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Hey Cortana! Windows 10’s new feature

Hey Cortana! Windows 10’s new feature

Ever wondered what the Cortana thing that keeps showing up on Windows 10 is? It’s actually a digital voice assistant similar to Siri or Google Now. While you might be apprehensive about talking to your laptop, utilizing Cortana is easier and cooler than you might think.

Choosing a dashboard for your business

Choosing a dashboard for your business

Dashboards have become an extremely useful tool for companies to make the most of their raw data. With proper implementation, a dashboard can display essential information in an easy-to-understand format, allowing business owners to take in the most important data about their company at a glance.

Grow your email list using social media

Grow your email list using social media

One of the most valuable tools available to the modern-day marketer is the email list. A large one can make you millions, and a small or nonexistent one can prevent your business from properly taking off. So how do you grow yours? Using social media is one way that is often less talked about.

Get to inbox zero with snooze from Streak

Get to inbox zero with snooze from Streak

Inbox zero is what we all dream of – a serenely empty screen, clear of clutter and immediate demands on our time. It involves cleaning out your inbox of absolutely everything, including filing away messages that need action but which you can’t do anything about right away.

Save energy in your data center

Save energy in your data center

Is your data center sucking up energy? Are the costs of maintaining your server rooms out of control? For many business owners, the server room and data center are foreign lands they’d like to pretend don’t exist. But whether you acknowledge it or not, they could be costing you hundreds of extra dollars every month.

Microsoft Office is going mobile

Microsoft Office is going mobile

Tablets with Windows 10 installed received a boost recently with the unveiling of the new Office Mobile applications. The mobile versions of the iconic Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote applications are specifically designed for use on tablets. The “touch-first” interface allows users to easily edit documents while on the go.

Business continuity challenges

Business continuity challenges

In the current world, business continuity planning (BCP) is imperative to the sustainability of your business. Without a well-thought-out plan in place, it is highly unlikely that your company will be able to survive and recover from disasters. However, there are several major roadblocks to the successful implementation of a business continuity plan.

Nexus 9: yay or nay

Nexus 9: yay or nay

Android tablets have increasingly gained popularity among users looking for features of a laptop with enhanced portability and a justifiable price tag. The latest addition to the family, the Nexus 9 features the much anticipated Android 5.0 Lollipop OS. But what are the specs of the Nexus 9 and is the new OS worth getting excited about? We’ll explore precisely that.

Two-factor authentication just got easier

Two-factor authentication just got easier

With cyber attacks becoming a seemingly monthly occurrence, more and more these days it seems like simple passwords just aren’t cutting it when it comes to online security. Because of this, a lot of online services use two-factor authentication. But for anyone who has used the technology, they know how much of an annoyance this can be.

Windows build 10149: what’s new?

Windows build 10149: what’s new?

After introducing the Windows Insider Program last year, allowing Microsoft users to sign up for an early build of Windows OS previously only accessible to developers, the tech giant has now introduced a preview to Windows 10 with a new Windows Insider OS, the build 10149. To that end, let’s take a look at some of the new features in build 10149 to see if it’s worth installing.