Android adding exciting new core features

Android updates can be hard to follow since Google’s updates depend on a lot of factors outside of the company that ultimately delay releases. Google’s I/O conference is the best chance we have to see what’s coming to Android from the offices of its core designers. Below is a recap of the most exciting features coming soon to your Android phone. Split Screen The most visible and exciting feature is Android’s new ‘split-screen’ functionality. Soon you will be able to enter your ‘overview’ mode (the button that shows [...]

2020-09-25T09:31:02-05:00|General Tech|

Ransomware Getting Smarter – Protect Your Business

Although some may have hoped that the threat of ransomware was on the decline, the reality is that it’s quite the opposite. Until now, attacks seemed to be targeted directly at its victims, but Microsoft warns that may no longer be true. With their discovery of self-propagating ransomware it’s vital to fully understand the possible risk of infection. Ransomware, the malware that locks up infected systems and demands payment to return access to users, has been steadily increasing its infection rate over the course of this year. Enigma [...]

2020-02-16T10:26:44-06:00|General Tech, Security, Windows|

Small Business Virtualization Options to Consider

Server-hosted delivery of client applications is hardly new. Whether it was Microsoft Windows Terminal Services back in 1996 or the Remote Desktop Services of today, it has been around for a while now. With client virtualization, boundaries of traditional networks are done away with to allow rich client applications and environments to endpoints. Keep centrally managed-assets safe, efficient and accessible with one of these three options: Presentation virtualization As hinted in the name, it is an application delivery method that delivers desktops or applications from a shared server. [...]

2020-02-16T10:28:06-06:00|Cloud, General Tech, Virtualization|

What is App Virtualization?

To get ahead as a small business, it’s important for your company to stay on top of IT trends. The problem is, these trendy and new solutions are quite confusing to understand, especially for companies with limited IT experience. One of the more complicated IT trends would have to be app virtualization. To clear up the confusion, here is a quick overview of what app virtualization is all about. Non-virtualized apps To understand app virtualization, we need to know how desktop applications are traditionally installed first. When you [...]

2020-09-25T09:35:28-05:00|Articles, General Tech, Virtualization|

Is VOIP Right for Your Small Business

You’ve likely heard of VoIP: the innovative telephony solution that can dramatically cut costs and replace your traditional phone line. While it may sound appealing, you might have a few reservations. What if the call quality isn’t up to par? What if your staff is confused by the technology? What if you have to deal with the complexity and costs of installing an additional network? These are all assumptions that hold little truth. Here’s how you can avoid them, and ensure you get the most out of your [...]

2020-02-16T18:17:00-06:00|Cloud, General Tech|

Revamp Your Website – 5 Design Ideas

These days, it’s almost impossible to see a business that does not have a website. Even small businesses have taken to the Internet to find more customers and create an online presence. The problem is, with so many companies creating their own websites, yours can get lost in the shuffle. Luckily, a great web design can make a big difference. Here are five web design trends that could help increase your web traffic. Scrolling Scrolling is a convenient method for traversing a website. Instead of navigating through confusing [...]

2020-09-25T09:19:29-05:00|General Tech|

Office 365 Enhanced Email Security Features

While you can take many security precautions to protect your organization, a cyber attack is always possible because of human error. Microsoft, however, is trying to change this. In the coming weeks, the technology giant plans to launch a new security feature for Outlook, but only if you’re an Office 365 user. Here’s how it can help your business. Aptly called “Safety Tips”, Microsoft Office 365’s new security feature is designed to help make your employees (and yourself) more aware of which emails may contain harmful content. By [...]

2020-02-16T10:33:46-06:00|General Tech, Security|

Don’t Wait Until Your Operating System Expires!

66% of Organizations Wait for Operating Systems to “Expire” Before Upgrading When it comes to technology, upgrading is part of the package. Despite this being a well-established fact, some business owners will delay upgrading for as long as possible, while others will upgrade as soon as the latest product is released. What’s behind a company’s motivation to upgrade or not? We can better understand this by looking at a study on why businesses upgrade their operating systems. According to a recent study by Spiceworks, companies have different motivations [...]

2016-03-29T07:13:25-05:00|General Tech, Windows|

What Does Internet Explorer End of Support Mean for Your Company?

Microsoft is Killing Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10: What Does It Mean for You? The New Year provides the perfect opportunity to take stock of what’s important in your work life. In the small to medium-sized business world, technology routinely tops that list — you can’t work well without technology, and technology that doesn’t work well will only hold you back. Only a week into 2016 and we already have a major announcement from Microsoft about the end of support for older versions of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser. [...]

2016-01-09T11:44:07-06:00|General Tech, Windows|

Sync Software Is No Substitute for Backup Solutions

In recent years enterprise sync and share solutions have become popular mechanisms for protecting endpoint data. Even so, sync solutions do not typically provide the same level of protection as a true backup solution. The reason for this is simple. Although there are undeniably some overlaps in functionality, sync software and backup software were created for completely different purposes. Backup software vs sync and share solutions No-SubstitutesBackup software has one purpose and one purpose only – to allow the organization to get its data back following a data [...]

2020-09-25T09:37:25-05:00|Backup & Recovery, General Tech|
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