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Discontinued Technology You Should Remove from Your PC Now

PC manufacturers such as Apple and Microsoft remove as many unneeded programs as possible from their current versions of macOS and Windows. However, certain old apps still bloat systems and should be uninstalled to eliminate clutter and prevent slowdowns. 

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5 Helpful Tricks for Getting More Laptop Battery Life

Laptops are more efficient and more powerful than ever before. However, they still need to be charged regularly. Although battery life is a regular cause of concern for laptop owners, there are a few tweaks and tricks that will give you more from your battery

Take a look at these helpful tips:

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Why You Need to Consider Application Whitelisting

According to Accenture's Cost of Cybercrime Study, 43% of cyber attacks are aimed at small businesses but only 14% are prepared to defend themselves. 

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Ways to Incorporate Sustainability Into Your Technology Strategy


We all know that digital transformation is crucial for business competitiveness. However, from a sustainability perspective, technology can be detrimental to our planet. Forrester
states that IT equipment is responsible for about 1.4% of total global carbon emissions and data centers currently consume close to 1% of electricity in the world.

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A brand new year comes with new resolutions. Whether you decide to work out more, start a new hobby or commit to reading every day, there are loads of potential goals out there for you to set. 

Aside from personal resolutions, the new year is also a great time to make business-focused goals. While goals in business typically relate to sales figures, we advocate that our clients also think about technology goals.

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If you are a Microsoft 365 user, you are familiar with significant feature upgrades at regular intervals. Recent updates include things like the addition of webinar registration to MS Teams and the new Visio for the web app which is used for creating stunning diagrams.

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The much-anticipated update to the Windows operating system is now out and being rolled out to compatible Windows 10 computers. Windows 11 was designed to be geared toward a hybrid workflow, an increase in online communications during the pandemic and making the workspace as distraction-free as possible. 

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Microsoft Edge was first introduced in 2015. However, it wasn’t really in widespread use until recently. It languished behind just about every major browser for years (including the Internet Explorer that it was replacing).

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Finding new features in the tools you already use is like a gift. Some features can translate into significant time and cost savings. However, that is only if you know that they are available to use and how to use them.

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We have just passed the one-year anniversary of when the world completely changed due to the coronavirus pandemic. There are many things that we have learned about resiliency, people and technology over the past 12 months.

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