10 Benefits of a Happy Workplace
10 Benefits of a Happy Workplace

Here at Smile IT, we’re big on happiness. The kind that gets you up in the morning with a spring in your step. The happiness that puts a genuine sparkle in your eye and fills your soul with such contentment you can’t stop it bursting through your smile. We do everything possible to keep our […]

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Cyber Security Awareness Month
Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is nearly here, and many countries around the world are recognising it as Cyber Security Awareness Month. You know those fun festive season holidays at the end of the year? It’s basically the opposite of that for hackers and phishers and other cybercriminals. It’s a month where cyber security is thrust into the public […]

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what is the cloud
Let’s Clarify “The Cloud”

It’s an inescapable buzz term of the tech industry these days, and most businesses are using the cloud in some way. (Unless you’re still working on typewriters. Then we can’t help you.) Yet despite its omnipresence, it’s one of those arbitrary terms that’s hard to describe. We’re going to try and lift the fog a […]

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replication
What is Replication?

Tricky Computer Terms: Replication When I take my car to the mechanics, he’ll rattle off a long monologue about what’s right with it and what’s wrong with it. It normally ends with “She’ll be ‘right mate.” And it’s always met with a blank stare from me as I try and decipher what the heck they’re […]

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stay healthy at a desk job
Stay Healthy at a Desk Job

Not many people have sat at their desks and said “I’d much rather be digging a ditch.” But the truth is that sitting hunched over a desk, breathing recycled air and pumping your retinas full of artificial light can be a lot less healthy than outdoor manual labour jobs. Unfortunately, some of us have to […]

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Increase Your Password Security
Increase Your Password Security

Out there in cyber space, hiding behind every digital corner, there is a festering network of hackers and malcontents. They lurk like hungry hyenas, waiting to savage the weak, steal their identities, empty their bank accounts or (gasp!) binge watch on their Netflix accounts. What can be done? Who do we turn to? Wait. There […]

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the five fibres
The Five Fibres

OK, we get it. The National Broadband Network is a beast to get your head around. I was trying to explain to my Grandma how the NBN and its fibre connections work, and she thought I was talking about a new way of making tee-shirts. So for Grandma’s sake, and yours, I’m going to try […]

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