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30
Nov

Last month we brought you 5 useful tips for Google Search. This month as we are coming to the end of another busy year we thought we would end on a slightly more upbeat note and look at 5 fun and bizarre Google Search features / games that you didn't know existed. So sit back, grab a coffee and enjoy. 1. Do a Barrell Roll Type do a barrel roll straight into the Google search bar ...

30
Nov

Brainworx hours over the holiday period

Merry Christmas :o) The holidays are almost upon us: sun, surf, family, friends and the smell of snarlers on the BBQ. Brainworx hours over the Christmas holiday period The Brainworx office will be closed from 2pm Thursday 24th December, opening Monday 11th January 2016. For emergency support during this period please contact Chris on 0274 808 556. With thanks for your Business and support, we do wish you a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous ...

03
Nov

When should you retire your IT equipment?

I am frequently asked this question and my answer is that you should replace computers and servers at the end of their depreciation cycle. There are several reasons behind this: The computer has no book value and as far as your business is concerned it is no longer an asset. Indeed; this can be the turning point where a previously inexpensive computer to maintain could start to cost you more money as ...

03
Nov

5 Tips for Google Search

If you are like a lot of people, Google is your go to search engine for the internet. Here are 5 tips that may help you get that little bit more out of Google: 1. Calculator: Type your equation straight in to the search box (type in the full equation eg 123 x 15 =) and Google will open up an on-screen calculator with the answer. 2. Currency converter: Do you make online purchases? Then this is a ...

22
Oct

  Show your stuff who's boss with the Tile! Are you one of those people who loses precious time trying to find things you have misplaced or other people have borrowed? Are your things always running off? Not anymore with Tile. Tile is a tiny Bluetooth tracker and easy-to-use app that finds everyday items in seconds—like your phone, keys, and wallet; all from a smart phone. Attach, stick, tie or place Tiles inside or on everyday items and keep track of them with the easy to ...

20
Oct

Hosted Exchange FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions for Mailworx Hosted Exchange. 1. What is the maximum size a hosted Exchange mailbox can be with Mailworx? There is no size restriction on the amount of email that people store on Mailworx Hosted Exchange which is a big plus 2. Why should I use Mailworx Hosted Exchange and not another online service?  Local NZ hosting  Local NZ support  Pay as you go  Pay for what you need  Per user license  Always current ...

05
Oct

Netgear WN3500RP Universal Dual Band Wi-Fi Range Extender The Netgear WN3500RP extends the range of your existing wireless network at home and can also be used for small business applications - Extends existing dual band WiFi coverage - Connect iPads®, smartphones, and more - Works with any standard WiFi router or gateway - Wirelessly stream music to your audio system - - Compatible with AirPlay® Price is $173 +gst   WN3500RP WiFi Range Extender ...

05
Oct

Brother Colour Laser Multifunction printer

The Brother MFC9340CDW is an all in one machine that includes: - Colour Laser Printer - Copier - Fax - Scanner Special Price for the month of October 2015  is $450 +gst     For increased productivity, the MFC9340CDW offers fast and efficient colour and monochrome print speeds of up to 22 pages per minute. Looking for multiple functions? Look no further the MFC9340CDW  prints, scans, copies and is fax capable. With automatic 2 sided printing, you can print ...

05
Oct

The mouse is a great tool for allowing ease of use on your computer. In complex programs like Word however, the keyboard is where additional productivity can be found. These key combinations will mean less menu hunting! CTRL + A - Select all contents of the page CTRL + B - Bold highlighted selection CTRL + C - Copy ...

04
Oct

Cyber Security

What is Cyber Security? Cyber Security focuses on protecting computers, networks, programs and data from unauthorized access (originating from the internet), which could lead to: identity theft, loss of data, encrypted data, virus / malware infection or even leave your computer inoperable. What has this got to do with You? Today just about every piece of technology is able to access the internet. As a result you are then plugged into a very ...