Category: News

Help With Access to Online Services

Help With Access to Online Services

The past few decades have seen the internet go from its beginning as a specialised tool unavailable and irrelevant to the lives of most people to becoming a ubiquitous necessity. Many companies,organisations and government services have switched to requiring forms to be completed online and many more are in the process of doing so. This […]

Windows 7 Update

Despite Windows 7 having reached End of Life, a recent update has been released to fix the issue with wallpapers not always showing. Microsoft doesn’t usually release patches for operating systems after End of Life, but have done so in the past during major incidents. Fixing the wallpaper display options is however, a comparatively trivial […]

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

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 years ago when I was considering becoming self-employed. My first pitch and business model didn’t work out, but I didn’t […]

GDPR Basics

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. A very large number of companies, including Solidarity IT, sent out emails asking people to re-subscribe to their newsletters.   […]

Power Supply

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 gaming. Hard drives can be added or replaced with bigger ones, or replaced with solid state drives for quicker reading […]