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    Get your .au domain before the rush!


    The new .au domains are available for pre-order! If you have a .com.au or a .net.au domain, you can pre-order your new .au domain before they are officially launched on 24 March 2022. 180 days later (around the 24th of June), your .au domain will be up for grabs by anyone! Here’s what you need […]

  • Can I use Adobe Creative Cloud on multiple computers?


    Pretty much every creative on the planet uses the ubiquitous Adobe Creative Cloud suite of apps, and many non-creatives use some apps, like Adobe Acrobat Pro. But can you use your CC licence anywhere at any time? The answer is, basically, no. This article explains how the Adobe Creative Cloud licences work. Essentially: You can install the […]

  • Sophos CyberSecurity Protection


    Recently, we switched to Sophos Intercept X Managed Protection for our endpoints (Macs and PCs) and Windows Servers. The reason we use Sophos is that it offers a range of integrated protection products, as part of our broader cyber security services. Integrated The product we deploy as standard, Intercept X Advanced, is used to protects endpoints – […]

  • 6 Reasons Employees Shouldn’t Use Their Own Equipment


    So, you’ve got some staff. Mostly full time, maybe some are part time, maybe even interns. You decide that they have their own computer and you can save some coin by letting them use that instead of company-owned gear. Bad idea! There are a range of reasons why this is bad business practice. Some technical, […]

  • Hold off on a new iMac until mid 2021


    Apple’s exciting new CPU processors are around the corner, and if the Apple M1 chip is anything to go by, get ready to get happy. Apple is expected to put it’s own silicon in iMacs and MacBook Pros by mid 2021, so if you don’t need to replace your current equipment, then hold off.

  • Update iOS to 14.4


    This week Apple reported that it has fixed three crucial bugs which hackers have been actively exploiting to attack iPhones and iPads. We recommend updating you devices to iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 (or above) if you haven’t already. Read more at TechCruch here.

  • Protect yourself from the latest ransomware tactics


    Ransomware can destroy your business. Thousands of Australian businesses have received ransom threats over the past year. As a business owner, you need to ask yourself whether your business could afford to pay a $50,000 ransom to stop your corporate data being deleted? How would you react? How would the loss of money or your […]

  • Disable WiFi Direct on Printers


    Have you recently purchased a new printer? Excited that it has WiFi direct, even though you’re not really sure what it is? Don’t be. It’s useless. Here’s why. WiFi direct is a technology which allows your printer to create it’s own WiFi network, and it ships with many new printers. Once done, your computer or […]

  • Best in Breed Solutions


    Over the many years we’ve been around, we’ve seen many products and services come and go. Over time we’ve developed a best-in-breed suite of software and services we recommend for small business. In developing this, our guiding principle has been to deliver the best outcome for our clients. Find out what we recommend and (more importantly) why we recommend it.