What private browsing can and can’t do

What private browsing can and can’t do

As you surf the web, it’s nearly impossible to keep your internet activity completely private. Certain websites collect personal information for marketing purposes and your browser keeps track of all the websites you visit. But that browsing information can also fall into the wrong hands, which is why you should consider using private browsing if […]

Why your phone has slow internet speed

Why your phone has slow internet speed

In today’s world, staying connected means having strong internet and a high-speed phone. But you may discover that your internet-based apps are loading much slower after using your phone for months. Learn four reasons why your phone’s internet is lagging. Router location One simple yet overlooked reason why your WiFi-connected phone may be experiencing internet […]

Quick recoveries with external IT support

Quick recoveries with external IT support

Small-business owners with limited financial resources have to manage their office IT on their own. Although this might work for a while, it can grow into a massive problem when the business starts expanding. At that point, you’ll want to focus on that expansion, not repairing tech problems. This is where external IT support comes […]

How to optimize Office 365

How to optimize Office 365

Out of the hundreds of Office 365 tools available to you, you’re probably using only 10-15% of them. This could be due to a lack of training or an unfamiliarity with some of the advanced options available in Word and Excel. But it’s easy to optimize your Office 365 investment by learning more about the […]

Equifax finds more users hit by major breach

Equifax finds more users hit by major breach

Everyone thought the worst was over when credit-reporting agency Equifax revealed that the credentials of 145.5 million people in the US were leaked. However, the company recently discovered that there are more victims from the major breach. Here’s everything you need to know. What happened? On March 1, Equifax reported that the names and driver’s […]

How to leverage social media effectively

How to leverage social media effectively

Have you decided to build up your web presence and attract new customers using social media? Here are five tips on how small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can turn likes into dollars. #1. Choose the right platform Between Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn to choose from, you may be tempted to sign up for […]

Making the most of Alexa in the office

Making the most of Alexa in the office

Alexa’s usefulness goes beyond controlling smart devices in the home, playing music, providing weather forecasts, and receiving calls and messages. Amazon aims to position her as a next-gen AI technology with loads of features for both home and business users. Here are some ways to turn Alexa into a one-of-a-kind office assistant. Amazon’s Alexa has […]

Google Drive now allows comments on MS files

Google Drive now allows comments on MS files

Google applications mostly comprise collaborative tools that are regularly updated to address your growing needs. With their new Google Drive update, gone are the days of converting files just to add a comment because you can now easily comment on the files in the ‘Preview’ pane. To reduce the hassles Google Drive allows your team […]

Safe web browsing requires HTTPS

Safe web browsing requires HTTPS

How many times this month have you paid for something online using your credit card? Was each payment page secured by HTTPS? If you’re not 100% certain, you’re a prime target for identity theft. The padlock icon in your web browser’s address bar is immensely important and it requires your attention. HTTPS Encryption Older web […]

Tricks to make you work smarter in Outlook

Tricks to make you work smarter in Outlook

Email users are always looking for a better way to organize their inboxes, personalize their email signatures, or streamline group communication. Fortunately, these features already exist for Outlook users. You just need to know where to look. Clean Up your inbox No matter inbox how meticulously organized your Outlook inbox is, there’s always room for […]