Posts byPhil Morgan

Retina iMac vs. Mac Pro: Which Mac powerhouse should you get?

Apple recently introduced the Retina iMac, which marked the first time a desktop Macintosh had received the full “Retina” treatment capable of displaying 5K resolution. With that many pixels on the screen and with more than enough power under the hood to make those pixels do magical things, you may be wondering whether the Retina iMac or a new Mac Pro would be a better choice.

Retina iMac

First of all, there’s that display: 5120 x 2880 resolution – twice the horizontal resolution and twice the vertical resolution as other 27-inch iMac models.  So, that’s 14.7 million pixels in total; so many in fact, that Apple had to develop its own custom timing controller to get the screen to work right. read more


Is it worth leasing a laptop?

For many businesses, laptops offer the ideal balance of portability and power. The UK’s digital economy is booming, and remote workers are making up a bigger proportion of the workforce every year.

You can pick up a basic laptop from a high street store – or even a supermarket – for less than £300. But while these machines are fine for email and surfing, you’ll need something more powerful for specialised applications or business use, simply because speed and reliability are more important. read more


Cost effective, feature packed phone system in the Cloud

ringcentral phone system

From £6 per user per month inc Air Time

HardSoft have teamed up with RingCentral to put together a cloud business communications package that includes installation and 1000 call minutes per user per month together with iPhone/Android integration into the same system..

Cloud systems are undoubtedly the way forward. They are modern, helping to give your business a professional image. Online call management means one number can be used to reach anyone, anywhere. Use of just one number means it is easier for customers to get in contact. Moreover, if your business is on-the-go it doesn’t matter because calls can be streamlined to mobiles, meaning you don’t miss out on business opportunities. These few examples only skim the surface however. Let’s delve a little deeper into the advantages and fantastic features of RingCentral to give you a better idea of what it really can do for your business……………….. read more