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It seems like we’ve been looking at a lot of old computer gear lately. Truth be told, that never seems to change. There’s many reasons why people hold onto their computer systems longer than they really should… The current machine is running fine (not most of the time, but sometimes), cost of the new gear and upgrading, the hardware upgrade also requiring (costly) software upgrades, and the learning curve on what’s often going to be a new operating system and/or applications are just a few.

Grow your email list using social media

Grow your email list using social media

One of the most valuable tools available to the modern-day marketer is the email list. A large one can make you millions, and a small or nonexistent one can prevent your business from properly taking off. So how do you grow yours? Using social media is one way that is often less talked about.

Ten Reasons You Should Switch to VoIP Phones

Ten Reasons You Should Switch to VoIP Phones

Check out these top ten reasons why you should consider switching to VoIP phones for your business. Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) is basically technology that allows you to make and receive calls over data networks. Instead of traditional phone services which channel analog signals such as the sound of your voice over copper wires, VoIP converts these sounds to digital form first—so that they can be sliced, diced, packaged, and routed over a digital network.

Microsoft Office is going mobile

Microsoft Office is going mobile

Tablets with Windows 10 installed received a boost recently with the unveiling of the new Office Mobile applications. The mobile versions of the iconic Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote applications are specifically designed for use on tablets. The “touch-first” interface allows users to easily edit documents while on the go.

Business continuity challenges

Business continuity challenges

In the current world, business continuity planning (BCP) is imperative to the sustainability of your business. Without a well-thought-out plan in place, it is highly unlikely that your company will be able to survive and recover from disasters. However, there are several major roadblocks to the successful implementation of a business continuity plan.

3 things to know about natural language tech

3 things to know about natural language tech

It might all seem a bit too much like something out of a sci-fi movie, but artificial intelligence is quickly becoming a big part of the IT landscape. One segment of artificial intelligence in particular, Natural Language Processing (NLP) – essentially a computer’s ability to take unscripted human words and turn them into something useful – is playing an increasing role in the way we use our devices.

Managed Services demystified

Managed Services demystified

You may have heard of Managed Services, but are clueless as to how they can help your business. You may have heard of how they can boost productivity and increase profits, but are unsure of exactly how they do that. For those who need a better understanding of just how Managed Services can benefit a business, today we’re going to demystify it all.

Mac’s beta of their new OS, El Capitan, is here

Mac’s beta of their new OS, El Capitan, is here

Later this fall, Apple will be releasing their new operating system, El Capitan. For all those Mac lovers who are anxiously chomping at the bit to test out this new OS, you’re in luck. A beta version has been released, and users can sign up to try it out through the Apple Beta Software Program.

How to charge your iPhone faster

How to charge your iPhone faster

If you’ve owned an iPhone for more than a few months, maybe even weeks, you’ve likely been caught in a situation where you need to charge your battery fast but have only a limited amount of time to access a power supply. While the obvious solution is to simply plug it into the nearest outlet and hope it powers up quickly, there’s actually a few simple steps you can take to speed up the rate at which your battery charges.