Technology has long played a critical role in the work of accountants. Some of the oldest relics of human civilization dating back more than 7,000 years ...
Word on the street is that users of Samsung’s newest phone, the Galaxy Nexus, are experiencing the best Android experience ever. Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, has breathed new life into an already lively platform.
Galaxy Nexus’s highlighted features include:
Face Unlock (lets you unlock your phone just by looking at it)
Easy-to-read data usage (limits on data usage; instant access to current usage)
A panoramic camera
Ability to have multiple web pages open at once
Improvements to auto –correction and touch recognition
Voice dictation of emails and texts
While not necessarily better than the iPhone as a whole, the Galaxy Nexus does have a faster camera with higher resolution, as well as more RAM, than the iPhone.
If your computer is running slowly or it's getting a lot of pop-ups, it may be infected with a virus, spyware or malware, and your immediate attention to this is crucial.
When those of us at DCG are asked to work on an infected PC, we deploy these tools in the following order: Malwarebytes, followed by CCleaner, and finally Combofix.
Got a new Kindle for Christmas? Be sure to take advantage of Amazon's new Kindle Owner's Lending Library.
Amazon Prime members now have free access to over 5,000 Kindle e-book titles from 11,000 U.S. libraries. Using Amazon's Whispersync wireless network, members can borrow one book per month by going to the "Kindle Owners' Lending Library" section of the Kindle Store on their Kindle device.
Finding the iPad's price tag too hefty? Check out the Kindle Fire, a viable alternative to the iPad at a fraction of the cost.
Priced at a mere $199, Amazon's addition to the tablet market is getting some rave reviews and ranks high on a lot of wish lists.
It's a New Year, so who's NOT thinking about taking off a few pounds after the holidays! Tim Ferriss's 4-Hour Body book is a bit thick and intimidating in size (550 pages), but it contains in the first 150 pages, a very easy to follow weight loss plan -- that even I was able to follow! I started the diet in March and, by July, I had lost 30 lbs.
Network firewalls and antivirus software are staples of any business place. But a third and equally vital safeguard has become just as important: Web filtering.
Over 41 percent of small businesses, as well as two-thirds of large companies, use web filtering, according to research firm IDC. At its most basic level, a web filtering tool blocks certain URLs that companies don't want employees drifting onto.
It has become nearly impossible for me to have a decent conversation on my cell phone. With the constant feedback, dropped connections and delays in voice travel, I dread making or answering calls on my cell and can't depend on it for data.
Bill Gates said it best: "Once you have that large display area, you'll never go back, because it has a direct impact on productivity."
He was, of course, referring to the advantages of having multiple monitors connected to his computer.
If you have an iPhone or iPad, the iOS 5 upgrade is an absolute must. This revision is so jam packed with features, you'll wonder how you got along without it.
It's free for the first 5 GB, however for 10 GB or more you'll pay a yearly fee.
Suffering from information overload? Zite, a free app for the iPad, eliminates the relentless sifting through multiple newspapers, magazines, and websites to get only the news and information you're interested in and compiles it into one all-inclusive personalized magazine.