Rapportive – Putting a Face to the Email

Like a lot of people my main business email is Outlook however I still use GMail for LinkedIn and other associated social media. Definitely one of my two favorite extensions or add-on’s for GMail is Rapportive. Rapportive connects to your social media accounts (LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ etc) to provide details on who is emailing you…

Helping Those in Need

Tis the Season of Giving and while times are tough for businesses there are ways and means that all companies can give back to the community from an IT perspective that will help those in need and also maybe keep those 3 Ghosts of Christmas from the bedroom on Christmas night. First Option is the…

What to do if they Pull the Plug

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last number of weeks you’ll be aware that the ESB group of unions have served strike notice effective from 16th December. I’m not going to write an opinion piece or any such nonsense but instead concentrate on what is within our control – ensuring that IT…

Choosing a Web Hosting Package

In recent weeks we’ve had cause to acquire web hosting for a number of our clients. In each case the needs were slightly different and while explaining what each needed I realised that in general it’s a very misunderstood category for companies and indeed individuals. There are a hundred and one options when it comes…

Keeping a Media Library

One thing we come across on a regular basis is the missing discs that are required when installing a new PC or indeed any operation that requires a program to be installed afresh onto a system. It also should be present for Disaster Recovery purposes. While at the very least you want a copy of…