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Apple Working On Issue with iMessage and iOS7

Published on October 3rd, 2013 | by Kieran

Ever since the official release of iOS 7, I have been having a number of issues with iMessage. Between messages not being sent and some received, I have also had issues activating iMessage on some of [&hellip... Read More


Resetting Administrator Password in Windows 2012

Published on September 18th, 2013 | by Kieran

A few months ago I wrote a post about Resetting Administrator Password in Windows 2008. I thought I would see if the same worked for Windows 2012. Thankfully it does, with a few newer looking screens [&hellip... Read More


Configuring Outlook 2011 with using IMAP

Published on September 15th, 2013 | by Kieran

While Microsoft still does not support Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) for use with Outlook 2011 and service, they have just announced support for IMAP. While it’s not as nice as EAS it’s a big improvement over [&hellip... Read More


Uninstalling Internet Explorer 10 from Windows 2008

Published on September 15th, 2013 | by Kieran

Internet Explorer 10 has a sneaky habit of installing itself, especially if you have automatic updates enabled. Here are a few simple steps you can follow to remove IE 10, and downgrade back to IE 9 [&hellip... Read More


Enabling Two Step Verification with Microsoft Online Services

Published on September 9th, 2013 | by Kieran

Microsoft services such as Microsoft Live,, SkyDrive and Hotmail support two-step verification. Two-step verification helps protect your account by making it more difficult for a hacker to sign in, even if they’ve somehow learned your [&hellip... Read More


Tesco Automated Recycling Centre Locations

Published on September 8th, 2013 | by Kieran

In an attempt to earn some Clubcard Green Points, I tried (with great difficulty) to locate my nearest Tesco store with an Automatic Recycling bank. Even the main Tesco website doesn’t have a list, and any [&hellip... Read More


Glossary of Terms & Acronyms

Published on July 4th, 2013 | by Kieran

The following is a list of terms, phrases and acronyms that I come across on a daily basis. A little list to help friends, partners and colleagues decypher what I am taking about. Last Update: Tuesday [&hellip... Read More


Office Visio Stencil

Published on June 4th, 2013 | by Kieran

Doing some work with Visio today I happened to come across an extremely useful Visio stencil. Created and released by Microsoft, it contains more than 300 icons to help create visual representations of Microsoft Office or [&hellip... Read More


Plantronics Voyager Legend UC

Published on May 25th, 2013 | by Kieran

For the past few months I have been looking for a wireless headset to replace my old wired USB headset. Preferably the headset should work with my mobile phone as well as my softphone (in this [&hellip... Read More


Mac OS X Screenshots

Published on April 5th, 2013 | by Kieran

There are several key combinations built into Mac OS X that can be used to take screenshots. At the moment I am using OS X 10.8.3 – Mountain Lion, so the following are the key combinations [&hellip... Read More

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