Author archives for Andrew Morgan

Microsoft Surface and Zero-Touch deployment with Autopilot

10th March 2021

Deploying computers across your business used to be a pretty straightforward process for IT teams, with standardized hardware and software fostering a one-size-fits-all approach to equipping the workforce. Today’s WFH workplace has turned endpoint device deployment into a complex, arduous process. The increasingly mobile workforce now uses a variety of company- or employee-owned devices. The […]

Forget WFH: the new normal is WFA

4th February 2021

Fuelled by digital connectivity and caused by the worldwide Pandemic; Working from Anywhere (WFA) has become the new standard, empowering us to maybe think and choose where to work  where we’re most productive. For many of us, the workplace has become less a fixed location and more anywhere we can set up operations with an […]

Demystifying Microsoft Autopilot

25th January 2021

Autopilot remains mysterious for many IT administrators to this day. So, let’s demystify this for you. There are several diagnostic tools that have been outlined in this post that will help you answer several questions about it. What does Autopilot mean for businesses? Many businesses are currently using old processes to set up their new […]

How Apple Business Manager Increases Security for Remote-Working Devices

20th January 2021

Utilising Apple Business Manager, alongside a compatible MDM system, is the key to ensuring control over your devices for remote workers. How Has the Pandemic Impacted Remote Working? The shift to remote working is bringing many technical changes and security concerns for businesses. Remote working was already on a steady rise before the pandemic. In […]

Budgeting for IT and What You Should Be Investing in for 2021

17th January 2021

We don’t feel the need to point out that 2020 was shaky for every business owner. It provided technology manufacturers and business owners with immense challenges. Whether it was about providing computers remotely to your employees so videoconferencing could be a thing, or creating online portals, 2020 has kept all of us busy. But now […]

What’s inside a PC? What do all those components do?

12th January 2021

When I first started working at Hardsoft Computers, I barely knew a thing about computers in terms of what parts of the machines did what, so I thought I would explain the basics of computers in layman’s terms for anyone out there who just turns them on and expects them to do anything! Whether you’re […]

Eight hidden tips and tricks for macOS Big Sur that you might not know.

30th December 2020

Now we do all know about macOS Big Sur’s redesigned menu bar with a brand spanking new control centre. But what about all of the new menu bar options? It brings us new controls for functions, like do not disturb Airdrop. And you can now see what’s currently playing from sources like Safari, Spotify, QuickTime, […]

How Digital Tools Are Making Things Easier For Startups

17th December 2020

The concept of the scrappy startup fighting to succeed with limited resources has been around since time immemorial. Figuring out how to demonstrate value, attract investment, make smart hiring choices… It’s all part of starting your first business. That said, despite the sheer scope of the internet, it’s currently harder in some key ways for […]

Dell’s XPS 15 gets a 10th Gen Update for 2020

9th June 2020

The new updated Dell XPS 15 9500 has been refined, just as the XPS 13 did not long ago. There have been some significant, yet subtle, adjustments to the design, including serious 10th Gen Intel performance and improved video graphics too. One of the major upgrades to this new XPS 15 is the display. It […]

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