Why do I get so much spam?

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You’ll often find that in most offices, certain people will get bombarded with emails on a daily basis whilst others get very few. Why is this? The main reasons for receiving spam is how visible your email address is (or has been) on the internet. Every time you enter your email address onto a web form,… Read more »

Are you backed up?

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When we set-up a server or start working with a new customer, one of the first things we’ll do is try to ensure that backup system and it’s corresponding alerts are working correctly. We usually set-up a system that will email alerts both to you and to us here at Academy. This is an essential… Read more »

Windows 10 button appears!

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As you may have heard, Windows 10 will be release on July 29 and is a free upgrade (for the first year) to anyone with Windows 7 or Windows 8.1. The prerequisites for this upgrade are that you have either Windows 7 with service pack 1 installed, or that you have Windows 8.1 (as opposed… Read more »

Lync is now Skype for business – sort of!

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Microsoft have recently announced that their premium telephony & collaboration software, Lync, is now Skype for Business. The new name brings many changes to the way the product was previous laid out as well as various new features. The only issue seems to be that although the release date is noted as April 14 2015,… Read more »

De-clutter your inbox with Office 365

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You may have recently received a mail from Outlook / Office 365 regarding the new clutter feature. This is a system which learns which mails you are likely to ignore (through your actions) and moves them to a new folder named ‘Clutter’. These are mails that you may genuinely want to receive but may not… Read more »