• The Google Pixel 4a range offers two devices that are packed with all the things you look for in a phone, whilst not leaving a hole in your wallet. Harnessing the power of the latest network speeds, the 5G version is described as “the essential 5G Google Phone”. Take a look at what they have to offer…


        The Pixel 4a battery is capable of enduring the working day and allows for fast charging, so you can top up when you’re on the go.

      • The recent Apple event launched the new range of products. Here’s a summary of what they announced.

        iPhone 12 Pro & iPhone 12

        Apple now have a 5G offering. The iPhone 12s are both 5G ready and home to a new A14 Bionic chip. There are a range of sizes available, with the iPhone 12 Pro Max at 6.7”, to the iPhone 12 mini at 5.4”. The Pro version offers a Pro camera system, more advanced sensors and a higher performance battery.

      • Currently in the UK, the country is seeing lockdown in many areas and people are having to adapt their daily life. Working life has also altered, with many businesses having to provision their staff to work from home for the foreseeable future.

        At Roda, we are ready to help you implement the right solution for your business. We continue to work with our suppliers, the best we can through the current circumstances, in order to provide you with as good a service as possible.

      • The Samsung Unpacked event took place on 11th February. They had some incredible announcements to make and we’ve summed them up for you right here…

        Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra

        These handsets have been designed around the camera. This is such an essential part of many people’s day to day life now. From sharing pictures of trips with friends to video calling loved ones. The camera features include:

      • What is a Leased Line?

        Too often, businesses suffer at the hands of unreliable broadband connections. This can cost them time, money and productivity.

        A leased line gives your business a dedicated internet connection. Your connection with a leased line will therefore be more reliable. Plus, your whole team will be able to undertake a multitude of tasks seamlessly.

      • When Windows 7 was released in 2009, Microsoft committed to providing 10 years of product support.

        Windows 7 will go end-of-life on 14th January 2020. This means that technical assistance and software updates will no longer be available. You will still be able to use your computer without updating the software. However, you will be at a higher risk of security breaches and threats.

      • Openreach is in the process of preparing for the withdrawal of the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN). This is also known as the ‘ISDN switch-off’. The current telephone network will not be supported past the end of 2025.

        By the end of 2025, all voice services will have to run on top of a broadband connection. Landlines are being used less and less, yet it remains costly to maintain the traditional copper phone network.

      • Android 10 was released to Google phones, along with a handful of others models, at the beginning of September. While its release across the remaining Android models is still being awaited, we wanted to give you an idea of what to expect when it arrives…

        Increased Privacy

        Location Controls

        Location controls in Android will now give you three options for sharing your location with apps: always, while the app is in use or never.

      • Last week, Apple hosted their 2019 event. We’ve summed up the key announcements from the 2 hour event here…

        Tim Cook opened the show by saying that Apple were focused on “innovations that enrich people’s lives”. They are continuing to work with hardware, software and services to provide solutions for their customers.

        iPhone 11 & iPhone 11 Pro

        The announcement of these products was the biggest part of the show, so let’s start with what’s new in the iPhone 11…