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Meltdown and Spectre

Meltdown and Spectre

As you may have heard, some new vulnerabilities have been publicized recently called Meltdown and Spectre.  Many people have asked us what it is, what it does, and if their iPhones will suddenly melt or get haunted.  Here's what you should know: What is Meltdown?...

What is Raspberry Pi?

What is Raspberry Pi?

What is a Raspberry Pi? A question often asked by teachers, children and parents. So many people have heard about Pi and are keen to give it a go, but just aren’t sure where to start. What? Let's start with what a Raspberry Pi is. In simple terms, it is a fully...

Migrating Unencrypted IMAP Mail to Google Apps

Migrating Unencrypted IMAP Mail to Google Apps

We were recently tasked with migrating a customer from RM's EasyMail service over to the Gmail service that is included with Google Apps for Education. If your mail service is relatively modern and supports IMAP over SSL/TLS then you will find that this process is...

New CEOP Video Resource – Romeo & Juliet

New CEOP Video Resource – Romeo & Juliet

For those of you who aren't sure, CEOP is the Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre run by the National Crime Agency. Its principle goal is to protect children from any online or offline threats and in particular sexual exploitation. On their Think U Know...

Deploying Promethean’s ActivDriver

Deploying Promethean’s ActivDriver

The Promethean ActivBoard and ActivPanel are popular choices for schools that require some form of interactive display. For years, Mac users had to put up with buggy ports of Windows software (see: Hitachi, SMART, etc) until Promethean brought out proper Mac software...

Making HP Enterprise Printer Drivers Enterprise Friendly

Making HP Enterprise Printer Drivers Enterprise Friendly

I recently came across an HP printer whose model name includes the word 'Enterprise'. The exact model escapes my mind right now, so I'm using the M855dn as an example, as its drivers work in the same unique way. As I approached the task of deploying the drivers to an...