• Android 11 was released towards the end of 2020. However, when life is busy, we can overlook the new features that are available to us. In this blog, we outline some of the nifty things that Android 11 can do…


        You can now manage all of your messages from different apps on your lock screen, with the option to prioritise people across multiple apps.

      • Flexible working is becoming increasingly popular as we try to find a new normal.

        The initial lockdown in the UK saw the hurried movement of staff from an office environment to make-shift home offices. In many cases, employers had to try and support staff to work from home, providing ad hoc solutions for a quick fix.

        However, as the situation around the pandemic continues, it is becoming clear that these temporary solutions may need to be a little more permanent. Some staff will be working from home for the foreseeable future, whereas others will need to split their time between home and the office.

      • iOS 14 reimagines your phone to make it easier to access the things you want. Plus, the fresh new look brings features that you didn’t know you needed. Here’s some of our favourites.

        Personalise the Home screen

        You can now have widgets on the home screen of your iPhone which show you more information from within apps. Choose from different sizes, and arrange them around your existing apps however you like.

      • Working at home doesn’t mean you have to lose all of the functionality that comes with working in an office. If talking to your team is a significant and important part of your day, you may choose to make use of conference calling via your mobile network…


        You can access the information for the EE group call feature here. You do not need to do anything prior to using this. Please take note of the relevant charges associated with this service. If you have any queries, don’t hesitate to contact our support team.

      • We talk about VoIP a lot, but some of you may wonder what’s so good about it. Here are our 3 favourite VoIP features that you can take advantage of with a package from Roda!

        1. Unique Voice Menus

        Many VoIP providers offer a tailored voice menu to customers, however many of them charge for this. At Roda, this is included in our support packages. You can design a system that works for you and direct calls to exactly where they need to be.

      • In one of our recent blog posts, we gave you an introduction to rugged devices. Here are some rugged device features that you can find across a range of handsets and manufacturers. We’re going to go through a few of the options available to you, should you need something that offers more resistance and durability in your business.

      • Does your business have field workers?

        Are they often out and about, facing harsh or unpredictable environments?

        Are you fed up with replacing devices or paying for repairs?

        Modern smartphone devices usually have edge-to-edge screens as part of their sleek design. This can make them impractical and expensive to repair or replace. Plus, for workers out in the field, carrying an impractical device can lead to it simply not being used. Therefore, rugged devices are becoming increasingly popular among businesses.

      • Here, we discuss 3 benefits of business broadband that could be available to you… For example, you can opt for a more advanced firewall and you’ll also receive a better level of service.

        1. Service

        With business broadband, you can often expect to receive higher levels of service than you can with standard home packages. At Roda, this means that you have a dedicated support team on hand during our office hours, to assist you with any issues that you might have. For example, if you should experience any downtime, we will be able to work towards getting your broadband back up and running.

      • We’ve been talking about 5G for a while now. Though its launch is still being eagerly awaited in many cities, it is up and running in others. Cities including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff, Belfast and Edinburgh have already been connected on some networks. With 5G being rolled out across the busiest cities in the UK, now is a good a time as any to make sure you’re ready for it.