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How to get the best out of G Suite

By Chris Butler / January 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Your business may be already using G Suite, Google’s powerful productivity and collaboration platform. But while your staff may already be familiar with apps such as Gmail, Calendar, Hangout, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and more, the following tips will help them make the most of G Suite apps. Monitor past activities in Google Docs Google Docs…

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How to protect your iPhone from phishers

By Chris Butler / January 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

While iOS is relatively more difficult to penetrate than other operating systems, clever criminals have found a way to breach its security. Through voice phishing, scammers are tricking iPhone users by pretending to be from Apple Support and asking for their login credentials. Here’s what you can do so you don’t fall prey to these…

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Make the most out of old PCs

By Chris Butler / January 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

If your PC has been struggling to perform all the tasks you have at hand, we completely understand why you would be itching for a new one, or even if you’ve already replaced it with the latest model. But even if it’s old, sluggish, and always crashing, your old desktop or laptop may still prove…

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Our guide to Windows 10 build 18305 for PC

By Chris Butler / January 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

In this Windows 10 build 18305 guide, we’ll focus on the most important changes that Microsoft carried out for the 2019 major release. 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.…

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Why UPS is important in network gear

By Chris Butler / January 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

Storms, floods, fire, and other emergencies can cause productivity loss due to power failure. Utilizing an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for your workstations will ensure that you never lose unsaved work. But what about your online connection? To avoid being crippled by loss of internet connection, it’s a good idea to plug routers, wireless access…

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Mobile device security and virtualization

By Chris Butler / January 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Securing mobile devices is challenging. They often have privileged access to sensitive data that they connect to via unprotected network connections. Virtualization vendors are finding ways to include solutions to these problems in their products and they’re perfect for small businesses. Mobile device management and virtualization Mobile device management (MDM) is about controlling how users…

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Why you need a VPN and how to choose one

By Chris Butler / January 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Back in the day, simple antivirus software was all you needed to stay safe from security threats. Nowadays, it takes more than that to protect your online privacy. Whether you’re sending emails or chatting up a friend online, chances are your Wi-Fi connection can be intercepted. This is why you need a virtual private network…

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Workplace Analytics evaluates employees’ productivity

By Chris Butler / January 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

Measuring productivity is an important process in an employee’s performance evaluation. Previously, Microsoft’s Office 365 had MyAnalytics, a tool for employees to monitor their own performance. But Microsoft improved on it with Workplace Analytics, which now allows managers to also view and evaluate their staff’s productivity. Managers can use this data to create strategies for…

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How to move your data from Windows to Mac

By Chris Butler / December 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Are you planning to move the data from your old Windows PC to your new Mac? Thanks to numerous improvements Apple has implemented over the years to its desktop OS, migrating your data has now become a much simpler process. Through the macOS Mojave Migration Assistant, you’ll be able to import a large part of…

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Save money with thin and zero clients

By Chris Butler / December 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Businesses are always looking for ways to save a bundle without sacrificing growth. For a while, they believed that they had to buy workstations with their own processing power, RAM, and hard drive. But thanks to virtualization, companies can increase their revenue and get the computing processes they need with thin and zero clients. What…

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