How to protect your business from a virus outbreak. 

Don’t let the virus kill your business As of the time of writing there’s a lot of business disruption in Hong Kong and around Asia because of Covid-19 also known as the Corona Virus.  Current mortality rate seems to be about 2.5% which is significan [...]

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3 NY Resolutions for a Secure and Tech Friendly 2020

Review your Passwords There have been many high-profile data breaches in the past few years.  In some cases, this has been on a massive scale like Yahoo, Marriot Hotels, Sony and E-Bay to name a few.  A quick way to check if you’re at risk is by usin [...]

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5G – In 10 Seconds Or Less

Happy New Year from the team at FunctionEight. As we look at the year ahead, one technology trend coming to HK stands out. 2020 is the year that Hong Kong is due to get an important telecommunications infrastructure revamp with immense potential. With do [...]

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Black Friday

Black Free-Ride-Day “Are you going to buy anything online today?” We asked one of our IT Engineers. They just laughed, it’s an amusing comment rather than a serious question. Today is Black Friday, an online shopping extravaganza spearheaded by US- [...]

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Using an old apple iPHONE or iPAD – Update ASAP

Is It Time For An Change my Iphone? I know these Apple devices are old but many people have them for kids to use or maybe you are not the sort to insist on the latest device.  If you have old Apple devices please read on to see the impact to you. iPhone [...]

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Windows 7 End of Life – Time for a Quick Tech Audit?

History of Windows 7  Windows 7 was released back in 2009. Although hard to believe it’s been around for a decade, it remains very popular, with reports suggesting that still over a third of PC’s are running the operating system. There are many reaso [...]

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TEARS IN THE OFFICE

No I am not talking about an upset employee who has just had a family bereavement, or whose pet is seriously ill. I am talking about what would your business do if you could not get into your office because of Tear Gas or Riots outside of the office. Ever [...]

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Conference calls, copy machines and cold cuts

#cmsmasters_row_5d70e0fce8566 .cmsmasters_row_outer_parent { padding-top: 0px; } #cmsmasters_row_5d70e0fce8566 .cmsmasters_row_outer_parent { padding-bottom: 50px; } In case you hadn’t heard, the Amazon rainforest is burning. You may be wond [...]

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Windows Server 2008 End of Life – Is Your Organisation at Risk?

#cmsmasters_row_5d68f7318247b .cmsmasters_row_outer_parent { padding-top: 0px; } #cmsmasters_row_5d68f7318247b .cmsmasters_row_outer_parent { padding-bottom: 50px; } Windows Server 2008 extended support will be ended by Microsoft on January 14 [...]

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Mobile Phone and a Charger – The Modern Protestors Toolkit

Whether you agree or not with the cause and the methods deployed, the use of technology to coordinate the recent anti-government protests in Hong Kong is impressive. From the safety of my sofa watching proceedings on a hi definition tv whilst chatting to [...]

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