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What to consider before you buy a new PC

With the holidays approaching, computers are likely to be among the season’s best-selling gifts. But there are so many different types of computers out there, each with varying specifications and capabilities - how do you find the best one for your needs? Whether you’re purchasing a computer for yourself, for your loved one, or for your friend at work, here are a few things to keep in mind that will help you make the right decision.

Boring brands can succeed on social media

For many business owners who have dabbled in social media, they may think their efforts have been in vain and growing a large social media presence is impossible. They may go as far to believe that social media simply doesn’t work, especially when you don’t have an exciting brand like Nike or Google.

Office 2016 for Mac is here

For Mac users who have been waiting with great anticipation, Office 2016 for Mac is finally available. The new version is worth the wait; Microsoft has implemented exciting new upgrades to improve the user experience. Office 2016 possesses far superior functionality and user interface than its predecessor, Office 2011. We’ve highlighted some of the new features of Microsoft Office’s core applications and cloud-based services that you need to be aware of.

Hackers Can Silently Control Siri From 16 Feet Away

SIRI MAY BE your personal assistant. But your voice is not the only one she listens to. As a group of French researchers have discovered, Siri also helpfully obeys the orders of any hacker who talks to her—even, in some cases, one who’s silently transmitting those commands via radio from as far as 16 feet away.

Protecting your business using firewalls – Part 2

Where does this firewall fit in? Who are they for?
The answer is people like you. Really anywhere and anyone that feels they have the need and usually many who don’t even realize that they do. At the very least, even a simply configured firewall will provide an additional layer of security in the form of virus protection.

Protecting your business using firewalls – Part 1

There is a lot of confusion surrounding computers and computer security which tends to flare up every time there is a high profile incident (such as the recent break in at Ashley Madison). During the few days surrounding the latest virus or security scare, we usually receive many calls to our help desk and sales team asking if this sort of thing could happen to them, if they’re protected, and what would happen if they weren’t. The truth is that it’s impossible to be immune to every threat out there.