Technology

An important development of Microsoft 365 in 2020 has been the launch of the new Microsoft lists app. Until now the ‘Lists’ feature has only been accessible through SharePoint, but now finally the ‘Lists’ feature has been made available through its own standalone platform. There...

Lacking meeting productivity? This is a problem! A recent study suggests 70% of company executives fear meetings are affecting their productivity. This is reinforced by a recent survey that stated that over 50% of remote workers would rather spend less time in video calls. Additionally,...

In Microsoft 365 there are often many ways to achieve the same goal. One example of this is when scheduling team meetings. This feature allows users to organise meetings through the Teams app or through Outlook. Below we shall explore both methods.   Scheduling meetings using ‘Outlook’ With...

What happens If a member of your staff gets quarantined from a deadly disease or what if all of them do? How would your business continue to survive? The threat of the Corona virus or another outbreak is always looming and with the latest outbreak...

Overview On many occasions Microsoft have tried to get us to use their own search engine “Bing” rather than other engines such as google. This has had limited success (like Bing results), but Microsoft are now upping the ante and starting to apply devious ways to push us to Bing.   The team at Microsoft are now looking to force users to using Bing by simply setting the search engine to default in a much...

Last year was an interesting year for technology. We saw the introduction of foldable smart phones (that admittedly flopped), a rise in demand for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the form of Amazons Alexa and continued growth as people continued to adopt Smart Tech for their homes.   In addition, we also saw how Virtual Reality (VR) can have the ability to help dementia patients, letting them relive...

The New Decade As we wave goodbye to another decade, we look forward (with hope) and try to guess what the future might bring. But where did people think we would be 10 years’ ago? or even further into the past. How would technology and society...

This is a short and true-life story; the names have been changed to protect the blundering fools. Donald is a forty something bloke, working in middle management, he still likes to think that he has something cool about him, but the reality is he’s secretly feeling...

Our Technical team are the heart of the company and the emergency service that keep our customers working.  So, what is it like to be an engineer at Netcom? And what does an average day look like? To find out, we asked one of our support...