It's coming down to the wire with the expiration of Windows XP on April 8 when Microsoft stops supporting it. Hopefully, you've upgraded from XP by now, or you have serious plans to, but just because you've upgraded from XP doesn't mean that you're in the clear. Windows Server 2003 is the next OS from Microsoft scheduled to expire. Read More
There are many ways to get ahead with your business. One of the easiest ways to grow your company is to simplify operations. Often times, procedures become overly complex and drag down productivity, making everything more expensive. Having an overly complex communications system is a sure way to stunt growth. You can simplify your operations with VoIP. Read More
Your company's most valuable assets are that which are irreplaceable, like your computer data. Data is stored in a server, which makes your server the most important piece of equipment in your office. Read More
70 years ago, psychologist Abraham Maslow published his pyramid theory on human motivation called "Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs." At the top of the pyramid is self-actualization. Before this can be achieved, a person needs things like esteem, belonging, safety, and basics like food and water. Read More
Sometimes it's okay to waste time surfing the Internet, like when you're unwinding at home after a long day at the office. However, wasting time with mindless Internet browsing can become a problem when it cuts into your work day and makes you less productive. Read More
Users of Microsoft SkyDrive are having their service upgraded to the new OneDrive. Besides a new name, OneDrive has been given new features and Microsoft is marketing this solution as the "one place for your photos, videos, documents, and files across all your devices." Read More
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Tech Fun Fact
R2D2 stands for "Reel Two, Dialogue Two" in film cutter's lingo!