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Should you Switch to Microsoft Edge?

Making the right choice of a browser is an important decision. Most applications these days are cloud-based and generally accessed through a browser. But which Browser is right for you and your Melbourne-based business? The Internet Explorer browser led the pack around a decade ago, but with that browser now retired, Chrome has dominated the charts for many years. But just because one browser is currently at the top does not mean it will remain ...
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Microsoft 365 Price Increases

Hi everyone We’re now past the “Happy new year” phase of the new year, and Larry David would be pleased it’s all over. So one month in, Microsoft has made a long-expected announcement. But first, something I’m very proud of, and we can build something like this for you too!! Microsoft is announcing changes to their pricing for Microsoft 365. This updated pricing is the first price change since they launched 10 years ago. The prices ...
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Google Workspace (G-Suite) Free-Tier users forced to migrate or pay up

Google is pulling the plug on its G Suite legacy free edition that dates to 2006. It announced the free offering no longer will be available starting July 1, and current users must upgrade to a paid subscription for the newer Google Workspace by May 1 to maintain their accounts and services. Google is requiring users to upgrade to paid Google Workspace subscriptions. This change will be effective starting July 1 2022, and current users ...

6 Biggest Questions About Windows 11 Answered

Microsoft’s latest operating system is now available to all Windows 10 users. However, before you jump and start upgrading you better read this first. Windows 11 is here. It's been six years in the making and Microsoft has just released the latest version of its operating system — Windows 11. In a time when computers and technology play a more central role in human lives, tech companies are scrambling to deliver the best user experience ...
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Save money on Azure cloud hosting

This month we're discussing how you can save money on Azure cloud hosting, literally saving thousands of dollars, our website and new domain watch list service. August sees Melbourne emerge from lockdown (and then head straight back in), Queensland extends theirs and NSW continue with theirs. Having been there now six times already, our hearts go out to all of you in lockdown and homeschooling or even isolating. It’s a tough road. On the plus ...

The end of Windows 7 is now

Number one on the list of IT priorities this month is the end of support of Microsoft Windows 7 devices - these machines are now unsupported and are a security risk to your business. If you’ve been putting off replacing or upgrading, now is the time! Next on the list - there is a lot of doom and gloom coming from my monthly posts. Hackers are stealing my data, robots are stealing our jobs, my ...
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Protect your Office 365 against hackers

It’s already the last monthly email of the year - it feels like it has gone in a blink. I just want to thank you for making what we do here at Intuitive IT possible, without you and your staff we wouldn’t be here! Have a wonderful break, and best wishes for the new year. Now onto serious matters - if you use Office 365 you need to back it up! Please watch this short ...

New Office Macro Virus – Emotet

Hi all, This month there are a few items on the agenda and as per last month, I’m going to try and keep the IT security side of things brief! Firstly, on security - the holiday period is always the busiest time of year for scammers. Please let your staff know to be extra careful when opening emails, especially ‘unexpected’ package delivery notifications, and as always, get in touch with us if anything doesn’t look quite ...

Microsoft ending support for older OS Jan 2020

Hi all, The last few monthly emails I’ve been sending out have been dedicated to IT data security - this is and will remain one of the highest priorities. However, there is more to IT than just security! There are a couple of important things I would like to mention this month. Firstly, in regards to Microsoft desktop operating systems. Microsoft will end support for Windows 7 on the 14th of January 2020. This means ...

Hacker attempts on the rise against Aussie businesses

Hi all, This month has seen another huge spike in data breaches - specifically Office 365 accounts without two factor authentication enabled. These exploits are generally achieved using sophisticated targeted phishing attacks and fake login portals. On that note, I feel it’s time for another security quiz (the last one was very popular)! Point out the difference between these two login pages, and also which one is the real deal - as per the last ...