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How to prevent your laptop from overheating

How to prevent your laptop from overheating

Laptops are so convenient and hassle-free to use. It’s easy to forget that they need regular maintenance. One of the most common causes of laptop damage is overheating. Learn how to prevent your laptop from overheating, so you can boost its speed and prolong its life. Causes of overheating Laptops create heat during their normal […]

Get your business noticed using social media

Get your business noticed using social media

Regardless of your company’s size, social media marketing is a valuable tool you can’t afford to ignore, especially if your business is brand new to the marketing world. Here are some tips you can take away to start making some noise in the social media stratosphere. #1 Prove you’re an expert It’s important to know […]

New Gmail features you need to use now

New Gmail features you need to use now

Aside from a new look, Google introduced substantial improvements to Gmail, including functions that let you enable confidential mode, snooze emails, unsubscribe faster, and enjoy greater protection from spam. Here are the most notable ones. Confidential Mode This feature lets you set an expiration date for your email after which it self-destructs. Sending mail on […]

The Risk of Not Having Cloud Backup

The Risk of Not Having Cloud Backup

New threats to businesses’ precious employee and customer data emerge every day, so the only surefire way to protect your files from viruses, theft, and other unforeseeable disasters is to partner with a leading cloud backup provider. With a basic understanding of how cloud backups work, you can set up a plan that is economical […]

How HIPAA Impacts Social Media Usage

How HIPAA Impacts Social Media Usage

Before Social Media platforms like Facebook went live, HIPAA was established to protect the privacy of medical providers and their patients. And although there are no specific rules for Social Media use, every healthcare organization must implement security protocols that adhere to privacy policies. On April 14, 2003, the “Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act” […]

OneNote excluded from Office 2019

OneNote excluded from Office 2019

The Universal Windows Platform (UWP) version of OneNote will now be the only app available for Windows 10, as Office 365 and Microsoft Office 2019 will do away with the 32-bit desktop app. Microsoft’s OneNote desktop application is nearing the end of its journey, as the software giant will stop developing the product line past […]

The Facebook data breach scandal explained

The Facebook data breach scandal explained

Businesses have made lots of money using social media to engage with current and potential customers for years now. But after a recent breach, some users are reevaluating Facebook’s reputation. Read on to know how this concerns you and if you must do something about it. Last month, news broke that a firm known as […]

Chrome, Edge, Firefox to Support Biometrics

Chrome, Edge, Firefox to Support Biometrics

Having to use passwords constantly can be a pain (and a high security risk) to many of us. Luckily, Chrome, Edge, and Firefox have recently agreed to support biometrics for authentication to make our social media, email, and shopping account logins easier and more secure. Here’s what you need to know about the Web Authentication […]

Tips for optimizing your mobile hotspot

Tips for optimizing your mobile hotspot

Mobile hotspots are great for people who need to access the Internet even if they are somewhere without any Wi-Fi. All it takes is a portable 4G router. It offers a low-cost and readily available connection that your employees can utilize while working on the go. A mobile hotspot usually provides faster Internet connection and […]

Mobile devices in the field

Mobile devices in the field

Mobile devices, such as smartphones and laptops, have changed the landscape of business organizations everywhere. Nowadays, businesses arm their workers with these devices in the field, making mobile performance and connectivity highly essential. Optimizing IT systems for mobile workers isn’t easy, but there are a few simple tricks you can try. The ability to manage […]