Posts Tagged“Tech”

Power failures happen and they won’t be kind enough to give you a heads up before it happens. If you’re not prepared for a power outage, then you are only prepared to sit in the dark and pray for the utility company to come to your aid quickly. That doesn’t just mean your lights are out, it means that your appliances, HVAC systems and any devices you may have are out of commission- or will be once their battery dies. However, before you get around to installing a standby generator on your property, you’ll want to consider the following placement…

Businesses today send and receive a lot of messages, some confidential, some inconsequential. Still, it’s important that you keep your messages safe from digital incursion. Hacked messages became a widely-discussed topic during the 2016 presidential election when a large number of DNC emails were leaked to WikiLeaks. Of course, this wasn’t the first time message exposure led to controversy. Hollywood experienced several high-profile leaks in recent history including the 2014 Sony hack and the infamous release of intimate images of famous celebrities the same year. Sure, government agencies and large corporations get hacked, but what about small businesses? Well it…

As someone that has been into console gaming forever, you never saw yourself getting immersed into the world of PC gaming. Until recently, that is. After an epic weekend spent hanging out at your new friend’s house playing League of Legends, you want to get in on it yourself. As such, you are now in the market for some awesome gaming monitors, but what should you be looking for in one? The infographic explains exactly what makes a gaming monitor amazing…

When it comes to content marketing, web design, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media Optimization (SMO), and the creation of actionable resources designed to build on themselves naturally, it’s hard to find good counsel. This field of online marketing is relatively new, and continues to burgeon. That’s why it makes sense to find companies who’ve been successful.

ORM, or online reputation management, is a strategic process whereby your reputation is monitored at all time, with the goal of making sure negative comments are pushed down the search engine results, and positive comments are pushed up. The rate of growth in demand for the services of a good online reputation management company is one in the fastest in the world. In fact, between 2009 and 2010 alone, there was a 40% growth in the market, being valued at around $200 million.

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Let’s face it, 2016 hasn’t been good to all. And even if it was good to you, I’m sure you’ll agree there’s still room for improvement. So let’s all resolve to make 2017 better. For some, achieving this goal means buying a better car, building their dream home, or getting a promotion. But you don’t have to start big. For example, you can upgrade your lifestyle simply by embracing technology. Technology makes life easier; whether it’s the stone tools our ancestors used for hunting or the apps we use today to order food. So let’s embrace it, here are 5…

If you’re concerned about the privacy of your emails or BlackBerry instant messaging, and you have every reason to be, you can sleep easy knowing that there is an affordable way to keep your messages and your information safe from prying eyes. Cybercriminals, identity thieves, corporate and government spies, and even your employers could all easily open and read your email unless you use a PGP encryption service. You don’t leave your private mail lying around in public for anyone to read, especially not if it contains sensitive or potentially damaging information, so why would you allow it with your…

Since 2007, smartphones have become an essential part of work, leisure, and just about every aspect of daily life, and it’s hard to remember life without them. Besides putting mobile computing in consumers’ pockets, it’s also made many people, especially of a younger generation, so used to touch screens that it’s their first instinct to push a display button. The introduction of tablets in 2010 have only further solidified consumer habits – but military and aerospace industries have been slow to adopt touch screens in their technology. Part of the reason for the delayed uptake has been the demanding environment…

American employees spend nearly three hours every week dealing with conflict. These disagreements can significantly lower employees’ morale and productivity. They’re also detrimental to a company’s bottom line, costing U.S. companies approximately $359 billion every year. No one wins when a workplace is in conflict. Take these steps to minimize disagreements in your office. Image via Flickr by Michigan Municipal League (MML) Miscommunication is at the root of many workplace conflicts. Working with colleagues on common projects provides the ideal breeding ground for these communication problems. For example, according to AtTask research, 64 percent of employees say that confusion about who…