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Why are Android Users Switching to iOS Systems?
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It is a well-established fact that Android and iOS have been doing battle for a number of years in regards to which is the better overall operating system. However, it is beginning to look like iOS might be gaining ground and attracting more users. Why is this the case and what can we expect in the coming months?


The Security Issue

The rise of malware and spyware dictates that users are more keenly aware of potential security vulnerabilities than ever before. Unfortunately, Android has been a bit late in the game when addressing this issue. iOS systems have always been restrictive in...

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Protecting Your Smartphone From Meltdown & Spectre
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While Intel has been dominating headlines after a kernel bug affected most of its processors putting users of Windows and Mac at risk, the major security flaws referred to as Meltdown and Spectre can also affect ARM processors which power iOS devices such as iPhones and iPads and Android smartphones. Here is what you need to know about the flaws:


What are Meltdown and Spectre?

These are security flaws that were recently discovered by Google security researchers in collaboration with others. Google notes that even if Android phones are vulnerable, exploitation has been...

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How to Make Desk Sharing Work
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The idea of desk sharing has been in discussion over years and is still questionable. We humans are naturally territorial, but when it comes to sharing in business, it becomes a fundamental aspect. Considering the traditional office system where a specific staff is assigned a desk, occupancy hardly goes past 60%. This results in underutilization – desk sharing on the other hand can achieve higher percentages. However, adopting desk sharing can be tricky. This calls for the need to create awareness among employees on the importance of desk sharing. Here some of the main principles...

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5 Tips to prolong the battery life of your laptop
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Knowing how to prolong the battery life of your laptop can be a lifesaver, especially when working on those critical projects. Here are some handy tips you can use:


1. Learn the built-in options available

Most of the laptops come with built-in power saving options you can tweak to prolong battery life. In the power options, you can tweak some of the defaults to ensure your laptop only uses the power it needs. Some laptops also come with battery maintenance tools which you can use to tweak how your laptop uses power.


2. Disable ports and unused devices

It is recommended to...

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Does mobile tech improve or reduce productivity?
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Does mobile tech equate to increased productivity? This seems to be the common assumption among most businesses. They tend to cultivate the myth that the use of mobile technology results in increased productivity. This is one of the reasons why the trend of mobile workplaces continues to rise. Thus, it is no surprise why there is a mobile work strategy (such as the use of apps) in place in more than 90% of organizations.


The case against mobile technology in offices

Businesses need to understand that mobile technology in itself does not increase productivity, but rather it creates...

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The Underestimated Importance of Workplace Mobility
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Workplace mobility is a growing business strategy used by some managers to commission the staff to work from anywhere regardless of the time or device being used. This move is backed by the fact that tablets, smartphones, and other smart devices bring flexibility within the workplace when connected through broadband. Various organizations are adopting this idea owing to the following reasons:  



Different mobile applications have played a major role in helping workers access and share documents and presentations from different...

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The Present and Future of Mobile Threat Detection
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Mobile devices are a vital tools in the modern corporate environment, but they carry potential security risks that must be mitigated by adequate monitoring. To this effect, enterprise mobility management (EMM) is a fast growing field that produces tools and solutions aimed not only at averting security issues but also towards proactively keep them at bay. 

This article will briefly present the most typical approaches already being used, as well as pointing out the likely course of future development of mobile threat detection for enterprises. 

Different Approaches to...

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Large Numbers of Enterprise Endpoints May Benefit From Unified Endpoint Management
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Compared to personal endpoints, such as the computers and devices families may have in their home, businesses face a much more difficult time securing the large fleets of workstations or the server farms that might provide their livelihood. Often, they have more to lose as well.

The problem

For one thing, there is an issue of quantity. Enterprises have a much larger set of devices, all of which must be secured: any weak links in a network can cause widespread damage when exposed to the Internet. There is also a matter of quality. Though consumers can often live with staggered...

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New Reaper botnet threatens business security
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IT specialists are becoming increasingly concerned by a growing risk to their intelligent devices. Known as the IoT_Reaper botnet, the new threat looks for embedded hardware such as the latest security cameras, in which it can hide, covertly harness processor power and direct attacks at selected targets.


Why hack security cameras?

Hacking IP cameras may not be merely for destructive malevolence, but to tamper with the output for criminal reasons. It is this latter possibility that alarms experts; hackers might take advantage for nefarious purposes, especially robberies. 


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How the Digital Workplace is Affecting Every Aspect of Work
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The use of mobile gadgets has continued to grow, and with it, collaboration solutions have been born. The digital workspace, which is made up of collaborative technologies and mobile has had a significant impact on how businesses are currently using them for decision making in changing purchasing process and attitudes. Digitalisation has also affected employee relation, their interaction with clients, and support partners to create a more efficient and effective business. A workspace strategy is needed for any company to ensure that it remains relevant and competitive in the digital world.


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