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Introducing Framed

See how the next generation of Australians are using HP technology to demonstrate their products and achieve international exposure at SXSW. Framed is an interactive comic where you decide the final outcome of the story by changing the order of events. The HP Pavilion x360 and gaming allows you to play this interactive comic, where each panel depicts an important action or event and every action is framed by the last. Easily convert from notebook to stand to tent to tablet mode for all your productivity and entertainment needs with this amazingly value-packed convertible PC, featuring a 360° hinge. South Coast Technology can come to you to demonstrate the HP Pavilion x360. Please contact us if you would like to arrange an appointment.

By |June 19th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

How to avoid ransomware threats such as CryptoLocker

For computer users, a form of malicious code dubbed ransomware can be among the most frightening forms of computer invasion – suddenly, your screen is replaced by a message that appears to be from the police, demanding money, or a message saying your files are lost unless you pay a ransom to unlock them. A screenshot of CryptoLocker, one of many ransomware variants: Read more at ESET’s We Live Security blog. South Coast Technology recommends our customers have up-to-date antimalware protection. Our recommended antimalware technology partner, ESET, provides comprehensive protection against ransomware. Please contact us if you are unsure or need antimalware protection. What should you do when you discover your computer is infected with ransomware? When you discover that a computer is infected with ransomware, the first thing you should try to do is disconnect it from your wireless or wired network. This may prevent it from encrypting files any further. Some people have reported that once the network connection is disconnected, it will display the ransomware screen. Then, please call us on (07) 5500 0061 or email info@southcoasttechnology.com.au for further assistance.

By |November 28th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Office 365 helps a Brisbane real estate company save money

Calibre Real Estate is a fast growing company, requiring even faster technology upgrades. Impressed by the reliability, stability of Microsoft® Office 365 via T-Suite, Alice Hagen approached Telstra and switched to Microsoft® Office 365 via T-Suite. The Office 365 suite includes Microsoft Exchange for email, Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Lync for instant messaging and video meetings, so Hagen’s team can collaborate easily on the same documents, whether they’re in the Brisbane or Ipswich offices, or connecting remotely from somewhere on the road. Alice Hagen is already counting the benefits. “Office 365 has saved us $30,000 on a server upgrade and $1,000 on monthly overheads. It’s also much easier to manage — even for someone without an IT background, like me. I used to call out regularly for support, now I can just point and click through the options.” How do I get started? Getting started is quick and easy. South Coast Technology is a Telstra Dealer and a Telstra T-Suite Partner. To get set up and start enjoying the benefits of Cloud Solutions and Internet & Data, simply call us on (07) 5500 0061 or email info@southcoasttechnology.com.au

By |July 15th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments