• iOS developers: Contracting VS permanent roles

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    The Amsys Careers team has recently been given the task of recruiting a new iOS Development team for one of our clients in Scotland. Whilst resourcing the large pool of iOS developers in the UK, I have noticed a trend. It’s still a contractors market. Permanent is a bad, bad, word for developers – from […]

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  • Q & A with Cisco’s Meraki

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    Earlier on this year, we announced that we had joined the Cisco Meraki Elevate Partner Programme, to bring a secure, easy to manage and cost saving cloud networking solution to our SME and Education clients. We got in touch with Pablo Estrado, who has been with Meraki since January 2011, where he started as a […]

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    Preparing for iOS 8

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    On the 17 September, Apple is releasing iOS 8 to the masses. Here are a few suggestions on making this experience as easy and trouble free as possible. Device Compatibility iOS 8 is compatible with the iPhone 4s and the iPad 2 onwards. As with previous systems, if  your device is the oldest one on the […]

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    My top iPhone 6 and iOS 8 features

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    Apple announced their next generation of smartphones this week, the iPhone 6 and the massive iPhone 6 Plus!. Even better, we can pre-order these as of today, and they will be available along with the new iOS 8 from next week! Let’s get bigger with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD phones shall we?! However, how […]

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    iCloud email notifications

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    In keeping with Apple’s commitment to make iCloud more secure, Apple have just added a new level of security to iCloud. You are now sent an email when someone logs into www.icloud.com with your account credentials. The email gives you the option to ignore it, if it was you who logged in, or the option […]

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    Munki: Munki Report PHP Client Installation and Tour

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    Hey Guys.  I hope you liked my blog on getting your Munki Report PHP server running. I know I like using that Munki logo face again! In this post, I aim to show you how to get your clients hooked up into the Report system and give you a mini tour of the web interface […]

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    September’s London Apple Admin meet up

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    Hey everyone! Last night was the first large meet up of the London Apple Admins. The event, organised by Ben Toms and Graham Gilbert, with the event sponsored by Amsys, managed to ‘sell out’ of all 60 (free) tickets easily! In a marked changed from both Amsys and London Apple Admin meet ups previously, the […]

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    iCloud Security Review

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    You may have seen in the press over the last couple of days that a large collection of explicit celebrity photos were released. It’s looking like the vast majority came from hacked iCloud accounts, specifically via Find My iPhone service. From reports, the hackers used a brute force password tool. The tool would target an […]

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    Amsys Training partner with Belgium’s, The Catena Company

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    Earlier this month we partnered with The Catena Company, to license our custom training courses to the Belgium training market. The Catena company has been a trusted Apple Training Partner for quite some time and have a long-standing relationship with Apple. In today’s blog, Alex Hawes, our Managing Director and Eddy Smets, Catena’s CEO, discuss […]

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    Locking down Firefox with CCK 2

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    Hello again. Yes it’s another Firefox lockdown blog, and a second CCK one, but I have good reasons! I promise! Firstly, Firefox has changed a little from version 24 to the (at time of writing) current version 30. Secondly, the excellent Mike Kaply has released a ‘new-proved’ (that’s new and improved) CCK, version 2, which […]

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