Easy tips to increase your computer’s longevity

Computers are expensive, and like any large investment, you want to make sure you get your money’s worth. Prolonging the life span of your computer will save you both money and frustration down the line. Here are tips to keep your computer running smoothly for years to come. Clean and cover your computer Dust and […]

7 Tips to reduce PC power consumption

In 2021, industrial consumers of electricity in the United States paid an average of $7.26 per kilowatt hour. This amount is a 9% increase from 2020 and the highest figure recorded since 1970. Given the rising electricity rates, it’s now more important to take energy-saving measures, one of which is reducing your PC power consumption. […]

A guide to choosing the right business projector

If your current projector is too bulky or is producing low-quality images, then it’s time for an upgrade. Picking the best projector, however, may be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. Here’s a quick guide to buying a projector for your business. Brightness If your projector doesn’t produce enough brightness, it will […]

4 Ways to keep your servers cool

For any organization, servers are important for storing business data. This is why you should make sure that your servers are well-maintained. If not, their operating temperatures will rise, which can lead to server instability or even data loss. Read on to learn how to keep your servers at ideal temperatures. How does high temperature […]

HDD vs. SSD: Which one should you get?

PCs and laptops typically came with hard disk drives (HDDs), but buyers can now also have the option to configure their system with either HDDs, solid state drives (SSDs), or in some cases both. In this blog, we’ll compare both storage drives so you can make the best decision for your needs. What is an […]

5 Common causes of slow mobile internet and how to fix them

At one time or another, we’ve all experienced a slow internet connection on our mobile phones. This can be extremely frustrating, especially if we need to get something done urgently. In this blog post, we will discuss five common causes of slow internet on mobile phones and how to fix them. Router location One simple […]

Laptops vs. desktops: Which should your small business use?

When purchasing computers for your small business, one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is whether to get desktops or laptops. The choice ultimately depends on five factors, which we’ve outlined for you below. Portability The COVID-19 pandemic has driven most businesses to adopt remote work and hybrid work setups. If you’re thinking […]

How to reduce IT costs with thin and zero clients

If you want to save money on your IT system, one way to do so is by getting low-priced computer hardware. But that doesn’t mean you should settle for old or low-end models. Instead, consider investing in thin or zero clients. What are thin and zero clients? Thin clients are stripped-down computers with minimum processing […]

Here’s how to tidy up your workstations

A tidy workstation helps employees be more productive. Cleanliness also contributes to better employee health, safety, and office hardware maintenance. Keep your computers and mobile devices dirt- and dust-free with these tips. Desktop monitors You spend several hours looking at your computer monitor, so it’s important to make sure it doesn’t have any dust or […]

Why you should consider using dual monitors

Some things come in pairs, such as glasses, shoes, and, for busy office workers, computer monitors. But while using two monitors at once may seem unconventional for some, it actually has a lot of advantages. If you’re hesitant about using two monitors simultaneously, perhaps the following benefits will change your mind. Enhanced productivity According to […]

What to consider when purchasing a mouse

Everyone is familiar with the traditional two-button mouse with a cord, but this type of mouse has become increasingly unpopular over time. Nowadays, many people prefer to use a wireless mouse, especially the new models that tend to provide more comfort and convenience over prolonged use. A wireless mouse is easy to carry around, which […]

Safeguard your mobile devices with these tips

Mobile devices are generally less secure than laptop and desktop computers. While there are available anti-malware applications for smartphones and tablets, they aren’t as comprehensive as those for laptops and desktops. Additionally, some mobile devices aren’t compatible with certain security applications or measures implemented by businesses. That’s why it’s even more important to keep track […]

The importance of updating firmware

Businesses today are aware of the importance of regularly updating the different software they use to keep these running optimally and protected against cyberthreats. However, they often overlook the firmware of their computers and other devices. At best, firmware is only updated if there’s an issue with the hardware. But it’s actually a good idea […]

6 Ways to save energy with your PC

It may be difficult to save energy when you use your PC every day. In fact, a complete desktop computer setup (i.e., one that includes an internet modem, a pair of loudspeakers, and a printer) that is on for eight hours a day consumes 600 kWh per year. But don’t worry, you can use the […]

When should you purchase a new Mac?

Like it or not, there will come a time when your once lightning-fast Mac computer can no longer meet modern computing demands. When this happens, you’ll face the following dilemma: should you stick to your current Mac computer or purchase a new one? To help you make this decision, we’ve listed several signs you need […]

Factors to consider when buying a business projector

A business projector can help make presentations more engaging, immersive, and enjoyable. It’s an especially useful tool for meetings, so it’s important that you have the right projector for your needs. If you’re looking for the best business projector to make your presentations truly stand out, here are some important factors you need to consider. […]

Hardware management checklist for SMBs

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

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 […]

Reasons for your smartphone’s slow internet

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 […]

Data storage: HDD and SSD defined

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 […]