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How does end of support affect Windows 7 users?

November 14th, 2018
How does end of support affect Windows 7 users?

Windows 7 was one of Microsoft’s popular and best-loved operating systems (OS), and many of us are still using it. But like the OSs before it, Windows 7 will eventually reach the end of its lifecycle. Mainstream end of support for Windows came into effect on January 13, 2015, but extended support won’t end until […]

5 cloud security tips for business owners

November 13th, 2018
5 cloud security tips for business owners

Cloud computing marketing can be deceiving. When you see an image of the cloud, it’s often a happy, bubbly, white puffball floating delightfully in front of a blue sky background. Its presence is both calming and reassuring, which makes you believe that anything is possible. Security would never be an issue, right? Ask one of […]

Which social media platform fits your SMB?

November 12th, 2018
Which social media platform fits your SMB?

There are no one-size-fits-all options when it comes to the right social media platform for your small- or medium-sized business. Facebook might be the biggest name in social media networks, but there are trendier platforms like Instagram and Twitter that millennial customers usually prefer. Different platforms attract and cater to different people, and it’s essential […]

Apple’s second stash of stocking stuffers

November 9th, 2018
Apple’s second stash of stocking stuffers

Leave it to tech heavyweight Apple to do two product launches within two months of each other. After launching Apple Watch Series 4 and three iPhone variants in September, here’s the additional stocking stuffers they unveiled on October 30. The redesigned and reengineered MacBook Air The new model for 2018 is a breath of fresh […]

Have you updated your firmware yet?

November 8th, 2018
Have you updated your firmware yet?

You can find firmware everywhere, from a tiny networked LED light bulb to the biggest data center. This code is powerful because it controls the device it’s installed on. If your firmware is outdated, it can be used to spy on your environment, steal or corrupt your data, or even damage the system it’s controlling. […]

Browser security for business data

November 7th, 2018
Browser security for business data

The internet isn’t for the naive. It’s a wild place of dangerous creatures like malware, scams, and hackers. And as any business owner today would know, data is everything. If you or your employees browse the net unprotected, this valuable resource is threatened by cyber attacks. One way to protect your business’ data is to […]

Why a technology business review is vital

November 6th, 2018
Why a technology business review is vital

Identifying opportunities in all areas of business is vital for growth, but one area that’s often overlooked is technology. Although it’s easy to adopt an “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” attitude with IT, conducting regular technology business reviews is a must. What is a technology business review? A technology business review reveals the […]

Check out Google’s top-of-the-line phone

November 2nd, 2018
Check out Google’s top-of-the-line phone

The first Pixel smartphone from Google was released in 2013. It was a high-performance phone with a lot of useful features for the average business user. On October 9, 2018, Google released the third version of its flagship device and it’s better than ever. Models and pricing The Pixel 3 comes in two models, each […]

Dispelling myths about containers

November 1st, 2018
Dispelling myths about containers

Business owners stand to gain from learning emerging IT trends. In the case of containers, it’s an opportunity to reduce costs, increase hardware efficiency, and improve data security. One of the best ways to learn about containers is to address the misconceptions about them. Containers are made up of the bare minimum hardware and software […]

5 Tips to combat VoIP eavesdropping

October 31st, 2018
5 Tips to combat VoIP eavesdropping

Eavesdropping has recently been making headlines, but this form of cyberattack has been around for years. Cybercriminals have been listening in on VoIP phone calls since the tech was introduced to the market, and they show no sign of stopping their malicious activities anytime soon. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to combat […]