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Bye bye bloatware: Windows gives us Refresh

By Chris Butler / July 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

It started out being called ‘bloatware’ but as consumer’s patience wore thin it was eventually replaced with the title ‘crapware’. In short, it’s the software that manufacturers load onto new hardware before purchases in an attempt to drive customers to new products. And in most cases it’s totally superfluous and burdensome to your system. Since…

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Why your company needs to be on Instagram

By Chris Butler / June 30, 2016 / 0 Comments

It’s astounding how celebrities manage to amass millions of followers and gain thousands of likes for posting a photo of their shadow. Companies of all sizes would go crazy for that kind of exposure, but rarely do their wishes get granted. But not all hope is lost, start small and take baby steps with the…

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5 popular virtualization platforms for SMBs

By Chris Butler / June 29, 2016 / 0 Comments

Virtualization allows you to eliminate dependency on physical hardware limitations and software requirements. Exactly how you achieve that comes in a number of different solutions with even more confusing lingo and acronyms, but before you can tackle any of that it’s a good idea to go over the different companies providing the services. Below is…

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Apps for Work from Google gets an upgrade

By Chris Butler / June 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

While many SMBs rave about Apps for Work and its ability to provide cheap enterprise-level productivity software, it’s generally agreed upon that there is one huge gap in what they offer. Google is hoping to amend this oversight with its recent announcement of Springboard, a tool designed to bring all of the individual apps together…

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10 ways to speed up your Wi-Fi

By Chris Butler / June 23, 2016 / 0 Comments

Much like unpredictable thunderstorms, internet problems relentlessly plague those wishing to get some work done or catch up on the latest movies. Instead of waiting for divine intervention, take it upon yourself to get rid of sluggish connections. Not only do these ten tips reduce frustration but they also help you speed up your Wi-Fi:…

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Game Over: NBA team loses valuable data

By Chris Butler / June 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

Good cyber security, much like the best NBA defenses, must be strong and able to stop threats from every which way. For the Milwaukee Bucks, their on-court and cyber security defense could both use a little practice. Yahoo! Sports reported that the Milwaukee Bucks sent out the names, addresses, Social Security numbers, compensation information and…

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The Case for LGBT Rights AND Gun Control In America

By Chris Butler / June 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

First and foremost, as the CEO of this company, I want any reader to know we value all of our clients’ business, regardless of any social, political, or economic disposition that might be different from ours. And I personally will always respect anyone who wants to engage in a civilized debate about important issues –…

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Seven Microsoft Excel mastery tips

By Chris Butler / June 16, 2016 / 0 Comments

When was the last time you used Microsoft Excel? And no, hovering over the icon doesn’t count. If it’s taking you too long to remember, then it probably is. Digital literacy is an essential part of finding a job these days, in fact taking a look at it further reveals that proficiency in Excel is…

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Creating online communities for businesses

By Chris Butler / June 14, 2016 / 0 Comments

Gamers require an effective strategy to thwart the boss, athletes require constant updates on the latest tournaments to improve performance and businesses require an online community to fully thrive. As the saying goes: ‘What comes easy won’t last, and what lasts won’t come easy’. This is especially true when you embark on building an online…

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A Personal Request

By Chris Butler / June 14, 2016 / 0 Comments

Friends, I need your help. Recent events in Orlando have weighed most heavily on my heart and mind. First and foremost, if this email happens to reach any of the surviving victims or their families, please know that my heart breaks for you. I am doing everything in my power to support you, and to…

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