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How To Keep Track Of Employees Time With HR Software
Running a “one-man-band” business can leave you spinning a lot of plates simultaneously, and this only becomes more intense once you start taking on staff. Suddenly you’re not just responsible for managing your own workload, but also those of the people working under you. Thankfully, this is 2018, which... Read more
Does Your Business Need A VPN?
No matter how big or small your company may be, there’s one business tool you literally cannot afford to be without: a VPN. What is a VPN? In oversimplified terms, it’s your own personal tunnel onto the internet. That might sound like the stuff of hackers or international operatives,... Read more
How to Record Video Games on PC for YouTube
So, you want to be a YouTuber? It’s hardly surprising. YouTube has given people the world over the ability to share their hobbies and passions with the internet, and a relative handful of them have gone on to be huge stars who rake in a considerable amount of money.... Read more
Project Management Software For Construction
Whether you are building a log cabin, brick house, entire residential development or at an industrial level, there’s software that can help. If you already work in construction then you know that in ever more turbulent times the very essence of the industry is changing. Labor costs can rise and fall, materials cost... Read more
Avast Launches 2019 Antivirus Range [PLUS WIN AVAST PREMIER]
Avast adds brand-new features to the antivirus range for 2019 Avast has launched its 2019 antivirus software range with some great new features added to Avast Free Antivirus, Avast Internet Security and Avast Premier. Avast are one of the most well-known antivirus providers, offering a solid range of virus... Read more
Three Great Alternatives To PhotoShop: Image and Photo Editors for Mac
Here are three great alternatives to Photoshop for Mac. Adobe Photoshop may have been the presiding force in photo-editing on Mac for the best part of 30 years, but it’s no longer the only show in town. In fact, a quick Google Safari based search shows that there are... Read more
Essential Small Business Software That Won’t Break the Bank
Whether it’s for HR, CRM, or project management, small business software should be cost-effective and save you time and effort. For smaller scale enterprises whose budgets can’t stretch too far, business software first and foremost needs to be economical. This doesn’t necessarily mean cheap in the low-quality sense –... Read more
What Is A VPN? Here’s Everything You Need To Know
Are you still not using a VPN? Maybe you should be. This year has already taken a rapid nosedive past the midway point and is quickly coming to a close. So far this year, though, we’ve already experienced record-setting numbers of cybercrimes, security flaws, and data breaches resulting in... Read more
How To Improve Cybersecurity for your Small Business: A Quick 7 Step Guide 
If you own a small business it’s far more important than you might think to take some time to protect yourself from hackers and cyber-criminals. But we get it…It’s a hassle, and unless you are running some sort of IT related company, the idea of implementing effective cybersecurity might seem as... Read more
Alphabet’s Internet Loon Balloons Reach New Heights 
Alphabet perseveres through complex technological and practical problems to set new records. Alphabet’s High Altitude Loon Balloon system set a new milestone last month by linking 7 balloons together that were flying 600 km apart, and casting the Internet in a 1000 km diameter, and all from just one ground up-link... Read more
Should You Pay For Antivirus?
We count down 5 antivirus features we think are worth paying for.  There are a whole bunch of great free antivirus options out there which are more than capable of protecting your computer from the vast majority of threats. However, is it a case of getting what you pay for,... Read more
Apple Live Event: How Did They Improve The iPhone?
Apple unveiled the next generation of iPhones at the annual Apple Event CEO Tim Cook took the stage of the Steve Jobs Theater on Wednesday to share a few innovations from the Cupertino tech company, and the iPhone got its own special segment. After expounding on the great features... Read more
Apple Live Event: Next Gen Apple Watch S4 Is a Lifesaver
Apple has revealed the next generation Apple Watch S4, and here’s what you need to know On Wednesday, Apple kicked off a highly-anticipated live event from Steve Jobs Theater at its Cupertino headquarters. The Mission: Impossible theme, plenty of humorous throwaways, and a running agent, complete with furniture hurdles... Read more
Which Antivirus Is Right For You?
There are a heap of antivirus titles to choose from, but what you should look for? Cybercrime is big business these days and the methods used by nefarious digital agents are getting ever more sophisticated. Once upon a time, when the internet was but a fresh-faced young whipper-snapper, wearing... Read more
ExpressVPN Review: A Powerful Anonymous VPN With Tons of Features to Boot
When it comes to VPNs, or virtual private networks, anonymity is everything. For years, users from around the world have been turning to VPNs to help encrypt their communications, unblock geographically restricted content, or both. With an ever-growing demand for more privacy and security—and an ongoing struggle against government... Read more
Brilliant Photo Editing Software for Windows 10
Here in 2018, we are definitely living in the age of the photograph and simple photo editing is undoubtedly a big part of the appeal. Visual social media platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat are gaining in popularity with younger generations, while more traditional ones, including Facebook and Twitter,... Read more
Here Are Four Great Pieces Of Audio Recording Software For Mac
There’s Mac audio recording software for everyone at FileHippo. Following on from our recent article about four brilliant pieces of audio recording software for Windows PCs, we thought it only fair that we produce a companion piece for all you Mac users out there. We know you’re a highly... Read more
Essential Tech For Back To School
Whether you’re starting college or returning for another year, here’s our top 5 tech must-haves for the new academic year. All around the world, new school years are about to get underway. Students of a variety of ages will be packing up their backpacks or moving into dorms, ready... Read more