7 Signs that You Need a New Computer

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7 Signs that You Need a New Computer

If your boss hands you a new assignment and tells you to take your time, and you think “What’s the catch?”, congratulations – you are officially part of the 21st century workforce. Today’s work environment is go-go-go all the time, and phrases like “take a break” or “slow down” seem to have been left behind. So what do you do if you’re stuck in this 21st century work environment with a PC that’s slow and uncooperative? It’s time to talk to IT about getting a new one. If you’re...

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A Unique Social Startup: Total Socials

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A Unique Social Startup: Total Socials

Wanting to look up similar businesses and connect with them? On paper it was always possible to pick up a directory and find what you were looking for. Online? Not so much. This is what drove the young entrepreneur Jake Tipper to come up with Total Socials. A recently launched website that lets you find other businesses easily and helps you connect with them. If you use twitter or other social networking sites, you may get half the job done but it is a lengthy process. Total Socials is catering to a niche market...

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Facebook’s Instagram – Now Rolling Out Video

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Facebook’s Instagram – Now Rolling Out Video

Facebook’s popular photo-sharing app ,Instagram will now have video.  Facebook is trying to stay competitive, since Twitter’s video-sharing app, Vine is growing.  On Thursday, Kevin Systrom, Instagram’s co-founder said users will now be able to record and share 15-second clips.  All they have to do is tap the video icon in the app.  Users will also be able to apply filters to videos and add contrast, make them black and white, or different hues. Systrom said, “This is the same Instagram we all know and...

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2013 Technology Trends for Your Business

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2013 Technology Trends for Your Business

Today, if you tell someone you’ll be in touch, he or she may not only ask when, but how. Modern technology has dramatically changed the way we communicate, providing multiple ways to stay connected at any time. For small and medium-sized businesses, this means big opportunities to stay competitive, provided that they understand technology trends and use them to their advantage. Check out these leading trends set to amplify in 2013, providing businesses with key ways to keep profits and customer satisfaction...

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Do You Use Your Smartphone to Scan?

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Do You Use Your Smartphone to Scan?

While smartphones can perform a plethora of functions, according to a recent Harris Poll survey, very few smartphone owners are actually taking advantage of the time- and paper-saving potential of their devices. Today’s smartphones can store information to make our lives more efficient – information that can be scanned to make a purchase, or displayed as a ticket for admission, allowing us freedom from printed confirmations and bulky wallets. However, when asked about a list of items that one could scan their...

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The 5th Generation is coming

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The 5th Generation is coming

Could 2012 be the year of 5G? According to an article by FT Tech Hub, even though TV’s Ultrabooks and Smartphones grabbed headlines at the Consumer Electronics Show, there was a quieter wireless revolution taking place that have the potential to provide important connectivity benefits for all our devices in 2012. The 5th generation of wifi could very well happen in 2012, along with some other exciting wireless and wired technologies that could provide a major leap in speeds, easier ways to transfer video...

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