Phone Number Porting

When we set up a new telephone system for you, we need to ‘port’ your existing phone numbers from the old carrier to our new carrier. These movements are administered by the ACMA, and there is a set process to follow. It goes like this- We gather your...

My Keyboard doesn’t Work!

Here is a quick article to help you if you’re having issues with a keyboard attached to a Mac. This might sound silly, but it does happen! Firstly- Try to save your open documents- use the mouse if needed. Next, Are you sure the keyboard is the problem? Try this...

Synology WordPress PHP Configuration

I was trying to move a website from one Synology device to another last weekend and found that no matter what I did, I couldn’t get the WordPress package to use a different PHP version (v7.2) or modify the built in PHP config (v5.6). It didn’t respond to...

State of The Mac 2019- Updated April 2019

We like Macs, but there are some er, less desirable models in the line up- so If you’re buying a new Mac this year, what specs to recommend? This post was originally written in March 2017, and since then Apple has updated many of the models- I have updated each of the...

Adobe Creative Cloud Alternatives

We’ve had a love/hate relationship with Adobe going back many years. When we sold $100k per year they were great, but as soon as we started Servicemax, we realised that they have a very different attitude towards smaller dealers. Basically as a smaller dealer...

Support- Who Does What?

People often ask how we can offer an ‘unlimited’ plan for support that includes both remote and onsite support, so I’m here to spill the secrets. It’s also a handy guide to how we make decisions on how to fix things… The Prime Directive...