Tag: Computing

4
Apr

Industry Watchdog Gartner Thinks PC Days Are Ending

Gartner Predicts Cloud Will Replace PC by 2014 We all know the important role that cloud computing plays in our lives. Whether a business is destroyed by fire or natural disaster, if its files are stored in the cloud, then business can go on as usual; and many Internet service providers include security along with…

28
Mar

SharePoint Security Concerns Threaten Local Business

We often hear about the external threats to the security of important company information. What about the dangers within? An ignorant or careless employee can do as much damage to your business as any skilled hacker. It’s like the difference between someone breaking into your home and stealing a priceless baseball card and your child…

16
Mar

Are you ready for Windows Embedded Standard 8?

Yet another Windows preview is available for folks to download. This time, it’s the Windows Embedded Standard 8 operating system, which according to Microsoft, will make it “easier for devices to extend enterprise business intelligence with improved device management, servicing and data connectivity.” It can be accessed and downloaded here. This could be welcome news for…

15
Mar

Don’t Forget About Microsoft’s Big Easy Offering

It’s easy to procrastinate, especially when it comes to doing mundane or tedious tasks such as upgrading software. But when there are savings involved, it makes sense to put upgrading your company’s software somewhere near the top of your list of priorities. Microsoft’s Big Easy offer allows small-business owners to save 15% off Microsoft’s estimated…

8
Mar

Get your hands on Windows 8 before the actual release

On Feb. 29, 2012, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Microsoft officially launched the consumer preview version of its new Windows 8 operating system. For those who have been waiting, it’s available to download. According to Kent Walter on the Windows Experience blog, Windows 8 is compatible with tablets, laptops and desktops. No need…

7
Mar

Travel Gadgets That Make Traveling Fun

Some people travel for business, some for pleasure, and some for both business and pleasure. Regardless of whether someone is traveling to land a new prospect or enjoy some much needed rest and relaxation, it’s nice to have gadgets that will make the trip more enjoyable. Of course, these gadgets can be just as enjoyable…

6
Mar

Will Google’s recent SEO changes make searching easier?

Sometimes Google searches can be a study in frustration. It seems like everybody who has something to sell has either bought his way to the top of page one or has leveraged SEO to leapfrog over everyone else and become one of the top 10 results and shove more relevant results onto later pages. Fortunately,…

1
Mar

Helpful Time Saving Tips With Windows 7

Business professionals lead hectic lives, and they are always on the lookout for ways to save time and increase their productivity. If you use Windows, there are a few tips that can make life a little bit easier on you as you do your day-to-day tasks. They may not save hours, but a few minutes…

29
Feb

Google’s New Privacy Policy – Protect Your Personal Information

There are pluses and minuses to everything. With the implementation of Google’s new privacy policy, the down side of customized search results is that – come March 1, 2012 – all your search information will be shared across all Google products. If you want to prevent that, you’ll have to act fast. Preventing Google from…

29
Feb

New Domain Name Scam Surfacing

A few of our clients have reached out to us as their trusted IT advisor asking us about this email they have received.   Looks like another chinese domain name scam. What we recommend is that you simply delete this message and not act on their requests.  There are often scams such as this online…

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