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The best Chrome function you aren’t using

September 16th, 2016
The best Chrome function you aren’t using

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 better than that.

Improve networking with LinkedIn Alumni

September 15th, 2016
Improve networking with LinkedIn Alumni

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.

4 Lessons to learn from Delta’s DR failure

September 14th, 2016
4 Lessons to learn from Delta’s DR failure

Delta is paying big for the IT outage that occurred last month: millions of dollars in damages, 2300 cancelled flights, and significant reputational damage. Despite the harsh cut to the airline’s bottom line, Delta will probably still survive. But the real question is this: Can your business survive after long periods of downtime? A natural disaster, power outage, or successful hack can be the downfall of many small- to medium-sized businesses.

Enhance your next Powerpoint presentation

September 13th, 2016
Enhance your next Powerpoint presentation

Many suffer from glossophobia, the fear of public speaking. Reasons vary, from traumatic childhood experiences to the inability to imagine your co-workers in their underwear. Enter Microsoft PowerPoint. This program helps visually depict a presentation, whether it be for a class project or a boardroom meeting, or to convince parents to buy your first car.

iOS 10 release date finally revealed

September 12th, 2016
iOS 10 release date finally revealed

From its drastically improved lock screen to GIF integration into your keyboard, the iOS platform has iPhone and iPad owners chomping at the bit for the latest iteration. Despite the completely open beta, Apple opted to shroud the official release in secrecy — until now.

Android Nougat’s top 9 updates

September 9th, 2016
Android Nougat’s top 9 updates

The reason why we gravitate toward the latest smartphone or the newest clothes can be attributed to our insatiable appetite for novelty — in layman’s terms, we really like new stuff. That’s why many go bonkers over the latest operating system update, Android Nougat.

Fantom: the latest cybersecurity spectre

September 7th, 2016
Fantom: the latest cybersecurity spectre

It’s hard to deny how quickly the different types of ransomware multiply — they do so faster than rabbits during mating season. Ransomware vary in appearance, subtlety, and targets. The latest addition to the extensive list of ransomware varieties is Fantom.

Record $5.5 million HIPAA penalty doled out

September 5th, 2016
Record $5.5 million HIPAA penalty doled out

If your organization hosts data regulated by the US government, you’re familiar with the scare tactics used to sell hosting services. But what lurks behind those vague threats of expensive lawsuits and unfair liability burdens? HIPAA is nearly 100 pages long and few providers actually know what it requires.

Reset your Dropbox password

September 2nd, 2016
Reset your Dropbox password

Remember in 2012 when Dropbox’s data, which contained details of around two-thirds of its customers, were leaked? At the time, Dropbox reported that a collection of users’ email addresses had been stolen, but it wasn’t until recently that the company discovered that passwords had been stolen as well.

Considerations when buying a new projector

September 1st, 2016
Considerations when buying a new projector

Love them or hate them, projectors are the modern day soapbox. They give you the platform to present your case to a wider audience without compromising your content. Like most hardware purchases, however, they’re accompanied by a list of measurements and specifications you likely have little experience with.