Monthly Archives: August 2012

NEWS: Microsoft sets Windows 8 launch as Oct. 26

Microsoft today announced that it will start selling Windows 8 on Friday, Oct. 26, a little more than three months from now. New PCs equipped with the operating system will go on sale the same day, said Microsoft spokesman Brandon … Continue reading

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Times are Changing – Cope with BI

If you were to look back on why so many small business fail, you’ll find a million and one different reasons. These reasons can be, essentially, boiled down to a simple reason – they failed to predict and adapt to … Continue reading

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Connecting to Public Wi-Fi Isn’t Secure

As businesses go global, or expand into new territory, managers and owners have found themselves travelling between locations, often connecting to the office via public Wi-Fi connections in airports, coffee shops, public buildings, etc. If you use public Wi-Fi to … Continue reading

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Offsite Backups – Protect Your Data From A Disaster

It’s a fact of modern life that backing up data is essential to prevent a data disaster. Still, something like one-third of computers are never backed up, according to 2,257 respondents surveyed by Harris Interactive. The survey came to the … Continue reading

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NEWS: Outlook.com snares 1M sign-ups in first 6 hours

More than 1 million people had registered with the new Outlook.com email service on opening day, Microsoft said yesterday. The company announced the milestone in a tweet posted about six hours after Outlook.com went live. “One million people have signed … Continue reading

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3 different ways to backup your data

Computers are the backbone to almost every company. We use them to conduct business and for storage of data among other things. If something were to happen to the computers, a devastating virus for example, you could risk losing your … Continue reading

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Is Your Online Banking Safe?

With more and more businesses using online banking for its convenience and ease, more and more hackers and cyber-thieves are also making it their mission to infiltrate and manipulate these transactions for their benefit. More than ever, it is important … Continue reading

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