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The latest news from TechCentre Isle of Man

All the latest news and updates on TechCentre Isle of man.
MAY
09

Google is testing a radical change by turning people's search results black

G oogle users have noticed something different about the search results being returned at the moment: they're not the iconic Google blue, but black instead. Click on the picture below to find out why...
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MAY
05

Happy Password Day!

Today is World Password Day! A great opportunity to make sure your passwords are secure and not like some of these... Click on the image for the full article:
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MAR
31

Facebook buys 'face swapping' app Masquerade to take on Snapchat in battle of the selfie filters

Face-swapped selfies have recently taken the world by storm, and they're about to get even more popular. 
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MAR
31

Will tomorrow's smart office be a saviour or a spy?

Tomorrow's Buildings will look at how technology is making our offices smarter, our homes more affordable and even transforming building sites? 
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MAR
29

Apple tackles iOS 9.3 update glitch

iPhone and iPad owners locked out of their devices because of a problem with Apple's latest mobile operating system have been provided with a solution. Check out how to below:
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MAR
16

Growing success of ‘birthday’ company

Leading local IT firm, TechCentre is celebrating its 15th anniversary this month. Read more: http://www.iomtoday.co.im/news/business/growing-success-of-birthday-company-1-7796435#ixzz435U8eqkW.
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MAR
08

Spam Filter

Talk to us today about our spam filter
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MAR
08

Why Change your Password??

​Changing your passwords on a regular basis offers you some protection against corporate carelessness, says Rick Maybury, click below for full story..
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MAR
08

What is a DDoS attack

DDoS is short for Distributed Denial of Service . DDoS is a type of DOS attack where multiple compromised systems, which are often infected with a Trojan, are used to target a single system causing a Denial of Service (DoS) attack .
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MAR
08

Phishing Alert! Email claiming to be from local bank - Beware!

Phishing Alert! A local bank has been informed that an email has been sent out to island residents with the express intention of gathering sensitive information from their customers. They would like to advise their customers that they do not operate in this way and to always check the sender. This sender is from: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. which is clearly an at...
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MAR
07

Apple Macs hit by ransomware 'for first time'

​A type of malware that locks computer files and demands a fee for their release has successfully targeted Apple computers. See the full story by clicking on the picture below:
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FEB
18

Contactless card owners warned against public transport scanner hack

A Facebook post has gone viral, after a man, Paul Jarvis, saw a thief scamming people out of their money in a tech-savvy manner. Click on the photo below to see the full article:
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FEB
04

Windows 10 will automatically download on to Windows 7 or 8 PCs

Company to make Windows 10 a 'recommended update' next year, meaning those running updates will have it downloaded and will be prompted to install. Click on the image to read the full story.
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JAN
29

Specifically for our international clients...

Apple recalls adapters over electric shock risk: Customers advised to return certain plugs shipped with Macs and iPhones. Click on the image to read the full article.
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JAN
28

Don't be caught out by fraud

Barclays TV advert: Fraud Smart
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JAN
27

Calling Sage users! You have 4 business days to take action or risk great expense!

For more information click on the following link:
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JAN
26

Microsoft Recalls Power Cords Over Fire Risk

Do you own a Microsoft Surface Pro purchased before March 2015? http://news.sky.com/story/1626186/microsoft-recalls-power-cords-over-fire-risk
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AUG
28

Ice Bucket Challenge

Ice Bucket Challenge
​In 2014, the staff did a group 'Ice Bucket Challenge' in order to raise funds for Manx charity, Wish Upon a Dream. There was no shortage of volunteers to throw the water over us, allowing us to complete as a team! Other notable events that we have taken part in have been a charity ride out and Movember. As before, TechCentre supported the Friends ...
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