CritchCorp – Winner 2020 UK Enterprise Award

CritchCorp Winner of the 2020 SME UK Enterprise Awards

Yes, it is official, CritchCorp Computers Ltd is the WINNER. It was Announced today: Winner of the SME News 2020 UK Enterprise Awards for Best SME Computer Support Business – Manchester.

After a long wait we finally received word that we had won. We are very proud to have won such a prestigious award. Living up to what our customers expect from us in terms of great service is what we strive for. Read More

WordPress Hosting

WordPress for everyone. Great prices for individuals, businesses and agencies

We just wanted to announce the great news that we have just launched our specialised WordPress Hosting. Now you can get a dedicated WordPress Account. Made specifically for WordPress. It comes with unmetered resources. That as much bandwidth and as much disk space as you need. Optimised for WordPress. After purchase you can login and finish the wizard create your admin username and password, then get started making your site. With the unlimited resources our prices are far better than the competition. Go Daddy is more expensive and doesn’t give you as much as we do. Read More

Microsoft rejecting emails as spam

Microsoft blocks emails from legitimate sources

Once again in the war on spam, there are friendly casualties. Many users are reporting that their emails are not getting through to Hotmail and Outlook.com users. Some of our clients are reporting that they are not receiving emails to their Microsoft email addresses from us. This of course risks users not receiving important emails about their domains and services. Read More

Apple reduces SSL/TLS certificates accepted lifespan to 1 year

Apple will not trust SSL of more than 1 year

What has Apple done

Apple has decided that they will no longer support TLS/SSL certificates that have a valid period of more than 1 year (398 days to be exact) as of 1st September 2020. This means that if, after that date, you order a certificate for your website that has a longer valid period then it will not be trusted on any Apple system, including iPhones, iPads, Apple computers, Safari, etc.
The policy that was unveiled at a Certificate Authority Browser Forum (CA/Browser) meeting on Wednesday (19/02/2020). Accordingly certificates issued after 1st September 2020 will not be trusted if they are longer than 1 year (398 days) but those that were issued before that date will still be honoured. Read More