How technology has changed the home office

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Technology is transforming our working environments, and the home office is no exception. These setups in the midst of houses and flats have altered dramatically over recent years thanks to the emergence of new devices and systems. This brief guide details just some of the ways in which technological developments have changed our domestic workstations.

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Network Security: Bringing Management Up To Speed

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We are all fairly aware that the digital revolution requires network security. Unfortunately, the average corporate manager who has to make key financial decisions about how much money to allocate toward network security only has a fuzzy idea about it. SMBs—small and medium-sized businesses—usually do not have the same IT resources as a large company. Managers working in these companies often don’t realize that their network security may be completely inadequate when it comes to protecting their business from unpredictable threats coming from the Internet.

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Why laptops are better than tablets

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Laptops and tablets enable us to keep in touch with work, family and friends wherever we are in the world. There are many benefits to using both but the laptop is far more superior in the features it has over the tablet. In this post, we give you five reasons as to why you should choose the laptop over the tablet.

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Cars through the ages

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Metals4u have created this really cool infographic looking at where the technology of cars has come from in the recent years. As you can see in the graphic below there have been so many impressive upgrades in the automotive industry. Take a look below to find out more: 

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Has technology killed our morning commute?

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The early morning commute can bring about a sense of dread in even the most patient of travellers. But while it can seem like a monotonous journey day in day out, it actually has changed significantly over the years, which is largely thanks to advances in technology. Next time you step onto that train, take a look around you to see just how much has changed in recent years.

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The New Frontier of the Internet in the Developing World

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If you are part of the “developed world” (that somewhat condescending term by the great powers of the 20th century distinguish themselves from everyone else), you and everyone you know likely have access to the internet, or can get it if they try. In fact, this is practically taken for granted in much of North America, Europe, and regions of Asia. We (developees) forget that, in much of the world, internet is this brand new thing. If it exists at all! ISPs have left their mark over virtually every inch of the US and UK, among others, but a brief glance at internet statistics show that ISPs have only begun to bring in customers. The “rest of the world” has yet to be connected.

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Interior revolution: how gadgets have changed the way we live

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Interior revolution: how gadgets have changed the way we live

We are all now pretty much up to our waists in the digital revolution. Even though things may not quite have gone down the dystopian road of Blade Runner yet, they have certainly been developing in leaps and bounds, as any former owner of a now redundant collection of video or audio tapes will be happy to tell you.

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Allocacoc – Powercube

Allocacoc is a firm started by two graduates of Industrial Design of the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. The firm gives a twist to products that remained unchanged for years. One such product is the power strip: the last couple of decades these remained almost unchanged, despite several design flaws. The PowerCube offers a new perspective, adapting to your needs instead of the other way around.

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Is tech revolutionising the world of finance?

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Technology is moving at a rapid pace and digital innovations have changed our lives in many ways. Industries such as the finance sector have also benefited a great deal from new technology. It has changed the way that we interact with our banks and financial institutions have been able to take advantage of new technologies to attract new customers.

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The business case for VoIP

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Effective communication is crucial in business, so your choice of phone system could have a big impact on your firm’s ability to function properly. Rather than opting for traditional systems, you might be tempted to switch to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) setups, such as those offered by Chess.

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