Entries by chill

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What You Need to Know About AutoSave

Office 2019 comes with a new feature that office staff and IT admins should be aware of; AutoSave. AutoSave feature automatically saves a user’s document every few seconds to prevent loss of valuable data. However, it gets enabled only when the user’s document lives in SharePoint Online, OneDrive or OneDrive for business. In general, saving […]

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What Is the Dark Web?

Some people think that search engines allow them to access all the websites on the internet. Do you think the same? Google and other search engines don’t give access to all the websites on the web. They barely allow you to scratch the web’s surface. Below this outer surface lie the internet’s many hidden layers […]

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How to Select the Optimum Internet Solution for your Business

Businesses have many options to choose from when connecting their on premise Ethernet network to the Internet. Copper, ADSL, optical fibre and the National Broadband Network are but a few. This article provides a to-the-point overview of each solution. Asymmetric digital subscriber line Better known as ADSL2+, this uses the existing copper wire of your phone […]

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In House vs Hosted IT Services

In the ever-growing realm of cloud computing, virtualisation and managed and hosted IT services, organisations are faced with the big question: should we leverage hosted services or should we expand on existing in-house IT infrastructure? Although at first glance, building, operating and managing an in-house IT Infrastructure seems to be the obvious, reasonable and cost effective choice for most […]

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Four Ways Desktop Virtualisation Can Benefit Your Business

As any IT practitioner can attest, server virtualization empowers businesses to become more agile and resilient across the board, from the IT department to the bottom line.  The technology transforms bare-metal hardware into a dynamic platform that lets administrators address their users’ needs far more easily and effectively than any traditional solution. Desktop virtualization brings […]

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Cloud Computing Explained

There has always been a great debate on the usability and benefits that cloud has to offer. Cloud pundits and most industry veterans speculate that cloud computing is one of the most evolutionary and fast growing technologies since the internet. Although low entry cost, flexibility and scalability are among the key benefits, cloud computing has […]

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10 Tricks To Be More Productive With Evernote

If you’ve been looking into productivity and organizational tools (or even if you haven’t), you’ve most likely heard of Evernote. It’s a popular productivity app that lets you “Remember everything” – their tagline – in an easy and straightforward manner. Its most basic use is allowing users to create photo and text notes, and getting […]

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Laptop Vs Tablet: Is This the End of the Laptop?

There was a time in the not-too-distant past when the laptop was regarded as THE gadget of choice for most company executives, professionals, business owners, and even students. After all, what’s not to like about it? A laptop packs computing power, storage capacity, connectivity and functionality in one compact and portable device. But it only […]

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Critical Issues to Consider when Moving to the Cloud

What is Cloud Computing? Cloud computing refers to the practice of delivering computing services to end users through the Internet or a similar computing network as a service. This is in contrast to the traditional approach of providing these services ‘on premise’; running in an organisation’s office on that organisation’s infrastructure. For example, data storage […]