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Ways MSPs are empowering businesses amid a global crisis

To make it through the heightened economic uncertainty brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are protecting their cash flows and focusing on their core competencies. Managed IT services providers (MSPs) are lending a hand, too — by empowering remote teams and helping small businesses leverage technology to keep operating despite the myriad challenges. Here’s […]

How to bypass the Windows 10 v2004 update block

Some PC users are being blocked by Microsoft from updating their systems to the latest version of Windows 10, the May 2020 Update. The company has acknowledged the presence of some known issues preventing the update from being installed on some PCs. Here’s what you need to know. Known issues The update block is present […]

Researchers uncover new strain of Android malware

The Android operating system (OS) relies on an open-source code that allows users and manufacturers to modify their phones’ or tablets’ OSs. The problem is, Android’s open-sourced nature also makes it susceptible to cyberthreats. Recently, security experts found DEFENSOR ID — a new type of Android malware exploiting the system’s Accessibility Services. What is DEFENSOR […]

Are you tracking your Android’s data use?

If you’re frustrated that you still have to deal with mobile data limitations in 2020, so are we. Sure, there are service plans that offer unlimited data, but they’re often expensive and throttle internet speeds after a certain threshold. Check out these tips for monitoring your mobile data usage so you can stretch it further. […]

What’s next for iOS this 2020

Apple’s WWDC — and their scheduled preview of iOS 14 and other OS iterations — is just a few weeks away. But if you want to know some of the juicier things their next-gen operating systems have in store for you right now, then read on. Nifty app tweaks Apple is developing new features for […]

Boosting home Wi-Fi with wireless repeaters and access points

Fast, reliable Wi-Fi is a business necessity, whether you’re working in an office or at home. Now that more and more people are working remotely, having good home Wi-Fi is more important than ever. A wireless repeater device and additional access points may just be what you need to ensure a stable and lightning-fast wireless […]

What’s new with Microsoft’s update channels

Companies that use Microsoft 365 usually want the latest features of the productivity suite’s apps. However, not all companies want to receive updates at the same cadence. Whether you prefer to receive new app features ASAP or get them only once a month, there’s a way to customize your preferences, thanks to Microsoft’s update channels. […]

How the cloud helps businesses survive COVID-19

Many businesses have been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. If you want your business to survive and maintain its operational efficiency, then you need to invest in the right technology. Investing in the cloud will ensure business continuity while helping you save money. Ensuring continuity and efficiency with the cloud The need to stay […]

Does your company have a business continuity plan (BCP)?

Do you know why some small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) succeed while others fail during the first five years of operation? Poor leadership is one reason, the lack of capital is another. Another big reason is they didn’t prepare for major disruptions, such as natural disasters and cyberattacks, that can bring their business to a […]

The latest Windows 10 updates – just say “no” for now

Microsoft rolled out the latest Windows 10 update for free before the end of May 2020. We expected improvements to the operating system’s overall look and feel, thanks to some design refreshes and functionality enhancements.  Aside from some improvements, we got a fair share of headaches and we are recommending holding off on the May […]