Tech Blog

04
Feb
2016

Tech Support Phone Scams

Phishing attacks can occur by phone as well as email. Unsuspecting computer users can be victimized by fast-talking, legitimate-sounding scam artists who take remote control over their computers and install malware to steal confidential information or to create fake problems that need "fixing". With this last one we call this 'Tech ...

04
Feb
2016

LifeProof Case for your iPhones

We all know iPhones are expensive, so why not protect your investment with a lightweight yet rugged casing which is dirt proof, dust proof, shock proof, snow proof and water proof. Brainworx can now supply LifeProof cases for your iPhone which does all of the above. I have personally used one for ...

04
Feb
2016

Norwex Optic Cloth

We are often asked by clients; "how can they clean their monitors". Now here is a great little product that makes cleaning your monitors a breeze. It is a superior, quality microfibre cloth from Norwex called the Optic cloth. Norwex Optic Cloth Eyeglasses, CD’s and camera lenses all work better if the light is ...

04
Feb
2016

After all my years in IT, I am still surprised how complacent people are towards their backups. Often it seems Brainworx care more about our clients data than they do themselves. Why is that? I think it is human nature. People like to believe data loss will never happen to them. If I quote data ...

04
Feb
2016

Technical debt – what is it and how can you avoid it?

As the graphic above shows, often we are too busy "being busy" and we don't take the time to look at how inefficient equipment and systems, can be holding our businesses back. In this article I am going to use Technical Debt as a metaphor (based on the idea of financial debt) ...