Office 365: What Business Owners Need to Know

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Office 365: Why the Fit with Small Businesses is Just Right Office 365 offers a low upfront cost because small businesses can sign up with a plan that meets their exact requirements for a predictable monthly fee. This option is much more budget-friendly than setting aside funds to purchase new hardware, servers, software licenses, and CALs for the required server … Read More

How to Use Airport Wi-Fi Safely and Securely

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Most airports now make it easy to access the Internet with free public Wi-Fi networks for travelers inside the terminal. While it seems like a great idea to find an airport hotspot and connect, how do you know if you’re connecting to a safe network? Any hacker can set up a hotspot named "AltantaAirportWiFi" and you’d never know it’s fake. … Read More

4 Trending Threats to Your Mobile Security

Accounteks ConsultingMobile, Security & Privacy

The popularity of mobile devices has increased substantially in recent years. According to the latest numbers from eMarketer, approximately 25% of the world’s population uses smartphones. That number is expected to rise in the next few years. Hackers have begun to notice this trend, and many are now focusing their efforts on taking advantage of mobile device users. Here are … Read More

What You Need to Know About Creating an IT Budget for 2015

Accounteks ConsultingBudgeting, Business Forecasts

After a long period of recession, spending on business technology is now on the rise. Signs of economic recovery and a more stable operating climate have caused companies to shed their cautious approaches and spend more on IT in 2014. The Gartner research firm expects worldwide IT spending to reach $3.7 trillion in 2014, up 2.1% from 2013. Another positive … Read More

Get the Most from Lithium-Ion Batteries

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Almost all portable devices today have replaced the older style nickel-metal hydride batteries with better-performing units that use lithium-Ion technology. The new technology provides up to two or three times more power per charge and has a longer shelf life than the older batteries. Still, lithium-ion does not last forever; the batteries will wear out in time. However, there are … Read More