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2018 VoIP developments you need to know

December 12th, 2017 VoIP
2018 VoIP developments you need to know

According to several experts, Voice over IP (VoIP) phone systems are one of the top investments businesses make, and for good reason. The ability to call anyone from anywhere with an internet connection gives employees lots of flexibility. And with 2018 just around the corner, there will be new VoIP developments to look forward to.

Facebook Messenger: What’s New?

Facebook Messenger: What’s New?

Over 330 million consumers connected with businesses via Facebook Messenger in 2017 alone. It’s becoming clearer that more consumers want immediate online connectivity with local businesses. Now, Facebook Messenger’s latest feature will grant consumers just that.

How to master Microsoft Office!

How to master Microsoft Office!

Microsoft Office may have an easy-to-use interface, but mastering all the features in this suite requires time. But don’t fret, the following training videos can help you become a Microsoft Office expert fast.

Office Basics is a series of free training videos from Microsoft which cover different features and functionality.

Cybersecurity Essentials: VPN

Cybersecurity Essentials: VPN

Whether it’s because of government surveillance or cyberattacks, internet users are more concerned than ever about the privacy of their online activities. Unfortunately, security measures like firewalls and antivirus software can’t help you in this case, but there’s one that can: Virtual Private Network (VPN).
What is VPN?
Simply put, a VPN is a group of servers you connect to via the internet.

How to extend your laptop battery life

How to extend your laptop battery life

These days, we get a lot of our work done on laptops, which means battery life is a huge priority for any laptop user. Wouldn’t it be good, then, to learn how to prolong the life of your laptop battery? Here are a few useful tips to do just that.
Some truths about your laptop battery
Batteries in many devices nowadays are lithium-based — either lithium-ion or lithium-polymer — so users must take note of the following guidelines for their proper maintenance:

They can’t be overcharged, even though you leave your battery plugged in for a long period of time.

Google studies effects of leaked logins

Google studies effects of leaked logins

Passwords are your first line of defense against hackers. But over the years, hackers have developed plenty of methods to steal them. To gain a deeper understanding of how cybercriminals operate, Google analyzed the causes of leaked logins. Here are the results.

Google Reviews: how to make them count

Google Reviews: how to make them count

Recently, Google made changes to their search results, to include reviews from sites such as Facebook or Yelp. While this may not seem like a big deal, Google now sees reviews as important in terms of SEOs as keywords, and linking domains. Having too many negative reviews or no reviews  can play a major role in where Google ranks your company in their search results.

Android introduces Fast Pair

Android introduces Fast Pair

As seen with Apple’s AirPods, people today are quickly growing accustomed to wireless pairing between their smartphones and headphones. Of course, Google has been working on a solution of its own Fast Pair, and it has just made it to the market.

What is Fast Pair?

Fast Pair is Android’s new connectivity solution which uses Bluetooth technology and the smartphone’s proximity to let you connect to Fast Pair-enabled Bluetooth devices with just a single tap.

Unified Communications Explained

November 8th, 2017 VoIP
Unified Communications Explained

There was a time when “voice” was the sole way for a business to communicate. Then, we were introduced to emails, texts, and chats, all of which are extremely useful and  here to stay. But wouldn’t it be nice if there was a communication solution that integrated everything — voice, messaging, video — into one platform? That’s where unified communications come in.