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Scott Bartlett

Scott is BTA's founding partner and resident IT Networking Wizard.

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iPhone Text Scam - ‘iCloud ID Has Been Deactivated’

Posted by Scott Bartlett on 16 May 2016

Phishing scams are on the rise, and a recent report shows that 23% of people open phishing emails. The latest mainstream phishing scam isn’t initiated by email however, but by text. The new scam targets iPhone owners with a request for their personal information and starts with a personalised text from an account called “iSupport”.

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You Can No Longer Purchase Earlier Versions of Microsoft Office

Posted by Scott Bartlett on 11 February 2016

It is true. In case you haven’t heard, Microsoft have stopped selling all pre-2016 versions of Microsoft Office. This is because Microsoft wants you to adopt the new way of thinking about Microsoft software: constantly updated, available in the cloud, and getting new features all the time. Office 2016 is a step-change in that it is cloud-centric; it is no longer restricted to your desktop PC or laptop. For example, you can create an Office document from your PC and then edit on your phone or tablet, and not have to worry about moving the file manually onto those devices. Never before has this been so seamless.

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Happy 20th Birthday BTA

Posted by Scott Bartlett on 07 May 2014


It’s our birthday!
  Twenty years ago this week, at the beginning of May 1994, BTA was born of humble beginnings in order to help businesses solve their IT problems. We helped people communicate with each other over their fledgling office networks and the new phenomenon called ‘the Internet’. We explained what email was and implemented it for many of our clients. We helped the little guys connect to the big guys, and the big guys create scalable systems that could change as quickly as the world was. We helped Mac’s talk amongst themselves, and we helped make Windows 3.11 just talk!

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