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Bring-Your-Own-Device Takes Off in the Workplace, But What Are the Risks?

August 29th, 2012

Are you able to access your computer network at work with your iPad? What about your iPhone or laptop computer? This trend, known as bring-your-own-device or BYOD, is on the rise in the workplace. It makes sense: when companies encourage their employees to bring their own devices to the office, these same companies don’t have to spend as much on desktop computers and other high-end equipment.

Video Conferencing Tips & Tricks

August 29th, 2012

Video conferencing is a fantastic tool and is becoming more prevalent in small businesses.

But as is the case with all new technologies, you need to know how to use it correctly.

We've put together a quick one page guide on how to effectively use video conferencing.

The Small Business Guide to Cloud Computing

May 22nd, 2012

You’ve undoubtedly heard the term “cloud computing” being used over the past couple of years, and you may be wondering what all of the buzz is about.

In this brief guide, we’ll explain the concept of cloud computing, the benefits and potential risks of using cloud computing, and things you should consider when evaluating cloud computing for your business.

Some Alternatives to Microsoft PowerPoint

April 2nd, 2012

When it's time to create a business presentation, most of us automatically turn to Microsoft PowerPoint. For as long as computers have taken up space in cubicles, PowerPoint has dominated the world of visual-based business presentations.

Here are some great web-based alternatives to PowerPoint.

Moving Beyond the Mouse: Connecting with Our Computers in the Future

March 23rd, 2012

We've already had a taste of mouse-free computing. Touchscreens on our smartphones and tablets allow us to search the Internet, compose email messages, send texts, and stream movies—all without using a mouse.

But what about the future? How will we interact with our computers in the coming decades? Once we ditch the mouse, what comes next?
Gesture sensing

Consumers who own Wii or PlayStation video games already have an idea.

Customize Your Android Phone with These Three Tips

March 13th, 2012

Android phones allow for an impressive amount of customization. Simply follow the tips below to create a smartphone that's as unique as you are.
One-touch dialing
Are there certain numbers that you dial more frequently than others? With Android smartphones, you can set up one-touch dialing for those people whom you call the most.

It’s Time to Recommit to Your New Year’s Resolutions!

February 21st, 2012

You haven’t given up on your New Year’s resolution, have you? It’s February, which means that many of us have begun—at the very least—to slack off a bit. Now is the perfect time to reaffirm those noble goals and enlist some help from technology.