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From Apple Mac support to mobile device management and recording studios, Counterpoint support creative technology. Configuring, managing and monitoring devices is our domain, ensuring your school or business technology is kept secure and up to date. Read more about our Apple Mac IT Support Services.
Whether your business has a fleet of ten or ten thousand Apple devices, Apple Business Manager (AMB) is designed to make it easy for your enterprise to deploy and manage all its Apple devices from one place by pre-registering new devices into your management software (MDM).
Apple Business Manager is a web-based portal where your registered Apple devices will be detailed, where you can purchase apps for your business (in volume if required) and where you can create and manage business Apple IDs for your staff.
Moving from Windows to Apple computers can be a daunting prospect. Especially if the existing systems have been in place for a long time.
But positive change is necessary for progress and in many education settings, Apple Macs can deliver the best experience for both teachers and students.
When The Henley College decided it was time for a change, they asked Counterpoint to help them install technology equipment fit for both the present and the future.
In this audio interface best-of list article, we examine the best audio interfaces for use in your school or university.
Any school recording studio setup requires an audio interface, so if your students create music on a PC or Mac, you should get one. Every one of our top 4 best audio interfaces will allow you to connect other studio equipment and instruments during your lessons as well as receive high-quality audio into and out of your computer, be it a Mac or PC.
Whether you’re running a business or a school, iMacs and Macbooks are great tools for maximising productivity and efficiency.
However, quality computers like these come at a premium.
When it comes to your mobile device, you need a plan that will keep business information safe. A good first step is boosting security on these devices with the right tools - this article explores the essential practices for securing your companies mobile devices.
Where there are internet users, there are criminals, and Mac is no exception. Viruses compromising Mac software have rapidly increased due to the soaring success of their products in the marketplace, with reports suggesting that Macs are now facing twice as many threats as Windows PCs.
Across industries, businesses of all sizes are becoming increasingly reliant on devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop computers in order to operate. Unmanaged technology greatly increases the risk of a business’s security being compromised exposing the company to significant financial and operational loss.
The best MIDI keyboard for your school will vary based on several criteria. It’s worth considering your budget, space, software requirements, how much software control you want integrated on the MIDI keyboard and more when making your decision.
Hopefully, the above list will give you a great sample of what is available and from this list you’ll be able to find the best MIDI keyboard for your school.
Are you looking to introduce technology equipment in your classroom for the first time?
Or perhaps you want to expand your existing educational technology equipment?
Every year, more schools are introducing iPads to their classrooms for the first time.
However, there are still many that prefer to stick to more traditional teaching methods.
If your MacBook isn’t running as fast as it used to, you might be tempted to go out and buy a new one. But before you decide on that significant outlay, have you considered upgrading the hard drive to SSD?
It’s much less expensive and it could be just what you need to return your computer to peak performance. Especially if you’ve recently upgraded to High Sierra (2017) or later as these operating systems are optimised for SSDs.
Many people assume that ICT (Information and Communication Technology) is mainly for secondary schools and further education.
Headphones are essential for modern classrooms. They allow students to use interactive applications and create and listen to music alongside their peers. But equipping an entire suite isn’t straightforward.
Laptops are essential for modern schools. They give students access to the latest developments in learning applications and their portability means they can easily be moved around and between classrooms.
Cyber attacks are only something for big businesses to worry about. Hackers don’t target schools and colleges.
That’s a common misconception, but it couldn’t be further from the truth. A recent UK government survey found that primary schools are as likely to face an attempted attack as an average business. And secondary schools and further education colleges are significantly more likely to be targeted.
There’s no getting around it, inflation is out of control at the moment. UK inflation rates have risen to a 40-year-high of 9%. What this means is the price of goods is becoming more and more expensive by the day.
Are you looking for the best headphones for teachers in the classroom?
Are you doing more online teaching and finding that your built-in laptop speakers and microphone just aren’t cutting it?
Headphones aren’t necessarily issued as a standard part of a teacher’s IT setup but they’re becoming an almost essential item now.
Multi-Academy Trusts, or MAT's for short, can be hugely beneficial for schools. By pooling together resources and negotiating power they can get better deals on a range of services.
Yet there is one challenge MAT's face which, if not addressed appropriately can severely affect teaching and learning within their schools:
There’s no doubt that iPads are fantastic devices and when you buy one for personal use it can be relatively simple to get it working straight out of the box yourself.
However, when it comes to deploying iPads in education environments it’s a different story. There are several factors that need to be taken into account for you to have a smooth and successful rollout. Let’s take a look at each one:
iPads are an essential part of any classroom. If you want to give your students the best possible educational experience then you can’t afford to be without them. From taking notes, making music , drawing pictures or diagrams, to sharing information with classmates, the slick functionality of an iPad is sure to get them fully engaged with any task.
The world has gone digital, and with it so have our classrooms. It’s not uncommon to see classrooms without a pen in sight. However, while typing is certainly a critical skill in the modern world, handwriting still maintains a number of advantages.
In this post we will look at some of the benefits of writing in school classrooms, we will then look at some ways to merge the digital with the physical in order to get the best of both worlds.
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