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Personal and Work accounts; what’s the difference?

Personal and Work accounts; what’s the difference?

Click here for the previous article Following on from our previous article, where we summarised the basic differences between the account types, we realised that the amount we could say about it in detail is quite a lot. To avoid swamping users with a wall of text, we’re going to break it into smaller parts […]

Types of Account

Types of Account

Do you know which kind of account you use to log in to your computer? There are three types and they each have different functionality. The local account belongs to the computer, the personal account belongs to an individual, and the work or school account belongs to an organisation. Here’s a quick explanation of what […]

Phishing Notifications: Part 2

Click Here For Part 1 In our last article, we talked about a trick that malicious sites use to gain access to your computer and send you obnoxious notifications. These look harmless, or even helpful, but can cause a lot of trouble for you. As promised, we are now here to discuss how you can […]

Sneakernet

Sometimes in the world of computers, you get concepts that sound like they surely must be an April Fools’ joke but are actually a real thing. One example is ‘Sneakernet’. The term Sneakernet refers to moving data by transferring it to a portable storage medium, such as a USB stick, a removable hard drive, or […]

Charging Forward

How often do you feel the frustration of desperately searching for a charger and a free socket for your phone when it’s hovering threateningly at 5% battery? In a home office especially, it’s likely that the sockets and wiring were put in place before computer use became widespread. Have you considered updating your sockets? Did […]

Centralised vs Decentralised

Centralised vs Decentralised

With the development of contact tracing apps to counter the spread of COVID-19, there has been discussion of centralised and decentralised methods. So what do these terms actually mean? The short version is that the centralised method is designed to collect more data and compare it on central servers, while the decentralised method collects as […]

Big Green Shout

How can you make your ‘new normal’ Greener? Here at Solidarity IT, we always aim to be as environmentally friendly and sustainable as possible. 🏠 Home-office (single premises)📞 Remote Support (visits only when absolutely necessary)🚗 Car Share (Co-Cars Hybrid/Electric)📄 Digital paperwork♻️ Waste recycled If anyone has any other suggestions of ways we can minimise our […]