‘Always Free’ added to Google Cloud Platform

‘Always Free’ added to Google Cloud Platform

A cloud platform provides businesses with a means to develop, customize, and manage applications for their business’s needs. Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure offer this cloud service, but Google has just come up with a compelling alternative in the form of an ‘Always Free’ tier for its own Cloud Platform service.

Firewalls: hardware vs. software

Firewalls: hardware vs. software

Software solutions are almost always more user-friendly than hardware solutions. There’s no need to worry about cabling, firmware, and power consumption. But when it comes to firewalls, a software solution just can’t measure up to its hardware counterpart.

Malware on Android smartphones

Malware on Android smartphones

Desktop and laptop users install security software updates and do everything they can to safeguard against cyber attacks. The same cannot be said of smartphone users. This is understandable because cyber threats on mobile phones are less visible… but that doesn’t mean they don’t happen.

Which Office 365 model is right for you?

Which Office 365 model is right for you?

Office 365 Business, Business Premium, Enterprise E1, E3, and E5. Each of these Office 365 plans offer different features and services. Implement the wrong one, and you may end up with a solution that doesn’t fully meet your company’s needs. To help your business select the right Office 365 license, we’ve summarized and listed the different features of each plan.

The list of Cortana commands you need

The list of Cortana commands you need

Cortana, Microsoft’s voice-activated personal assistant, is extremely helpful for day-to-day tasks. Whether you need her to reschedule a meeting or draft an email, she’s always happy to help. If you’re dealing with several time-consuming tasks, use these Cortana commands to make your life a lot easier.

New Mac malware linked to DNC hacking group

New Mac malware linked to DNC hacking group

A new strain of malware is attacking Macs and iOS backups. Researchers have discovered that the malware was concocted by the same Russian-backed cybercriminals who hacked the US Democratic National Committee during the 2016 presidential election. Read on to find out what the malware does and how your business can defend against it.

Introducing Cloud Search for G Suite users

Introducing Cloud Search for G Suite users

Formerly known as Springboard, Google Cloud Search is the newest tool available to business customers that allow users to search across G Suite products such as Drive, Gmail, Sites, Calendar, Docs, Contacts and more. It’s been described as something like Google Now exclusively for enterprise workers.

Are your printers safe?

Are your printers safe?

What harm could possibly come from printing a document? According to some researchers who performed a large-scale analysis of printer attacks, a lot. These could be in the form of Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks, which are as devious as they sound, or attacks made through extracted print jobs.

How to get a sneak preview of Instant Apps

How to get a sneak preview of Instant Apps

Back in May 2016, Google gave us a sneak preview of Android Instant Apps, a feature that loads a web-based version of an app instead of installing it. Today, the feature is available for limited testing on Google Pixel and certain Android devices. If you want to try out Instant Apps, follow the steps below.

Why you should be an Office Insider

Why you should be an Office Insider

Microsoft churns out new Office 365 features for users almost every month. Last year, there were several additions to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint that further enhanced user experience. This year, Microsoft will likely introduce new features that can benefit businesses.