The End of Windows 7
The Door Closes on Windows 7

All good things come to an end, it’s an unavoidable fact of life. Some endings move us more than others – who can say they won’t be a bit shaken and stirred when Daniel Craig’s Bond stint comes to a close? Come on, he’s been the best. Some endings are a bit more important though, […]

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VPN
What is a VPN?

VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, and it’s nowhere near as complicated as it sounds. Once the playground of computer nerds and exclusive large corporations, VPN’s have grown into a pretty common feature and even necessity of our internet-based lives. VPN’s have awesome business and personal applications, from extending your corporate intranet to workers anywhere […]

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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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phishing for data
Phishing for Data

There are loads of scams out there. Job scams, romantic scams, extortion, fake charities. The list goes on and on, but none are quite as tricky to navigate as ‘phishing’. It’s a tough nut to crack, and I’m not just talking about the pronunciation (let me help you there: its ‘fishing’… or ‘fushing’ if you’re […]

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Who are Smile IT?

We are a positive bunch of people looking to make other people smile through the challenges and continuous changes of the digital age. Rely on us to keep up and keep you up to date and moving forward with new skills to get ahead in your business with streamlined processes. For us our goal as […]

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#chicksintech
The year of the #chicksintech

Research shows that back in the 80’s women had little enthusiasm in computing. Computers were sold as “toys for boys” and gaming was something women didn’t show much interest in. For whatever reason that cultural stigma has stuck and there is now a need to eradicate the cultural norms. It’s time for #chicksintech. From the […]

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