Office Desk PhoneEven with today’s myriad of business communications tools, sometimes office desk phones are still the best tools for the job.

However, that doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of the digital age.

Answer the call of VoIP

Voice over IP runs your phone calls over data networks rather than the traditional phone networks. This can deliver major cost savings, particularly when it comes to monthly line rentals and long-distance calls. The real benefit of VoIP, though, is greater flexibility when handling calls.

Embracing VoIP lets you create a virtual office switchboard to handle incoming calls in a more professional manner. This can include setting up Interactive Voice Response (IVR) to direct incoming calls to the right department. It can also include... Read More

Mobile DataMobile broadband lets you work anywhere, anytime. However, there’s more than one way to share 4G LTE internet access with all your devices.

These days many tablets, hybrids and notebooks offer the option of Wi-Fi-only or a model that supports both Wi-Fi and cellular data connections. These “Wi-Fi + Cellular” models feature a slot for inserting a tiny SIM card. They let you connect the device to a mobile data network. Alternatively, the iPad Pro’s Cellular models feature both a SIM card slot and an embedded Apple SIM.

If your devices aren’t blessed with cellular data access, or you’d prefer not to manage a fleet of SIM cards, you’ll find plenty of other ways to keep your devices online and connected.

Smartphone hotspots

Apple... Read More

iPad productivityWith an iPad in your bag it’s easy to get things done. Here are a few tips to help business users to increase iPad productivity.

Streamline the Notification Centre

The ability to see important notifications at a glance is a real time saver. It’s important to ensure the Notification Centre displays your most important messages while remaining uncluttered.

Dive into your iPad’s notifications settings and you can control what kinds of notifications each app can display. Don’t be afraid to disable those you don’t need.

Install Today screen widgets

Place your finger above the iPad’s screen and swipe down to bring up the Notification list, then swipe right to see the Today... Read More

Are you weighing up the benefits of projector hire in Melbourne? From saving money to accessing cutting-edge technology, read on to discover the benefits of hiring a projector and projector screen for your next event.


Sticking to your budget while staging events can be tricky for business owners and events managers, but Hire Intelligence is here to help! Thanks to our range of projectors, screens and other accessories available to rent, you can put on an innovative, effective and professional event in Melbourne without spending huge amounts of money. Why fork out to buy a projector that you may only use a couple of times a year... Read More

iPadWe don’t all have the luxury of being able to disappear off the face of the Earth between public holidays. However, with an iPad in your travel bag you can get away from your desk and still stay on top of things.

There are advantages to not working a traditional 9-to-5 job. The downside is that you probably can’t go completely off the grid for weeks at a time over summer. That doesn’t mean you need to stay chained to your desk while your family and friends head for the beach. It just means you need the right tools to stay productive on the move, especially if you don’t want to be fending off phone calls all day.

This is where an iPad can come to your rescue. However, you need to plan ahead. There are three keys to staying productive with... Read More