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How Fantom is haunting unsuspecting users

2016September7_MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_CThe heart of a lady is not easily won; a man can’t rely on his looks or wallet to make a girl fall head over heels. He must charm his way into her heart. Let’s say that a computer user is the woman, and that ransomware, the man, is the dreamboat that has worked his way through all the woman’s defenses.

Keep your Dropbox secure

2016September2_Security_CThe next time you visit Dropbox.com, you may be asked to create a new password. Why? Back in 2012 the cloud storage firm was hacked, and while it thought only email addresses had been stolen, new evidence has come to light that user passwords were compromised, too.

Work together with Dropbox’s new tool, Paper

2016August30_Web&Cloud_CDespite a relatively no-frills platform, Dropbox has remained one of the most recognizable names in cloud storage. Apparently after nearly ten years in the market, it’s ready to move on to bigger and better things. Titled ‘Paper,’ the company’s newest service will take direct aim at Google Docs and Office 365 by offering real-time document collaboration and editing.

Erik’s Editorial Corner

I have a friend who travels quite a bit for work. The good news is he uses it as an opportunity to visit with friends and family along the way. The bad news is that means he still has a lot of reports to complete from wherever he lands.

One of the things he mentioned to me was that when he was visiting, it was a challenge to complete these reports because the people he was visiting kept talking to him.

Twitter reveals new SMB dashboard app

2016August29_SocialMedia_CThe ocean has a strange way of making you feel so small; so does a Twitter account with virtually no followers. It does become quite hard for your small- to medium-sized business to establish a strong online presence when they are surrounded by singers and supermodels with their own collection of trending hashtags.

Best Options for CRM Software in 2016

2016August26_BusinessIntelligence_CAs the saying goes, “absence makes the heart grow fonder.” If oceans were to separate you from your loved ones, what would you do? Would you communicate as much as you used to? Would you still check in from time to time? Now, apply this sentiment to your business; what would happen if communication with your customers broke down? Following up on orders or keeping track with progress would become a nightmare – it’s time for CRM software to save the day:

Since every business differs in terms of size, there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to CRM. Thus, varying corporate sizes require unique CRM software that best addresses requirements.

Coming soon: Office 365 upgrade!

2016August25_Office_CRemember when spellchecker became widely popular in the late ‘70s and was considered a lifesaver for many people using word processors? You may ask “What does this have to do with Office 365?” The point is new technological features continue to transform the way we work, saving us both time and money.

Linux bug threatens Android users

2016August25_AndroidPhone_CDespite great efforts to prevent broken hearts and to enhance mobile security, there’ll always be the one that gets away. It’s not uncommon for us to overlook things small in size; we rationalize this by assuring ourselves that no substantial harm can come from things so tiny.

New features for iPhone’s Microsoft apps

2016August22_iPhone_CThe breakneck pace at which Apple and Microsoft release software updates may be difficult to stay ahead of. The average user often doesn’t have time to truly absorb the minutiae of every new feature, and most of them end up falling through the cracks.

How to see Android notifications on your PC

2016August19__MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_CAs subversive as smartphones may be, we’ll likely never be able to completely get away from desktop computing. And when you’re stuck hammering away on the keyboard, how do you mitigate the stream of texts and notifications coming in on your phone? In a win for PC computing, you can now receive and respond to the majority of your Android notifications from any Windows 10 PC. We’ve explained how this works and how to achieve it in more detail here.