You’re busy working, when suddenly your computer crashes…what do you do? Of course, your first response should be to reach out for support. Listed below is an explanation about how your acquisition of support may go, even if your problem cannot be resolved remotely.
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With the holidays approaching, people are ready to go out and find the best gifts for their loved ones. That being said, people don’t want to spend their money frivolously; they want to find the best deals while they are available. Listed below is a list of some of the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals that have been announced so far.
We know that you might not feel comfortable traveling yet, but when you do, it is extremely imperative that you take steps to protect the technology you take with you on the road. Here are some of the best ways that you can keep your mobile devices safe while traveling.
Workplace stress has increasingly been viewed as a prescient issue for businesses, with an enhanced focus on identifying the causes and mitigating the impacts. A recently published patent from Microsoft helps to demonstrate how seriously this is now taken… although it also raises the question: do we really need technology’s help to identify when we feel stressed?
Every day it seems like there’s a new threat to be concerned about. Clearly, there’s the Covid-19 threat that the whole world’s been dealing with, but there’s also the smaller things that we’re supposed to be worried about, such as “blue light”, for example. What is that, and what can it really do?
As it turns out, blue light is more than just a marketing gimmick, and can potentially impact your health. Listed below are a few tips to help you filter it out, and why you may want to do so.
Is the era of the desktop computer coming to an end? Is it time to rip the bandage off and trash the traditional bulky tower, cables, and monitors for something sleeker, lighter, and more specialized?
While your attention is probably more dedicated to how you use your computer while it’s on, it is just as critical to consider the different ways that you can turn your computer off, in a manner of speaking. The varied options present in the Start menu will each have their own effect, so it is imperative to be aware of what these differences are. Listed below is review what each option does so that you’ll be able to use them more appropriately.
You might be familiar with a situation where your technology is malfunctioning and someone says to you “Why don’t you turn it off and turn it back on?” What you have no way of knowing is that by turning it off and turning it back on, you aren’t getting the same result you would if you simply restarted the machine.
For the individual, it is thrilling to open the box that your new computer arrives in. However, for a business, it can result in a slew of issues. A hardware refresh can be an exciting time for a business, especially if it has been required for a while; one problem, though, is that some new hardware comes with unwanted software.
No matter how well your new computer operates, you aren’t going to be able to accomplish much with it if you can’t see what you’re doing; you will need a display. Naturally, there are a lot of considerations to make when selecting one, which are outlined below, along with some of the options you’ll come across.
The second part of our desktop buying guide will focus on RAM, or random-access memory. The primary goal is to clear up misconceptions about what RAM actually is; many users don’t comprehend the difference between storage and memory.
When you looking to purchase some new computers for your business, making sure that you are targeting the right hardware is critical. To educate people on what they should be looking for in a new computer, we have created a multi-part series detailing the different parts of a computer. In part one, we will take a look at the CPU.
Budgeting can be hard, but with many business’ organizational reliance on information systems, locating the money to get your IT initiatives off the ground can be a challenge. That hasn’t stopped the IT sector from rapidly growing, though. In fact, IT spending in business is at its highest levels since 2007. Below is a look at how your IT budget actually helps keep your business technology initiatives moving forward.
If you don’t take care of your PC’s files, you will soon discover that it’s easy to lose track of where exactly everything is. You have many, many file types, folders, and applications sitting around without any real sense of organization or continuity. Below we'll focus on how to help you better organize your files in a way that is simple to comprehend. You should be able to do so in either your operating system file explorer or in your cloud-based file storage.
An unfortunate but true fact: no technology you implement will last until the day you close up shop for business. To reduce the costs of your technology failing, you need to take measures now, including proactive monitoring for the various signs of failure. Be on the lookout for the following symptoms, listed below.
Slow computers are one of the minor annoyances that can indicate a much more significant problem is hidden. The frustration arises from not being able to get anything done, whether it’s because the computer isn’t responding or it’s so slow that you just can’t accomplish anything important. Fortunately, you can take some steps to check the speed of your computer so proper action can be taken when it’s not working at expected.
The contemporary worker spends a significant amount of their time looking at a computer screen. Considering this, it only makes sense that their screens and the items displayed on them are arranged in a way that they like. Listed below are a few shortcuts to help you arrange and view the items on your workstation a little faster.
The computer is a viral tool In most businesses these days. Taking this into consideration, you need to make sure that your staff is equipped with the right tools for their given job; but which tool is the right tool? Below let's review the determinations that will help you make the best choice of workstation for your employees’ needs.
A computer is a complex device and needs something to help it “think.” Because of this responsibility, the component that serves this purpose is perhaps one of the most important of all a computer’s pieces. Known as a CPU (or central processing unit), this tiny chip is essential to the computer’s function. Let's examine CPUs a little closer below.