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Understanding virtualization strategies

Understanding virtualization strategies

If the phrase “virtualization technology” either stresses you out or puts you to sleep, this article is for you. We’re going to explain once and for all how this emerging trend works and how small businesses can take advantage of it.

What is the core concept of virtualization?

By virtualizing any of the items below, you can trick software into recognizing hardware when none actually exists.

Facebook Messenger’s Best Feature Yet?

Facebook Messenger’s Best Feature Yet?

In November, 2017, Facebook announced that their extremely popular Facebook Messenger application would allow businesses to speak to customers on both their own websites and from within Facebook Messenger. Read on to discover how your business can benefit from this feature!

The How

By installing a plug-in called Customer Chat, retailers can integrate Facebook Messenger with their website, letting their customer support representatives carry on conversations with clients just like they would on Facebook.

Do more with Microsoft Office!

Do more with Microsoft Office!

Have you been putting off learning about all the features in Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint? We don’t blame you. But mastering them can be extremely beneficial. That said, here are some free training videos that will help you get more out of Microsoft Office.

What you need to know about VPNs

What you need to know about VPNs

With stories of large-scale data breaches and internet service providers tracking internet habits, online privacy is becoming a rare commodity. Incognito mode and private browsing features may be able to cover up your browsing history, but they don’t completely protect your online activities.

Keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

Keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

Some Mac users have been using their computers for years without learning many of the most useful keyboard shortcuts. That’s fine, but knowing them would definitely make life much easier. Here are some of the most useful ones you should learn now.

Minimizing (or ‘Docking’) the front app window: Command M

Use this combination when you have several apps, browsers, or Finder windows open and want to minimize the active one.

Tips and tricks to prolong laptop battery life

Tips and tricks to prolong laptop battery life

A laptop would just be a cold piece of aluminum with a flat battery if you don’t have a power socket at hand. It’s hard to get any work done when you’re peppered with pop-ups and warning messages when the battery power gets low. So here are some tips you can use to prolong the life of your precious laptop battery.

Make work easy with Microsoft’s new apps

Make work easy with Microsoft’s new apps

Connections, Listings, and Invoicing are the most recent additions to Microsoft’s software lineup and they’re finally out of the beta testing phase. These apps come with every Office 365 Business Premium subscription and are perfect for companies with fewer than 300 employees.

What’s new with the Chrome Cleanup tool?

What’s new with the Chrome Cleanup tool?

Even if you’re sure that the websites you visit are safe, harmful software can still slip through, especially when you download and install free programs and applications. As the world’s most popular browser, Chrome is especially prone to infection.

Connecting accessories to Android devices

Connecting accessories to Android devices

Ever thought about connecting a mouse or a keyboard to your Android tablet or smartphone? Many Android devices will actually allow you to do just that! Here’s what you need to know to let the fun begin.

USB keyboards, mice, and gamepads

Android phones and tablets don’t come with standard, full-size USB ports so you can’t plug a USB accessory directly into it.

The problem with too many VMs

The problem with too many VMs

Unlike maintaining multiple servers, which have to be manually installed and configured, deploying virtual machines (VMs) require very little effort. By making a few simple adjustments in your virtualization console, you can easily create a virtual instance with enough resources to run even the most demanding apps.