HDD or SDD, What’s the difference?

The hard drive is one of the components IT professionals look at when they’re buying a new computer, often worrying about things like read speed and storage space. Until a couple of years ago, there was only one type of internal hard drive available to computers, Hard Disk Drives (HDD). Now, manufacturers are starting to…

5 tips to be prepared for disaster

It seems that natural disasters are happening at a higher frequency than ever before. This could be because of climate change or the fact that news can travel around the world in seconds, or any other number of reasons. Business continuity – ensuring your business can stay operational during adverse times – should be an…

notification@faceboook, new malware hack

Malware is an ever present threat that PC, and to a lesser extent Mac, users have to live with. There is a high chance that your computer will at one time come under attack, or you will inadvertently install a piece of malware. There’s a new scheme you should be aware of involving Facebook photo…

MICROSOFT: Unprecedented change

We are commonly referred to as “Agents of Change” by our clients. It’s a moniker that is often fitting. After all, we advise and consult on strategic business technology roadmaps and initiatives. Our clients benefit from our ability to remain apprised of the latest developments in a broad line of technologies. Recently at the 2012…

Beware when connecting to Wi-Fi

At E3 (an annual technology conference) this year, a new video game was showcased. Watch Dogs, set in the near future, is a game about an elite hacker who can hack into any device as long as it has a Wi-Fi connection. In the short demo, you see the character listen in on private conversations,…

Modernize POS with iPad and app

One of the most common elements of small businesses is the point of sale system. Many businesses use the traditional setup of a cash register, cash drawer, printer and inventory management system. These systems have historically been the last to be upgraded. There’s a new app for the iPad however that’s out the change this.…

Three easy ways to backup Android tablet

Android tablets have come a long way in a relatively short period of time, and many small businesses have taken to integrating them into their daily operations. Like any technical device, there is a chance a tablet will fail and you’ll lose the applications, settings and other data stored on the tablet. To minimize the…