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Top 4 benefits of web monitoring

July 31st, 2018 Imagine IT business, 2018july31business_a, bandwidth, filtering, internet, malware, productivity, web monitoring business, 2018july31business_a, bandwidth, filtering, internet, malware, productivity, web monitoring

Although the occasional three-minute YouTube video never hurts anyone, wasting hours of your working day on these websites reduces productivity. When it comes to increasing employee productivity, keeping a close eye on their internet behavior reaps various benefits.

Reduce data usage on your Android device

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Letting data consumption go unchecked on mobile devices can cause serious problems. It can mean slower connections, decreased battery life, and expensive fees -- things you want to avoid. Here are some tips to help you use less data on an Android phone.

4 apps that offer the ideal VoIP experience

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If you wish to bring down your wireless bill, download and use a VoIP app for making calls instead. Most apps are easy to use, and are low-cost or free depending on how you make your calls. Here are four of the best VoIP apps in the market today.

Security tips for Office 365 migration

July 25th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018july25office_a, cloud, migration, office, office 365, security, data, machine learning 2018july25office_a, cloud, migration, office, office 365, security, data, machine learning

Making the decision to migrate from an on-site system to a cloud-based Office 365 is easy, but the migration process itself presents numerous security challenges. By covering these essentials, you’ll minimize security breaches and ensure you can enjoy the benefits of Office 365.

Privacy protection tips for Windows 10

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Speculation has been circulating that Windows 10 gathers more info than it should. Whether or not you think privacy lines have been breached, here are some tips to protect your privacy in a matter of clicks.

IT policies to protect your business

July 23rd, 2018 Imagine IT 2018july23security_a, passwords, policies, Security, security, data, email, employee handbook, internet 2018july23security_a, passwords, policies, Security, security, data, email, employee handbook, internet

Employees are one of your biggest security holes. There is no foolproof prevention method for human error, which is why employee mistakes are one of the most common causes of a security breach. To reduce potential risks, we’ve suggested a few IT policies you should implement to protect your business.

Head to head: iPhone X vs. iPhone 8 Plus

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Deciding between two different iPhone models may not seem much of a dilemma, but if you are presented with two highly functional phones with excellent sets of features, it comes down to your personal needs and preferences. Let’s compare the two most recent iPhones.

4 misconceptions about the Cloud

July 18th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018july18webandcloud_a, cloud, office 365, security, encryption, g suite, small business, Web & Cloud 2018july18webandcloud_a, cloud, office 365, security, encryption, g suite, small business, Web & Cloud

Cloud computing has proven to be a cost-effective necessity for small businesses. However, there are still many owners who remain misinformed about the intricacies of cloud solutions. Here are some common misconceptions you should stop believing about the cloud.

Improve the value of your business data

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Are you making the most of your business’s greatest assets? The data your employees and customers generate is an unsung hero, just waiting to take your business to the next level. Obviously, enough information can help any company make better decisions, but how can a small or medium-sized organization use data analysis to increase revenue?

How to back up your Android data

July 13th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018july13android_a, android, data backup, google account, google drive, recovery, smartphone, tablet 2018july13android_a, android, data backup, google account, google drive, recovery, smartphone, tablet

There’s no denying that backing up your data is important. If you don’t, a cyberattack or hardware failure could wipe out invaluable personal and professional information. This doesn’t just apply to desktops and laptops. Android phones and tablets store plenty of important data, which means they need to be backed up, too.