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5 Ways iPads help SMBs go mobile

September 6th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018september6apple_a, apple, ipad, mobile, point of sale, smb, Social Media, tablet 2018september6apple_a, apple, ipad, mobile, point of sale, smb, Social Media, tablet

A decade ago, we could only imagine running a company on computers as thin as a wallet. But ever since Apple’s iPad emerged, employees can work on all sorts of productivity apps while they’re outside the office, conveniently and stylishly. Here are five ways your employees can enhance their mobile experience with iPad apps.

Hybrid clouds make SMBs more flexible

September 4th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018september4webandcloud_a, cloud computing, hybrid cloud, scalability, security, Web & Cloud, web and cloud 2018september4webandcloud_a, cloud computing, hybrid cloud, scalability, security, Web & Cloud, web and cloud

Cloud computing has become an indispensable component in business IT because it’s cost-effective, flexible, and secure. Thanks to hybrid cloud solutions, organizations have access to even more agile computing resources.

3 ways AI is revolutionizing healthcare

September 3rd, 2018 Imagine IT 2018september3healthcare_a, ai, alexa, artificial intelligence, bots, google assistant, Healthcare, machine learning, siri, virtual assistants 2018september3healthcare_a, ai, alexa, artificial intelligence, bots, google assistant, Healthcare, machine learning, siri, virtual assistants

Technological advancements have brought us much closer to artificial intelligence (AI), such as cars that drive themselves and robots that interpret and summarize the news. AI is helping humankind in various industries, and healthcare is close to the top of that list.

5 ways to capitalize on the latest tech fads

August 31st, 2018 Imagine IT 2008aug31_businessvalue_c, business, business value, internet of things, machine learning, tech fads, tech trends 2008aug31_businessvalue_c, business, business value, internet of things, machine learning, tech fads, tech trends

More money with less investment — that’s the dream, right? Counterintuitive as it may seem, flash-in-the-pan tech fads and trends may just be the way to achieve that. With the right tools, you can associate your SMB with popular new technologies. These are our five tips on how to cash in on things as silly and childish as Pokémon GO and as...

Malware threats for Android phones

August 30th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august30android_a, android, cyber-crime, malware, security, smartphone 2018august30android_a, android, cyber-crime, malware, security, smartphone

Smartphones are like palm-sized computers, and they deserve the same protection as desktops and laptops. While you don’t need to install bulky security software to protect against cyberthreats, there are steps you can take to keep cybercriminals at bay.

Utilize these VoIP features more often

August 28th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018aug28_voipgeneral_a, call screening, click-to-call, coaching, hands-free dialing, hold music, phone conference, voip, voip features 2018aug28_voipgeneral_a, call screening, click-to-call, coaching, hands-free dialing, hold music, phone conference, voip, voip features

Voicemail, Do Not Disturb, and call recording are some of the obvious reasons why companies choose VoIP services for their communication needs. But other VoIP features are often underutilized, like customizable hold music or in-call coaching. For a more efficient work flow, check out these overlooked features.

New Office 365 cyberattack on the loose

August 27th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august27office_a, cyberattack, microsoft, office, office 365, outlook, phishing, scams, security, sharepoint 2018august27office_a, cyberattack, microsoft, office, office 365, outlook, phishing, scams, security, sharepoint

Phishing scams disguise malicious links and emails as messages from trusted sources. The most recent scam to watch out for almost perfectly imitates a trusted invitation to collaborate through Microsoft SharePoint. It’s a three-step attack that’s easy to avoid if you know how it works.

7 Ways to personalize your Windows 10

August 24th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august24windows_a, customization, microsoft, personalization, preferences, settings, virtual desktops, windows, windows 10 2018august24windows_a, customization, microsoft, personalization, preferences, settings, virtual desktops, windows, windows 10

Whether you want to have a darker color scheme, run several apps at the same time, or display multiple desktops, Windows 10 gives you many options to personalize your PC. And while some customization options are less obvious than others, it is worth the effort to get your Windows 10 to look and function the way you want it to. Here are a few...

4 Security risks of the BYOD strategy

August 23rd, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august23security_a, bring your own device, byod, data protection, hacking, it security risks, malware, Security 2018august23security_a, bring your own device, byod, data protection, hacking, it security risks, malware, Security

Taking work home, or practically anywhere, has never been easier. The bring your own device (BYOD) strategy has become a popular approach for many businesses to conduct work more efficiently and flexibly. But this strategy is not without risks. BYOD, if not implemented correctly, can make your system susceptible to a number of attacks. Here are a...

How to install the newest iOS smoothly

August 22nd, 2018 Imagine IT 22august2018apple_a, apple, downgrade ios, installing, ios, ios 11.4, ios 11.4.1, iphone software, software update 22august2018apple_a, apple, downgrade ios, installing, ios, ios 11.4, ios 11.4.1, iphone software, software update

When a new iOS update is released, you may get so amped that you immediately tap on that Download and Install button. The next thing you know, you’re saddled with new software that causes headache after headache. To avoid this fate, here are six tips to ensure that your next iOS update goes without a hitch.