Office365

Office 365 Developments

Unlike locally installed software, Office 365 is in constant development. New and exciting features are being implemented all the time. Here are some that have caught our eye that will appear in the near future.

Increasing OneDrive for Business Storage to 1TB

OneDrive for Business users will see their storage increased from 25 GBs to 1 TB of storage space. Read more

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How Does Social Media Affect Our Mental Health?

 

72% of all internet users are now active on social media, with Facebook having over 1.15 billion users.  In this age of social media and social networking, what are the risks?

You may be aware about the dangers of ‘catfishing’ (the act of pretending to be someone you’re not online by posting false information, such as someone else’s pictures, on social media sites, usually with the intention of getting someone to fall in love with you). However, there is increasing research into the affect that social media has on our mental health.

Research suggests that substantial use of social media sits such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, leads to anxiety and feelings of inadequacy.

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How to Correctly Implement SharePoint for Document Storage

Office365 and SharePoint

Office365 isn’t just a hosted email platform. Among other things, within your monthly subscription, is the powerful document collaboration platform, SharePoint.

SharePoint can be used to host all your business files and documents – but be warned, this is not simply ‘hosted storage’.

SharePoint has many features, far too many to list in this article, but because of this flexibility and wide range of functionality any implementation of SharePoint demands three things:

Planning. Planning. Planning. Read more

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Raspberry Pi Redesign

 

The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized single-board computer, developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. The dinky device was created in order to supply schools with the means to teach basic computer science at a reasonable price. The device costs around £25, and is suitable for people of all ages. Raspberry Pi plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse.  It is capable of doing everything you’d expect a desktop computer to do, from browsing the internet  to making spreadsheets, word-processing, and even playing games. There have been more than 3 million Raspberry Pi’s sold to date, and they are extremely popular in schools due to their low price.

Now, a new version of the Raspberry Pi barebones computer has been released, called the B+. The updated Raspberry Pi B+ uses less power than the previous models. The redesigned model has more connectors to help link it to other devices.

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