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Ransomware to begin self-propagation

2016June9_Security_C_PH

One of the biggest fears security experts have may be coming true: self-replicating ransomware. Viruses that have the ability to copy and spread themselves to new systems are nothing new, but until now ransomware attacks have been targeted campaigns. The best way to protect your network from a security threat is to understand it, here’s […]

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Key announcements from Google I/O 2016

2016June8_Google_C_PH

Mayan priests took it upon themselves to inform the people of important matters such as festivals, harvest updates and when the next Quidditch tournament will be held – the same can be said about Google I/O just without the headpieces. Attendees are given the 411 on the latest announcements and newest products that have just […]

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Windows Phone is calling it quits

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Microsoft smartphones have been on their last legs for months, if not years. Though builds and new features held promise in revitalizing the device, Microsoft announced the removal of their phones from the consumer market. While Microsoft maintains its stance on “fully committing” to Windows Phones, the fact that they are selling off their handset […]

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Big interface changes coming to Android

2016June6_AndroidPhone_C_PH

Android updates can be hard to follow since Google’s updates depend on a lot of factors outside of the company that ultimately delay releases. Google’s I/O conference is the best chance we have to see what’s coming to Android from the offices of its core designers. Below is a recap of the most exciting features […]

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Should your next laptop be a Chromebook?

2016June3_Hardware_C_PH

With the advent of cloud computing, more and more people are choosing Google Chromebook for their next laptop purchase. However, many business owners are still on the fence as to whether or not this new 21st century laptop will satisfy their needs. If this is you, here’s a quick guide to figure out if a […]

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How to promote your SMB on Facebook for free

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The words “free publicity” bring joy to the ears of many SMB owners. You don’t have a big marketing budget, so you need to find ways to cut costs as much as possible. Luckily Facebook has you covered. There are several ways you can promote your business on the world’s biggest social network that won’t […]

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Live video: a free way to reach new customers

2016May31_BusinessValue_C_PH

Having direct access to customers is a gold mine for SMBs and with the increasing popularity of live video services it’s just a matter of deciding what to broadcast. The strategies for live broadcasting are very different than pre-recorded video and it’s important to reevaluate how you’ll present company information in this medium. Keep reading […]

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Improve Chrome with these 6 extensions

2016May30_Browsers_C_PH

Well over half of all surveyed internet users utilize Google’s Chrome web browser, and it’s not difficult to see why. The ability to customize your browser via third party apps, extensions and more makes surfing the web a truly personalized experience. Keep reading to discover some of the most practical extensions for enhancing your productivity. […]

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Early adopters share iPad Pro feedback

2016May27_iPad_C_PH

People love websites like TripAdvisor, Yelp and Angie’s List for a reason: feedback from real customers is invaluable when making a purchase decision. When it comes to Apple’s iPad Pro, you may’ve had some difficulty tracking down what actual users think about the tablet as it’s still a new technology. Well, today, you’re in luck. […]

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Why Peter Pan’s cloud migration would thrive

2016May26_Office365_C_PH

Think happy thoughts. Peter Pan knew the power of positive thinking more than any of us, which is why if he had a business today it would have likely been a great candidate for cloud technology. You see, half the battle when adapting new IT, whether it’s the cloud or managed services, is going in […]

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