Tech Blog

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) ...

01
Dec
2015

A very tiny PC

This is a great little product to tell you about. It is the Intel PC on a stick and it only measures 10cm x 4cm x 1.5cm. In essence it is a miniature PC that plugs into the HDMI port on your ...

01
Dec
2015

Should you upgrade to Windows 10 or stay with Windows 7?

Windows 7 is now more than five years old and users are being prompted to upgrade to Windows 10. The question we are often asked is "Should I be preparing to upgrade the operating system (OS) on our business computers?" Despite Windows 8 being released more than two years ago, Windows 7 is still the ...