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3 Cloud service models

3 Cloud service models

The cloud has become one of the most talked about, and arguably most important, tech concepts of the past decade. Many business owners and managers are aware of the benefits it can bring, but often stumble when they decide to implement a solution. It is really important to be aware of the different types of cloud services out there to make the right decision.

Useful Google Drive search operators

Useful Google Drive search operators

Google has a wide variety of apps and services, all of which are useful in one way or another. One thing they do better than most any other company however is search. Many of us use search operators on Google Search, but did you know that there are search operators you can use with Google Drive when you are looking for files or folders? Here are four.

Getting digital camera pics on Instagram

Getting digital camera pics on Instagram

Businesses in many industries rely on visuals to sell their products. From that bicycle shop on the corner to the bakery down town, and even the local electronics retailer, having high quality images of your products will help attract customers. What many business owners want to know is how some businesses have such appealing images and how they can add these quality visuals on platforms such as Instagram.

Overtype in Word 2013

Overtype in Word 2013

Chances are high that you spend a good amount of time editing or compiling Microsoft Word documents. Regardless of what you are editing, there will come a time when you are working on a file and the words are replaced as you type new ones. This could cause some problems, especially if you are unsure how to turn this feature off.

Turning off Android location settings

Turning off Android location settings

While location services on your Android smartphone make it easier for you to use certain apps or functions like photo tagging, sometimes it’s best to hide your location since they can affect your device’s security. With that in mind, isn’t it time you took a look at how to change different location settings on your Android smartphone to enhance its security?

Photos and GPS tagging

Your Android smartphone gives you the ability to attach GPS coordinates to the pictures you take, known as geo-locating or GPS tagging.

Common VoIP issues to be aware of

Common VoIP issues to be aware of

As with any technological systems, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) can offer businesses some intriguing benefits, including decreased costs and easier management. Because of these advantages, many businesses have already switched over. For those who are considering making the move, there are a few points you should be aware of first.

Gmail supports more languages

Gmail supports more languages

Did you know that when signing up for a new Gmail account, users could only use a specific set of characters and numbers? In early August, Google announced that they would be expanding the characters supported by Gmail. While this may not be the biggest deal to many, there is a potential security issue related to this that users should be aware of.

1.2 billion accounts compromised

1.2 billion accounts compromised

Since the advent of the Internet, hackers have been actively trying to exploit it. Over the past few years, many have targeted different websites to obtain user account details like usernames and passwords. There seems to be a trend where the number of accounts compromised with each new security announcement is rising.

A quick look at IFTTT

A quick look at IFTTT

The world is becoming increasingly connected, especially when you look at all the different apps on your device and computer. The problem for some though is that all these apps simply aren’t connected enough, and it takes time to share information across devices or services.