Windows Phone is calling it quits

June 7th, 2016

2016June7__MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_BFor the past couple of years, Microsoft’s smartphones have been struggling to keep up with Android and Apple devices. Although Microsoft sells their handsets at lower price points and are constantly trying to improve user experience, the Windows Phone just isn’t cutting it in the consumer market.

A more secure cloud-based Microsoft Office

May 16th, 2016

2016May16_MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_BSMBs see a lot of benefits to utilizing browser-based software, but generally avoid implementation for privacy and security concerns. Microsoft has finally addressed these issues by allowing businesses to host Microsoft Office locally. Popular pieces of software that usually take up a lot of space can now be securely accessed through a private cloud.

Will more apps save the Windows phone?

May 4th, 2016

2016May4_MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_BApps. We need them for entertainment, organization and for work. In the 21st century, more businesses need more apps to stay ahead of the competition. And as iOS and Android phones continue to dominate the market with popular apps, the lack of services available for Windows phones put Microsoft in a tough spot.

6 Windows 10 features to look forward to

April 15th, 2016

2016Apr15_Windows_BWindows 10 is back again with more features for you to play with. With the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, changes to Cortana, Microsoft Edge, and many more are coming your way. What are these changes? How will they be useful to you? While we are uncertain if Windows users will be foaming at the mouth at all of these new features, we can expect that these updates will make your devices easier to manage.

7 Ways to customize your Windows 10

March 25th, 2016

2016Mar25_MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_BThe new Windows 10 interface looks pretty good and quite intuitive but something is missing – your signature style. The cool thing about Windows 10 is that it gives you the ability to customize your device any way you like. So if you’re tired of seeing a blue color theme or if you’re the sort of person that absolutely hates that notification sound, there are a couple of ways to customize your desktop.

Speed up Windows 10 with these tips

March 3rd, 2016

2016Mar3_MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_BIf you’ve finally made the upgrade to Windows 10, you may be disappointed that it’s running slower than expected. You may wonder, what’s the cause of this? Well, thankfully there are a few typical culprits, and solutions to fix them. Here are four steps you can take to significantly speed up your Windows 10 OS.

Prevent programs from launching at startup

Windows loads several programs at startup so they’re quickly available.

Windows 10 privacy protection tips

February 18th, 2016

2016Feb18_MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_BPrivacy is a luxury that few can afford to be without. However, private information can be easily compromised by hackers, scorned lovers and even operating systems themselves. Rumors run rampant concerning the data collection Windows 10 subjects its users to, so don’t wait to secure your business information.

Be more productive with these Mac tips

February 2nd, 2016

2016Feb3_AppleMacOS_BApple products are known to boost productivity. And with the latest addition of their new OS for Mac, they have once again delivered some handy tools to ensure your computing experience is even easier. Here are a few of our favorite El Capitan tips to help you navigate your Mac smoothly and use applications more efficiently.

5 types of virtualization defined

January 29th, 2016

2016Jan29_Virtualization_BCompanies of all sizes are embracing virtualization as a way to cut IT expenses, enhance security, and increase operational efficiency. While the benefits of virtualization are self-evident, many people are still in the dark when it comes to the many different types of virtualization.

Simplifying business intelligence

January 22nd, 2016

2016Jan22_BusinessIntelligence_BFor some owners, business intelligence is the bane of their business. Staring at complex charts and graphs and trying to make sense out of them can be a major headache. But what if there was a way to simplify your data even more? Believe it or not, it is a possibility.