Don’t let hackers fool you with these tricks

According to several reports, the volume of malicious cyber attacks have increased since the beginning of the Rio Olympics. And even though our devices have the latest network security systems, hackers have a cunning trick up their sleeves — social engineering. Unlike malware and other viruses, social engineering tricks people into divulging sensitive data to […]

Schedule meetings with Microsoft FindTime

The art of organizing a meeting is much like chess. Each player has different possible moves, or availabilities; and it’s up to you to strategize which pieces to move where, or which events to schedule (or reschedule) when. The objective is to land on a square wherein all participants can attend, but achieving this goal […]

How to build a better chatbot

In order to gain a competitive advantage, you would need to gain clarity before everyone else does. Of course, that’s a lot easier said than done. Similarly, chatbots initially stir up excitement, but they eventually fail to deliver the interactiveness many envisioned them to have. Thus, novelty disappears and obsoletion sets in. Prolong the lifespan […]

6 smart ways to gain more storage on Android

“Insufficient storage available”, we all dread to see this message popping up right before taking a picture or installing a new app. Limited storage on Android device is frustrating to say the least. But it doesn’t have to be if you know how to manage storage space wisely. Here are some tips on how to […]

6 tips for improving your SMB’s Facebook page

Although some view Facebook as a strictly social platform reserved for selfies and political rants, its $350+ billion market value screams otherwise. While it isn’t something you should be shoveling money into, it probably is a sales avenue you’re neglecting. Aside from purchasing ads, there are a host of FREE ways to go about improving […]

Newest member of Office 365: Bookings

Phoning your boss to justify why you couldn’t make it to the morning meeting is pretty bad, and going through this on a regular basis is even worse. But imagine being able to manage all your appointments and never miss a single one again — fortunately, the wait is over. Introducing Bookings, the latest service […]

How to solve these six Window 10 problems

There’s no such thing as perfection. This is especially true for Windows 10. While it’s highly praised for the removal of annoying functions in the previous Windows, still, there are a number of new issues to address: from the Window Updates that don’t function properly to the disappearance of the DVD player app. But read […]

5 ways to mobilize your SMB with an iPad

Ten years ago, who would have guessed we could run an entire business from a computer the size of a short stack of papers? One example is Apple’s iPad, which doesn’t just unleash your personal productivity, but also holds the key to innumerable creative solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses. And since some companies are […]

Free decryption tools fight ransomware

Similar to the shakedowns you see in mob movies where innocent shop owners are forced to pay “protection money,” deploying ransomware is a means of extortion. Computer hackers install it on your network to seize control of your company’s precious confidential data, then demand payment for its safe return. The way in which these nefarious […]

Erik’s Editorial Corner

My wife recently came up with a mantra I keep hearing: “Amplify the Positive”. That makes a lot of sense to me because it really focuses less on the actions and more on our reactions.

In our industry (and in most of our personal lives too), this is very helpful to keep in mind.