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Helping you with essential products and support

Helping you with essential products and support

Essential businesses For Essential Businesses, we have been and will continue to provide full service including onsite visits and installation when absolutely required. We want to keep you running as you are on the front line working for our community. All clients and...

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Make ‘Working from Home’ Work for You

Make ‘Working from Home’ Work for You

Workplaces throughout New Zealand are adopting a ‘new normal’, as the response to COVID-19 rapidly evolves.  With staff advised to work from home where possible there are some simple measures, you can take to ensure your business continues to operate as near to...

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GTB Will Stay Open (COVID-19)

GTB Will Stay Open (COVID-19)

Really just to assure you that GTB has an active Health and Safety Plan and for the last few weeks has had a current Pandemic Response Plan. Our plan is flexible to any developing situation, but our firm intent is to remain open and providing IT services during any...

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Cyber Crime in 2020 – What you need to know

Cyber Crime in 2020 – What you need to know

Running a business? Is your data safe and secure? Things are changing fast. Cybercrime is driven by a multi-billion-dollar industry often backed by state actors and they are quite literally coming for you – the Kiwi SME business! You may have thought you were too...

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International Women’s Day lunch 2017

GTB is proud to be a sponsor of the Kapiti International Women's Day lunch 2017 being held on Wednesday 8th March. Open to everyone, this will be a great event, so we suggest you think about attending. Last year's lunch was a great success enjoyed by everybody, both...

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Microsoft StaffHub connects deskless workers

Office 365 continues it's march forwards with the latest new product launch - StaffHub. Microsoft StaffHub connects deskless workers to their organisations and to each other. They can be scheduled, re-scheduled, communicate, re-communicate, share and re-share (as...

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Christmas 2016 & New Year Opening Hours

The GTB office, workshop and helpdesk will be closed across the festive season. Our Christmas 2016 & New Year Opening Hours are as follows: Thursday 22 December - 8am to midday Friday 23 December - 8am to 4pm Saturday 24 December to Sunday 8 January - Closed We...

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Punctuation and Android voice recognition

GTB uses (and supports) Android voice recognition as well as iPhone voice recognition. Both directors know for sure that our own chosen environment is way better than the other, of course. I love my Samsung Galaxy Edge S7, and once I got over the shock that it was...

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Voice recognition on iPhone or iPad

The voice recognition on iPhone or iPad is really very good. If you have not yet had a good look at this feature, then now is the time. Have some fun. I upgraded earlier this year from an iPhone 4 to an iPhone 6S Plus, and probably the biggest unexpected benefit has...

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Office 2007 end of extended support

This month marks 12 months until Office 2007 end of extended support. So, if you are still using the Office 2007 suite, here's a few things to be thinking about. Assuming you want to stay with Microsoft products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher and...

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