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Facebook Messenger is about to get adverts

Facebook Messenger is about to get adverts

It has surely been a long time coming, and now it is official – the days of advertising-free conversations on Facebook Messenger are numbered. The social networking giant has confirmed that its private messaging service, a recent addition to its suite as a standalone app, is to become supported by advertising.

Google Now’s Android support improved

Google Now’s Android support improved

While folks on iOS limit themselves to friendship with Siri and Windows Phone users make do with Cortana, greater support on Android for the Google Now digital assistant means it’s becoming possible for you to achieve even more on your Android tablet with reduced effort.

WhatsApp launches web chat client

May 8th, 2015 Web
WhatsApp launches web chat client

WhatsApp has quickly become the world’s leading mobile instant messaging app. Launched in 2009, the service now boasts over 700 million active monthly users, and has hopes to increase that to a billion. But one feature that WhatsApp enthusiasts have been hoping for some time is the ability to use the system to chat on desktop and laptop devices.

The good and bad of Google’s new Chromebook

The good and bad of Google’s new Chromebook

Google’s new Chromebook, the Pixel, is finally here. Those who’ve been patiently awaiting its arrival, or are curious about giving it a try, might be wondering about the pros and cons of this new laptop. We’ve taken the time to break it down for you and list the important features you need to know about when considering whipping out that credit card.

How to stay productive during power blackout

How to stay productive during power blackout

It’s late afternoon – you’re working on your desktop computer, providing live support to one of your clients. Suddenly your screen goes black and your Internet connection drops. Too bad your IT department announces that it will take several hours to restore power.

How to measure social media ROI

How to measure social media ROI

For many businesses, social media is the the wild frontier of marketing. More and more companies are jumping on the bandwagon but it can seem a lawless place. This is why many newcomers tend to waffle around with no clear strategy and call it quits if they’re not making fast progress.

4 traits of a successful BCP

4 traits of a successful BCP

In today’s business world, companies with a business continuity plan (BCP) are more likely to survive a disaster than those that don’t have one. There are several components to consider when it comes to planning a BCP, some of which are more important than others and must be included in order for a BCP to be successful.

6 useful Windows Phone tips and tricks

6 useful Windows Phone tips and tricks

Microsoft’s Windows Phone products have been on the market for years, offering easy-to-use smartphone experience at affordable prices to millions of users worldwide. When it comes to usability, however, there are several issues reported by users, but Microsoft has taken measures to address most of them, making the Windows platform even more pleasurable to use on smartphones.

5 tips to keep your corporate data safe

5 tips to keep your corporate data safe

Data breaches occur every day, even to the most secured firms and well-known financial institutions – and it could happen to your company as well. How can you be sure that your network is completely protected from hackers? As a business owner you can’t afford to face a data breach, since it could cost you the two things that matter most to your company – clients and reputation.

How to network like a pro on social media

How to network like a pro on social media

In today’s Internet loving culture, social media is becoming a necessary function for growing your business. And rightly so, because it’s a great way to expand your outreach, find new customers and share valuable information about your business or industry.