The 5G’s Are Coming!

The 5G’s Are Coming!

5G is the next generation follow up to 4G and like all previous generations, promises to make mobile communication faster and more reliable as more and more devices go online.  Although we have not yet fully maxed out the speed limits of 4G, networks are congested and stretched thin.

Yes, GDPR Can Affect You - Here’s What You Need to Know

Yes, GDPR Can Affect You – Here’s What You Need to Know

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, better known as GDPR, swung into full enforcement May 25, 2018. It was enacted to offer certain protections to EU citizens regarding their personal information. Though it was passed two years ago, SMBs and corporations without an international business model largely ignored it until the enforcement went into effect a month ago. You …

4 reasons for slow mobile internet speeds

4 Reasons for Slow Mobile Internet Speeds on your Phone

Have you ever gotten frustrated with your phone because the browser took more than five minutes to load? Before you start blaming your old phone, check out these four reasons that might be the cause of sluggish internet connection. Router location One simple yet overlooked reason why your WiFi-connected phone may be experiencing internet lag is because of your router’s …

The importance of HTTPS

The importance of HTTPS

Very few internet users understand the meaning of the padlock icon in their web browser’s address bar. It represents HTTPS, a security feature that authenticates websites and protects the information users submit to them. Let’s go over some user-friendly HTTPS best practices to help you surf the web safely. HTTPS Encryption Older web protocols lack data encryption. When you visit …

Surf the net with Microsoft Edge

Surf the net with Microsoft Edge

People prefer one web browser over another for all kinds of reasons, including ease of use, applications, security and of course, performance. If you’ve recently downloaded Windows 10, there’s a new browser on the block: Microsoft Edge. Here are some nifty features you may find useful. Import favorites You can easily import the list of websites you’ve marked as favorites …

Google Chrome gets new features

Google Chrome gets new features

Google releases a new version of Google Chrome almost every month. Some updates involve minor bug fixes and improvements, while others feature many more exciting additions. For its version 57 release, Google announced some serious upgrades to Chrome, and here are the three we think you’ll be more interested in. More power consumption improvements Google’s browser is a known battery …

The right social media platforms for SMBs

The right social media platforms for SMBs

Social media marketing is tricky, to say the least. It’s difficult to allocate the resources that create the desired effect, especially when so many platforms are available. Facebook might be the biggest name in the industry, but that doesn’t mean it will suit your organisation. Instead, business owners should familiarise themselves with all the available options. Facebook According to the 2017 …

Opera 41

Opera 41 for high browsing speed

The internet’s impact on people’s lives keeps growing by the day. People use the web for different reasons and access it any time, and the availability of smart gadgets makes it possible for the people to enjoy the internet from any location. However, the resourcefulness of the internet can be hindered by having a slow web browser. Fortunately, a modern …

chatbot

5 tips to build a better chatbot

In today’s tech-centric world, the demand for new apps is overwhelming the supply. Whether due to simple curiosity or just plain excitement, people are usually drawn to chatbots. In time, however, novelty wears thin and people lose interest. This may be partially due to the fact that bots aren’t as engaging as we initially imagined them to be. Fortunately, the …

tech trends

5 tips for cashing in on tech trends

More money on less investment, that’s the dream, right? Well, counterintuitive as it may seem, flash-in-the-pan tech fads and trends may be just the way to achieve that. With the right tools, you can associate your SMB with popular new technologies without much investment. These are our five tips on how to cash in on things as silly and childish …

Chrome extensions: 6 productivity boosters

Do you ever find yourself cursing your web browser’s limited functionality? Well, if you’re using Google Chrome there’s a good chance someone has created an extension to make your wish come true. There are thousands of Chrome extensions just waiting to boost your productivity with the click of a button. Let’s take a look. crxMouse Chrome Gestures Whether you’re switching …

Wearables

The Advantages and Challenges of Using Wearables in the Workplace

In the past, wearable computing devices, commonly known as wearables, were primarily used for health purposes. Runners, for example, would use them to track their vital signs as well as the distances they ran. Products like Android Wear and Apple Watch, however, have pushed wearables out of the health niche and into popular culture. These devices are not limited to …