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Optimize Your Social Media Content

Content sharing strategies to optimize your online presence There’s no doubt that social media is connecting us like never before. Something we like to stress to our clients is that social media is more than just a platform for socialization. The world of social media...

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iPhone Users Can Feel More Secure with New Safety Feature

Personal safety is something we all take very seriously. No one likes to be in a situation where they feel threatened or unsafe, no matter how pertinent the fear may seem. This is something many of us deal with. Walking alone late at night, in a parking garage with...

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When’s the Last Time You Tested your Business Back-Ups?

Exploring business continuity best practices for testing data and application back-ups Data protection is a central element of the data management strategy for all modern business owners. A proactive and well-thought-out business continuity plan is something that all...

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Top 12 Tech Gifts of 2017: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3  

  We like tech, it’s what we do. As the holiday shopping season kicks into overdrive, we are bringing you 12 of the most requested, most wanted tech gifts for 2017. Check back each business day between now and December 19th for another must-have tech item and why you...

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Top 12 Tech Gifts of 2017: Microsoft Surface Book 2

We like tech, it’s what we do. As the holiday shopping season kicks into overdrive, we are bringing you 12 of the most requested, most wanted tech gifts for 2017. Check back each business day between now and December 19th for another must-have tech item and why you...

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Why Microsoft Word 2016 is Worth the Update

Many of us have been working with Microsoft Word for years. Whether that be at home, school, or work, Microsoft Word has proven to be a useful tool for both personal and business ventures. Since it was first installed in the early 80’s under the name “Multi-Tool Word”...

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Microsoft Teams is Optimized & Now LIVE for Office 365

How Microsoft Teams is changing the game and giving Slack a run for its money News recently broke that Microsoft Teams is officially available to anyone with an Office 365 subscription. The application has been in testing since November, but it’s now fully launched as...

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Microsoft Word Shortcuts

Microsoft Word is a valuable software that most people use daily. However, even if you are a word pro, there may be some things you don’t know about shortcuts. Shortcuts are simple keystroke actions that make doing certain tasks much easier and quicker than doing them...

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Is Your Business Safe from the KRACK Vulnerability?

Exploring the ongoing impacts and remedies for the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability It’s been nearly two months since the KRACK Wi-Fi bug was broadcast to the world. The news hit headlines across the globe in October of this year when tech researchers discovered the...

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Protect Yourself from Scammers

Cybercrime causes over $1 trillion in damages every year. Understanding the statistic is the first step to avoid becoming one. There are so many scams out there today designed to dupe you and trick you into making yourself vulnerable and giving up your information. It...

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Top 12 Tech Gifts 2017: Samsung Q7F 4K TV

We like tech, it’s what we do. As the holiday shopping season kicks into overdrive, we are bringing you 12 of the most requested, most wanted tech gifts for 2017. Check back each business day between now and December 19th for another must-have tech item and why you...

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Top Tech Gifts 2017: Nintendo Switch

We like tech, it’s what we do. As the holiday shopping season kicks into overdrive, we are bringing you 12 of the most requested, most wanted tech gifts for 2017. Check back each business day between now and December 19th for another must-have tech item and why you...

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Software Showdown: G Suite Vs. Office 365

Examining the limitations and benefits of Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google’s G Suite There’s a lot of talks lately about the comparison between Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google’s G Suite as software platforms for business. Both platforms allow businesses to be more...

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Spreadsheet Showdown: Microsoft Excel vs. Google Sheets

Excel vs. Sheets – which spreadsheet software takes the cake? Spreadsheets are used by nearly every modern business. Whether used to calculate financial details or organize company data, spreadsheets can help business owners stay productive, optimize work-flow and...

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Net Neutrality In Everyday Life

We’ve all heard the words “net neutrality” bouncing around for the past few months. Many of us have no idea what this term means, even though we benefit from them every day. Here is what you need to know about this important topic. When you go on the internet you are...

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Top 12 Tech Gifts 2017: Google Home Mini

We like tech, it’s what we do. As the holiday shopping season kicks into overdrive, we are bringing you 12 of the most requested, most wanted tech gifts for 2017. Check back each business day between now and December 19th for another must-have tech item and why you...

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Top 12 Tech Gifts 2017: Sony Alpha 6000

We like tech, it’s what we do. As the holiday shopping season kicks into overdrive, we are bringing you 12 of the most requested, most wanted tech gifts for 2017. Check back each business day between now and December 19th for another must-have tech item and why you...

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The Ultimate Showdown: G Suite vs. Office 365

The Ultimate Software Showdown Examining the limitations and benefits of Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google’s G Suite There’s a lot of talk lately about the comparison between Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google’s G Suite as software platforms for business. Both...

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The Ins and Outs of Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is something many of us are not entirely familiar with. It seems like something we do not need to worry about unless we work in the tech industry, because who ever heard of an individual being targeted on the web? As seemingly unlikely as it may seem...

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Top 12 Tech Gifts of 2017: Microsoft Xbox One X

We like tech, it’s what we do. As the holiday shopping season kicks into overdrive, we are bringing you 12 of the most requested, most wanted tech gifts for 2017. Check back each business day between now and December 19th for another must-have tech item and why you...

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Top 12 Tech Gifts of 2017: The Apple iPhone X

We like tech, it’s what we do. As the holiday shopping season kicks into overdrive, we are bringing you 12 of the most requested, most wanted tech gifts for 2017. Check back each business day between now and December 19th for another must-have tech item and why you...

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Do You Know How to Detect a Fraudulent Website?

Strategies for Telling the Difference Between Legit Companies and Scam Sites The online landscape can often feel like a field full of landmines. Phishing scams and infected websites are everywhere, waiting for unsuspecting victims to make a wrong click or...

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MacOS Security Bug Puts Device Security into Perspective

Apple has become an authority in providing us with useful software and the required fixes that inevitably come with the development of this software. This was proven true Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 after a bug in Macs High Sierra software was discovered. The bug...

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MacOS Security Flaw Makes Headlines

MacOS vulnerability gives any user full admin rights without a password We all want to believe that the technology platforms we use are invincible. But, the reality is, software flaws exist. And some of these flaws don’t even require sophisticated hacking to exploit –...

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OneDrive vs. SharePoint: What’s the Difference?

Understanding the Key Differences Between Microsoft’s OneDrive and SharePoint Applications Microsoft’s collection of software is continually evolving. As it continues to grow, many users are noticing quite a bit of overlap between application capabilities. For...

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How To Share Your Calendar With Microsoft Office 2016

Outlooks Shareable Calendar and How It Fits into Aspects of Everyday Life A shared calendar is one step in the direction of having all involved on the same page. It is little more frustrating than trying to work on a project or develop ideas when everyone is not...

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How to Setup Google Hangouts with External Users

Google Hangouts is a convenient and user-friendly way to have a video call with clients, coworkers, or friends. These meetings can be easily recorded for playback later or to upload to YouTube. Of course, this video meeting software is designed to work with G Suite,...

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HOLIDAY CYBER SCAM ALERT

The Leading Ways Cybercriminals Target Consumers and Businesses During the Holidays As the holiday season is now upon us, everyone is starting to get in the spirit. Decorations are going up, shopping malls are getting busy and gifts are being wrapped. However,...

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Reduce Your Tax Burden

Take Advantage of the IRS 179 Deduction Before the End of 2017! The IRS 179 Deduction was enacted to help small businesses like yours by allowing you to take a depreciation deduction for certain assets in one year, rather than depreciating them over a longer period of...

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Microsoft Office 2019 is on its Way!

A Timeline of Important Rollout Dates for Microsoft Office 2019 Recently, Microsoft announced the development of a brand-new Office suite, appropriately named Microsoft Office 2019. However, aside from mentioning that the new suite would launch sometime in late 2018,...

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Imgur Breach Affects 1.7 Million Users

The popular photo-sharing site Imgur was a victim of a data breach in 2014 that saw 1.7 million email addresses and passwords. The site put out a blog post on November 24th, 2017 notifying its users of the breach after its password algorithm was cracked. Imgur was...

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Strategize Your Way To A Stellar 2018

With the right guidance and advice, strategic IT planning can set your business on a path to greater success in 2018 and beyond. 2017 isn’t quite behind us yet, but already many businesses are turning their attention to the year ahead. Planning out your objectives and...

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Is Skype HIPAA Compliant?

Breaking Down Compliance Concerns for Healthcare Providers Using Skype Every day, we work alongside a variety of healthcare providers to ensure HIPAA data compliance standards are implemented correctly. As technology-for-business continues to evolve, instant messaging...

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