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How to plan for IT disasters

Disasters, whether man-made or natural, can happen to anyone. While most people will admit this, a lot of us still have the mindset of “it won’t happen to me.” However, according to one study, storms and extreme weather alone have personally affected one-third of small business owners. And that doesn’t include other disasters such as […]

Feline fueled social media privacy controls

If you thought your Facebook feed already contained enough pictures of funny cats and other wacky memes, then you’re in for a treat. Fueled by increasing consumer concern about the impact of social media usage on individual privacy – which has already led to the growth of self-destructing image sharing apps like Snapchat – a […]

4 future Android phones in 2015

For Android smartphone fans, the start of 2015 means the release of new products, and better ones too. The world of Android is full of companies ready to respond to customers with high expectations, especially when the number of smartphone users is on the rise. With an extensive range of Android phones out there, how […]

Why you need to know about the Poweliks threat

Most of us have suffered the horrors of a computer virus at some point, and we know the damage that can be caused by these security infections. Our work gets disrupted as IT systems go down and, if we’re really unlucky, sensitive and valuable data might be lost or even leaked. But there’s a silver […]

The five Google apps you never knew existed

We all use apps on our smartphones to simplify daily tasks and generally make our lives easier. As a business owner too, you might already be using the Google apps suite – including Drive, Gmail, Calendar and others – to more efficiently manage files, contacts and processes. But there are plenty more apps with their […]

How the iPhone is revolutionizing health care

We’re all busy. Our schedules are loaded with work, fitness regimes, kids’ soccer practices – it’s enough to make your head spin. So when your son or daughter gets sick, how do you squeeze their care into your day? The iPhone’s latest health apps and accessories may be the solution you’ve been searching for, giving […]

Business development via social media

In today’s digital world, social media has become a vital tool that effectively helps accelerate business development and the relationship-building process between different organizations. And with solid communication being at the core of business development, let’s take a look at how social media can help drive partnering processes for the better. In most cases, a […]

Gmail hacks to boost productivity in 2015

Does your approach to email need a thorough detox? If email feels like a black hole into which too much of your time disappears, it could be time to re-think your approach. With these productivity hacks for Gmail, you can turn things around and put email to work for you again – freeing up valuable […]

3 IT security take-aways from the Sony hack

Any business can become the victim of security breaches on a mass scale, as shown by the debacle which recently eclipsed Sony and forced it to temporarily cancel the release of blockbuster movie The Interview. Beneath the dramatic headlines are lessons for small business owners everywhere in how simple errors in IT security management can […]