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How Your Phone Can Make You A Better Worker At The Office

At the office, don’t think that the computer is the only tool you need. Used right, your smartphone can help you better navigate life at the workplace.


Five Ways To Speed Up A Chromebook

Feel like your Chromebook is performing a little sluggishly? These tweaks can speed it up.


All The Awesome Stuff You Can Do With Google+ Photos

Even if you don’t use Google+ for its social aspects, you might want to use the service for its stellar photo capabilities alone. From unlimited photos storage to automatic enhancements and robust photo editing tools, here are the things you can do with your photos on Google+ that you might be missing out on.


Convert Handwritten Notes To Digital Text For The Best Of Both Worlds

With the world’s obsession with apps and smartphones, it’s easy to forget how a simple handwritten note is sometimes the easiest way to jot down your thoughts. Luckily, you can still get the benefits of a searchable, fully-synced database using handwritten notes and get the best of both worlds.


How To Make Bring Your Own Device Work For Small Business

Bring your own device (BYOD) has become a reality for businesses of all sizes — in many cases, employees will be both astonished and unhappy if you don’t let them make use of their own smartphones and tablets. If you’re running a small business, how can you embrace BYOD without creating extra risks and hassles?


A Step-By-Step Guide To Getting Better Tech Support

When you need help fixing your computer, the last thing you want is a communication problem. Before you call tech support or file a bug report, there are a few things you should do to make sure you get the best help possible.


Three Ways To Visit Your Favourite Sites That Are Easier Than Bookmarks

There are some sites and pages you visit every day. Bookmarks make visiting those sites a lot easier, but they aren’t the only way — in fact, there are a few tricks that are faster and easier than your browser’s bookmark bar.


How To Set Up A Smartphone For Someone Who's Never Used One

Introduce someone to a smartphone (or tablet, for that matter) for the first time, and you’ll quickly realise how much you’ve taken for granted. From swiping to unlock and tapping to answer calls, here are the basics you’ll have to show your smartphone newbie.


Which Mobile Phone Has The Best Security?

As each new computer virus attack or vulnerability comes to light, millions instinctively check their computer to see if their anti-malware application is up to date. This is a good idea and they are wise to do it but a large number of us still forget about our smartphones.


The Important Things You Should Do When You Get A New Computer

You’ve just purchased a new computer. Nice! You’re probably excited to tear open the box and set it up, but there are a few boring-but-important tasks that will save you disappointment and even heartbreak (not to mention money) later. Here are a few key tasks you should perform whenever you buy a new PC.