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Windows 10 the way you like it

2016Mar25_MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_BThe new Windows 10 interface looks pretty good and quite intuitive but something is missing – your signature style. The cool thing about Windows 10 is that it gives you the ability to customize your device any way you like. So if you’re tired of seeing a blue color theme or if you’re the sort of person that absolutely hates that notification sound, there are a couple of ways to customize your desktop.

Help yourself: use these Office 365 features

2016Mar23_Office365_BNeed help getting some work done? Fortunately, Microsoft constantly releases new Office 365 features that can help you get an edge on the pile of work sitting on your computer. Among some of the new Office 365 features, you can Skype over a document with your coworkers, plot charts into excel with ease, and even sign for a document electronically with any device.

Google Drive’s productivity secrets

2016Mar22_GoogleApps_BDo you know how to get the most out of Google Drive? As with a lot of technology, most of us don’t know all the ins and outs of it. That’s why we’ve come up with this list of five helpful tips that some Drive users are completely unaware of. Here’s how you can use them to your maximum benefit.

Outdated DR myths worth ousting

2016Mar21_BusinessContinuity_BWe are no longer in the dark ages of Disaster Recovery. With the onset of cloud computing, DR has become more efficient and affordable than ever. Despite this fact, many business owners still cling to their medieval DR mindsets and myths that belong in debates among king Arthur and his knights of the round table.

Should you virtualize your business?

2016Mar18_Virtualization_BUpgrading your hardware is an incredibly long, arduous and costly process. Fortunately, virtualization has become a popular, affordable and flexible solution to upgrade your network. However, before you start investing in virtualized systems, it’s important to consider the benefits and costs that come with this solution.

How to Keep Your Business Safe from Email and Phone Attacks

Cyberattacks are on the rise — and they’re not just coming from one direction. According to recent news reports, phone calls claiming to be from the IRS are targeting elderly people. The caller states that money is owed and has to be paid by the end of the day, followed by personal questions intended to ferret out further identifying information.

How to revive your old laptop

2016Mar17_Hardware_BSpring is a time of new life. The buds on trees begin to blossom, baby duckling sightings become common, and that old laptop you stuffed in the back of your closet can be reborn…did we confuse you on that last one? Well, while Spring is usually thought of as a time for new life in nature, this year it can also be applied to technology – your laptop to be specific.

Should you monitor your employees online?

2016Mar15_Security_BTo monitor your employees, or not to monitor, that is the topic of this blog post today. If you’ve ever considered monitoring your staff’s online activities, you may’ve been lost as to whether or not it’s the right decision. So we’ve listed the pros and cons of doing it, and some tips to make it a success if you go through with it.