The Beginner’s Guide to Google Fu

By | Posted March 12th, 2013

The Beginner's Guide to Google Fu

Search engines have changed considerably over the years, as any parent who ever searched for “farm animals” for a 3rd grade report in the ’90s can attest. Nothing was worksafe, and porn results ruled every search, making a serious change necessary. Today, Google’s search engine is extremely sophisticated, but to find what you’re looking for

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6 Ways You Can Use Mobile Technology to Your Business’ Advantage

By | Posted March 11th, 2013

6 Ways You Can Use Mobile Technology to Your Business’ Advantage

Mobile technology has become a cornerstone in conducting business. Most of us already have favorite productivity apps we install immediately upon getting a new smartphone. Businesses large and small can cut costs, work anywhere, collaborate in real-time on the web, send and receive faxes, and accept payments, all from a smartphone or tablet. Even better,

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Three Ways to Reduce E-Waste for Your Office

By | Posted February 20th, 2013

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In 2010, the United States disposed of nearly 2,440,000 tons of waste generated from electronic devices. 649,000 of these tons were recycled, while an astounding 1,790,000 were thrown into landfills or incinerated. These disused electronics have come to be referred to colloquially as “E-Waste.” Environmentally-conscious business owners the world over are finding new ways to

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The Expert’s Guide to Need-to-Know Computer Shortcuts

By | Posted February 13th, 2013

The Expert's Guide to Need-to-Know Computer Shortcuts

Every operating system (OS), program, and app has its own keyboard shortcuts and settings to help users accomplish tasks more quickly, but learning all of them can be daunting. This is not an exhaustive list, but comprises the most useful and time saving computer shortcuts you need to know. Windows® Windowshas some very useful keyboard

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DIY E-waste Project Ideas

By | Posted January 29th, 2013

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Electronic waste, also known as E-waste, has become a significant problem for our planet. It includes consumer electronics like computers, cell phones, and fax machines. These items contain toxins like lead, cadmium, and mercury that leach into soil and drinking water. Fortunately, there has been significant attention paid to the issue of E-waste and the

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