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.

Evidence of a massive change in the technology we use was released the other day. For the first time in measured history, something other than Microsoft's Windows operating system registered as the most popular operating system used to access the internet.

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.

A new wave of wifi devices have been hitting the shelves over the past few months. They are designed to solve the problem of poor wifi reception when your main router is not up to the task of covering a large house / office. They use a technology called "mesh networking". So what is this technology, and do you need it?

All support for Microsoft's unloved "Vista" operating system will be ending this month. While support continued to be offered to organisations stuck on Windows XP users (assuming they were willing to pay for it), no such support will be made available to Vista users.

You may remember that Samsung had to recall all of their Note 7 phones from consumers and withdraw it from sale last year when it transpired that the battery was prone to overheating. With the recall now complete, the phones were sent to a recycling factory in China...

This month's jargon busting blog is slightly different. Rather than explaining a concept, we're going to just list a series of abbreviations that are frequently used online along with their meanings. Of course, the nature of these things means that they evolve on an almost minute-by-minute basis, so some might be out of date before I've finished typing it!