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The HardSoft Geek-O-Meter- our staff have some strange hobbies

The HardSoft Geek-O-Meter- our staff have some strange hobbies

When you think of IT and computer companies, we bet you think of a business filled with geeks, don’t you? Well the HardSoft team aren’t particularly geeky when it comes to computers – but they are pretty geeky when it comes to other stuff, so we thought it would be fun to do a geek-o-meter to show you just how geeky we can be. By the way, not all staff chose to complete our quick survey, so there may be even more geeks out there! 

“Being a geek means never having to play it cool about how much you like something.” – Simon Pegg read more

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HardSoft Competition Time – We Want to See Your Oldest Working Tech!

HardSoft Competition Time – We Want to See Your Oldest Working Tech!

Our MDs, Andrew and Phil, started out building PCs over 30 years ago (they are the fresh-faced boys in the cover image!) and we recently had a customer bring in a custom built PC which they had made for them in 1984, which just needed a quick repair but it was still going strong!competition-time

This got us thinking about the oldest tech our customers have which they are still using regularly. At around the same time we also came across a company – My Face on a Figure – that will make action figures with your face on! So, what better way to combine these two things, than to have a HardSoft competition? read more

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Apple Mac vs PC in Creative Industries

Apple Mac vs PC in Creative Industries

It’s a debate that’s been raging for years and will likely continue to do so. Is Apple Mac better than PC or is PC better than Apple Mac? Both sides of this debate have extremely loyal users to fight their corner, but we want to know is there ever going to be a winner? Or is it completely down to personal preference?

Apple's latest range of products

Apple’s latest range of products

Market share is heavily weighted in PC’s favour but in creative industries like graphic design, Apple Mac is the usual choice of hardware and in this post, we’re exploring why: read more

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HardSoft’s Custom Built PCs are Back!

HardSoft’s Custom Built PCs are Back!

HardSoft is proud to introduce it’s brand new HSi range of Custom Built, Bespoke PC’s.

With countless software developers moving on from the previous generation of hardware specifications, their consumer base has been left with a new and often intimidating list of recommended spec.

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Check out our smallest ever Custom Built HSi

Following the advent of Intel’s new; 8th generation processors released back in August 2017 and the influx of recent consumer demand for VR and AR ushering in a new era of software and content design. There is an abrupt and real strain being placed on development and consumer hardware. read more

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