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Archive for December, 2013

Top Android apps of 2013

Posted by Alex Bailey On December - 27 - 2013
Android

It’s been a fairly good year for Android, with the number of apps in 2013 now crossing one million. After years of trailing iOS, Android is finally starting to surpass Apple in popularity. However, with its popularity comes a difficulty in finding the coolest apps. Here’s a recap of some of the best Android applications of 2013. Digg I know what you’re thinking: I haven’t used Digg since 2008, why should I care about their software. Well, Digg has actually come a long way... (more...)

5 Fabulous Finds for any Holiday Wish List

Posted by Alex Bailey On December - 20 - 2013
Cheap gadgets

When it comes to buying tech gifts during the holiday season, it’s easy for shoppers to feel daunted by the ever-increasing whirlwind of gadgets and options. Nobody wants to overspend, but you want to be sure you have found a gift that will work well and offer the features your loved one craves. This year, we’re taking the guesswork out of your high-tech holiday shopping with this list of 5 great gifts sure to bring smiles to anyone lucky enough to receive them. Phillips’ Hue Connected... (more...)

HR software – How technology can help your small business

Posted by Alex Bailey On December - 20 - 2013
Cloud

Managing a growing business is a challenge all on its own. Keeping track of employee data without the use of technology makes it that much harder. There are a variety of different methods of keeping track of this data, but People HR has some of the easiest and convenient software I’ve seen yet. It allows you to manage anywhere from a handful of employees, to hundreds – or even thousands. Best of all, all of the data is saved on the cloud so there’s no need for you to setup any servers... (more...)

Advantages of putting your business on the cloud

Posted by Alex Bailey On December - 15 - 2013
Cloud

It seems cloud computing is all the rage in the last couple of years, but what exactly can it accomplish for your business? There are a ton of advantages for those willing to make the switch, from speed to reliability, hosting your server on the cloud is the best solution. Let’s take a look at some of the most common reasons to switch, and how those choices can effect your business. Scalability This is probably one of the biggest advantages you can have. You can easily scale up or down the... (more...)

What Is Unified Communications & Why Is It Important For Your Business?

Posted by Alex Bailey On December - 12 - 2013
Cloud Computing

As technology in business graduates from the legacy systems to more advanced cloud based services, it is easy to lose track of the number of new technologies your business has adapted. For example, the communication between the various stakeholders in a business today happen through telephone, email, instant messages, social network and several other emerging medium. Unlike an email-only set-up, a defragmented structure as this makes it difficult to seamlessly navigate through the timeline of discussion... (more...)

Hacks, Leaks and Trolls: Three Threats to Online Gaming

Posted by Alex Bailey On December - 6 - 2013
Mario

The advent of PayPal for immediate money transfers with just an email address is worrisome to online gaming communities that are trying to protect their customers. The privacy concerns are in actual money transfers, which is an issue in console games that deal with micro transactions as well as online titles that require yearly subscriptions, such as Blizzard’s World of Warcraft, according to Albotas.com. There are many elements to online gaming, from protective measures in gambling to the... (more...)