We Transfer

If you need to send large email attachments and you find that you can’t send them via email. Here is an easy and fast way that allows you to send large files up to 2 Gigs. Step 1: Click on this link   https://www.wetransfer.com/   Step 2: Please click on “I Agree”   Step 3: Click on “Add your files” select the file you need and click “Open”.   Step 4: Type in the email address “that you are sending to” and type in “your email address”   Step 5: Click “Transfer”        Step 6: Congratulations you have successfully sent a


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What is the Snipping Tool?

What is the Snipping Tool? Snipping Tool is a print screen utility, you can take screenshots of an open window (entire screen). The capture can be annotated using a mouse and stored as an image file example a JPEG. Step 1: Go to search box on the task bar and search for Snipping Tool, once you see the results click on Snipping Tool.   Step 2: Once you have opened Snipping Tool, click on the new button and then select the area that you want to capture. You also can choose what type of screenshot you want to use: Free-Form Snip, Rectangle Snip, Window


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School in a Box

School in a Box – We care about Education & its Development   With technology being a central part of our 21st century lives, it’s essential that it is integrated into education. Students today have grown up with the intuition to swipe a smart phone or tablet screen, so bringing this technology into the classroom can help bring learning material to life, while preparing them for the future workplace.School in a Box was born out of the need to make technology as accessible as possible to as many students possible. There are 3 Categories named Essential for R 3225, Classic for


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How to setup your Google Drive account

So what is Google drive? Google Drive is your own personal storage space in the Cloud on a the Google server. You get up to 15GB free Storage on Google drive, if the 15GB Storage space is not enough you can purchase Google Drive’s unlimited storage plan for $10 a month. Google Drive Syncs all of your documents to a specific folder on your Computer, any changes you make locally on a document will automatically get backed up to Google drive. Step 1 Sign in to your Google account using your Gmail account. Step 2 Once you are signed in, click


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New Ransomware Replicates Itself Says Microsoft

You’ve probably seen the joke email before. Something to the effect of, “If you don’t forward this message to six people within twenty-four hours, your teeth will fall out, your car will break down, and all the files on your computer will be deleted.” Ransomware isn’t quite to that level yet, but it’s getting awfully close. Microsoft warned recently of a new strain of ransomware that not only locks and encrypts all your files, but also actively hides itself from the user, and can make copies of itself, so that it can spread to other machines via flash and network-connected


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22nd April on World Earth Day

At the end of April on World Earth Day, IT-Works in conjunction with Willers Insurance Brokers got a group of friends together and we rode down the Wild Coast on our mountain bikes. “Team Tortoise” was born, due to the rather ‘leisurely pace’ we ride our mountain-bikes! Our group of ‘tortoises’ decided to have a bit of fun with our ‘slow status’, whilst using the opportunity to raise money for our ’turtle friends’ at sea. Although the official Earth Day theme for 2016 was ‘to plant a tree’, We decided to focus our efforts on Turtle Conservation instead. Loggerhead Turtles


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NEW Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet

NEW Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet This unique tablet offers a lot more than business on-the-go. It features a modular design that lets you turn your device into a laptop, and a projector. Plus the detachable keyboard includes a track pad and the legendary TrackPoint— no mouse required. Portable Entertainment With a Stunning Display Whether for work or leisure, the high resolution 2K (2160 x 1440) display features widescreen IPS technology and an integrated, adjustable kickstand for viewing from any angle. With the integrated speakers and Dolby® surround sound technology, the X1 Tablet is perfect for watching videos. Has a built


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Free Windows 10 upgrade

Free Windows 10 upgrade     On 1st June 2015, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 would be released on July 29, 2015.And that if you are on Windows 7 or 8 you have until the 29th July 2016 to take advantage of the free upgrade to Windows 10. If you still need to upgrade to Windows 10 we have a step by step guide on how you can do that. Or if you need us to do it for you please log a call with us and we’ll arrange upgrade you to Windows 10. 

What is Fibre Optic ?

What is Fibre Optic ? Fibre optic cable consists of a bundle of glass threads, each of which is capable of transmitting messages modulated onto light waves. Fibre cables can contain up to a thousand Fibres in a single cable, with potential bandwidth in the terabytes per second.  This means that if your home or office area support Fibre you can experience faster internet access. Check on this coverage map and then contact us if you have fibre coverage and we’ll get you connected to the fibre network http://www.telkom.co.za/coverage/ftth/   Fibre to the Premises – FTTP Fibre to the premises (FTTP)


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How to set your Internet Explorer Home Page

How to set your Internet Explorer homepage in 5 easy to follow steps. Step 1 – Open Internet Explorer Step 2 – At the top right hand corner click the little gear, below is a picture to help you identify Step 3 –  Click on “Internet Options” Step 4 – Once you have clicked on “Internet Options” a dialog box will open up Step 5 – Under the “General Tab”, you will see Home Page with a small white block, in the small white block you can add in the Home Page you would like example https://www.google.co.za   If you found this helpful please


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