There are many moments in life when we would like to travel through time. One common instance is when an important document disappears from our computer screen. Making things worse, we forgot to save it! That’s hours of work lost. Fortunately, Apple users have Time Machine’s built-in data backup feature for added protection. This software […]
Business etiquette for working in an office environment is well established: show up on time, wear pants, put your name on your lunch in the fridge – those kinds of things. But working from home is a new thing for many people and businesses. Here are some tips for business etiquette for remote work support professionalism.
Many families today have a shared home computer to help with day-to-day activities. A teen can search for a job and stream shows. A parent can check work emails, pay household bills, and shop online. A youngster can play an educational game to buy Mom or Dad a few minutes of peace. Yet with COVID-19 sending so many people home to work, the shared computer is getting a lot more use.
Online banking has boomed in the past few years to become the new norm. Branches are out and apps are in. Half the time when you visit a branch, you?re steered towards a computer for a DIY transaction ? with optional assistance. But is internet banking really safe? You?re always told to keep your financial […]
If you?ve ever had a sudden computer problem, you know it can be very stressful. So much of our day-to-day life requires having access to a working computer. Homework, budgeting, bills, even browsing dinner recipes all have a degree of urgency that mean dealing with a broken computer isn?t comfortable for long. Your computer technician […]
The best way to avoid a computer virus is by using common sense, but that doesn?t mean you?ll be safe from attack. Even the most careful user can find themselves infected in an instant and spreading the virus faster than a sneeze in flu season. It?s why antivirus software is still the first package we […]
Most homes are trying to reduce power costs by turning off lights and appliances, but do the same rules apply to computers? After all, it requires more than flicking a switch on your way out the door. Some people believe you should shut down after every use to save wear and tear, others believe you […]
Many businesses rely on digital media (photographers, designers, and real estate agents come to mind). Needing photos and videos leads to the headache of handling portable storage devices. A nice solution is network-attached storage (NAS). So, why is it good for a business to go the NAS route? Network-attached storage gives all networked computers access […]
Working from home is not for everyone ? we?ve all heard that said before ? but many of us worldwide are now being forced to work from home. It can be challenging, especially when you have to adapt in the midst of all the other uncertainties COVID-19 has brought. These strategies can help you stay […]
Online meetings are the new norm for many, but that doesn?t mean people magically know how to enjoy a trouble-free online conference experience. These tips can power more successful meetings. Many businesses today are working from home with a reliance on Skype, Microsoft Teams, Google Hangouts, Zoom, or GoToMeeting. But even with these platforms offering […]