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What to consider before you buy a new PC

What to consider before you buy a new PC

Purchasing a new computer can be a daunting task, especially if you’re not familiar with its components. You’ll want to make sure you make the right choice so you don’t end up buying one that becomes obsolete within just a few years. How much money should you spend? Which model is the best for you? What about the specifications? While there is no fixed formula when it comes to buying a new computer, these guidelines will help you make an informed decision.

4 must-know facts about the Cloud

4 must-know facts about the Cloud

Cloud computing has given companies affordable and flexible solutions to deal with rapidly advancing technological demands. However, for the small business owner, there are still many common misunderstandings about using cloud services. Here are a few things some businesses owners misunderstand about the cloud.

How to get the most from your business data

How to get the most from your business data

It’s one thing to collect your business’s data, but turning that information into insights that propel your organization toward growth is quite another. Analyzing your data can be daunting, but it shouldn’t get pushed to the bottom of your to-do list.

A quick guide to Android backups

A quick guide to Android backups

Your Android phone is your life. It contains business documents, calendar reminders, and contacts you can’t afford to lose. So if an unforeseen incident suddenly wipes out your data, you better be sure you’ve fully backed up your Android device. If you haven’t, check out this guide.

Quick review: why you need virtualization

Quick review: why you need virtualization

With virtualization, you can make software see several distinct computers even if there is only one, or make several computers register as one supercomputer. That may sound simple, but it’s far from it. Of course the benefits are well worth it; here are just a few.

VoIP call-quality issues addressed

VoIP call-quality issues addressed

Many people assume that a landline from established local telco is what their office needs, but the truth is there are much better options. VoIP (Voice over IP) lets you make calls over the internet and enjoy convenience, simple set-up, and all the features of a traditional phone system, for less money.

New design upgrades to Microsoft Office 365

New design upgrades to Microsoft Office 365

Office 365 apps like PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Excel will be getting upgrades over the next few months. Microsoft expects these new features to boost productivity and overall efficiency of business users. Here’s what they have planned.

Simplified ribbon

The biggest update is with the ribbon, which is a command bar at the top of a window.

5 mistakes businesses need to avoid online

5 mistakes businesses need to avoid online

Nowadays, business owners have a number of social media accounts used for various purposes, whether it’s to communicate with existing and potential customers, to showcase and announce their latest products, or to expand their online presence. But, one wrong move is more than enough to tarnish your organization’s hard-earned reputation.

Get the most out of Bing’s Visual Search

Get the most out of Bing’s Visual Search

Years ago, Microsoft released a feature for its Bing search engine that lets users upload photos in lieu of text-based queries. It’s a helpful feature that will soon be added to a slew of mobile devices and browsers. Let’s take a closer look at what’s coming.

Assess risks before buying new software

Assess risks before buying new software

The growing market for cybersecurity products is a sign that businesses are taking the issue seriously. But before your company jumps into investing in any product, ask yourself if it’s really necessary. Find out how you can make the most out of cybersecurity products by conducting a risk assessment.