Windows 10: New accessibility features

Windows 10: New accessibility features

Microsoft is working on improvements for Windows 10’s accessibility features, which will be introduced later in the year. Some of these are already available to preview through the Insider Program, but everyone else will have to wait. Here’s what’s coming: Better Ease of Access settings Some users rarely tinker with their computer’s accessibility settings because […]

Ready for tax season phishing scams?

Ready for tax season phishing scams?

As tax season looms, so do phishing scams. For cybercriminals, this is the ideal time of year to deceive unsuspecting individuals into releasing sensitive private or company information. Businesses must therefore take extra precautions between now and April 17th to avoid hackers from selling your confidential data in the dark web. Phishing baits to watch […]

Creating a Better Place to Work and Live in Kansas City and St. Louis

Creating a Better Place to Work and Live in Kansas City and St. Louis

 Written by Stacey Dixon, one of The Purple Guys

Happy Mom & Pop Shop Day to The Purple Guys founders, Jon and Jill Schram! National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day is observed annually on March 29th. This national holiday was created to honor and celebrate the best kind of local business owners that make a huge impact on their communities.

Can private browsing keep you safe?

Can private browsing keep you safe?

Privacy is a precious commodity in this era. Every website you visit or app you download leaves a digital footprint that can be tracked by anyone. Fortunately, major web browsers all offer private browsing features to keep your internet activity somewhat safe from prying eyes. What is private browsing? Your web browser — whether it […]

4 reasons for slow mobile internet speeds

4 reasons for slow mobile internet speeds

Have you ever gotten frustrated with your phone because the browser took more than five minutes to load? Before you start blaming your old phone, check out these four reasons that might be the cause of sluggish internet connection. Router location One simple yet overlooked reason why your WiFi-connected phone may be experiencing internet lag […]

Endure tech disasters with external support

Endure tech disasters with external support

Three decades ago, the notion of hiring specialists in information technology was virtually unheard of. Nowadays, the majority of businesses are digitally operated, which means technology specialists are a must, especially given the huge increase in different types of security breaches. Determine how external support can back you up in times of technical distress. Access […]

Hypervisor security vulnerabilities

Hypervisor security vulnerabilities

Regardless of how complex the technology, hackers always find a way to exploit it. In the past, virtualization was thought to be an extremely secure solution businesses could rely on to improve IT management and save money. But it does have exploitable vulnerabilities. Hackers can attack the hypervisor to access your systems. What is a […]

4 reasons to record your calls

4 reasons to record your calls

Call recording is not a new feature in VoIP but rather one that is underutilized especially in businesses with less focus on customer communication. When used correctly, it can boost customer satisfaction and strengthen business reputation. #1. Improve customer service One of the most important reasons why businesses should always record their calls, no matter […]

Google Assistant: New features unveiled

Google Assistant: New features unveiled

At this year’s South By Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin, Google created a Google Assistant Fun House to display the many features of its AI assistant platform. Apart from the basic tasks it can perform on a smarthome, Google wanted to flaunt some of its unique uses, including a beer vending system and a sock […]

Make the most of Office 365

Make the most of Office 365

Maximizing your Office 365 investment is easier said than done. Sure, you use Outlook and SharePoint all the time, but there are loads of features you’re probably not using. If you’re looking for ways to make the most out of your Office 365 subscription, you’re in luck because that’s what we’re discussing today. SharePoint SharePoint […]