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7 of the best apps for Android devices

October 12th, 2018 Imagine IT mobile, 2018october12android_a, android, android apps, android tablet, google play store, tablet, technology mobile, 2018october12android_a, android, android apps, android tablet, google play store, tablet, technology

With literally millions of Android apps out there, choosing the ones that will help you get the most out of your smartphone or tablet can be daunting. The fact that there are countless options that offer basically the same features doesn’t help. Luckily, our list of some of the best Android apps will ensure you find the ones that suit your needs...

4 types of hackers that may target SMBs

October 11th, 2018 Imagine IT Insider, motives, script kiddie, Security, security, 2018october11security_a, attack, cybercriminal, hackers, hacktivist Insider, motives, script kiddie, Security, security, 2018october11security_a, attack, cybercriminal, hackers, hacktivist

When it comes to cyberattacks, most business owners get hung up on the technical and logistical details, forgetting another important aspect: motive. Why are hackers attacking people and organizations? And whom are they targeting? By answering these questions, you’ll have a better understanding of which of your business’s resources need the most...

Mac OS tips and tricks you should know

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Most Mac users love the user-friendly, easy-to-navigate interface the Apple brand is known for. But did you know that using your Mac can be even easier? It’s hard to believe, but there are a few tricks that are sure to save you hours in the long run and bring a new level of usability to your Mac.

Web conversion made easy with 5 tips

October 5th, 2018 Imagine IT mobile device, 2018october5webandcloud_c, simplicity, Social Media, Web & Cloud, web design, website conversions mobile device, 2018october5webandcloud_c, simplicity, Social Media, Web & Cloud, web design, website conversions

Every marketing channel has best practices. For websites, it comes down to being user-friendly. Without this, even a terrific-looking website may discourage visitors from signing up for a free e-book or consultation. Be sure your website follows these 5 rules that make it easier to attract visitors and convert them.

Disaster recovery myths you can dismiss

October 4th, 2018 Imagine IT business, business continuity, cloud, myths, rto, 2018october4business_a, backups, disaster recovery, recovery time objective, smbs, tape backup business, business continuity, cloud, myths, rto, 2018october4business_a, backups, disaster recovery, recovery time objective, smbs, tape backup

Technology changes so rapidly. With disaster recovery (DR), we see business owners clinging to ideas that no longer apply. What kind of DR myths are still widely accepted by the masses? Here are three that need to be retired immediately. 

5 tricks you can do with Android and Chrome

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Using a Google account across your devices makes many things like email, web browsing, and managing your calendar a lot more convenient. Here are five tricks you might not yet know you can do when you sync Chrome with your Android phone.

Hyperconvergence: IT for SMBs

October 2nd, 2018 Imagine IT scalability, 2018october2virtualization_a, cybersecurity, hyperconvergence, servers, software-defined networking, vdi, virtual machines, virtualization scalability, 2018october2virtualization_a, cybersecurity, hyperconvergence, servers, software-defined networking, vdi, virtual machines, virtualization

Routers, switches, modems, gateways, firewalls, servers, and storage devices — these are just some of the many machines you need to build a network infrastructure that enables effective internal and external communications. Even when pared down to serve fewer users, the costs of building a similar infrastructure were prohibitive for SMBs, at least...

4 facts about HIPAA and your IT

October 1st, 2018 Imagine IT compliant, 2018october1healthcare_a, ehr, ephi, Healthcare, hipaa, it, medical office, practice, regulations, technology compliant, 2018october1healthcare_a, ehr, ephi, Healthcare, hipaa, it, medical office, practice, regulations, technology

HIPAA’s rules pertaining to IT are problematic to say the least, but things have become much clearer over the course of the past year. However, there are still a few areas in which your office might not be compliant. This isn’t necessarily through negligence on your part, but rather a lack of understanding as to the requirements. Let’s look at...

Unified communications explained

September 28th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018sept28, unified communications, video conferencing, voip 2018sept28, unified communications, video conferencing, voip

Many business owners are in the dark about unified communications (UC) and don’t know how it will help their bottom lines. To end your doubts and breathe new life into your business, read this.

SharePoint or OneDrive: What’s best for SMBs?

September 27th, 2018 Imagine IT cloud, office, office 365, onedrive, 2018september27office_b, microsoft, sharepoint cloud, office, office 365, onedrive, 2018september27office_b, microsoft, sharepoint

Storing files in the cloud is common nowadays, making things convenient for business owners who want to manage their data on the go. But the number of ways to do this can be daunting, especially to the uninitiated. Don’t get lost in the sea of options. This handy guide will tell you whether SharePoint or OneDrive is right for you.