Update your iDevices to 9.3.5

Following last weeks news story relating to NSO Group creation of malicious software capable of "jailbreaking" any iPhone with just one tap of the screen, and then installing vicious spyware Apple have released a patch to fix the vulnerability flaws in its iOS operating systems. If you haven't already Gold Cube IT recommends you update your iOS on all Apple devices to the latest version. For more on the story of the hack check out the BBC news article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37192670

FernSkinClinic - A New Look

My client FernSkinClinic on England's Lane in Primrose Hill was in the midst of a refurbishment and had also recently upgraded to a new customer booking and appointment system, this resulted in a cluttered reception area with a cable nightmare. This needed a solution, click the picture link below so see the case study....

 

Speed up that old system! - special offer from Gold Cube IT

"I feel the need, the need for speed"

Hard Drive Upgrade Offer - £199 installed and including 256GB SSD* 

Solid state drives (SSD) provide substantial benefits over traditional hard drives, and Gold Cube makes it easy to see why! Whether you're refreshing an old laptop or trying to maximize the potential of the latest desktop, SSDs are the ultimate way to "feel" the difference in your everyday computing performance!

So here are the benefits vs HDDs (traditional hard drives):

  • Faster - Up to 100 times faster then traditional Hard Drives (HDD)
  • Lighter - SSD 48 grams vs HDD 113 grams 
  • Silent - No noise from the drive
  • Less power - SSD 2-4 watts compared to 6-7 watts for HDD which means up to 30 minutes more battery life for notebooks
  • Cooler - no moving parts means running 10-15 degrees less heat
  • More Reliable - annual failure rate less then 1% compared to HDD 4-6%

For more details and to order please follow the link below:

http://www.goldcubeit.co.uk/offers/

Microsoft continues to push Windows 10

Microsoft continues to take major steps to move users onto Windows 10 following its stated goal of having 1 billion devices using the operating system within the next two to three years. The latest attempt see's the company, along with its partners Intel, AMD and Qualcomm announce that new processors being developed with only work with Windows 10. At best users with old hardware will not receive updates to the hardware at worse the hardware will simply not work. 

Is now the time to upgrade? Contact us at Gold Cube to discuss your options.

CES 2016 - One week to go

CES 2016 launches next week and is sure to provide us with the best innovations the tech world has to offer, showing us how tech companies are thinking, how they perceive our future needs and wants. 

To my mind the two big attractions will be the virtual reality headsets and the sure to be vast number of drone offerings. Take a look at the BBC article below for some more tips on what to look out for:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-35192737

Thanks for reading,

Will

Gold Cube IT Launches!

On January 1st 2016 Gold Cube IT launched its services to London and the South of England. We offer a full range of IT Support and Services for households and businesses alike. Our ethos is simple, to deliver a personal and reliable service that you can count on at reasonable rates. Check out the website and subscribe to get regular updates.

www.goldcubeit.co.uk