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Network Cabling

Tweet Busy Saturday morning installing network cabling in shiny new offices for our Hereford clients! PC Logix provide a comprehensive network installation service, from installing a single network point to designing complete network infrastructures using ethernet...

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Supporting Cobrey Farms

Tweet We have been very pleased to provide IT support for the last five years to Cobrey Farms in Herefordshire. Cobrey Farms is owned and run by the Chinn family in south Herefordshire.They grow Wye Valley branded asparagus, blueberries and rhubarb, as well as...

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All about Ted

Tweet Penny O’Dell of Footbridge Studios kindly gave us our mascot #pclogixTed. Ted has been out and about meeting local businesses and attending networking events. These included: Women in Business – not sure how he gained access to this one, Hereford Means Business...

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Was That Email From You?

Have you ever received an email from a friend, colleague or client that they didn’t actually send? If you haven’t then you can count yourself quite fortunate, as it’s become a very common occurrence.
Normally the first reaction is “Someone has hacked in to my email account”, which of course may be true, usually because of weak or compromised passwords. More likely though its simply that your email address has been used, so that the receiver is led to believe the email is genuine. Typically, the email will have fraudulent links or

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Recycling Your Old Computers

Disposal of old computers can be real headache for businesses. In many cases taking them to the local tip is not practical, and certainly isn’t secure if the hard drive is present. Yes, hard drives can be removed beforehand, and by using the combination of a hefty hammer and a deal of muscle, can be destroyed to the point where any data on there would not be retrievable. But there is a better way………
It’s worth mentioning that worldwide we generate a massive 40 million tons of electronic waste every year.

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A New Era in Communications

As BT calls on communications watchdog Ofcom to consent to the dismantling of the UK’s fixed landline network over the next decade, this move surely signals the end of the landline service as we know it in the UK. With VoIP continuing to grow, BT are seeking to migrate all landlines to internet-based voice calls but says it is hamstrung by existing rules which stipulate it must maintain a fixed line service.
BT manages the traditional phone network via its arms-length Openreach division which oversees all national telecoms infrastructure

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Calling Big Brother!

We live in a world where technology can pretty well hear and see all. With an array of technological wizardry such as Beacons, and an ever growing army of Digital Assistants on hand listening for our next voice request to make our lives easier.
Great technology, but at what cost? Do we know our movements can be tracked within inches and up to 50 metres away using Beacon technology, or that our attentive digital assistants in the guise of Cortana, Alexa, Siri or Google Now, can hear and record all of our conversations.

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Beware! Ransomware Rising

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued an alert warning businesses and individuals about the continued spread of cryptographic ransomware. This malware encrypts a victim’s files with a key held by criminals on a remote server, and it then extorts money from the victim to recover those files. The biggest threat among these continues to be CryptoWall, the ransomware family that first emerged last April.
So far, the FBI’s IC3 has been contacted by 992 victims of CryptoWall, and their combined losses total

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Have you got your Apple watch?

In less than three months it has already at the top of the smartwatch market. Apple shipped over four million watches in the second quarter of the year, becoming the world’s No. 1 wearable band vendor.

Apple and other vendors still face important challenges to make the smartwatch a breakout hit. Improvements in performance, battery life, and sensor integration are needed to make future models more attractive, but it is the quality of third-party apps that will determine whether

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Tara Roche-Schiavon | MD         The Media Services Company

“I run a busy Surveying Practice including undertaking expert witness work for the Courts. Much of this work is done to deadlines and any IT problems which arise need to be fixed quickly. Nigel and PC Logix are always on the case straight away and we have never had a problem which they have been unable to fix. They have also upgraded our system following recent expansion and did so without causing disruption. I trust and rely on them completely”

Linden Alcock FRICS | Alcocks Chartered Surveyors 

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