Author archives for Sharon Stephens

We have some Apple iPads to give away to worthy causes

1st October 2018

Do you know of a small charity who would really benefit from a donation of some refurbished iPads? If so, then it’s time for you to help. We have a large number of iPad Mini 2s (16GB in cases) and iPad (4th Generation 16GB wifi) being returned to us at the end of a lease […]

Co-Working Spaces – how do they stack up?

24th September 2018

What is co-working and would it work for you? More and more businesses are moving away from owning their own premises and into the subscription style model of co-working offices. This isn’t a surprise to us, because this model fits with leasing cars, and of course our own business of leasing computers, but does co-working […]

Minecraft Education – Coming to School iPads!

18th September 2018

Microsoft launches Minecraft Education Edition for the iPad this September. The Education Edition was previously available in schools only on Windows 10 devices as well as macOS, but this new iPad version begins rolling out to schools starting with the new term this September! Two students build in Minecraft at BETT Conference. Photo Credit: Mojang […]

What are our favourite Xerox Printers?

6th September 2018

Printing is something that generally falls ‘under the radar’ in most offices.  You just expect to press print on your computer screen and that the printed paper will arrive on your desk within a matter of seconds. But how do we know which is the best printer for your business? HardSoft offers a wide range of […]

HP ZBook Laptop Range Demystified

26th August 2018

A Mobile Workstation is a PC notebook computer which has high-end features which you wouldn’t usually find in a notebook. These high-end features include faster graphics processors, more powerful CPUs and additional memory, which enables the notebook to work as efficiently as a desktop workstation. Mobile workstations have often weighed slightly more than standard laptops but the […]

The cheap alternative to hiring Computers for short term needs

16th August 2018

We recently launched the HardSoft Creative Club, as a solution for our customers following numerous requests for the option of short-term hire of computer equipment. Leasing has numerous benefits for businesses, but sometimes you just need some kit to see you through a big project or an exhibition, and that’s where the Creative Club comes into its own. […]

Apple Business Manager- the new name for Apple DEP

10th August 2018

Being fully Apple Authorised, HardSoft are able to centrally register the Macs and iPads we lease to customers with Apple, which helps them with the management of their assets. Apple have recently relaunched their Device Enrolment Programme (DEP) as the new Apple Business Manager. This is, in essence, the enterprise version of Apple School Manager, […]

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