How does Apple’s new ‘Mail Privacy Protection’ affect Email Marketing?

In Apple’s new iOS 15 and macOS Monteray releases, they have announced ‘Mail Privacy Protection’. This has been done to protect email data that is used by email marketers – so what does this actually mean for email marketers? This blog post will highlight what changes Apple has introduced and the changes this will bring to the email marketing industry. What is Mail Privacy Protection?...
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Apple release urgent software update for Apple devices – update immediately!

Apple has released an emergency security software update for Apple devices. This is a ‘zero-click’ malware, so this means that users do not even need to click on anything for the malware to take effect! This blog post will highlight what the malware is and what it can do to your devices. What is the malware? The malware is a ‘zero-click’ exploit – which means it allows a hacker to...
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NHS Covid Pass – what this means for you!

The government has announced a new ‘NHS Covid Pass’ which will be needed to access certain venues in England, such as nightclubs. This blog post will outline what the NHS Covid Pass means and how you can get one! What is the NHS Covid Pass? The NHS Covid Pass will show whether you are fully vaccinated. They may be asked when you visit venues in the UK such as nightclubs and may also be asked...
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Make sure to keep your router safe this summer warn ISPs!

As you would have seen on our blog yesterday, the UK (and Wiltshire specifically!) are suffering from extreme heat. Virgin Media O2 has warned about the heat affecting WiFi routers (which has actually affected us here at OBM!) so it's an important issue to consider! This blog post will highlight the dangers and how you can ensure your WiFi router survives the hot weather! What have Virgin Media...
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Met Office announce UK ‘extreme weather warning’ for the first time!

Like us here at O’Brien Media, you have probably been aware of the extremely hot weather over the last couple of days! Regardless of whether we love the sunshine or hate the heat, there are some things we need to be aware of to ensure that we keep ourselves safe! What has the Met Office announced and why is this important? The Met Office has announced an ‘extreme weather warning’ for the...
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Post-lockdown update – how we’ll be working after July 19th 2021

At O'Brien Media the health and safety of our staff and customers is our top priority. We have team members who are at an increased risk of Covid infection and will be continuing to adhere to NHS Covid guidelines for their safety and yours after the 19th of July. Some team members will continue to wear masks and will continue to host meetings with customers online whenever possible - although we...
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Current COVID restrictions in England to change on July 19. Here’s all you need to know!

The prime minister has confirmed that from July 19th, the majority of current Coronavirus restrictions will be lifted. This blog post will go through what will change, why this is happening and some of the advice we have still be told to follow. What is changing? Social Distancing No limits on how many people are able to meet No mandatory social distancing (1m+ rule removed) Face coverings not...
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Today (July 1st) is the start of Disability Pride Month!

July 1st is the start of Disability Pride Month. Here at O’Brien Media, we think this is an extremely important event considering that we both have disabled employees and also support our great customers! This blog post will highlight the importance of the month and what you can do as a business to ensure you continue to support disabled people in the right way! What is Disability Pride Month...
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Chris and Dylan visit Swindon 105.5 to talk about O’Brien Media!

Chris (our Head of Design and Development) and Dylan (our newest team member, and our Business Sales Specialist) were invited to the Swindon 105.5 studios by Shirley, the station manager, and broadcaster at the station, to talk about the wonderfully wide topic of “communication” and how businesses communicate and can communicate better! What we got up to and why we love Swindon 105.5! "We had...
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Brand new version of Firefox is announced!

The people at Mozilla have announced that there is a brand-new feature-packed version of their Firefox browser on the horizon. This blog post will highlight all the new features of the updated web browser. A brand-new look! The design team at Firefox have worked on a design that is “simple, modern and fast”. It removes all the previous “distractions, extra clicks, and wasted time” so that...
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