3aIT Blog

As we gear up for another election next week, we thought it’s worth taking a look at what each of the main 3 parties are proposing from a digital standpoint.

In one of our occasional series of longer analysis pieces, and in the wake of the WannaCry attack hitting many NHS computers, we take a look at the implications of allowing your IT infrastructure to stagnate.

The "Investigatory Powers Act 2016" (or "Snooper's Charter") has just received royal ascent and is therefore now officially law.

The most notable part of this bill is that your internet service provider (ISP) will be required to retain a list of every website you've visited in the last year on an ongoing basis. The police will not require a warrant to obtain this information.

As reports of Microsoft aggressively attempting to upgrade any machine that it can onto Windows 10 hit the news, a question I’ve been asking myself is “why are they doing this”?

Google have recently announced that the new version of Android will continue their confectionary product names and will be referred to as "Marshmallow". However, despite that fact that the vast majority of mobile devices run Android, only a tiny percentage of these will ever see this update. We take an in depth look at this issue and what can be done about it.

Windows 10 has now been available for a month. While everyone at 3aIT uses Windows to some degree, I am the only one that uses it all the time - both at work and at home.  I've been trying out Windows 10 for the best part of that month, and thought it might be useful to provide a first-hand overview of some of the changes that you will find if and when you take the plunge and install the latest version of Microsoft's OS.

Cloud-based file storage services such as iCloud, Dropbox and Google Drive offer a very easy way to make your important files available to you from wherever you wish to access them. Whether you’re using a desktop machine in your office, a phone at home, or a laptop on the other side of the world, your files are always available to you.

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