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Should I connect with strangers on LinkedIn?

Should I connect with strangers on LinkedIn?

Most people over the age of 20 would agree it’s not wise to accept a friend request from a stranger on Facebook. That profile image of a voluptuous vixen in a string bikini, that you swore you just saw in a lipstick commercial, is likely a dude who lives in his parent’s basement with nothing better to do than hack your account.

FaceTime and iMessage just got more secure

FaceTime and iMessage just got more secure

Whether we use them for business or pleasure, we all want the confidence that the online services we use to store files, post life updates or check our email are given adequate security protection to safeguard our information. But since high-profile breaches such as the celebrity photo leaks of 2014, the security of Apple platforms has been in the limelight.

Increase productivity with your tablet

Increase productivity with your tablet

As a business owner, you’ve probably looked into ways of maximizing efficiency in your office. And when it comes to increasing productivity, tablets are highly customizable tools that can be tailored to suit the needs of your business. The problem is that many people still regard tablets as content consumption devices, not content creation devices.

Stay profitable when IT disasters strike

Stay profitable when IT disasters strike

It’s Monday morning, you’re the first one into the office as usual. You take your keys out and unlock the door only to find your office in complete disarray. Documents are thrown everywhere, chairs are knocked over and the worst part – all of your computers are gone.

Securing social media privacy – with cats

Securing social media privacy – with cats

When it comes to social media, most of us have privacy concerns at the forefront of our minds. Who can see what we post? Who owns the photos we upload? It even comes down to wondering what happens to our social media identities when we die. It is part of the reason for the emergence and subsequent popularity of apps like Snapchat, which allow you to send a photo to a friend and at the same time specify when it will self-destruct.

4 new Android phones to look out for in 2015

4 new Android phones to look out for in 2015

2015 may have only just begun, but some of the big names in the mobile industry are already preparing to launch brand new Android smartphones to kick-start the year. Some of these models are upgraded versions of an existing device, with better features and more functionality.

3 tips to get you started with virtualization

3 tips to get you started with virtualization

You’ve likely heard of virtualization. It’s the ability to move both hardware and software out of your office to a vendor offsite – therefore freeing up office space and cutting costs. This likely sounds like a dream come true for small businesses, whose overheads need to be kept to a minimum.

4 mobile marketing tips for businesses

4 mobile marketing tips for businesses

In today’s society of instant gratification, people have short attention spans. They want to have everything accessible at their fingertips via smartphones and tablets. For businesses with an online presence, this is either a new opportunity – or a missed one.

Microsoft announces free BI product

Microsoft announces free BI product

The business intelligence market is changing. While most of you are probably familiar with business intelligence software such as Excel, the new wave of BI products is making it easier for you to track down data and organize it into easily viewable graphs and reports.

4 technology ideas for more productivity

4 technology ideas for more productivity

Small to medium size businesses and startups have always had to squeeze the most they can out of a small team. But with every business trying to gain a foothold in the market and costs on the rise, productivity is more important than ever. Doing more with less is not an option anymore, it’s a necessity.