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What you need to know about e-commerce & AI

August 17th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august17webandcloud_a, ai, artificial intelligence, ecommerce, machine learning, Web & Cloud, web business 2018august17webandcloud_a, ai, artificial intelligence, ecommerce, machine learning, Web & Cloud, web business

Many business owners are looking to artificial intelligence (AI, or “machine learning”) for its potential to improve communications with their customers. It is predicted that by 2020, 85% of all interactions will originate from machine learning “bots.” If you operate an e-commerce business and are wondering how you can benefit from bots, you’re in...

The pitfalls of business continuity planning

August 16th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august16business_a, backups, business, business continuity, business it, disaster recovery 2018august16business_a, backups, business, business continuity, business it, disaster recovery

Your service provider, tasked with looking after your company’s IT, has kept your business up and running for the past 10 years. Unfortunately, that kind of longevity in developing continuity plans can result in some providers overlooking or underestimating certain issues. Here are some of them.

Android repurposing: 5 awesome ideas

August 15th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august15_android_a, android, android tablet, digital frame, peel smart, radio, repurpose, security camera, universal remote 2018august15_android_a, android, android tablet, digital frame, peel smart, radio, repurpose, security camera, universal remote

It’s a fact of life that electronic devices don’t stay on top of the market for very long. That nice new Android tablet with all the latest apps and games will soon be replaced with a newer version, and you have the decision to upgrade or be left with a useless piece of metal and plastic. Fortunately, there are five ways to repurpose that old...

How your business can prepare for VoIP

August 10th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august10voip_a, internet phone call, network stability, security, telecommunications, voip, voip for business, voip implementation 2018august10voip_a, internet phone call, network stability, security, telecommunications, voip, voip for business, voip implementation

Companies that want to stay ahead of the curve are switching to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solutions to drive productivity and mobility. To get ready for the upgrade, you need proper planning and network preparation -– here are the most critical considerations.

Time-saving tips for Microsoft Word

August 9th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018aug09_office_a, editing, formatting, insert pictures, microsoft office, office, shared document, software, word online 2018aug09_office_a, editing, formatting, insert pictures, microsoft office, office, shared document, software, word online

Microsoft Word remains one of the most popular and user-friendly apps for business. It is compatible with both Windows and Mac and can be used to create a wide array of business documents. While millions of people use Word every day, most don’t know how to maximize its potential. And since it is constantly being updated, you need to check out...

4 tips to speed up your Windows 10 computer for free

August 8th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august8windows_c, application, disk cleaner, microsoft, operating system, speed, tips, windows, windows 10 2018august8windows_c, application, disk cleaner, microsoft, operating system, speed, tips, windows, windows 10

If your Windows 10 computer is starting to slow down after some time, there are ways to make it run faster without breaking the bank. The following tips will improve your computer’s performance without the need for more hardware.

Spectre makes a comeback

August 7th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august7security_a, computer chip, intrusion prevention systems, netspectre, network, patching, Security, security, spectre, vulnerability 2018august7security_a, computer chip, intrusion prevention systems, netspectre, network, patching, Security, security, spectre, vulnerability

When one cyberattack is stopped, another more powerful variant almost always takes its place. It happens all the time with ransomware, computer viruses, and Trojan horses. Recently, this has become the case with Spectre attacks, which exploit a fundamental flaw in modern computer chips. Here’s everything you need to know.

What you need to know about EHR hardware

August 6th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august6healthcare_a, ehr, ehr hardware, electronic health records, electronic medical records, Healthcare, healthcare it 2018august6healthcare_a, ehr, ehr hardware, electronic health records, electronic medical records, Healthcare, healthcare it

Medical history, vaccine status, lab test results, and other medical records are libraries unto themselves. Checking such files without the aid of computers can be cumbersome. Thanks to EHR, hospital staff can access these information with ease.

Get more life out of your iPhone battery

August 3rd, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august3apple_a, airplane mode, apple, battery life, bluetooth, iphone, wi-fi 2018august3apple_a, airplane mode, apple, battery life, bluetooth, iphone, wi-fi

You’re on the go today – out of the office, out of the house, and attending a business event. Everything is going fine and dandy until you look down at your phone to see your worst nightmare come true. Your iPhone is at 25 percent battery life. Before you panic, know that the answer to your dilemma may just be in the palm of your hand: in the...

Work productively with Chrome extensions

August 1st, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august1webandcloud_a, business, chrome, extensions, google, productivity, Web & Cloud, work 2018august1webandcloud_a, business, chrome, extensions, google, productivity, Web & Cloud, work

Well over half of all surveyed internet users utilize Google’s Chrome web browser, and it’s not difficult to see why. The ability to customize your browser via third party apps, extensions, and more makes web surfing a truly personalized experience. Keep on reading to discover the most practical extensions to enhance productivity.