NSA data collection exposed

Hong Kong is one of the busiest and freest cities on Earth. It also recently played host to one of the biggest whistleblowers in history – Edward Snowden. In early June, Snowden, an ex NSA (National Security Agency) consultant, exposed their data collection program, causing unparalleled uproar and controversy. For many business operators it also…

5 ergonomic tips for your desk

Regardless of the fast pace of technology or perhaps because of it, we are spending an ever increasing amount of time in the office, at our desks. While this has its upsides, with multi-functioning workspaces, there are downsides that could pose serious risks to not only your productivity but your health. In order to stave…

5 useful Google Search tips

It’s safe to say that almost everyone who uses the Internet is familiar with Google Search, and probably uses it on a regular basis. While this is one of the nets most valuable services, there are a number of functions that you can employ to enhance your search results, or even make it easier to…

7 common virtualization terms

As technology becomes ever more efficient and commonplace in the work environment, companies often look to upgrade existing systems which can be costly. In order to save costs, some businesses have been looking into virtualizing their technology. This complex idea could be beneficial for your company, but there are a number of terms used by…

How to protect your Word documents

There are many tools that business owners and managers have at their disposal that enable them to do their jobs more effectively. One of the most important is the word processor, with the most popular being Microsoft Word. Word is favored because of the multitude of features available for users. There are many features that…

Gmail introduces tabs – changes the inbox

There are many integral programs that businesses use on a daily basis. One of the most important is email, with Google’s Gmail being one of the most popular platforms. There are many things that make Gmail popular, mainly it’s the fact that Gmail is so easy to use and has many features that attract users.…

Five low cost security tips

A common misconception among many business owners and managers is that managing the security of their systems and computers is a time-consuming and costly endeavor. While it certainly can be expensive, how much you spend really depends on the type of security you want and need. In fact, there are security steps you can take…

Overview of Intel's new processor

Do you know what type of processor your computer has? Most people will answer ‘Intel’, because it’s the most popular processor maker there is. If you were to follow processor news, you would know that Intel has recently introduced a new version or ‘generation’ of their popular Core processors that could prove very useful for…

5 benefits of offsite backups

One common threat to businesses is disaster. One can strike at any time and can vary in severity. Regardless of whether a company is facing a major catastrophe or something as simple as spilling water on a keyboard, it is a good idea to take steps to prepare for different potential disaster scenarios. A way…