Which is better, Hangouts or Skype?

Which is better, Hangouts or Skype?

Many online collaboration tools are coming up with improved features for online communication. These include Microsoft’s Skype for Business and Google’s Hangouts Meet. Both are used for video calling, group chat, private chat, and file and image sharing. Despite these similarities, you may prefer one over the other. Calling features Hangouts and Skype both offer […]

Virtualization Basics: Windows on Macs

Virtualization Basics: Windows on Macs

A common reason for running the Windows operating system (OS) on a Mac computer is to bypass compatibility issues. Virtualization is the only way to efficiently install OS-specific software on any machine, so let’s go over some of the ways this solution creates synergy between the two platforms. Configure an entire machine with a few […]

How does end of support affect Windows users?

How does end of support affect Windows users?

Windows 7 was one of Microsoft’s popular and best-loved operating systems (OS), and most of us are still using it. But like the OSs before it, Windows 7 will eventually reach the end of its lifecycle. Mainstream end of support for Windows came into effect on January 13, 2015, but extended support won’t end until […]

Helpful Cortana commands you need

Helpful Cortana commands you need

Cortana is an intelligent personal assistant that assists you with a variety of tasks such as making phone calls, setting reminders, as well as searching for files. In order to fully utilize her, we’ve picked four of the most handy commands you can ask or say to Cortana on Windows 10 devices. Hey, Cortana Before […]

5 virtualization platforms fit for SMBs

5 virtualization platforms fit for SMBs

Virtualization allows you to eliminate dependency on physical hardware limitations and software requirements. Before you choose any one virtualization solution, it’s a good idea to go over the different companies providing virtualization services. Below is a list of five popular vendors offering reliable virtualization platforms. VMware Any conversation about virtualization for small- and medium-sized businesses […]

How to adjust your Windows 10 notifications

How to adjust your Windows 10 notifications

Unless the computer app is critical for your work, alerts about a new patch update or incoming message can distract you. Luckily, you can personalize your notifications settings on Windows 10’s action center using these three simple steps. Overarching action center settings First of all, you should customize your Windows 10 system-wide notifications settings. To […]

Customize your Windows 10 experience

Customize your Windows 10 experience

You log into your PC and you’re greeted by an incredibly plain desktop background and an equally drab Start Menu. Suddenly, a notification goes off and tells you that an application you barely use is ready for an update. Sounds like a nightmare, doesn’t it? If you want your desktop to look or behave a […]

Keep your Windows 10 computer fast with these tips

Keep your Windows 10 computer fast with these tips

Do you want your Windows 10 computer to run faster without spending on accessories? These tips will help give your machine a speed boost while keeping it safe from system and performance issues. Prevent programs from launching at startup Windows loads several programs at startup so they’re quickly available. While Microsoft likely has good intentions […]

Windows 10: Tips to protect your privacy

Windows 10: Tips to protect your privacy

Many business users are becoming more and more concerned about data privacy. If you’re a Windows 10 user and you’re concerned about how the operating system collects your data, follow these tips to ensure your data’s protection. Slip off the grid Thanks to location tracking, nearby restaurants and future weather predictions are at your fingertips. […]