3 things Microsoft need to improve in Office 365

To be clear, I think MS Office 365 is great, but it needs polishing in some areas, these are my top 3;

Improve the One Drive for Business sync tool. It errors too often and with too little information relating to what the error is. Microsoft have tried to remedy this using the Repair function,

September 1st, 2014|MS Office 365|

Archiving Labelled Email in Google Apps mail

Here’s the scenario;

You use Google Apps mail or Gmail. You receive certain Email and have a filter that automatically applies to that Email. You want to remove all the Email with that Label from your Inbox?

So what do you do?

You go into the Label, select all the Email you want to Archive and click

August 29th, 2014|News|

Google Drive Sync limit of 100Gb

Odd issue in the office this morning. We have many clients on Google Drive and a lot of them use the Google Drive Sync tool that allows for the easy opening and saving of MS Office documents to Google Drive.

An odd issue was reported that a users recently modified Word files, 20Kb each, would

August 12th, 2014|News|

How to diagnose Google Drive performance issues

Google Drive performance problems can be frustrating, you’re accessing the system via a browser so it should just work right? Unfortunately there are a lot of steps that take place and if you’ve performed the basic checks (testing Google Drive on a different PC on the same network, testing on a different PC on

August 8th, 2014|News|

Sage 50 2015 works in the cloud. Here’s what you need to know

Update: very soon after I posted this I was told by Sage that the release date for 2015 has been pushed back to 18th Aug. Read into this what you will.


With the release of Sage 2015 comes a long awaited feature of access from anywhere via the cloud, here’s how it works and what

August 7th, 2014|News|

Mac Mail and Windows Live Mail Email signatures

Our clients often approach us to add or change the email signatures of their accounts to MS Office 365, Google Apps or our secure UK hosted Exchange platform.

For MS Outlook this is very easy and Outlook copes well with cutting and pasting whatever signature you’ve created in Word into its signature tool. However Mac

April 6th, 2014|News|