Protect your IoT devices with these tips

Protect your IoT devices with these tips

The Internet of Things (IoT) creates new business opportunities. For instance, companies can use smart sensors to track and monitor inventory. However, hackers can still get their hands on IoT devices given the chance to breach your network. Here are some precautions you should take to protect your IoT devices. Set passwords Not many people […]

Have you updated your firmware yet?

Have you updated your firmware yet?

You can find firmware everywhere, from a tiny networked LED light bulb to the biggest data center. This code is powerful because it controls the device it’s installed on. If your firmware is outdated, it can be used to spy on your environment, steal or corrupt your data, or even damage the system it’s controlling. […]

Which business computers are best?

Which business computers are best?

We know that IT plays a big role in reaching your small- and medium-sized business (SMB) milestones. When it comes to hardware, you don’t need to be an IT expert to find the best possible solution. Here’s a concise and helpful guide to the best hardware for your SMB. Portability Laptops allow you to keep […]

Quick guide to choosing a mouse

Quick guide to choosing a mouse

The good ol’ two-button mouse just won’t cut it anymore. They’re unresponsive, uncomfortable, and the cord somehow ties itself up every time you put it in your bag. However, buying a new mouse can be confusing, so if you’re having difficulty picking the right one, here are some things you should keep in mind. Cable […]

Is Hardware-as-a-Service worth it?

Is Hardware-as-a-Service worth it?

Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) is not a new concept. Similar to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), where you pay a monthly fee to a service provider in order to use a piece of software, HaaS lets you do the same to use state-of-the-art hardware. But what benefits does it offer your business? Big savings For SMBs, cash flow is a […]

Server Administration 101: Temperature

Server Administration 101: Temperature

Servers are the heart of most modern SMBs.  And with the strain that most businesses put on their servers, one of the most important maintenance variables is temperature management. Understanding why keeping your servers cool is vitally important and could save you from an expensive crash, troubling data loss, or reduced hardware reliability. How does […]

How to reduce your PC power consumption

How to reduce your PC power consumption

Every home or office has a computer. In one year, a typical desktop that’s on 24/7 releases carbon dioxide that’s equal to driving 820 miles in an average car. To save energy, you don’t need drastic changes; you can start with making small adjustments that will ultimately accumulate to significant savings. 1. Disconnect your external […]

Malware strain infects 200k more devices

Malware strain infects 200k more devices

Yet another global malware infection has been making headlines and the story just took a turn for the worse. When the news of VPNFilter broke, experts warned that 500,000 devices were already infected, but now they believe that number is much higher. Thankfully, it’s not too late to protect yourself. VPNFilter recap A team of […]

Overheating laptop? Here’s how to prevent it

Overheating laptop? Here’s how to prevent it

If you own a laptop, chances are you’ve noticed how hot it can get. You might not know it, but your laptop may already be overheating, which will lead to decreased efficiency and a shorter lifespan. Here’s how to protect your laptop from further damage due to overheating. Causes of overheating Laptops create heat during […]

Best uses of Alexa in a business setting

Best uses of Alexa in a business setting

Individual users find plenty to like about Amazon’s AI technology Alexa. It’s a great way to control smart home devices and perform small tasks like make shopping lists and answer phone calls. But Alexa also gets things done for business users, and here we’ll list some of the most useful. Create and manage to-do and […]