By SoundBytes Summer 2021 on 03/08/2021

The first Windows Insider Preview has launched for Windows 11, letting developers get their hands on some of the new OS’s features ahead of its official launch. Though Microsoft’s own developers are still working behind the scenes...

By SoundBytes Spring 2021 on 27/05/2021

What’s the difference between Office 365 and Microsoft 365? Not the setup to a dreadful joke, but a legitimate question being asked by many businesses in light of Microsoft’s rebranding of its Office suite. So what are the differences between these rather confusingly titled solutions?

By SoundBytes Spring 2021 on 13/05/2021

Businesses have gone through fundamental changes over the past 12 months – and technology has played a key role in keeping operations going. This is the conclusion of a new report from the EBC Group, in conjunction with the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce...

By SoundBytes Spring 2021 on 11/05/2021

Hackers have found a new way to put pressure on businesses that have been subject to a data breach – enlisting their own customers to call for a ransom to be paid. Tech news site Bleeping Computer discovered that one particular ransomware gang, Clop, has sent emails directly to customers, contacts and partners of its victims...

By SoundBytes Spring 2021 on 11/05/2021

Microsoft has retired Cortana for mobile users, moving instead towards productivity assistance for Windows 10, Outlook and Teams. Cortana was first launched back in 2014 as a direct competitor to Apple’s Siri. Its name was taken from the AI guide in the Halo game series, and used across all Windows phones.

By SoundBytes Winter 2021 on 04/02/2021

Instant messaging platform WhatApp has delayed plans to roll out new tools for business owners, following the high-profile fallout from its latest user agreement update.