Windows 7 End of Life


A summary sheet covering the issues surrounding the Windows 7 End of Life on January 14th 2020

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Ask Valerie – Windows 7 End of Life


In summary: Can I still use Windows 7 afterwards?Yes, but you ideally shouldn’t. End of Life means there will be no ongoing support. A lack of security updates will leave a Windows 7 PC increasingly…

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Augmented Reality Games


A talk on the subject of Augmented Reality, and the safety concerns that some people have had regarding them.

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Anti-virus Discussion


A discussion on the subject of Anti-virus software, and which ones are recommended, and general related tips for safeguarding your computer and your data.

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Looking at my Business Model again – Part 1: Customer Segments


When did you last review your Business model? Is it still the same as when you started? I first came across the Business Model canvas at the weekend new startup event I went to 2…

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What motivates me?


Published on November 16, 2018 via LinkedIn Andy Cooper Technical Director, Solidarity IT Ltd. I’m a geek. I have my specific hobbies that are part of geek culture. I’ve always been the weird one. I’ve…

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GDPR Basics


Anyone who has subscribed to an online newsletter or used any online service will have heard about new privacy policies, and the new legislation in the form of the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR….

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Power Supply


One of the most overlooked components during a PC upgrade is the power supply. It’s not something that’s obvious like replacing the CPU or RAM to improve performance, or improving a graphics card for better…

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Now the roof can be fixed!


  It was my great pleasure to support Daniel of Vision ICT’s Charity Auction to fix a leaky school roof in Mumbai, India. “It was very humbling to see the wonderful work taking place in…

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Data Destruction


One of the services offered by Solidarity IT is destruction of data to military standard. This is a impressive sounding term, perhaps bringing to mind the image of someone strapping a bomb to an old…

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