Small Firms Need Security Too

Despite the real threat of hacking and online thievery, a lot of small businesses do not consider themselves affected by it, says a report by StaySafeOnline.org. While dependent on their computer systems for data storage, few realize that all it takes is one breach to destroy a cultivated relationship with clients and the company’s own…

Split Keyboard on an iPad

Did you know that on iOS5 on the iPad, you can actually split the keyboard into two? This can be useful for typing with your thumbs if you are holding the iPad with both hands. To do so, press and hold the keyboard icon on the on-screen keyboard. An option will appear, allowing you to…

Are You Being Scammed on Facebook?

While Facebook may be an invaluable tool for businesses to expand their company reach and marketing strategies, it is also important to note that with Facebook’s popularity comes the larger risk of encountering scams designed to collect personal information and/or phish for important data. Having the right security know-how and software is essential for those…

Converting Currencies Using Google

Want to do a quick currency conversion? You can use Google for that. Simply type in the amount in the original currency, then the currency you want to convert it to. For example, type in: “100 dollars in yen” or “100 dollars in Mexican Pesos” and check out the results. If you have a mobile…

Why Choose Managed Services?

If you’re a small or medium-sized business that’s still hesitant about Managed Services, you’re missing out on a lot. Some of the advantages of using Managed Services include better control of costs and a more comprehensive and up-to-date IT system that’s dependable, stable and allows you to comply with regulatory compliances. Many large businesses prefer…

Set which Desktop Applications will Open on Mac OSX Lion

The Mac introduced the concept of using multiple “Desktops” (previously called “Spaces”) using Lion’s Mission Control application. Using Mission Control, you can specify which desktop applications will automatically open in which desktops by default. To set your preferences, select and right-click (or ctrl+click or two-finger click) on an application in the Dock, then select the…