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Data in, buzzword out

Data in, buzzword out

One of your business’s most valuable assets is data, and ensuring its safety should be a top priority for your IT department. But what of the fact that there are so many different types of data nowadays? It seems like every few months there’s a new buzzword for the latest flavor, so it’s important that you get a taste of each new kind to ensure you’re up-to-date.

Widgets to lockscreens: 6 upgrades in iOS 10

Widgets to lockscreens: 6 upgrades in iOS 10

2016 seems to be the year of ‘ten’s for operating systems. The world’s two largest software developers are in the tenth iterations of their platforms, and both are making big splashes in the tech world. Apple presented iOS 10 with all of its new and upgraded features last month, and we’ve seen what the beta looks like first hand.

Why upgrade to the dual monitor system

Why upgrade to the dual monitor system

Remember in movies, how the villain’s lair is home to an abundance of newfangled tech, gadgets and monitors that stretch as far as the eye could see? Some may attribute it to superb set design but the message behind this was that the road to success (or blowing up your enemies) calls for not one but two monitors.

So what’s new in SEO and social media?

So what’s new in SEO and social media?

When it comes to technology news, breakthroughs, innovations, and what-to-do’s, we’ve always got our eyes peeled for the latest and greatest. Paying close attention to what’s trending is critical not only to our success, but to that of our clients as well, which is why we’re taking a look at 5 popular SEO and Social Media tactics happening now.

Can you hear the VoIP man calling?

Can you hear the VoIP man calling?

Back in the day, a phone was just a phone. Now, it’s a veritable computer in the palm of your hand, part tool and part entertainment, with the ability to perform a multitude of interesting and advanced functions. It does still make calls, of course, but even that aspect is a bit different than how things used to be because of the increasingly popular technology called VoIP.

In technical terms, VoIP is a broadband phone service that uses the internet instead of a public switched telephone network (PSTN) for things like voice calls and video conferencing.

Why your company needs to be on Instagram

Why your company needs to be on Instagram

It’s astounding how celebrities manage to amass millions of followers and gain thousands of likes for posting a photo of their shadow. Companies of all sizes would go crazy for that kind of exposure, but rarely do their wishes get granted. But not all hope is lost, start small and take baby steps with the help of Instagram’s recently-announced tools that help make the process of establishing your company’s presence an easier one:

Business profile pages

Previously, it was hard for Instagram users to distinguish an account belonging to a business from one that is dedicated to cats, but with the Business Profile feature, that’s a problem of the past.

10 ways to speed up your Wi-Fi

10 ways to speed up your Wi-Fi

Much like unpredictable thunderstorms, internet problems relentlessly plague those wishing to get some work done or catch up on the latest movies. Instead of waiting for divine intervention, take it upon yourself to get rid of sluggish connections. Not only do these ten tips reduce frustration but they also help you speed up your Wi-Fi:

Router centralization and elevation

For optimal signal strength it is best to place the router in the middle of the room, away from other electronics without any doors or walls obstructing it either.

Tools for online reputation marketing

Tools for online reputation marketing

Like the Loch Ness Monster, reputation marketing has long been considered a figure that is shrouded in mystery. Shai Aharony from Redboot Online sums it up as “tools that allow you to analyze, track, monitor and engage online activity, giving you the power to directly respond to customer complaints and turn potentially damaging feedback into a positive experience.