Jon Honeyball

How to: Seven ways to get the most from Office 365

How to: Seven ways to get the most from Office 365

Seasoned Office 365 subscriber Jon Honeyball reveals how to get the most from your subscription, whether you’re a home user or a thousand-seat enterprise .
By Jon Honeyball Jul 28 2017, 12:04PM
Microsoft axes 18,000 jobs, and Nokia bears the brunt

Microsoft axes 18,000 jobs, and Nokia bears the brunt

Majority of workers will be lost from Nokia division.
By Jane McCallion, Jon Honeyball Jul 18 2014, 12:36PM
Opinion: Wrong directory, wrong text, wrong button

Opinion: Wrong directory, wrong text, wrong button

So you're asked to click "Next", but there isn't a "Next". If there is one thing that annoys Jon Honeyball, it's lazy coding.
By Jon Honeyball Feb 29 2012, 3:17PM
Opinion: It's time to boot out the bad stuff

Opinion: It's time to boot out the bad stuff

Jon Honeyball sticks his neck out and says he doesn't see why the majority of PC users should be at risk just because an alternative OS won’t support secure boot
By Jon Honeyball Dec 14 2011, 1:54PM
Opinion: Our cloud masters will have their way

Opinion: Our cloud masters will have their way

Something very dangerous is happening. Our rights are being taken away, not in little nibbles and chunks, but in a wholesale rout.
By Jon Honeyball Dec 1 2011, 9:17AM
Opinion: Our cloud masters will have their way

Opinion: Our cloud masters will have their way

Something very dangerous is happening. Our rights are being taken away, not in little nibbles and chunks, but in a wholesale rout.
By Jon Honeyball Nov 30 2011, 11:00AM
Opinion: Why it's "curtains" for the PC era

Opinion: Why it's "curtains" for the PC era

Is this the end of the PC era? Jon Honeyball thinks so – despite what Microsoft may say.
By Jon Honeyball Nov 21 2011, 12:46PM
The Big Clean

The Big Clean

Jon Honeyball finds that a decade old Dell laptop has plenty of life in it still – but only after a thorough clean-out.
By Jon Honeyball Oct 14 2011, 5:06PM
Opinion: Matte versus glossy? On reflection, I prefer shiny screens

Opinion: Matte versus glossy? On reflection, I prefer shiny screens

The majority view seems to be that the sharp reflection is a bad thing, and that a matte finish is preferable. Here's why Jon Honeyball disagrees.
By Jon Honeyball Oct 7 2011, 12:23PM
PC tech: using a spectrophotometer

PC tech: using a spectrophotometer

Few home users have probably used one to calibrate their display, but if you're serious about colour then you really need one of these.
By Jon Honeyball Sep 6 2011, 2:50PM
Stopping the rot: when Windows 64-bit goes bad

Stopping the rot: when Windows 64-bit goes bad

Once the rot sets into Windows, it can be impossible to clear. Jon Honeyball describes his battle to bring a troublesome Windows 7 64-bit machine under control
By Jon Honeyball Sep 5 2011, 1:53PM
Ripped by robot: saying farewell to the music CD

Ripped by robot: saying farewell to the music CD

Jon Honeyball bids farewell to the compact disc as he finally finds a way to rip his CD collection to PC without constantly running up and down the stairs
By Jon Honeyball Jul 27 2011, 5:59PM
Opinion: Why have engineers become scared of getting their hands dirty?

Opinion: Why have engineers become scared of getting their hands dirty?

Real flight simulators allow Jon Honeyball to rekindle his delight in finding out how things work.
By Jon Honeyball Jul 19 2011, 1:59PM
Opinion: Was IE9 worth the wait?

Opinion: Was IE9 worth the wait?

Now that Internet Explorer 9 has finally come out in adult form, Jon Honeyball finds much to like, but could do with a bit of privacy now and again
By Jon Honeyball Jul 6 2011, 10:20AM
OPINION: It's time for Microsoft to split

OPINION: It's time for Microsoft to split

Jon Honeyball has one simple message for Steve Ballmer, and it isn't one he'll like.
By Jon Honeyball Jan 24 2011, 6:59PM
Opinion: Sick and tired of Windows

Opinion: Sick and tired of Windows

After 20 years of driver problems, unreliable updates and a frustrating interface, Jon Honeyball finally runs out of patience with Microsoft
By Jon Honeyball Aug 31 2010, 12:19PM
Security check: How to secure your small business server

Security check: How to secure your small business server

Is your I.T infrastructure properly secured? We give you a few handy tips on how to make your server more secure.
By Jon Honeyball Jul 23 2009, 4:38PM
How to achieve the perfect balance between mail and productivity in your workplace

How to achieve the perfect balance between mail and productivity in your workplace

Achieving the right fit between mail and productivity should be on every small and medium businesses list this year. We show you how to get the most out of your server.
By Jon Honeyball Jul 21 2009, 4:48PM
Business how to: First steps to creating a successful SMB I.T environment

Business how to: First steps to creating a successful SMB I.T environment

Still wondering how to create the best I.T space for your small or medium business? We list some of the key first steps that should help you achieve your goals.
By Jon Honeyball Jul 20 2009, 4:39PM
What is Microsoft's Hyper-V Server?

What is Microsoft's Hyper-V Server?

Microsoft has finally launched Hyper-V Server. No, don’t get confused, that isn’t the same thing as Hyper-V for Windows Server, it’s Hyper-V Server and it’s free.
By Jon Honeyball Feb 2 2009, 9:00PM