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The risks posed by Windows 10 bloatware

The risks posed by Windows 10 bloatware

Have you bought a new PC or laptop recently? Don’t be too impressed by so-called value-added pre-installed software, as these take up storage space and use up processing power. More than this, a new report shows that free trial versions of browser toolbars, video games, and antivirus programs can make you vulnerable to cybersecurity threats. […]

Autocomplete password risks

Autocomplete password risks

Advertisements and “helpful” suggestions based on your internet browsing habits can be troubling. But what’s even more alarming is that hackers have found another way of tracking you via seemingly harmless autocomplete passwords. Here’s what you need to know. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous As of December 2018, there are 4.1 billion internet users […]

Should you get an SSD for your Mac?

Should you get an SSD for your Mac?

Solid state drives (SSDs) are now standard issue across Mac computers. But if you have an older Mac, you can easily upgrade it with an SSD and benefit from the many performance advantages of this type of storage device. They’re faster SSDs have the clear advantage over HDDs in terms of data access speed. To […]

Decrease printing costs in 5 easy ways

Decrease printing costs in 5 easy ways

You may think that your printing infrastructure is only a minimal company expense. But if it is not managed well, you may end up with a bloated IT budget that mostly comprises of hardware and supplies purchases and equipment maintenance costs. Your business can save money and time by following these 5 tips. Replace outdated […]

The cloud and virtualization explained

The cloud and virtualization explained

Cloud computing and virtualization are similar but that doesn’t mean that one can be substituted for the other. Each has its own benefits, so it pays to know how both work, so you can take advantage of them. Virtualization Imagine a company with five servers, each assigned a single task such as storage, email, etc. […]

CRM optimization best practices

CRM optimization best practices

The effectiveness of your business’s day-to-day operations is the best indicator of whether your customer relationship management (CRM) software is performing to expectations. CRM is revolutionizing the way businesses interact with customers, but are you integrating CRM into your business in the best possible way? Learn how you can transform your business with the following […]

Android 9 Pie: Presenting cool new tricks

Android 9 Pie: Presenting cool new tricks

The last few versions of Android offered mostly small modifications. But with Android 9 Pie, Google made sure to add more functional features users will find handy. Let’s take a look at some of the things that have made Android 9 Pie such a welcome addition to Android’s lineup. Enhanced security features In Android 9 […]

The biggest mistake to avoid with VMs

The biggest mistake to avoid with VMs

Virtual machines (VMs) make IT resource management effortless. By making a few simple adjustments in your virtualization console, you can easily create a virtual instance with enough resources to run even the most demanding apps. But this simplicity also introduces a new risk called VM sprawl. The problem with VM sprawl VM sprawl is a […]

How to get the best out of G Suite

How to get the best out of G Suite

Your business may be already using G Suite, Google’s powerful productivity and collaboration platform. But while your staff may already be familiar with apps such as Gmail, Calendar, Hangout, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and more, the following tips will help them make the most of G Suite apps. Monitor past activities in Google Docs Google Docs […]

How to protect your iPhone from phishers

How to protect your iPhone from phishers

While iOS is relatively more difficult to penetrate than other operating systems, clever criminals have found a way to breach its security. Through voice phishing, scammers are tricking iPhone users by pretending to be from Apple Support and asking for their login credentials. Here’s what you can do so you don’t fall prey to these […]