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Beginners guide to VOIP

Beginners guide to VOIP

VOIP is fast becoming the way to go with your business telecoms. If you want to know more about this read on, we explain how this technology works and its benefits. What is VOIP? Voice Over Internet Protocol is a telephone system that uses the internet and your...

Have a Merry Christmas with Microsoft 365

Have a Merry Christmas with Microsoft 365

Celebrating Christmas is made easier with Microsoft 365. Here are some ideas on how you can use this powerful office suite to bring festive cheer. This year may mean we are not together in the same place, but it does not mean we cannot share the fun. Christmas Cards...

Let’s beat the virus

Let’s beat the virus

Covid-19 might be the first virus that comes to mind just now. However, have you noticed there seem to be more and more attempts to extract money by deception these days? Those seemingly exciting emails are containing code ready to infect your PC. Keeping IT clean By...

MS Teams make a big push towards destroying Zoom

MS Teams make a big push towards destroying Zoom

Microsoft has been working hard on making MS Teams the go-to program for video-conferencing. However, Zoom still dominates the networking scene; but MS Teams has been learning some lessons. Is it time you took another look? Views The launch of the seven by seven grid...

Loss of the Control panel

Loss of the Control panel

Whilst many of us are happy to let Microsoft do what it needs to let our machines run better, some of us are missing the under the hood tools we are used to having access to. One of them is the loss of the Control Panel. What is the control panel? In the good old days...

PC health checks

PC health checks

Have you performed PC health checks, and should you do them? We discuss the built-in tools in Windows 10 to keep your PC in tip-top health Is your PC sick? Has your PC been slowing down lately?  Does it feel like somethings not working as it was? Our instincts are...

Supporting staff working from home

Supporting staff working from home

We have all been working from home for a while, and although many have settled into the swing of things, some of us have struggled. Here, at Jolly IT we like to think we are supportive, and some would like to give you some hot tips on supporting staff working from...

MS Teams new features to look at

MS Teams new features to look at

We have all been working from home now for some time. Microsoft has been busy updating and improving Teams with new features in preparation for the move away from Skype. Last month we had the battle of the video conference platforms, read more.  Here I am going to...

Video conferencing- let battle commence

Video conferencing- let battle commence

In these restricted times, accessing data and working in teams can be a little fraught. We are going to look at the more popular video conferencing applications and see how they compare. Zoom video conferencing You most probably never heard of Zoom until the lockdown....