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WiFi’s Dirty Little UK Secret

WiFi’s Dirty Little UK Secret

Did you know that WiFi in the UK is different from that in other countries? As far as usage goes once you're connected, you'd hardly notice the difference from one country to another but there's one really important issue that affects us alone in the UK and that issue...

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Gear4Music Studio Rack Cabinet Review

Gear4Music Studio Rack Cabinet Review

Introduction Gear4Music's Studio Rack Cabinet has the potential to be a really great item that's very desirable for a select audience. It's both a presentable "wooden" piece of furniture as well as having the perfect internal width of 19 inches and includes rackmount...

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Public WiFi for Businesses

Public WiFi for Businesses

If you're wanting to put Public WiFi into your business, it's something that needs to be done carefully. First and most importantly, you don't want your WiFi guests to have access to your private business systems and business data! Secondly, you want to make sure that...

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Red Flags for Dodgy Texts and Emails

Red Flags for Dodgy Texts and Emails

I seem to be getting asked quite a lot about whether certain emails and messages are scams.   Recently I came across this fantastic video of Frank Abagnale.  An American Con Artist who was so good at his trade, when he was eventually caught, he worked with the FBI to...

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Be Adaptable and Welcome Change

Be Adaptable and Welcome Change

Five years ago, my family’s first thought when they needed something from the shops, was not to surf the internet. They would have planned a trip to a town centre or shopping complex and dressed specially for the occasion. It would have been more a day out than a...

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How to Spot a Scam from its Links

How to Spot a Scam from its Links

As the Internet becomes more and more accepted as the defecto place to find information, fraudsters will use this to try and take advantage. One of the things that’s on the rise at the moment are scam text messages where the sender pretends to be a trusted...

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Interacting with your Customers Online

Interacting with your Customers Online

It's usually a given that any business wants to offer their products and services online to their customers. What's not so well known is that for every 100 customers that visit your website, on average only 1 of them completes any business online business goal. This...

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Google’s GDPR Email

Google’s GDPR Email

There's recently been a mass email message from Google about General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) So people are understandably starting to ask what GDPR is all about and what they need to do. First off, up front; Urban Haze is not officially GDPR certified to...

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Interesting Video about Leadership

Came across this interested video last night, recommended by my favourite vlogger; Casey Neistat The language is not great - but the sentiment is fascinating! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRRvjZ_XNog

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The Very Worst and Very Best of Quickbooks (Updated)

Part of being an IT geek means keeping up with modern software so that you can advise your customers about what’s new and useful to them. Every business needs some kind of accounting and book keeping, and Intuit’s QuickBooks Desktop Pro has suited my own business well...

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