It's that time of year again. The time we look back at the last 12 months and see where we started, where we've gone, and where we have yet to explore. With so many dramatic changes over the past year, it's nice to look back at some of the biggest things to happen to small business in 2014. Here are our top 5 biggest news stories of 2014.
Well, I'm assuming most of you got some sort of new technology yesterday. Be it a phone, tablet, computer, smart TV, or smart watch, you've probably spent some time setting it up and readying it to fit into your everyday life. Here are a few tips from Visceral Concepts as you get used to your new gear.
It's that time of year again. Gift giving, lighted decorations, and lots of family over at the house. It also happens to be a fantastic time to upgrade your office to start the new year with a fresher, faster, brighter start. In that spirit, here are Visceral Concepts' top 5 recommended upgrades for your business.
There is actually some major news in the world of cyber security that's good news for a change. Google has figured out a way to make CAPTCHA work better and irritate fewer people. We'll address first what CAPTCHA is and why it exists. After that, we'll talk a bit about what this change is and what it does.
Over the past couple of weeks we've reviewed several Linux distributions, letting you know how they would stack up for use in your business. Hopefully we also taught you a little about Linux and it's usability in the office environment. Let's take a recap of the distributions we tested. Then, we'll suggest the one overall we think would make the best choice for use in an office. Here we go!
MacPup was presented to me as a Linux built for Mac users, claiming a look that felt more like OSX than a Windows distribution. Originally installed with a skin for the Enlightenment window manager that was nearly identical to a Mac desktop, the distribution targeted the Apple demographic. Let's see what version 5.5 has to offer.
Developed to port Ubuntu to smaller systems, Bodhi expanded and has developed a supporting community all its own. A much lesser know distribution than our previous reviews, it's definitely a hidden gem in the Linux community. Let's have a look.
Built for stability and responsiveness without giving up versatility, Linux Mint is based on the Ubuntu platform and modified to fit a more professional environment. Easily the second most widely used PC focused distribution, Mint is well refined by the developer community. Let's take a look at this fresh distribution.
The Linux distribution of the day is Fedora. This variant of the open source OS was built on the same foundation as Red Hat Linux, the software that underpins most web servers. Let's dig in and see what Fedora has to offer.