Collaboration

Microsoft Teams update will put users in a virtual theatre

News
9 Jul, 2020
Bobby Hellard

Virtual meeting rooms, dynamic views, and even a Cortana integration added to the collaboration platform

Master and slave on components

Twitter becomes the latest firm to ditch problematic coding terms

News
3 Jul, 2020
Bobby Hellard

Dismantling structural racism 'will take more than just a couple of cosmetic code changes', warns Scale Factory CEO

OneDrive App

Microsoft overhauls OneDrive collaboration tools

News
2 Jul, 2020
Bobby Hellard

More admin controls and streamlined sharing capabilities for OneDrive, SharePoint and Teams

Slack on phone

Slack attempts to replace email with Slack Connect tool

News
25 Jun, 2020
Bobby Hellard

Communication platform's new service will allow 20 organisations to be added to a single Slack channel

‘Severe’ Cisco WebEx flaw grants hackers access to meeting data

News
19 Jun, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

The memory leakage vulnerability has been patched, with Cisco urging users to update their clients immediately

Google and Parallels bring native Windows apps to Chromebooks

News
17 Jun, 2020
Bobby Hellard

The partnership aims to make the budget-friendly Chromebooks more appealing to enterprise customers

Dropbox on multiple devices

Dropbox launches a password manager and secure file vault

News
17 Jun, 2020
Bobby Hellard

The cloud company wants to help organise remote workers with its array of new features

NHS

NHS strikes landmark IT deal with Microsoft

News
15 Jun, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

The major agreement will see Microsoft 365 and Windows 10 ported to millions of machines across the health service

A third of Brits say their broadband has worsened during lockdown

News
8 Jun, 2020
Bobby Hellard

YouGov survey suggests poor internet connectivity is hampering productivity

Zoom capitalises on high demand with 169% revenue surge

News
3 Jun, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Firm also confirms end-to-end encryption won’t be rolled out to all due to security and privacy “balancing act”

Voip Unlimited Voip Exchange review: Smart and simple

Reviews
3 Jun, 2020
Dave Mitchell

This cloud-based VoIP system is easy to manage and comes with plenty of useful features as standard

Skype review: Retrofitted for the modern age

Reviews
2 Jun, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

The video conferencing OG boasts a clean in-meeting interface and most of the features you could ask for

Slack review: Free your business comms

Reviews
1 Jun, 2020
K.G. Orphanides

The industry-leading business chat system stands up to its big-name rivals

Zoom will offer stronger encryption for paid accounts

News
1 Jun, 2020
Sabina Weston

The plans have been confirmed by the company's security consultant Alex Stamos

Google to block notification spam with new Chrome feature

News
29 May, 2020
Sabina Weston

The 'quieter notifications UI' will be rolled out as a default setting in July

Google Hangouts review: The pros and cons of simplicity

Reviews
29 May, 2020
Bobby Hellard

From its ease-of-use to its lack of functionality, Hangouts is a basic, but safe, videoconferencing tool

Zoom review: Are we alone now?

Reviews
27 May, 2020
Sabina Weston

Zoom is undeniably having a moment - but is it suited for life under lockdown?

Workplace by Facebook

Facebook announces new Workplace features as paid users hit five million

News
22 May, 2020
Sabina Weston

The platform seeks to exploit ongoing security concerns plaguing Zoom

Parliament's decision to axe the 'hybrid' House of Commons is a desperate mistake

Opinion
21 May, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

In this new age of mass remote working, only our MPs would turn their backs on progress

A woman remote working from a cafe using the cloud

Most UK workers don’t want to return to the office

News
19 May, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Employees see productivity gains due to remote working, although many are still not supported by adequate IT