The intricacies of business technology are not the easiest to understand. Complicated explanations usually lead to misunderstandings, and this is especially true for virtualization. Here are four myths you may have heard about virtualization that you shouldn’t take as facts.
Virtualization myths and why you shouldn’t believe them
Why you should use your Mac’s Time Machine
Your Mac’s Time Machine should be your primary backup system. Not only does it let you restore your Mac to a happy working state after a crash, but it also lets you recover individual files or folders you may have accidentally erased. Additionally, as its name suggests, you can see what files looked like an hour ago or anytime in the recent past.
3 Easy ways to protect your business data
Most business owners are too busy running their respective offices to be concerned about optimized security settings and other technical matters. To spare them the agony of deciphering IT jargon, here are three easy ways to prevent data theft.
Cover your webcam
If Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, former FBI Director James Comey, and National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden all believe their webcams could be compromised, there’s no reason you should feel safe.
Here’s how your business communications system works
Many businesses still rely heavily on landline telephones, which remain one of the first points of contact businesses have with their customers. With the marriage of traditional telephony and digital connectivity comes a more affordable and more reliable option: internet phones.
Change old modes of thinking when migrating to the cloud
Not every business owner who migrates to the cloud achieves great results. As much as the service is touted with words like “freedom,” “productivity,” and “collaboration,” realizing the full benefits of the cloud is not a given. So if you’re thinking about transitioning to the cloud, how can you ensure you optimize the technology for your business? Well, it all starts with your attitude before migration. Here are some mental shifts you should make before getting started.
Mobile phone biometrics enhances security
Constantly using passwords on a smartphone can be a pain, not to mention a high security risk. Luckily, popular mobile browsers like Chrome and Firefox Lite are now supporting biometrics for authentication to make logging in to social media, email, and online shopping accounts easier and more secure.
How robust dashboards help your business
A dashboard is a business intelligence tool that displays metrics and key performance indicators (KPI) for organizations. Dashboards give you an overall view of your business. Here are some uses of dashboards in real-life business situations.
An organization's marketing department typically analyzes a significant amount of data from various channels.
Windows 10 updates won’t be slow if you use these tricks
Windows 10 users are well aware that installing updates can take a long time. We hear users complaining about it all the time. Why are Windows 10 updates so slow, and what can users do? Here’s our take.
Why do updates take so long to install?
Windows 10 updates take a while to complete because Microsoft is constantly adding larger files and features to them.
Safeguarding your social media from hackers
Social media phishing is on the rise. Facebook is one of the most commonly impersonated brands in phishing attacks. Hackers now employ more sophisticated tactics, so you must strengthen your privacy settings to keep them away.
Lock screens exist for a reason
Lock all your computing devices as soon as you stop using them.
4 ways to delete your smartphone data
Smartphones hold sensitive data such as financial information, confidential emails, and contact details that you wouldn’t want falling into the wrong hands. To wipe data from your old phone, do the following:
1. Encrypt your Android phone
Ensure that strangers don’t have access to your private data by encrypting it to make it unreadable.