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20 minutes a day works out to around 86 hours per year just waiting for your computer. For a staff member earning $80,000, their hourly rate is approximately $30. That’s over $2,500/year - just in waiting!

There is a certain ‘sweet spot’ for device renewal, where a device may be outside its warranty but still doing the job without requiring any additional level of support, leave it too long though and it’s going to cost more than you save by not replacing it.

This month I thought I’d discuss the trend of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) in the workplace and the pros and cons of implementing such a policy from a business point of view.

You may not know that we can give you access to our web portal so you can report on your IT inventory from a purpose-built system. You can see live data including, number of devices, warranty expiry information, software installation and licensing and much more.

We’ve had a few queries recently about the cost of hardware and software - specifically why there is such pricing disparity between consumer and business desktops and laptops. This post should help answer that for you.

With the Spooky Season upon us, I thought I would run you through the 5 biggest occult related fears IT support staff have, and a few of our recommended solutions.

We have a wealth of experience gained over the years, supporting Melbourne based companies with IT solutions and technical support. And no matter who we talk to, one issue we run into time and time again is that of the dreaded Slow Computer. It’s something everyone hates dealing with!

So the time arrived for me to purchase a new laptop. I’ve been using a MacBook Pro (early 2008 model, the model released just before the first uni-body) I have to return the laptop to one of my clients that was allowing me to use it. Thus the need for a new laptop. I thought I’d do some crowd sourcing and ask the LinkedIn.com experts to see what they thought the best business laptop is. The question I asked was: I'm in the market for a new laptop and looking for some ideas. Looking for a 15" business laptop that can run multiple apps at once with grace. Some apps will be memory and cpu intensive so it needs to cope. Good keyboard & battery a must. I must say I was a bit surprised to see that the experts suggested that I should buy another MacBook Pro. Granted the sample size is very small, but I thought it interesting enough to share with everyone in an anecdotal way. Here are a breakdown of the recommendations (14 responses) So which way have I gone? Well I haven’t ...

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