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Four considerations before buying hardware

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Unlike getting a new pair of sweatpants, the process of buying new hardware isn’t as straightforward. Because there are so many choices out there, it’s hard to go with what your friend has to say or which ones are selling at 50% off. If you want hardware that doesn’t only fit but also compliments your […]

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Hardware shouldn’t be bought willy-nilly

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The term ‘hard’ in hard drive shouldn’t refer to the difficulty many experience when they set out looking for a new one. It’s hard to deny the importance that hard drives still have to computers of all shapes, sizes, and operating systems — but like the elusive concept of soulmates, how do we know which […]

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VoIP’s hold-message options are easy

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A common refrain heard by installers of traditional PBX phone systems and over-the-internet VoIP systems is “Wait, before you go, what’s best for on-hold music and messages, and how do I set those up?” Usually it’s an easy process for both types of phone systems, but with VoIP solutions it’s typically easier and provides greater […]

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VoIP systems keep callers on the line

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Recently, a story circulated amongst industry insiders of an official in a hospital’s records room who couldn’t customize her legacy phone system’s hold messages. The upshot was this particular platform restarted the hold message each time a caller was placed back on hold. Her provider – a reseller with little control over the system’s functionality […]

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Engaging on-hold messages via VoIP

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A lot goes into upgrading your phone system, and in cases where a traditional PBX system is being replaced by an off-site VoIP solution, there are many details to consider. One aspect often overlooked is the way hold music and messaging are set up; but this is something that needs to be taken quite seriously. […]

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The coolest Chrome feature no one knows about

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Everything is wirelessly connected nowadays. If you can purchase a refrigerator that sends you a message when your vegetables are going bad, why can’t you stream the audio and video of your phone or desktop to your TV? It turns out you can, and Google just made it a whole lot easier. Let’s take a […]

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Google Cast becomes native to Chrome

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Google’s Chromecast device has been around for a few years now. The simple and inexpensive flash-drive-sized screen broadcaster has earned itself a faithful following, but it’s not stopping there. With the newest update, you might even be able to ‘cast’ your desktop or mobile screen to a nearby device before the end of this article. […]

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The best Chrome function you aren’t using

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Back in 2013, Google released a tiny HDMI device to widespread praise. No bigger than a run-of-the-mill flash drive, Chromecast allowed you to broadcast certain applications from your desktop or smartphone screen to your TV. Considering how easy it was to set up, and the $35 price tag, we didn’t think it could get any […]

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Improve networking with LinkedIn Alumni

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How many times have you heard the saying “It’s not about what you do but who you know”? — probably too many to count. Regardless of whether that’s your current business mantra, it’s hard to ignore the advantages of tapping into your network. From landing jobs to furthering your career, the benefits of building relationships […]

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Enhance networking with LinkedIn Alumni

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Catching up with your friends at your high school reunion is all well and fun before the conversation turns to work. It seems like all your friends have well-paying jobs, and you’re stuck with a demanding one that’s underpaid. What if there were a way you could land better jobs or further your career path? […]

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