Fix up, look sharp

There’s no success without the blood, sweat and tears of a proper training regime, says Condo Protego CEO Andrew Calthorpe

IT trends affecting the modern workspace

Whilst working from home is nothing new, the working environment as we know it is on a path to radical change. Advances in cloud computing, portable technology and the ability to outsource business at the click of a button now means that enterprises in the UAE have less and less need to be tied to a fixed traditional office space.

The myth of driver backups

Once you wipe your hard drive and reinstall Windows, your system may have no audio, no Ethernet, no Wi-Fi, and possibly even no USB – all potentially major problems.

O' Mother, where art thou?

Whenever somebody in this industry tells me that they’ve got something that will revolutionise the way I live, I always ask them, can my mother use it?

Surface RT can help small businesses reduce IT costs

The Surface RT is better-equipped for business than rival tablets, and at $350 ( $470 once you add a Touch or Type keyboard cover, which it requires to be truly functional) it straddles the line between tablet and PC, and could help business customers rein in IT costs.

Disaster aversion

Data loss is not something you should be losing sleep over – provided you’ve got the right plans in place, says Condo Protego CEO Andrew Calthorpe.

Where’s the refurbished IT gear?

Walking through the PlayStation 3 section of my local Virgin Megastore recently, I came across something amazing – the chain has started accepting trade-ins as partial payment for new games.

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