It’s always cool to see science fiction become reality. One of the latest tech gadgets to bring the ideas of writers like Bradbury and Asimov to life is Google Glass, Google’s augmented reality mobile device. In late April, Google announced that the first version was being shipped to certain lucky users who had signed up for it, leaving the rest of us to wonder exactly how the device will work.
To many business owners, social media is one of the most important marketing tools at their disposal. It’s true that a well executed social media strategy can make all the difference, while also giving smaller companies a way to compete with industry giants.
The world is becoming increasingly connected. This trend will continue to become more popular over the coming years, pushed forward by larger companies like Microsoft. Microsoft’s goal is to have all of their services and products connected to one account – your Microsoft Account.
Security is an important issue for many business owners and managers. Many work with their IT department or an IT partner to ensure their network and systems are secure from threats. But what about your email, social media and bank accounts? The weakest link of these online accounts is your password, hackers know this and that’s what they target.
It’s safe to say that email has become the primary communication tool for businesses all over the world. Its instant nature has also made communication infinitely easier. Despite all of the benefits of email, there are some drawbacks, with the sheer amount of emails we get on a daily basis being the biggest of them.
When it comes to the environment, almost every company takes steps to ‘do their part’ and try to do what they can to conserve, recycle or give back. Any steps taken to help the environment, or reduce a company’s environmental impact are seen as good in the eyes of stakeholders.
It’s safe to say that many business owners and managers are aware of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems, and in fact, many businesses now use it. There are many more still using older phone systems however. If you are one of these companies, and are curious about VoIP, you may be interested to know more about the various features offered by providers.
Email is one of the most important tools in the business owner’s arsenal. Often the main communication channel, email has become even better because of the smartphone. If you have an iPhone, you may use Mail, the iPhone’s native email app. While it is a good app, there are a few frustrating functions including how it handles attachments.