Simply put, cloud computing is computing based on the internet. Where in the past, people would run applications or programs from software downloaded on a physical computer or server in their building, cloud computing allows people access to the same kinds of applications through the internet. When you update your Facebook status, you’re using cloud..
You can walk into nearly any type of business, no matter what the size may be, and find employees using at least one of the well-known Microsoft Office 355 products. Office has been the backbone of many businesses for a number of years now and there have been numerous versions over the years that offer all..
Cortana, Microsoft’s assistant app in Windows 10, is getting even more nosey than before. We’re told Redmond will scan your email, in order to remind you to keep your commitments. Sounds benign — helpful, even. But some are worrying that it’s just one more privacy invasion from the Pacific Northwest. Even though you can turn it off,..
As the take up of cloud computing continues to increase, it’s fair to say that most with even a cursory association to IT have developed some kind of opinion on this revolutionary technology. While thousands of ardent fans sing its praises and strongly encourage its adoption, an equal number of critics tell tales of cloud..
Cloud computing has proven a boon to businesses—especially small businesses, for which it hits a particularly sweet spot. With cloud services, small businesses reap the benefits of not having to deploy physical infrastructure like file and e-mail servers, storage systems or shrink-wrapped software. Plus, the “anywhere, anytime” availability of these solutions, means hassle-free collaboration among..
It seems that Google Chrome has become the browser of choice for the majority of Internet users worldwide. Chrome offers its users a fast and reliable browsing experience across all devices. The Chrome Web Store also houses thousands of powerful add-ons to enhance Chrome’s features. But deciding which extensions to download can be difficult, since..
The Cost of Downtime in a Workplace Let’s face it. Computer Systems can be very challenging especially for small and medium businesses. Undoubtedly, technology has streamlined businesses and simplified our lives but a business can face multiple constraints when it comes to productivity. From IT security to poor hardware & software, system updates to harmful..
In a conversation with my CEO last week, we were discussing about the impact of mobile commerce in India and how mobile apps will be the only channel in retail in the next few years. In this post, I would like to analyze this trend and the reasons for this shift to mobile app only retail. This could be the death of desktop based..
RICHARD PLOM IS a coder and a musician. He leads development of the iPhone app at Vine, after more than a decade of coding at Apple, and on the side, using a modular synthesizer, Apple’s Logic Pro software, and a classical Indian instrument called the sarod, he makes his own tunes.
Dont find yourself on the 2nd page rankings. At least 2-3 times each week I get asked about the value of showing up on the first page of Google versus the second. How many people actually scroll to the bottom of the page and click the ‘next’ link? Several months ago Chitika (ChiTika- not the..