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Welcome to Affordable IT, Dave! (10/19/2017) - Dave has always been fond of technology, gaming on early home computers he remembers gems such as commander keen, lemmings and humans as being the building blocks of his love of tech. Building his own machines since his early teens and even when studying for his degree in music he was building and maintaining computersRead more about Welcome to Affordable IT, Dave![...]
Affordable IT Turns 2! (10/2/2017) - This month Affordable IT is celebrating it’s 2nd Birthday! As a way of saying thanks, we would like to invite all of our clients and contacts to come along and celebrate with us for an evening of networking and more importantly, free cake! The event will be on the 17th October from 17:00 – 20:00Read more about Affordable IT Turns 2![...]
Xero Invoices – Please Be Aware! (8/18/2017) - We have become aware of an email scam that is taking advantage of Xero changing the way they send out their invoices. Any invoices that are sent out to you from Xero will be from an email address ending in “.xero.com” In the example below you can see that “@xeronet.org” has been used in the email address.Read more about Xero Invoices – Please Be Aware![...]
Curry Business Raises £145 for Charity (7/4/2017) - Tillison Curry Business Event Raises £145 for New Beginnings Charity On Wednesday 21th June 2017, Tillison Consulting, a Waterlooville-based digital marketing agency and Affordable IT, a business providing pro-active and scalable IT support and managed services, hosted a curry business event and raised £145 for New Beginnings. The event took place at Coriander Lounge IndianRead more about Curry Business Raises £145 for Charity[...]
Keep Protected From Ransomware! (5/19/2017) - A week after the NHS was knocked offline by the WannaCry Ransomware incident last Friday, systems appear to be getting back to normal so we thought we would share some handy tips on how to prevent this from happening to you, and what to do should it happen to you too. Ransomware Ransomware works byRead more about Keep Protected From Ransomware![...]
What Your IT Company Can Do For You (5/3/2017) - Alongside ongoing IT Support, did you know that your IT company can probably offer you other services to help improve your IT systems? In this article, we will go over a few of the different services that your IT company may be able to offer to you. Anti-Virus Protection The main service that most, ifRead more about What Your IT Company Can Do For You[...]
The Importance of a Reliable Antivirus (3/30/2017) - There are so many different choices for your anti-virus software and they all come packaged with various features, but is important to get one that is reliable to protect your machines and your data. A reliable antivirus should be able to consistently recognise threats, as well as deal with them effectively. Ideally, it will alsoRead more about The Importance of a Reliable Antivirus[...]
Google Home Is Coming to the UK (3/29/2017) - “Ok, Google.” Finally, after a long wait and rumours that it would not happen, Google’s home assistant and rival to Amazon’s Echo – ‘Alexa’ – has finally been confirmed for a UK release! Google Home works very similarly to the Amazon Echo – it can provide answers to your questions such as “What is theRead more about Google Home Is Coming to the UK[...]
We’re Moving! (3/26/2017) - We’re Moving! But don’t worry… it’s not too far away. On April 7th we will start moving into our new offices based at Fairways House on Mount Pleasant Road in Southampton. Due to moving, there will be limited technical support on Friday April 7th and support times may be a bit longer than normal. AllRead more about We’re Moving![...]
Technology You Didn’t Know Your Business Needs (3/10/2017) - There’s a very large range of different technological equipment that can greatly help your business to grow and perform. Whether it’s technology that helps with convenience or efficiency, here is a list of common office technology you didn’t know your business needs! Network Printers A network printer is a great piece of kit that everyRead more about Technology You Didn’t Know Your Business Needs[...]