Server Administration 101: Temperature

Server Administration 101: Temperature

Servers are the heart of most modern SMBs.  And with the strain that most businesses put on their servers, one of the most important maintenance variables is temperature management. Understanding why keeping your servers cool is vitally important and could save you from an expensive crash, troubling data loss, or reduced hardware reliability.

5 tips for buying a new computer

5 tips for buying a new computer

There are so many different types of computers out there, each with varying specifications and capabilities – how do you find the best one for your needs? Whether you’re purchasing a computer for yourself or for your family, here are a few things to keep in mind that will help you make the right decision.

How to reduce your PC power consumption

How to reduce your PC power consumption

Every home or office has a computer. In one year, a typical desktop that’s on 24/7 releases carbon dioxide that’s equal to driving 820 miles in an average car. To save energy, you don’t need drastic changes; you can start with making small adjustments that will ultimately accumulate to significant savings.

“Black Dot” crashes iOS messaging app

“Black Dot” crashes iOS messaging app

An emoji encrypted with a series of hidden codes has been reported to disable and crash the messaging apps of Apple Macs, iPads, and iPhones. Read on to discover how you can address this problem before it does severe damage to your device.

What is going on?
A bug, known as “Black Dot,” is locking the messaging app on Apple devices running iOS 11.3 and 11.4 beta with Apple TVs and Apple Watches also at risk.

What to tweak when setting up Windows 10

What to tweak when setting up Windows 10

There are things that need to be done after unboxing a new laptop. After installing Microsoft’s Windows 10, you need to unlock its full potential by tweaking some important settings. The best thing to do is get help from a technician, but there are a few things you can do without assistance.

How to boost your mobile hotspot

How to boost your mobile hotspot

Creating a mobile hotspot allows people to connect to the Internet whether or not their location has Wi-Fi. All they have to do is activate a portable 4G router to generate a private wireless network for their devices to link to. Business owners who invest in these low-cost devices enjoy extraordinary improvements in employee productivity… as long as everything is set up properly.

4 tips to ensure high-speed phone charging

4 tips to ensure high-speed phone charging

Having a mobile phone allows you to communicate with anyone in the world, send and receive important data, and read current news, but it runs out of battery faster when you use more apps. When this happens, you need to have the right tools to fully charge your phone fast so you stay connected.

Top 4 reasons for lagging mobile internet

Top 4 reasons for lagging mobile internet

Fed up with your phone because of its slow internet speed? Before you rush off to the nearest electronic store to purchase a new one, take a look at these four reasons why your phone’s internet is slow.

Router location

One simple yet overlooked reason why your WiFi-connected phone may be experiencing internet lag is because of your router’s location.

Best uses of Alexa in a business setting

Best uses of Alexa in a business setting

Individual users find plenty to like about Amazon’s AI technology Alexa. It’s a great way to control smart home devices and perform small tasks like make shopping lists and answer phone calls. But Alexa also gets things done for business users, and here we’ll list some of the most useful.