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Find out what Apple have planned for the iPad and Classroom!

Find out what Apple have planned for the iPad and Classroom!

The classroom is changing. Apple has made clear that they plan to work hand in hand with schools and Educators worldwide following the re-release and rebrand of their flagship iPad making it

Schoolchildren Using Digital Tablet In Classroom

Classroom gives teachers more control than ever before

more: user-friendly, accessible and by developing both hardware and software that make them more easily applicable and relevant for teachers and students.

This blog highlights and explores some commonly asked questions about 2 of Apple’s new Apps, planned for release later this year along with their new classroom friendly iPad. read more

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How much does it cost to lease a laptop?

How much does it cost to lease a laptop?

Need a new laptop? You might be weighing up the differences between buying and leasing and wondering what’s best for you.

Benefits of leasing a laptop

Leasing is a great way to get the kit you need now and spread the cost out over a period of time. It can be ideal for businesses and their cash flow as less money is initially laid out for equipment. Businesses need to ensure they’re getting the most affordable price for thir kit, so how much does it cost to lease a laptop and what are the benefits?

We have looked at some of the most popular laptops, as priced in April 2018. All of our costs exclude VAT and based on a lease over a three-year period. There are other leasing options available such as Hardsoft Flexi-Lease, which enables you to renew your kit after two years. read more

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Simulate an attack on your IT network and identify your susceptible staff

Simulate an attack on your IT network and identify your susceptible staff

Weakest link GIF

Who is the Weakest Link?

Sophos attacked our network, here’s what we learned:

Sophos Phish Threat simulates a real-time virtual phishing attack against your company, this is a brilliant new tool from Sophos that allows you to better understand and secure your network, giving you valuable information pointing out exactly where and how your network might be best exploited by future hacking attempts via phishing e-mails.

Scott Harrington the Technical Director at HardSoft ran this check internally so we could find out first-hand just how effective our IT network and end users are at defending against an attack. read more

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Which Wacom tablet is right for your business?

Which Wacom tablet is right for your business?

No design kit is complete without Wacom

This year Wacom has launched a new or updated range of products. The new Intuos Pro Paper and an updated Intuos Pro are already available and the Cintiq Pro is expected to arrive later this year! Leasing your Wacom makes sense because it makes access to the latest products much easier, without impacting on your cash flow. Here we take a look at the Wacom range and help you find the right one to lease.

Lease a Wacom from HardSoftWacom Intuos Pro

This is a great option if you work in creative applications. Perfect for precision work and offering improved resolution and sensitivity than the original Intuos, as well as tilt recognition and ExpressKeys. The new Intuos Pro comes with the new Pro Pen 2, is x4 more accurate than the previous generation of Pro Pen and with 8,192 levels of pressure sensitivity it offers a more natural and responsive drawing experience. Just 8mm thick, it is thinner and more compact than its predecessors while keeping the same size active area. Both models come with a Touch Ring, 8 customisable ExpressKeys and on-pen slider switches so that you can have your favourite shortcuts right at your fingertips. read more

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