5 Outlook tips to improve productivity

5 Outlook tips to improve productivity

When it comes to the best email management software for businesses, Outlook is among the top tools on the list. But the program contains so many functions, settings, and capabilities that it’s near impossible to master them all in a short time. That’s why many users don’t bother to try out all those buttons and menus in Outlook, when in fact some of them could really come in handy.

Secure your SMB by following these rules

Secure your SMB by following these rules

Sufficient security policies can make or break your small or medium sized business. But the truth is that many SMB owners are unsure as to the type of security measures needed to protect their organization. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of the minimum security precautions that every SMB owner should follow to ensure their company is safe.

What to buy: the new iPad Pro or Surface Pro?

What to buy: the new iPad Pro or Surface Pro?

Thinking about buying a new tablet? You’re in luck. This fall, Microsoft and Apple are set to release the latest versions of their popular tablets: iPad Pro and Surface Pro 4. If you’re not an Apple fan or a Microsoft follower, and want to know how these two mobile heavyweights really stack up, we’ve compared the main features of these two head-to-head so you can see what you’re really purchasing when you choose your next tablet.

Taking charge with El Capitan

Taking charge with El Capitan

Climbing El Capitan in Yosemite National Park requires strength, stamina and fearlessness. Thankfully, Apple’s new operating system, OS X El Capitan, doesn’t require users to have any of these traits. In fact, the ability to click a mouse is all you need to accept the challenge of El Capitan’s OS namesake.

4 ways IT can hurt your productivity

4 ways IT can hurt your productivity

Love it or hate it, technology is an integral part of your business. Depending on how it’s implemented, it can either spur more productivity and growth, or do exactly the opposite and result in downtime and stagnation. So how can you ensure IT is helping your business instead of hindering it? Here are four technology traps to look out for.

7 SEO mistakes you need to avoid

7 SEO mistakes you need to avoid

Search engine optimization (SEO) is a complex subject that is constantly on the move, with major search engines always refining the algorithms that determine how to rank websites. That’s why it’s so easy for businesses to make a blunder based on common misconceptions.

Choose a browser extension for added privacy

Choose a browser extension for added privacy

Did you know that you’ve been giving away personal information while browsing the web? Are you aware that social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter can track your personal information even when you’re not on their site? This is exactly why protecting your online privacy is crucial if you don’t want to risk falling victim to data breaches or attacks.

Vulnerability exposed by WhatsApp bug

Vulnerability exposed by WhatsApp bug

News that a potential security threat in the web-based version of WhatsApp left up to 200 million of its users with their data exposed to hackers and malware acts as a reminder to us all to be vigilant in our online interactions. While the bug affected the popular instant messaging app’s web-based version rather than the mobile app itself, and was remedied by WhatsApp after being detected by an Israeli IT firm, it’s nonetheless a worry for those of us who rely on WhatsApp for both business and pleasure.