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Windows 10

August 25, 2015

To upgrade or not to upgrade For the present Cloud Nine advises all users NOT to upgrade to Windows 10, this is to allow time for bugs to be patched by Microsoft and so we can roll out in a controlled manner. One possible concern for those moving up to Windows 10, especially from older…

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Microsoft Windows 7 for business purposes.

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May 19, 2015
Microsoft Windows 7 for business purposes.

People, companies  are still focusing on Microsoft Windows 7 for business purposes, especially when replacing PCs running Windows XP, writes Jack Schofield. Cloud Nince believes that Windows 7 is a very powerful operating system, and useful for most business. We have It can be still purchased from some markets, but in the event you cannot…

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Advertising on your Fridge and Everywhere Else.

May 23, 2014
Advertising on your Fridge and Everywhere Else.

An article on the Guardian tech blog today really caught my attention. It concerns the release of details of a filing made by google in december of last year. A quick summary might read, Google plan their advertising to be just about everywhere, from you fridge, to thermostat to car dashboard, retargeted ads will soon…

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Google Apps For Business

May 6, 2014

Did you know we can setup and configure Google Apps on any of your devices? Google Apps is a service from Google that provides independently customizable versions of many Google products such as Gmail, Google Calendar, Docs, Drive, Groups, News, Play, Sites, Talk, and Wallet. The difference between Google Apps and Google’s basic freemium model for the services…

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Microsoft Word 2013 Quick Tips

Comments 0 by in Microsoft, Tutorials, Windows
May 1, 2014

Microsoft Office 2013 is the latest version of Micrsoft’s flagship productivity suite. It features modern user interface updates and plenty of new functionality based on the recent surge in cloud computing. Users with SharePoint or OneDrive subscriptions can easily synchronise files within their organisation and collaborate online from within the Microsoft Office applications.   Perhaps…

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Windows 7 Quick Tips

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April 30, 2014

Many of our clients have recently upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7. All of the functionality from Windows XP exists in Windows 7 – and more, but some users may find it harder to find what they’re looking for at the beginning. Take a look below at some simple screenshots that will get you…

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IRS Misses XP Deadline, Pays Microsoft for Custom Support

Comments 0 by in Microsoft, Tech News
April 15, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service in the United States has missed the all-important deadline for upgrading from XP to a later operating system. Microsoft are providing custom support to make sure the tax collector of the worlds biggest economy stays functioning. Some sources are valuing this support in the millions, others claiming just $500.000. Read the…

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Microsoft Launch Free Mobile Operating System

Comments 0 by in Microsoft, Tech News, Windows
April 3, 2014

Microsoft have released a free version of Windows for mobile devices, following in the steps of Google’s Android platform and other less prevalent mobile operating systems. Until now, Microsoft have been charging hardware manufacturers approximately €7 for each device that the Windows Mobile operating system is loaded on, and this cost is reflected in the…

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“Dublin as an emerging tech hub”. Really?

Comments 0 by in Irish, Tech News
April 1, 2014

I read a post earlier today that listed Dublin as one of the top 8 emerging tech hubs in the world. It was on The Next Web. Some of the other cities on the list were quite interesting and unexpected too. Read the post here.  What surprised me was that Dublin was still listed as…

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Microsoft Release Office For iPad

Comments 0 by in Mobile, Office 365, Tech News
March 28, 2014

The announcement was made at the first launch event hosted by Satya Nadella since he became chief executive of the firm. Three separate productivity apps are available – Word, Excel and Powerpoint – each of which has been optimised for touch-based controls.

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Paddy’s Day Good News

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March 12, 2014

A video that is hard not to love. Some really positive facts and figures about the Ireland of 2014 in the video produced by Failte Ireland really does hit the right notes. Key facts that we like to see: Forbes named it the best country in the world to do business in. No.1 for adaptability…

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Our 7 Favourite Tech Blogs

Comments 0 by in Tech News
March 1, 2014

It is always important to keep an eye on what is going on. Here at Cloud Nine we are fascinated to see what is hot, what is not, and where the internet is going. The great thing about working in the tech world is that everything is changing not just month by month but more…

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