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Mobile Charges: Common Overspend Areas

17 Mar 2019

Are your mobile bills higher than you expect but you’re not sure why? Here we explain some of the most common additional charges we see on our client’s bills and advise on ways to avoid them. Non-Geographical Calls Non-geographic numbers,…

The Internet of Things (IoT) “The What?”

28 Feb 2019

From progression towards 5G to developments in connectivity capabilities, the world we live and work in is an exciting place at the moment.  One area we are likely to see the biggest developments in is the IoT (Internet of Things)…

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5G is coming

18 Feb 2019

With many locations across the UK still waiting for 4G coverage, you may wonder why people are getting so excited about the impending launch of 5G. What is 5G? You would be forgiven for thinking that all there is to…

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Help! I’ve Lost my phone

29 Jan 2019

Would you know what to do if your phone gets lost or stolen? When your phone vanishes, whatever the circumstance, it conjures up that awful feeling of dread, panic, anxiety. What am I going to do? There goes my means…

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Ways To Monitor Your Data Usage

17 Jan 2019

Are you a self-professed heavy data user? Or do your work patterns mean usage on your business phone can fluctuate month to month? Perhaps your monthly usage stays consistent? There is still good reason for keeping a track on your…

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Five Free Apps To Help You Keep Your New Years Resolutions

6 Jan 2019

With the start of a new year, many of us are looking at ways to modify parts of our lives to have a happier and healthier year. Making resolutions is the easy part, sticking to them is where it gets…

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Backup and Restore Android and iOS

21 Dec 2018

Gone are the days when mobile phones were considered a luxury. They have now become a necessity for many people as a way of not only communicating with friends, family & colleagues but also a way to store important information…

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3 Things You Never Knew Your Phone Could Do

13 Dec 2018

We’ve seen some great new phones in 2018; Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note9, Google’s Pixel 3 XL and of course, the iPhone Xs and Xs Max. With new technology comes exciting new features, but it’s impossible to know every…

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8020 Supports Small Business Saturday

30 Nov 2018

As a trusted supplier of IT Support and Business Mobiles, 8020 already supports a number of small businesses across Dumfries and Galloway and Scotland. Small Business Saturday is a campaign which highlights the success of small business across the UK…

Premium Rate Text Charges

29 Nov 2018

When was the last time you checked your business mobile phone bill? If you have answered “never”, you probably fall into the same category as most. 8020 regularly see premium rate text charges coming through on clients bills which require…

We're hiring!

23 Oct 2018

8020 are hiring! Due to continued growth and expansion, we’re looking for experienced IT Technicians/Helpdesk Technicians to join the team at 8020. Send your CV for consideration to: jobs@8020ltd.com

Cut my data usage

28 Sep 2018

Mobile data usage is the single biggest reason people overspend on their mobile phone bill; these FAQs and tips should help you manage your allowance more effectively. Why is my Phone using Data when Wi-Fi is available? When Wi-Fi signal…

iPhone Xs, Xs Max & Xr

13 Sep 2018

After months of rumours and leaks, we finally got our first glimpse of Apple’s latest iPhone models last night; the Xs, Xs Max and Xr. We look at the three phones set for release September and October this year and…

iPhone XS & Apple's Special Event

11 Sep 2018

Apple’s next Special Event takes place in Cupertino, California tomorrow (12th) at 6pm UK time. Apple tend to use their Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June to unveil software updates and the September keynote event for iPhone, and we expect…

How to check your Phone is backing up

24 Aug 2018

The data on your phone is important and highly personal, even more so if you use your phone for business. Imagine then you lose it or it’s damaged or stolen; if you haven’t backed your data up, you’ll lose that too.…

How to block a Phone Number

22 Aug 2018

Unwanted nuisance calls can be obtrusive and even upsetting. One of the first steps we always recommend is signing your number up to the Telephone Preference Service (TPS). This should reduce the volume of calls you receive. However, if you’re…

Mobile Phone Security: Passwords, Pins & Touch ID

31 Jul 2018

Our mobile phones are hives of valuable and sensitive information. Data such as text messages, emails, browsing history, photos and videos is all highly sensitive and very personal. Having no password on your phone is akin to going out and…

5 Tech Tips for your Phone

25 Jul 2018

Based on our knowledge and experience working with phones every day, we’ve been sharing some simple hints and tips that we hope you’ll find useful, along with our favourite features from our own phones. Here’s the 5 most popular from…

Samsung to iPhone: My experience of switching

18 Jul 2018

Dumfries and Galloway! What’s Going on? recently signed their business phones with 8020. Katy, who had been using a Samsung Galaxy S8, a phone she really liked, decided to switch back to Apple and the iPhone 8. Katy had been…

iOS 12: What's new?

5 Jun 2018

Apple’s latest developers conference took place in San Jose yesterday with iOS 12, macOS 10.14, watch OS 5 and tvOS 12 on the agenda. Last year we were introduced to new tech like the iPad Pro 12.9 and iPad Pro 10.5 but it was…

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