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What you need to know about VPNs

What you need to know about VPNs

With stories of large-scale data breaches and internet service providers tracking internet habits, online privacy is becoming a rare commodity. Incognito mode and private browsing features may be able to cover up your browsing history, but they don’t completely protect your online activities. You need a Virtual Private Network (VPN). What is VPN? Simply put, […]

Tips and tricks to prolong laptop battery life

Tips and tricks to prolong laptop battery life

A laptop would just be a cold piece of aluminum with a flat battery if you don’t have a power socket at hand. It’s hard to get any work done when you’re peppered with pop-ups and warning messages when the battery power gets low. So here are some tips you can use to prolong the […]

Make work easy with Microsoft’s new apps

Make work easy with Microsoft’s new apps

Connections, Listings, and Invoicing are the most recent additions to Microsoft’s software lineup and they’re finally out of the beta testing phase. These apps come with every Office 365 Business Premium subscription and are perfect for companies with fewer than 300 employees. Installing and using them is a breeze, see for yourself. Microsoft Invoicing Word […]

The problem with too many VMs

The problem with too many VMs

Unlike maintaining multiple servers, which have to be manually installed and configured, deploying virtual machines (VMs) require very little effort. 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, […]

A beginner’s guide to VoIP options

A beginner’s guide to VoIP options

The field of business IT is never short on insider jargon. Voice over IP (VoIP) and its long list of acronym-laden add-on features is a great example. While you don’t need to understand every term, you should at least learn the differences between open source and proprietary systems. What are “proprietary” systems? When most companies […]

Simplified Outlook for Mac and Windows users

Simplified Outlook for Mac and Windows users

In its recent Ignite 2017 presentation, Microsoft promised to launch a simplified Outlook for Mac and Windows. The software company aims to reduce the complexity of its email app’s desktop version by emulating the iOS version, which has an uncluttered interface and a modern look. How Outlook will be simplified The most notable feature of […]

Google weighs in on account hijacking

Google weighs in on account hijacking

According to experts, passwords shouldn’t be the only way you defend your accounts. After all, hackers have plenty of tricks and tools to steal them. So to help businesses fully understand the risks involved, Google conducted a study on the causes of account hijacking. The results From March 2016 to March 2017, Google and UC […]

An easy way to accept reservations online

An easy way to accept reservations online

Over the past year, Google has been giving business owners more control over what information is displayed in the search results. At first, the options were limited, but now Google is opening up opportunities for advanced features that greatly improve customer service. How to edit your business’s Google listing When someone types your business’s name […]

Here comes Android Fast Pair

Here comes Android Fast Pair

When Apple ditched their traditional headphone jack for a wireless one, people weren’t exactly thrilled. Now, things have changed and people are more open-minded about wireless pairings. But Google hasn’t exactly been standing idly by, they’ve also been working on their very own pairing solution for Android. What is Fast Pair? Fast Pair is Android’s […]

Top tips for optimizing your Google reviews

Top tips for optimizing your Google reviews

Google has made reviews more visible within its search results, which means that online reviews will have a massive impact on customer behavior and your company’s search performance. If you’re not taking the time to generate good reviews from prominent sites, your business may not get enough customer attention to stay afloat. How Google changed […]