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.

…and Websites

We just completed another couple Website migrations for clients. To get up to date. To get mobile-friendly. To start to get found on the Internet. As one of these wrapped up, a client commented “This Website will never be done, will it?”

Well, the heavy lifting and expense of a major makeover is done, yes.

Windows…

The new Windows is here, more or less. Windows 10 will be available next week. Many clients have already been offered an automatic, free upgrade, courtesy of a little pop-up in the System Tray.

While we expect that most will take advantage of this offer eventually, we are counseling against adopting this new Windows immediately.

Office 365 E4 plan to be replaced by E5

Office 365 E4 plan to be replaced by E5

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced they’ll be replacing their current E4 Office 365 suite with the new upgrade – E5. With an unspecified release date for later this year, E5 will have a direct effect on current E4 users and those who are thinking about signing up for a new Office 365 package.

New Survey reveals top productivity killers

New Survey reveals top productivity killers

It’s easy for anyone to speculate about what the top productivity killers are for today’s workforce. What may come to mind first are distractions such as email, social media, or the personal problems of employees. But last month in a new survey of 2,175 hiring and human resources managers, CareerBuilder revealed what some of the real issues are.

4 biggest Facebook marketing mistakes

4 biggest Facebook marketing mistakes

When it comes to social media marketing, most businesses would think of Facebook before all other platforms. Over the past few years, the number of Facebook users has been growing at an astounding pace, and many businesses are advertising on Facebook, allowing them to better target their audiences.

Selfie security is coming

Selfie security is coming

Log on to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, or even simply take a walk in a city park, and one thing is clear: the selfie revolution is upon us. And now it looks as though this contemporary pastime is becoming more than just a social media trend. Major industry players are now using facial recognition technology to replace passwords as the new method of online identification.

Stand out from the crowd on social media

Stand out from the crowd on social media

Most of us know that gaining a foothold on social media takes time and effort. But if you’re at the point where you’ve already put in hundreds of hours of work with few results to show for it, you’re likely doing something wrong. There could be a number of different reasons for this, but here is a common trap that a lot of social media newbies fall into.