Category Hardware

Microsoft’s New Surface Book 2 Could Change Your Hardware Needs

Microsoft released the latest addition to its Surface line of products late last week with the Surface Book 2. The notebook drew immediate comparisons to Apple’s MacBook Pro for its powerful features made for heavy design work, like photo or video editing. The new generation is basically the same design, but with a few changes, […]

How to Block the Cyber-Bandit

How often do your employees open the door for a bandit? More often than you realize even if you’re a small to medium business. Your salesperson can’t resist clicking on the email from a highly regarded company indicating interest in your product. Except that email isn’t from that prize company, it’s from a cyber bandit. […]

Apple Rolls Out iOS11 for iPhone, iPad

Though the big news of the fall has been Apple’s introduction of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, the latest operating system upgrade for the company is nothing to ignore. Compatible with iPhone 5s, iPad, iPod Touch 6th generation, and all newer devices, iOS11 adds some polish to existing tools: Files now allows you to […]

U.S. Lifts Laptop Travel Restrictions

Late last week, the United States Department for Homeland Security lifted its restrictions on carrying personal electronics larger than a smartphone in the cabin of planes traveling from certain airports to the U.S. The restrictions effected aircraft from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa. Travelers are now again allowed to carry on […]

New Drone Regulations for Registered Flyers

For the past few years, the FAA has required owners of drones to register their Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) with the federal government. The process required information provided online and a $5 charge. Now, a new ruling has overturned the regulation for hobbyists and drones that are less than 55 pounds and flown within community […]

Google Jamboard Expands Capability of G Suite

If your business already runs on G Suite, Google has just given you a 55-inch collaboration tool. Google Jamboard was widely released for purchase last month. The touchscreen whiteboard is equipped to work with cloud-based G Suite applications. Users can use the touchscreen like a typical digital whiteboard or for video conferencing, but with the […]

Apple Unveils Smart Speaker

At last week’s developers’ conference, Apple announced its new smart speaker: HomePod. Though equipped with smart functions, HomePod is a speaker first, virtual assistant second. The 7-inch-tall device includes an upward-facing woofer for low distortion, the A8 chip found in iPhones, and six microphones to allow the device to understand users from far away or […]