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A little desktop tidiness goes a long way

You may have the habit of putting apps and files that need your immediate attention on your desktop, but not of deleting or moving these to their proper folders when you’re through with them. What you end up with is a mess that makes it hard to find what you need and easy to lose […]

Why Your Business Is The PERFECT Target For Hackers …

And What You Need To Do NOW To Protect Yourself

Everybody gets hacked, but not everything makes the evening news. We hear about big companies like Target, Home Depot, Capital One, and Facebook getting hacked. What we rarely hear about are the little guys – the small businesses that make up 99.7% of employers in the United States, according to the Small Business Administration.

Watch out for distributed spam distraction

A lot of people get a handful of spam in their email inboxes every day. While spam can be a nuisance, it only takes a few minutes to delete or block spam. But if you receive tens of thousands of spam all at the same time, a huge chunk of your time and energy will […]

How to rid your Android devices of malware

As much as Google tries to keep their products safe and secure, they’re not immune to malware. If a malicious software infiltrates your Android operating system, it can compromise the sensitive information contained in your device. Here are a few tips on how to detect and remove malware from your Android device. Confirm the malware […]

Optimize your new laptop with these tips

Laptop computers aren’t cheap, so you’d want to make sure you get every bit of performance for your buck. Bear in mind that they may not be set up to function at their best straight out of the box, so to do just that, you’ll need to take these steps. 1. Update your laptop’s operating […]

Simplify your email management with these Gmail tricks

Many Gmail users find the email service to be convenient and reliable, but they’ll be surprised to learn that the following hacks can make for an even better Gmail experience. Undo Send In the fast-paced world of business, mistakes happen. And because everybody deserves a second chance at writing that email, Gmail has provided a […]

Don’t believe these disaster recovery myths

Modern technology changes rapidly, but not all businesses can match its pace. When it comes to disaster recovery (DR), we see business owners clinging to ideas that no longer apply. It’s high time you learn the truth about the following DR myths, so you can stop believing them. Myth 1: Tape backups are the best […]

Why the new Microsoft Edge is worth using

Microsoft recently released a more stable version of its web browser, Microsoft Edge, which the company rebuilt from scratch. If you’re in the market for a new and high-performing browser, Microsoft Edge has several new features that are worth checking out. 1. Collections Collections allows you to gather information from different sites, then organize, export, […]

Think your password is secure? Think again

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) created many of the password best practices you probably loathe — using a combination of letters, numbers, and special characters. The NIST now says those guidelines were ill-advised and has changed its stance. Find out why and what this means for you. The problem The issue isn’t […]

Have you updated your firmware yet?

When was the last time you checked if the firmware of your gadgets are up to date? If it has been a while, then you need to do so right away. This is because you might be using outdated firmware, and doing so makes you vulnerable to data breaches and other cyberattacks. What is firmware? […]