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Breathe new life into your old PC

January 16th, 2019
Breathe new life into your old PC

Don’t be so quick to dump that old computer! Despite being slow, clunky, and prone to crashes, your old desktop or laptop might just be perfectly usable — after a few light upgrades that will breathe new life into it and enable you to use it for other computing needs. As mentioned, you have to […]

Build 18305: Latest Windows 10 update for PC

January 15th, 2019
Build 18305: Latest Windows 10 update for PC

Here’s a preview of Windows 10 build 18305 and the best improvements Microsoft has implemented so far. Start menu This now has a new single-column layout with reduced top-level tiles. This layout appears when you’re creating a new account, setting up a new device, or after performing an installation. Windows Sandbox Using hardware virtualization and […]

Here’s how you can manage Google reviews

January 14th, 2019
Here’s how you can manage Google reviews

More consumers are now turning to online reviews to help in their buying decision process. With Google reviews, you can enhance your online presence by making sure your business ranks well in search engine results pages (SERPs). Here’s what you need to know to make that happen.   How Google changed search results Google now […]

Will you put UPS in your network equipment?

January 11th, 2019
Will you put UPS in your network equipment?

When a power outage occurs, smart business owners use an emergency power system to keep workstations from suddenly shutting down. This prevents data loss and keeps computers operational. Connecting your networking equipment to an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system will also keep your employees productive during a power outage. UPS for network equipment UPS systems […]

Microsoft or Google: What to use for Android?

January 10th, 2019
Microsoft or Google: What to use for Android?

Out of the more than three million apps in the Android store, only two are serious contenders for productivity software: Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google’s G Suite. The key to deciding which is better for your business is understanding their respective pros and cons. Let’s run through those. Text-based documents Google Docs sacrifices a few […]

Start the new year on the right track with these basic cybersecurity tips

January 10th, 2019
Start the new year on the right track with these basic cybersecurity tips

Every year, business leaders find themselves faced with a dizzying array of new technology challenges, with security-related issues typically being at the forefront. Now that digital data is the world’s most valuable commodity, cybercrime is on the rise like never before, and small businesses remain the favorite target.

Boost mobile security with virtualization

January 9th, 2019
Boost mobile security with virtualization

Mobile device security is paramount in today’s IT landscape. There are plenty of ways to be sure your employees are accessing data safely away from the office, but there is one solution we recommend considering: combining mobile security efforts with virtualization technology. Mobile device management and virtualization Mobile device management (MDM) is about controlling how […]

Benefits of using a VPN

January 8th, 2019
Benefits of using a VPN

While using a virtual private network or VPN isn’t a silver bullet to online privacy threats, it still offers crucial security benefits, especially if any part of your day involves using unsecured channels such as public Wi-Fi. Given its importance, how do you pick the right one and what factors do you need to consider? […]

Which is better, Hangouts or Skype?

January 4th, 2019
Which is better, Hangouts or Skype?

Many online collaboration tools are coming up with improved features for online communication. These include Microsoft’s Skype for Business and Google’s Hangouts Meet. Both are used for video calling, group chat, private chat, and file and image sharing. Despite these similarities, you may prefer one over the other. Calling features Hangouts and Skype both offer […]

Work smarter with Microsoft’s Workplace Analytics

January 3rd, 2019
Work smarter with Microsoft’s Workplace Analytics

Did you know that Microsoft has Workplace Analytics, a program that allows managers to assess the productivity of their staff using data gathered from email, documents, calendar, and other Office 365 applications? It’s an improvement over MyAnalytics, which only allowed employees to view their own data. Now managers can also access their employees’ data for […]