As mass-produced electronic devices grow increasingly more affordable, it has become common for people to replace their phones, computers, and TVs whenever the latest model comes out. While having access to the latest technology is exciting, it also creates a great deal of electronic waste (also called e-waste). For many of us, old devices litter our closets and garages because we simply do not know what to do with them. Unfortunately, a large quantity of this e-waste ends up in landfills. Continue Reading
Choosing the right phone system for your business is an important decision for any business owner or CTO. Your phone system not only connects your team desk-to-desk, it also defines your possible workflow by shaping how employees contact each other – and how customers can contact your team. Riding the cutting edge of business communication is VOIP, or Voice Over Internet Protocol, the software solution to business phones. Continue Reading
If your computer is running slower than it normally does, it can be one of the most frustrating things about your day. You try to open a website or create a spreadsheet, and you find yourself twiddling your thumbs while you wait for your computer to respond. You think to yourself that there must be something wrong with your computer. There usually is! Continue Reading
Your company depends on its network for everything from email and other internet services to your most business-critical applications. When that network begins to slow down, it can have a significant impact on your ability to carry out vital business functions, and ultimately, on your bottom line.
If it seems that your network is slower than it used to be, that’s a situation that merits immediate attention to identify the problem and correct it. Continue Reading
Video conferencing is the wave of the future. In fact, the business world is so eager for video conferencing to become the primary form of communication that we’ve been fantasizing about it in sci-fi for decades before the technology was ready. So it’s no surprise that most quality business-suite VOIP packages include a section of features dedicated to video calls, video conferencing, and video telecommuting. Continue Reading
Juice jacking is a serious threat to people going about their normal business and simply trying to charge their devices in any public space. You would never even think it was something that could happen unless you’re looking out for it. Here are some important things you need to know about juice jacking and how it can cause people to damage your devices and steal your personal information. Continue Reading
Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC17) didn’t disappoint this year. Announcements ranged from the Apple HomePod to iOS 11 to “the world’s most powerful Mac.” Here we have a look at the full spectrum of new Apple products, software and services announced. Continue Reading
Smartphones are among the technologies revolutionizing businesses. Their increasing sophistication and capabilities allow you to carry out all kinds of meaningful work, at any time of day and from virtually any location.
However, you need to ask yourself if you’re making the best use of your phone. Are there capabilities on your phone that you haven’t considered, and are there apps or features you’ve overlooked? Continue Reading
We all know about the classic USB connector, called Standard A or USB-A. We know that no matter which way we turn it, it will be upside down the first time we try to plug it in. Now it’s giving way to USB-C, which has no wrong orientation. Whichever way it’s turned works. The cable uses the same connector at both ends, so you don’t have to hunt for one that matches the device at the other end, the way you do with USB-A. Continue Reading