This week we got our hands on our copy of Windows 10. After a solid week of use, we feel that we’ve got a grasp on it enough to give you our opinion of its strengths and weaknesses. Microsoft’s much anticipated release promised the best of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 in one solid, modernized package. Most, even the anti-Microsoft crowd, have excitedly waited for this new operating system to see if the aged giant could breathe new life in to its biggest offering. For Microsoft, the success of this product is life-or-death, and most critics so far believe they’ve got a real shot at a comeback. Here’s our take.
Recently I was scoping some of my favorite technology publications when I came across something that fascinated me intensely. There have been many advancements in computer control systems over the years, and one of the most exciting was the Leap Motion infrared gesture controller, which is a USB plugin for any computer running Windows, OSX, or Linux. When I first saw it, I was extremely intrigued and had many ideas of what to do with it. Then I came across the Myo.
Today feels a little like I'm going back in time. You see, I've been suggesting to all of my clients for quite some time now that they move to a storage system that doesn't require local access. I advise that all small businesses move to a way of storing digital information that can be accessed by any employee from any computer, and that privileges and access can be managed with ease. I suggest to all of my clients a cloud-based system. Today we'll discuss why.
Maybe it's just me, but whenever I come across a company I take a look at their website. It's the first place I go to find out more about them. In all the years I've had access to the mobile web, one thing still stands out. Most companies have crappy websites. They're years outdated, they're not mobile-friendly, and they don't work quite the way their supposed to. Sometimes they've even got missing or out-of-date information. It's sort of a big problem. Warning, this article is a little aggressive.
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.
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.
Exactly one year ago today, we wrote this awesome post about your LinkedIn profile called "120 Character Description". It was a highly read and shared piece about the importance of your LinkedIn headline and how to use it properly. It's probably one of the most valuable pieces of LinkedIn advice we've ever shared. Until today.
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!
Since we brought up Linux yesterday, I thought it would be a good idea to do a little intro to the operating system. Here's our plan to test and review 5 Linux distributions over the next 5 weeks, with a final recap and comparison on week 6.