Keeping Out The Grinch | Security Tips For The Holiday Season


The tinsel is scattered throughout your home, the shopping list is being checked off little by little, and there are high hopes of Saint Nick, lots of presents under the tree, and a ton of cherished holiday memories. Unfortunately, holidays are prime time for thieves who plan all year to be the Grinch who steals your holiday season's joy right out from under you. If you are making plans for the holidays, make sure you also take the time to ensure your house and family are as secure as they can possibly be from thieves.

5 October 2018

Secure Your Company's Computer Network

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Employee work and your own activities are probably what uses most of your brainpower when you're in the company office. However, if the sharing of documents, applications, and sensitive information happen throughout your computer network, it's vital to keep things safe. You might be just adding random computers, phones or tablets into the network without worrying, but if the network is breached that could jeopardize client information, delay projects, and possibly have financial and/or legal implications.

24 August 2018

Training Front Desk Employees On Business Phone Systems? Some Tips And Tricks


When your company owns and operates a building with no less than six floors and six hundred employees, you need business phone systems to keep everyone connected and connect the outside world to the business. Ideally, it would be great if the receptionist at the front desk could hit a couple of buttons and connect calls as easily as he/she types a memo. However, business phone systems tend to be a little more complicated than that.

15 June 2018

How To Identify Hitachi Drives And How To Replace Them

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Hitachi drives are just some of the products made by this tech company. They have come a long way from their start in Japan in 2003. The company is still going strong because it has either absorbed other tech companies, or it has been absorbed itself by another big-name tech company. As such, there are multiple products (not just hard drives) that have been produced by this company, either with its own or a parent company name attached.

23 March 2018

Pros And Cons Of Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

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It seems that everything is moving from the physical to the technical. This includes a company's internet network. Software-defined networking is the newest way for companies to manage their network, but, as all new technology, it has benefits AND possible problems.  What is Software-Defined Networking (SDN)? Software-defined networking (SDN) transfers network management from the physical routers and switches to software. This gives companies the capability to separate the data plane and control plane in routers and switchers.

21 January 2018

Using Negative Keywords For Your Ice Cream Shop SEO


Search engine optimization, or SEO, relies on identifying important keywords that help your website stand out. If you have an ice cream shop, it is important to not only identify positive but also negative keywords. The latter can be particularly important for a smaller business that has a specialized service. Understanding Negative Keywords Negative keywords are phrases or single words that will filter your ice cream shop out of a web search engine.

19 October 2017

Three Keys For Buying Alarm Systems


If you are looking to get the most out of your home security, it's crucial that you begin researching alarms. By having an alarm system, you're treating your house seriously as an investment since it helps you avoid break-ins. This is also a matter of your personal well-being, which makes buying a security system well worth the cost. Follow these tips so that you can work with alarm companies that can sell you a security system that'll protect you:

13 October 2017

Hone In On These Nanopositioner Features When Shopping

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In the science field, things are always changing and new technologies can come to the forefront as older ones fade away. You may be able to do your laboratory work with the conventional scopes and stages you've been using; you might not want to jump on the bandwagon every time there's a new product on the market. However, nanopositioners can give you better imagery and in turn better, more accurate interpretations of what you're seeing.

26 September 2017

Hard Drive Failure? Swap That Data Over ASAP

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Do you have a dead hard drive with a lot of important data? It could be pictures, movies, documents that you can't recreate with the original feeling, or just a lot of things you'd rather not hunt down and organize again. Such is the temporary nature of storage media, but there are ways to find victory if you've been caught without a decent backup as drive failure strikes. Here are a few hard drive failure details, along with ways to recover the data that is important to you.

26 September 2017

What Does Internet Mean For Gamers?

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The internet has changed gaming in big ways, allowing both game player communities and independent gaming collaboration to spread across the globe. Unfortunately, gamers use the internet in ways that aren't always supported by local Internet Service Providers (ISPs) without a little prodding and explanation. To understand what your needs are and why they're different from the norm, here are a few internet use details for different levels of gaming:

25 September 2017