Recently, Microsoft announced that the upgrade path from Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 to Windows 10 would be free to everyone.This decision, although beneficial in a dramatic way to Microsoft, is a rather surprising one considering Microsoft's history with Windows versions and licenses. Today, we're going to take a brief look at that history, as well as the theories on why Microsoft made this decision and what it will mean for both users and the software giant.
Maybe I seem like a bit of a Windows fan boy lately, but have you ever actually used one of the new Windows devices? They're really vastly different from anything Microsoft has done in the past. The new CEO of the software giant, Satya Nadella, has drastically changed the company for the better. Today, I'm going to recommend a product of Microsoft's that few will disagree on. You need to check out Cortana.
For those of us that meet our clients out and about, finding a meeting location can be difficult. In fact, it can sometimes be downright impossible. In situations like that, it's becomes imperative to have a good GPS app or unit to help you find your way. If anyone has used some of the standards, like Google Maps or iMaps, they know how many problems they are facing. That's why we're recommending HERE® Maps by Nokia.
Ok, this article's title may sound a bit odd, but today we're going to talk about the most critical parts failure your computer can have that you'll probably miss. Your case fan. It's that whirring little noise in your computer that may get louder or quieter depending on how hard your processor is working. It's what keeps your computer from overheating and causing itself serious damage. When it goes out, you probably won't even notice.
One of the common reasons I get called to fix a website is that it isn't generating any traffic or leads for the client. It seems the hope is that a complete redesign or redevelopment will get potential clients to find them. Usually, I'm also asked to help them get "ranked on Google". However, hiring any agency to redesign your website and improve it's SEO can often be an endeavor that companies aren't quite ready to fit into their budget. So, before you contact us to have your site rebuilt, try these three tips while you ready your budget.
I recently picked up the HP15 by Hewlett Packard. It's a 15.6" laptop featuring the AMD A6 processor, 1TB of hard drive space, and 4GB of RAM. After about a week of use, I'm pretty familiar with the computer, and I want to share my opinions with you.
Join host and Visceral Concepts founder Michael McNew as he shares a few simple tips to help extend the lifespan of your laptop. He covers battery life, common hardware issues, and data security. Have a seat and enjoy this first episode of Visceral Concepts TV.
Often times in business and management, you will find yourself asking people to believe in you and your idea. If you are living proof that the idea is sound, and you can convey that proof to the person or people you're trying to persuade, it's a far more powerful thing than any other tool at your disposal. Bill Gates is famous for personally using every product he endorses. Here's proof. Take a look.
It's about that time for the annual roundup. e're seeing some of the figures for unemployment and income that need our attention. We're also seeing new politicians take office and make their plans for 2015, including a potential major new tax that has its ups and downs. And there was a ton to see at this year's CES. Here's what's happening in small business news.
2015 is set to be an exciting new year for business technology. There are dramatic improvements in small business tech that will make life easer. However, thinking about it ahead of time can be a headache. Here are 5 reasons this new emerging technology will be less frustrating than what preceded it.