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The Samsung Galaxy S9 is here!

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is here!

Samsung have come out swinging with the latest iteration of their flagship smartphone with the Galaxy S9. With Apple's iPhone X already out and in people's hands, Samsung have decided to enter the fray with a focus on the camera.

It's no secret that the days of owning a dedicated camera are over for many people which puts a great focus on the quality of their mobile phone's camera.

SD-WAN | The buzzword you need to know that will change everything

SD-WAN | The buzzword you need to know that will change everything

SD-WAN or Software Defined Wide Area Network is the buzz word on every marketing team's mind at hardware providers at the moment. SD‐WAN uses software and cloud‐based technologies to simplify delivery of WAN services to branch offices through virtualisation.

Mandatory data breach notification law is now in force | FAQ’s

Mandatory data breach notification law is now in force | FAQ’s

What is the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme?

This new legislation requires you to notify the Australian Information Commission and any affected individuals of a data breach that is likely to result in serious harm.

What type of data is covered by the legislation?

Any type of personal data that could cause harm to the individual if in the wrong hands.

Let us ease the pain of managing your network

Let us ease the pain of managing your network

Internet and wide area networks have long been a source of downtime, performance problems, security risks and budget anxiety for IT managers and business owners and working with service providers to gain visibility into your network can be a challenge.

HP Elitepad x2: This Surface killer for business is available on your Telstra bill

HP Elitepad x2: This Surface killer for business is available on your Telstra bill

On the surface, the HP Elitepad looks a lot like its competition. Both the HP Elitepad and the Microsoft Surface sport a 12” touch display with detachable keyboard and support a stylus. However, HP have clearly designed with the business user in mind with their Elitepad x2.

At a glance, the build quality is high on the HP and seems to be a noticeable grade above the Surface with a very solid feel.

Microsoft unveils 4 search features for Bing

Microsoft unveils 4 search features for Bing

Thanks to a recent update from Microsoft’s Bing search engine, finding answers to your questions is no longer an issue of phrasing or syntax. Read on for more information about the four latest upgrades.
Validating answers using many websites
Before the recent update, Bing would answer questions based on what it found on a single website.

Happy Christmas from Forsythes Technology!

Happy Christmas from Forsythes Technology!

Happy Christmas from Forsythes Technology! The above picture is our team recently celebrating Christmas and a great year for Newcastle, our customers and for Forsythes Technology.

2017 was the year the V8 supercars came to Newcastle, the year the new transport interchange opened, the year they broke ground building the new light rail.

Tech Predictions for 2018 | The Year of the Foldable Phone

Tech Predictions for 2018 | The Year of the Foldable Phone

2018 will be the year of the foldable phone. Samsung’s Galaxy X foldable phone will be available in 2018, if the rumour mill and leaked info is correct, and this will either mean a tiny phone that folds out to a normal sized smart phone or a regular smart phone size that folds out to a tablet size.

Cortana: Your business intelligence personal assistant.

Cortana: Your business intelligence personal assistant.

Hey Cortana, what are my sales figures for this quarter? “Let me check. It looks like you’ve sold 1.2 million units”

The future is here. It may sound like science fiction or something only attainable in a mega corporation with a huge budget, but with Microsoft’s Cortana Intelligence Suite this sort of functionality is here now and within reach.

Who needs a file share? When you have Files on Demand!

Who needs a file share? When you have Files on Demand!

Microsoft has released what we at Forsythes Technology feels is the strongest cloud enabling feature since the launch of the Office 365 platform. “Files On-Demand” is the solution to a limitation that has held back many businesses from embracing the cloud.