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Posts by Chris Butler

PC makers struggle to meet demand

Top PC makers are becoming more concerned as Intel CPU shortages continue to persist. According to several reports, Intel has struggled to keep up with the rising demand for high-performance computer chips, which will affect millions of businesses. Here’s a quick rundown on the Intel PC shortage. Reasons for the shortage There are many contributors…

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How do I maximize my Microsoft Teams?

If you’re like most people, your chat app is limited to asking basic questions or maybe touching base with a colleague. You switch tabs to do one thing and toggle back to do another. It would be great if completing a task were just a matter of keyboard shortcuts and menu items in a single…

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Which virtualization type does your SMB need?

Virtualization technology is the next big business trend of the decade, as it has already allowed many businesses to improve their operational flow. In this article, we will discuss the different types of virtualization and how they can positively affect your work. What is virtualization? By virtualizing any of the items below, you can trick…

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Take notes the modern way with OneNote

Note-taking is an essential skill for students and professionals. Whether it’s a board meeting, a conference, or a lecture, you will inevitably need to list, quote, and summarize certain points. Fortunately, you no longer have to rely on longhand to record your notes. With Microsoft OneNote, not only can you can type important notes, but…

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The risks posed by Windows 10 bloatware

Have you bought a new PC or laptop recently? Don’t be too impressed by so-called value-added pre-installed software, as these take up storage space and use up processing power. More than this, a new report shows that free trial versions of browser toolbars, video games, and antivirus programs can make you vulnerable to cybersecurity threats.…

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Autocomplete password risks

Advertisements and “helpful” suggestions based on your internet browsing habits can be troubling. But what’s even more alarming is that hackers have found another way of tracking you via seemingly harmless autocomplete passwords. Here’s what you need to know. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous As of December 2018, there are 4.1 billion internet users…

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Should you get an SSD for your Mac?

Solid state drives (SSDs) are now standard issue across Mac computers. But if you have an older Mac, you can easily upgrade it with an SSD and benefit from the many performance advantages of this type of storage device. They’re faster SSDs have the clear advantage over HDDs in terms of data access speed. To…

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Decrease printing costs in 5 easy ways

You may think that your printing infrastructure is only a minimal company expense. But if it is not managed well, you may end up with a bloated IT budget that mostly comprises of hardware and supplies purchases and equipment maintenance costs. Your business can save money and time by following these 5 tips. Replace outdated…

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CRM optimization best practices

The effectiveness of your business’s day-to-day operations is the best indicator of whether your customer relationship management (CRM) software is performing to expectations. CRM is revolutionizing the way businesses interact with customers, but are you integrating CRM into your business in the best possible way? Learn how you can transform your business with the following…

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The biggest mistake to avoid with VMs

Virtual machines (VMs) make IT resource management effortless. By making a few simple adjustments in your virtualization console, you can easily create a virtual instance with enough resources to run even the most demanding apps. But this simplicity also introduces a new risk called VM sprawl. The problem with VM sprawl VM sprawl is a…

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