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iOS 11.3: What features can users expect?

February 7th, 2018
iOS 11.3: What features can users expect?

iOS 11, Apple’s last major mobile OS update, has had a mixed reception mainly due to the battery issues it caused many devices. With the release of iOS 11.3, the tech company is fixing that issue, providing the usual security patches, and adding a ton of features.

Benefits of virtualization for healthcare

February 5th, 2018
Benefits of virtualization for healthcare

Compared to organizations in other industries, healthcare practitioners are having difficulty adopting new technology. Providers are understandably hesitant about storing electronic health records (EHRs) in the cloud, but there is another option. Virtualization increases IT stability and efficiency and keeps your most sensitive information on site.

Virtual DR for ransomware protection

February 2nd, 2018
Virtual DR for ransomware protection

The massive success of ransomware like WannaCry and Petya have spurred other cybercriminals to develop their own ransomware and sell it on the black market. This means we can expect more ransomware attacks in the future. To prepare your business, you need virtualized disaster recovery solutions.

Microsoft unveils 4 search features for Bing

February 1st, 2018
Microsoft unveils 4 search features for Bing

Thanks to a recent update from Microsoft’s Bing search engine, finding answers to your questions is no longer an issue of phrasing or syntax. Read on for more information about the four latest upgrades.

Validating answers using many websites

Before the recent update, Bing would answer questions based on what it found on a single website.

You can now speak with Alexa via Android

January 31st, 2018
You can now speak with Alexa via Android

Your cousin got Alexa. Your neighbor got Alexa. Heck, even grandma got Alexa. You may not have been one of the lucky souls to receive an Alexa-enabled device last Christmas, but fret not, the latest update of the app on Android now enables voice control.

Microsoft’s free virtualization upgrade

January 30th, 2018
Microsoft’s free virtualization upgrade

One of the greatest things about cloud-based virtualization is that updates are rolled out by providers and don’t require end users to do anything. In the latest example of this, Microsoft just drastically increased the speed of its virtual machines for almost everyone using its platform.

Groups, Yammer, and Teams defined

January 26th, 2018
Groups, Yammer, and Teams defined

While most Office 365 apps serve a unique purpose, tools like Outlook Groups, Yammer, and Microsoft Teams can all be used to communicate and collaborate with coworkers. However, there are subtle differences in the way they can be used, and today we’ll break it down for you.

Windows releases a new patch for PC users

January 25th, 2018
Windows releases a new patch for PC users

Two vulnerabilities, known as Meltdown and Spectre, have been found affecting almost every Windows desktop and server. Computers affected by these two vulnerabilities are susceptible to having their data stolen, such as personal photos and passwords.

Enlist IT help when installing CPU updates

January 24th, 2018
Enlist IT help when installing CPU updates

When it comes to security updates, time is usually of the essence. The longer you wait to install a fix from a vendor, the higher the risk of being compromised. But in the cases of the Meltdown and Spectre flaws, you might be better off waiting until a more reliable patch is released.

Spectre & Meltdown safety for Apple devices

January 23rd, 2018
Spectre & Meltdown safety for Apple devices

Undoubtedly, 2018’s first set of truly bad news involves reports about the Spectre and Meltdown bugs, fundamental flaws in computer processors that can leak highly sensitive data. Researchers say they affect a majority of modern computers, and chances are your business’s devices are also affected.