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What Is Malware?

29 Nov 2019

The first step to avoiding risks is being able to identify them! Here we explain some of the most common types of malware and advise on the best methods to try and avoid them. For startes, let’s break down the…

How To Make Your Phone Battery Last Longer

28 Nov 2019

You’d think it would be simple – keep your phone’s battery charged at all times – but it’s not as straightforward as you’d think. Here are some tips on how to look after your battery to save finding yourself caught…

What Age Should Kids Get A Smartphone?

19 Nov 2019

These days, it’s not uncommon to see children with their eyes glued to smartphones or tablets when eating out at a restaurant or while travelling on long journeys. The digital age is upon us and members of ‘Generation Z’ have…

Spending Too Much Time On Your Phone?

1 Nov 2019

Screen time is a hot topic for Google at the moment, with them recently announcing that all new Android phones must come with a ‘digital wellbeing’ app installed to show how long you’ve been using particular apps, how many notifications…

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8020 acquire CMS Broadband Ltd

24 Jul 2019

We are excited to announce that 8020 Ltd has acquired the Kirkcudbright based business CMS Broadband Ltd.   8020 already manage the IT infrastructure for many leading businesses across Dumfries & Galloway, as well as managing thousands of business mobile…

What is Phishing?

4 Jul 2019

Phishing (noun): The fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers. The other heinous purpose of phishing is to use an…

Are Remote Jobs The Future Of Working?

29 May 2019

Many people are now working remotely, carrying out their workload in a coffee shop, on the train or at their kitchen table. Technology is making this possible and it is reported that as many as half of us will be…

Apple Announce New TV Streaming Service

25 Mar 2019

Apple have just announced their new streaming service, Apple TV+, as well as a host of other expansions across Apple News, Apple Pay & the App Store. Apple News + CEO Tim Cook kicked off today’s event with an introduction…

Tips To Shop Online Safely

22 Mar 2019

Online shopping has become a regular occurrence for most of us. Whether it be ordering a new outfit for an upcoming event, your weekly grocery shop so it gets delivered straight to your door, or something you could easily purchase…

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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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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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:

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…

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