes 68 million user credentials

Dropbox, the most high-profile independent cloud storage company, has reportedly suffered a cyber attack that resulted in the compromising of some 68 million accounts. The attack was confirmed by venerable security researcher Troy Hunt, following press reports, who...

SharePoint mobile app for IOS is now available

The SharePoint mobile app, which works on iPhones and iPads, is free. It connects to both SharePoint Online and SharePoint Server 2013 and 2016 on-premises. The app also talks to other Office Mobile apps and, in the case of the iOS version, to OneDrive...

Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26.2bn

Microsoft has bought LinkedIn for a huge $26.2bn in one of the biggest tech deals in the firm’s history. The all-cash purchase values the shares at $196, and is expected to close before the end of the year.Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella explained that the...

LiveDrive hike Cloud storage prices

Resellers and customers of web backup biz LiveDrive are digesting its recent sweeping price changes with varying degrees of frustration. Some say they’ll quit the service and others are seeking legal advice.As revealed last week, LiveDrive reseller Monster...

SharePoint Online Team Storage now 1TB

Auditing, reporting and storage improvements for SharePoint Online and OneDrive For Business GREAT NEWS – Microsoft have increased the amount of default SharePoint Online storage from 10GB to 1TB plus 0.5GB per user to use across SharePoint Online, Office 365...