Coding for Kids – Podcast

Are you confused by the term ‘coding’ and would you like to learn about how you can get yourself and the kids involved? In the latest edition of Lifeline IT’s series of podcasts – The Tech Lifeline – demystifies the world of coding and explains the basics of what is fast becoming an essential life skill.

Computer code illustrating 'Coding for Kids'

Dream Desk – Podcast

Having the right desk set-up has never been so important. Not only is it good for you physically – the correct chair and desk helps with posture and can prevent back and neck problems – but it can also improve wellbeing if you’re working in a pleasant environment. Find out how to create your ideal home office.

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New Series of Podcasts

Are you bamboozled by tech and wish you had your own personal expert to recommend the best gadgets and gizmos? The launch of Lifeline IT’s new podcast series hosted by Daniel Mitchell and Adam Woolf, ‘The Tech Lifeline’ is a go-to guide to help you get the very best out of tech.

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Homeworking Survey Results

Many of us have been working from home for over a year now. We take a look at what you’ve loved and loathed about setting up camp at the kitchen table. We reveal the findings of our ‘Tech Challenges’ survey, which asked people what they have struggled with and also enjoyed about working from home.

Working on a laptop from home to illustrate the Lifeline IT Homeworking Survey Results

The Art of the Telephone Conversation

We take a look at the growth of online video platforms and Lifeline IT’s Daniel discusses what the future may hold for the phone call. Daniel explains why he thinks the telephone call will remain a key communications tool in the future: "People can’t always be front of camera".

Man making a business call - office communication

Apple M1 Processor

There’s been much talk around the new Apple Silicon M1 processor which launched in 2020 and is tipped to revolutionise Mac products. It's a major change in Apple operating systems, but what exactly is the M1 and what does it mean for users? Get the low-down on this latest tech development.

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Alternative Social Media Sites

Have you ever had a verbal conversation with someone and then looked at Facebook or Instagram only to see suggested posts, users or adverts relating to the very conversation you’ve just had? Are there safer alternatives available to keep us connected? Lifeline IT’s Daniel Mitchell gives you a guide to some of the platforms you might consider.

Social media icons - safe alternative social media options do exist

Lifeline IT Tech Challenges Survey

We’re launching the Lifeline IT Tech Challenges survey and want to hear from you about IT difficulties you’ve encountered over the past year. We want to find out about how changes caused by the Covid-19 pandemic are affecting you and what IT developments could help improve how you operate remotely.

Filling in the IT Tech Challenges Survey on a tablet

Lifeline IT Client Spotlight – Action Tutoring

Lifeline IT client ‘Action Tutoring’, an education charity that was founded to tutor children from disadvantaged backgrounds, is on a drive to help thousands of young people affected by Covid-19. The organisation will be giving additional learning to children whose education has been disrupted by the pandemic – a 100% increase from the previous year.

Action Tutoring in action

New Year, New Start: 2021 Tech Developments

We thought we’d start the year with a look at some IT developments that you and your business need to consider over the next 12 months. Back-up of cloud environments is a key issue for 2021. There are also some exciting changes from Apple this year that will make noticeable differences to the performance of Apple products.

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Review of the Lifeline IT Year 2020

2020 has been a year like no other. We end on a positive with our review of the year and share some of Lifeline IT’s achievements that have helped keep our clients, connected and safe in the new virtual world. We’d also like to say a HUGE thank to our clients for their unwavering support throughout the most challenging of times and we wish everyone a Happy New Year.

Review of the year - dice showing 2020 and 2021

Hosting and Producing Virtual Online AGM

Virtual AGMs are an effective way to communicate with staff and stakeholders especially with the current restrictions on travel and work. Recently, Lifeline IT were technical facilitator of a virtual AGM for Bluegem Capital Partners, whose brands include Mamas & Papas, Jack Wills and Liberty London.

Adam Woolf at Bluegem Capital Partners AGM 2020

Lifeline IT Client Spotlight – Bruce’s Doggy Day Care

A Lifeline IT client, Bruce’s was founded in 2008 by dog-lover Bruce Casalis and it now has five centres across Surrey, Buckinghamshire and Kent. We speak to marketing director Leah Hill to find out more about what makes the business so special for dogs and their owners.

Dog playing at Bruce's Doggie Day Care

Password Management

Lifeline IT’s co-founder Daniel Mitchell was recently a guest on The Times radio, advising listeners on good password management. In this week’s blog post, we give you some of Daniel’s key tips on how to manage your passwords effectively and reduce risk.

Easy to guess passwords written on PostIt notes - poor password management

Sinead Murphy – Spotlight on Lifeline IT Engineer

Enjoy our spotlight on Lifeline IT engineer, Sinead Murphy. Handling multiple complex IT problems is all in a day’s work for Sinead. She is one of 14 engineers who deal with client’s IT and technical issues. We talk to Sinead to find out more about her role.

Sinead Murphy, Lifeline IT Engineer

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