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 ...
In our previous newsletter, we featured the Apple iPhone; however, we still don't recommend it for your business due to its lack of Enterprise connectors to Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Domino.
In the meantime, if you want the breakthrough features of the iPhone, but you want to listen to music without buying new cell phone service, Apple's new iPod touch is your solution.
When it comes to secure Wi-Fi, the weakest link in your network chain could be an open and vulnerable home Wi-Fi network linked to the office. If this home user has remote access to your network, then your network is vulnerable. Once an intruder enters this open network, they can access your company information, steal passwords, or send viruses and spyware.
The first and best way to protect your domain is to use a reputable registrar. It's foolish to put your brand and all your hard work at risk just to save a few dollars a year with a cheap but dubious company.
There are over 500 registrars out there, and you can learn more about them or choose one by going to NamePros, DNForum, or RegSelect.
You're sitting in traffic or waiting in line at the store. Suddenly, you come up with the perfect idea to fix your latest business challenge or boost your revenue. Or you remember an important task that you want your assistant to perform. But you're nowhere near your computer, and you'll forget your idea by the time you get back to the office.
An organization’s most important asset for success and continuity is DATA. Don’t believe it? Unplug your computers for one day.
Protecting data is an essential duty of any organization’s executive. The technology to bullet proof data and quickly restore operations in the event of any data loss is now available to all organizations using technology previously available only to very large organizations.
Many business owners, CEOs, and upper-level employees have been bombarded with professionally written email campaigns that are pure scams. Recently we have received some of these ourselves.
For example, we received one that included an attached document named proforma_invoice.
If you want to know at a glance which files are taking up your disk space, an application called WINDIRSTAT creates a graphical depiction of your hard drive.
You'll see all of your files as color-coded rectangles arranged in an intuitive tree diagram.
Unless you have a Library Science degree, you may have to wade through useless web pages whenever you use a search engine. Here are some easy tips to help you find more useful information in less time.
Use the minus sign to eliminate common results that aren't what you want.
If you have to compete with wind, vehicles, loud machinery or other people when you make a call, this headset will solve your problem. The company crossed their own proprietary knowledge with military-grade "noise shield" technology approved by DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), the U.S. Department of Defense's independent research branch.
We strongly recommend that you take advantage of automatic updates, to keep your PC secure and efficient. However, there are times when a Windows update may interfere with other applications that you use. Here's a way to address the problem:
Open your Control Panel, and click Security Center | Automatic Updates.