Blog archives for 2016

What our customers are saying about their new MacBook Pro

21st December 2016

Many of our customers are receiving their new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro’s now. They have been very patient in waiting. Feedback from customers has been enthusiastic; particularly on the ‘Touch Bar ‘ that clients seem to have embraced. Paul at Social Media Strategists, Coup Media Ltd said “I especially love the Touch Bar and the […]

How to use your tablet in the classroom

16th December 2016

Are you thinking about leasing Apple iPads or tablets for your classroom but do not know how you will use them? Here are some great ideas and tips for how to get the most from your devices. When it comes to technology and education, tablets are the new holy- grail! It is no wonder; they […]

Four reasons to rent your new MacBook Pro

9th December 2016

There’s no question about whether a MacBook Pro could benefit your business – these incredible machines are more capable than most on the market today, and they offer everything you’d expect from Apple and more. You do have options as to how you go about getting your hands on one (or more), so do you […]

How to get the most out of your new MacBook Pro

7th December 2016

Apple has a knack for designing and building amazing computers, tablets and mobile phones. There are plenty to choose from, depending on what you want to achieve, but you could argue the MacBook Pro is the Californian company’s pinnacle product. The range was first launched in 2006, and has been updated pretty regularly since. The […]

How to avoid the hidden costs of leasing

31st October 2016

When you consider the many benefits of leasing over buying, it’s no surprise it’s a popular option for businesses of all sizes. However, some may be put off by the possibility of being charged ‘hidden fees’ – costs and charges that aren’t openly advertised. Not all leasing firms are guilty of this: at HardSoft, we […]

Strongbox PC's…Bespoke speed

25th October 2016

STRONGBOX PC’s are bespoke units which are the perfect answer for Architects, Video editors, Photographers, Animators, colour graders and Music & sound professionals. If you are in need of a particular element for the performance of your machine, this is the one for you! HP with their Z Workstations dominate this market but are often […]

Financing your next Computer in Ireland

22nd October 2016

Christmas is fast approaching and there seems like a never ending list of things we all need to buy… Given the situation, you’d be forgiven for tightening the company purse strings. Spending big on new equipment is likely the last thing on your priority list right now, but then you face the risk of falling […]

Fancy a FREEBIE with your Mac?

13th October 2016

Fancy a freebie?? Of course you do! This month, as always, we have some exciting freebies on offer! Join HardSoft and experience our  ‘One Stop Shop’ approach to computer leasing. We offer a complete package service, revolutionising IT leasing. We supply Apple Macs, finance them and provide warranty for all of our products. This means that the customer only has to […]

The evolution of animation

29th September 2016

Talk of animation now and most people’s minds will go straight to a multi-million pound Pixar blockbuster, or at least a modern cartoon series like Family Guy or Adventure Time. In reality, though, this art form has a history stretching back more than 100 years, and it’s come a long way in that time. From […]

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