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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


EvernoteEvernote on the iPad is a powerful productivity tool, so ensure you make the most of it.

  1. Sync notes between devices

While the iPad is incredibly useful, Evernote doesn’t lock you to a single device. The beauty of Evernote’s cloud sync features is that you can jump between computers, smartphones and tablets during the day and pick up where you left off.

Syncing is especially useful for those times when you don’t have your iPad at hand. It lets you quickly turn to the Evernote app on your smartphone to capture an important note or recall key details.

  1. Photograph important information

There’s no need to jot down all the important information on a sign,... Read More

Apple AirPrintOffice printing from iGadgets can be tricky. Apple AirPrint ensures all your devices speak the same language.

Adding a network printer on Windows or Mac OS is easy enough. However, there’s no ‘Printer Management’ or ‘Print & Scan’ menu in iOS on Apple’s mobile devices. Even if your printer supports Apple-friendly network protocols like Bonjour, the printer won’t automatically pop up as an available device on your iPhone or... Read More

iOS 11Apple’s iPad is incredibly useful when you’re working on the move. And iOS 11 has added a few extra features to help you get things done…

1. Access your Files

On a desktop computer, you store your documents in folders that are easy to access. This makes it easy to organise your files and search through them. iPads don’t work this way. Instead, your documents are spread across different apps. But Apple’s new Files app gives you a central place to search for documents across a range of storage apps.

The Files app can connect to iCloud, Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox and others. This way, you can easily search across them all for a specific document. You can also tag files with topics or colours so they’re easier to find.

Clicking on a document in Files opens it in its native... Read More

Mesh Wireless NetworkIf your office Wi-Fi network is still plagued by dead spots after you’ve exhausted all the troubleshooting tips, it might be time to step up to a mesh wireless network.

Sorting out your office Wi-Fi woes can be tricky. There are so many factors at play. The best approach is to put your wireless router in a central location – up high and away from other wireless equipment. Also, ensure you use a different channel to other nearby networks.

If you’ve run out of troubleshooting options then it might be time to bite the bullet and invest in new Wi-Fi gear. Instead of simply opting for a more powerful base station, you might benefit from upgrading to a mesh wireless network.

Working as a team

A mesh wireless network consists of two or more... Read More