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Your gadgets are vulnerable to hacking

A hacking that would allow someone to add extra steps to the counter on your Fitbit monitor might seem harmless. But researchers say it points to the broader risks that come with technology’s embedding into the nooks of our lives. Last week, a group of computer security researchers at the University of Michigan and the University of South Carolina demonstrated ... Read More »

10 most influential portable gadgets – in pictures

Kodak Brownie, 1900 The Brownie was responsible for bringing snapshot photography to the masses in 1900. A very simple cardboard box with a lens that took Kodak’s 117 roll film, the camera was named after cartoonist Palmer Cox’s popular Brownie character that adorned the box. It cost $1 (just under $30 in today’s currency) and proved very popular, selling 150,000 ... Read More »

LG Provides Two New Standalone Screens for the MacBook Pro

The Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) event recently announced updates to the MacBook Pro, but there wasn’t a new standalone display. For this, Apple has decided to go with LG (KRX:066570) and a pair of premium 4K and 5K high-resolution displays. A Look at the New UltraFine MacBook Pro Displays The LG UltraFine 27-inch 5K monitor, and the LG UltraFine 21.5-inch 4K monitor ... Read More »

New Smartphone from LG, Cloud Management Services from Staples Make Small Biz Headlines

If you want to run a mobile business, you need mobile specific tools like a smartphone and a cloud management platform. This week, small businesses got a few new options. First, Verizon called a new LG smartphone perfect for content creators. And Staples launched a new cloud management and records storage solution. You can read about these new services along ... Read More »

LG’s Four New Phones, Premium Features at a Medium Price

Very soon, some major smartphone manufacturers are going to release new models of their flagship devices. LG is getting a jump on them by announcing four new LG phones. And the company is hoping to attract customers with some mid-range price tags on those phones. The company says that the Magna, Spirit, Leon, and Joy smartphones will be officially unveiled ... Read More »

Mobile Shipments Again Growing, But is Plateau in Sight?

Global smartphone shipment totals edged upward in the second quarter, says mobile, tablet and PC data research company Canalys in a recent report. But that growth is slower than before and could be headed for a plateau, he firm suggests. Update – Smartphone Market Q2 2016 Canalys said that the worldwide smartphone market grew by almost a percent in Q2 ... Read More »

10 Features of Apple’s iOS 10 Small Businesses Need to Know About

The new iOS 10 by Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been described by the company as its biggest release yet, and as an operating system with more personal, powerful and playful features. The good thing for small business owners is that the new features would seem to drastically enhance the way you can run your business on your iPhone or iPad. Whether ... Read More »

RingCentral Rounds Out Telephony Features with VOIP

RingCentral recently announced that it is adding VOIP to its line-up, signalling more movement in the hot telephony market for small businesses. RingCentral’s main offering up to now has been a virtual switchboard for small businesses.  That means they provide a software-based auto attendant to answer calls, phone extensions that can be administered from a computer dashboard, Internet fax and ... Read More »

Windows 10 Preview, LG G4 Phone Both Unveiled

New technology ruled the news this week. And that technology might be of interest to small business owners too as they build stronger companies through better operating systems and mobile technology. Microsoft and LG were among the companies with new products to show, even if they aren’t available to your business just yet. Take a look at this week’s Small ... Read More »

15 Home Office Printers for Your Business

A printer is one of the essential items you’ll need to run a successful home office. But with so many different features and choices available, it can be difficult to know which one is the best option for you. From inexpensive options to all-in-one devices, there’s sure to be something that fits your home-based business’s needs. Below are 15 of ... Read More »