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2020 Technology Trends

Every year, we try to look at different ways the world is transforming as we examine some of the technology trends that will influence small and mid-sized businesses. Below are several trends we have researched and identified as becoming more and more prevalent in 2020.

1. Profit Over Investment Before Election: After two years of sales growth and high employment, as well as a pending election, business owners will be optimistic this year, but will not spend too aggressively.

Microsoft changes how it updates Windows 10

Before, whenever Microsoft’s hardware partners released updates on their drivers, those updates caused multiple problems for Windows 10 users. To resolve that, Microsoft revised the way it updates Windows 10. First, let’s distinguish between driver updates and operating system (OS) updates: Driver updates – A driver is software that allows your computer’s OS to communicate […]

Office 365 hacking: What you need to know

Some hackers have become so skilled that they don’t even need you to give up your credentials to hack into your account. One recent cyberthreat is targeted towards users of Microsoft Office 365. You don’t want to be the next victim, so read up. A phishing scam that harvests users’ credentials The latest cyberattack on […]

Get more from Android devices with the right accessory

Android devices are known for their versatility, a quality that’s made possible not just by the sheer variety of applications they support, but also by the many accessories you can use with them. Knowing what these accessories are and how you can connect them will help you get more out of your Android device. USB […]

The best Mac keyboard shortcuts

January 17th, 2020 Apple

While many users are tech-savvy, there are some who don’t utilize useful keyboard shortcuts on their devices. These shortcuts can greatly enhance your productivity and save you a lot of time. Besides making you more efficient, using them can actually reduce wrist strain. Use these nifty Mac shortcuts to get you up to speed in […]

The right way to set up guest Wi-Fi

Customers, partners, and vendors expect Wi-Fi access when they’re visiting your office. This is why having guest Wi-Fi access is common for most companies. But setting it up the wrong way can create a frustrating experience for people looking to connect to the internet. In some cases, it can even leave your company exposed to […]

Unified communications defined

January 13th, 2020 VoIP

Communications is an integral business component that no enterprise can survive without. At the forefront of modern business communications is the all-in-one, internet-powered communications solution: unified communications. What is unified communications? Unified communications (UC) allows you to manage all your communications as one piece of architecture rather than as several different components patched together. It […]

Rediscover Office 365 with Surface

Microsoft’s Surface line does not only have the most powerful Intel Core processors, but it also offers unprecedented integration with Office 365. With unique touchscreen capabilities and advanced accessories, Surface devices enable you to work with the popular productivity suite in new and exciting ways. Audio transcription in Word This new feature allows audio files […]

Manage your WordPress with this checklist

WordPress is one of the most powerful blogging and content management systems (CMS) today. Since 35% of the internet is powered by WordPress, there’s no room for sluggish load times, potential security vulnerabilities, or search engine delistings. Follow this checklist to avoid those problems. Make backups It’s crucial to perform a daily off-site backup of […]

The business benefits of IAM

Your employees access applications and confidential business data every day. Hackers, on the other hand, are trying to do the exact same thing but for more malicious reasons. What’s worse, even employees can go rogue and steal your data, which is why it’s crucial that you have an identity and access management (IAM) solution in […]