Hardware management checklist for SMBs

May 7th, 2021

Regular maintenance and continuous monitoring are key to making sure your hardware runs optimally. These tasks usually fall on IT staff, but by following these tips, you can help your IT team prolong the life of your computer equipment. ✓ Clean your computer components Wipe down monitors with a clean, static-free, non-abrasive fabric such as […]

Replacing servers? Consider these 3 questions first

April 16th, 2021

Nothing lasts forever — and that’s very true for your company’s servers. Purchasing new ones, however, isn’t your only option. Instead of buying new servers, you can leverage solutions that offer the same outcomes while saving you a lot of money. When do my servers need to be replaced? This is a difficult question, but […]

Choosing your ideal keyboard

March 29th, 2021

Keyboards come with different options, from joint-friendly ergonomic models to those built for typing efficiency. Considering the myriad of products out on the market, you might have difficulty choosing the best keyboard for you. While personal preferences will always be a factor in your decision, the ideal keyboard must have the following qualities. Ergonomics To […]

Save on printing costs with these 5 tips

February 19th, 2021

Many small and large enterprises don’t realize that they are using inefficient printing hardware and processes that lead to unnecessary expenses. To manage your printing needs efficiently and minimize your spending, follow these tips. Replace outdated printers Your years-old printer may still be getting the job done, but they may be taking a bit out […]

Reasons for your smartphone’s slow internet

January 27th, 2021

Isn’t it frustrating when the page you’re visiting takes an eternity to load? Oftentimes you blame the app or your phone, but did you ever consider that it’s your mobile data connection OR internet connection that’s the problem? Wi-Fi noise Did you know that home electronic appliances emit wireless signals at a frequency similar to […]

Things to look for when buying a Wi-Fi router

January 8th, 2021

A strong network enables your business to surf the web and access cloud productivity apps. Behind these networks are Wi-Fi routers that keep your devices connected to the internet. While there are many more components involved in setting up a strong network, your choice of router can make a huge difference. Here are some tips […]

Data storage: HDD and SSD defined

December 16th, 2020

When purchasing new computers, buyers used to have limited choices when it came to what kind of storage they got with their laptop or desktop PCs. But nowadays you can configure your system with either traditional hard disk drives (HDDs), increasingly common solid state drives (SSDs), or in some cases both. Here’s a comparison of […]

Should small businesses use laptops or desktops?

November 27th, 2020

As an entrepreneur, you often have to make choices that can either make or break your company. One such decision you have to make is whether to in desktops or laptops. Make the best choice by assessing the current situation and taking the following things into consideration. Portability The pandemic has driven the majority of […]

Why you need to keep your servers cool

November 6th, 2020

Servers have become an essential tool for many businesses. They manage and keep business data secure, and improve workplace productivity. However, overburdening your servers causes their operating temperatures to rise, which can lead to reduced server reliability and data loss. This is why it’s important to keep your servers constantly cool. How does temperature affect […]

Choosing a mouse: A quick guide

October 19th, 2020

The two-button mouse with a cord is what most of us are familiar with — it’s been the standard design for many years. But times have changed, and the old mouse is now considered less responsive and uncomfortable to use. Worse, having a cord makes things more inconvenient when it gets tangled whenever you put […]