Businesses and external hard drives

The computer’s hard drive is one of the most essential components of your machine. This is where all of the programs and data are stored, and without it, the majority of computers would be more or less useless. Of course, hard drives have a finite amount of space, and you may eventually run out. One…

Data backups – 4 common mistakes

Business is becoming increasingly complex, with the majority of systems and data now being stored online or on a computer. Because of this, a disaster such as one that knocks out power or even destroys your equipment could be devastating. Disasters put all business data at risk and that’s why so many businesses take steps…

Chrome's New Tab page – how to revert

Google is a company that is built on change, They are always updating their products and services and often changing how they work. For the most part, these changes are positive but every so often a development is introduced that some users at least, don’t like. A good example of this is the recent alterations…

Questions to ask before upgrading to 8.1

On October 17 Microsoft released the newest version of Windows 8 – Windows 8.1 on the app store. Users can download it for free from the Windows Store and install the update with ease. This update is an incremental update, it’s not a new version of Windows, but it adds new features. While this is…

3 ways to use Instagram

Companies are increasingly turning to social media platforms for their marketing and to connect with customers. While the bigger networks like Facebook are the most popular, others like Instagram, which can connect with Facebook are just as useful. If your company isn’t on Instagram, you could be missing out on a valuable marketing opportunity. Here…

Google Updates Terms of Service

The vast majority of websites and Internet services require users to sign up in order to use them. When you do sign up, you usually agree to the Terms of Service for that product or service. This document contains important information such as how the company will use your information and how many legal related…

5 systems that can be virtualized

Virtualization is the creation of a virtual version of a physical technological service or solution. While this concept can be seemingly complex, it does bring benefits to companies, especially small businesses, that can’t be passed up. If your company is curious about moving your systems to a virtual environment, it can be a little confusing…