Hardware management checklist for SMBs

✓ Clean your computer components

Wipe down monitors with a clean, static-free, non-abrasive fabric such as computer component-specific microfiber cloth. You can use the same type of cloth to wipe down mice and other peripherals, but for those tight nooks and crannies such as your keyboard surfaces, a can of compressed air will do the job.

Replacing servers? Consider these 3 questions first

Nothing lasts forever — and that’s very true for your company’s servers. Purchasing new ones, however, isn’t your only option. There are other alternatives you can use that offer the same benefits as buying new servers  while saving you a lot of money.

Choosing your ideal keyboard

Keyboards come with different options, from joint-friendly ergonomic models to those built for typing efficiency. Considering the myriad of products out on the market, you might have difficulty choosing the best keyboard for you. While personal preferences will always be a factor in your decision, the ideal keyboard must have the following qualities.

5 Tips to lower your printing costs

Your growing printing expenditures may be the result of overdependence on paper files, the lack of an effective printing workflow, or obsolete printers. With some fresh ideas, clever problem-solving, and the following tips, you could significantly cut down your printing budget.

Reasons for your smartphone’s slow internet

Isn’t it frustrating when the page you’re visiting takes an eternity to load? Oftentimes you blame the app or your phone, but did you ever consider that it’s your mobile data connection OR internet connection that’s the problem?

Wi-Fi noise

Did you know that home electronic appliances emit wireless signals at a frequency similar to your router’s (2.4 GHz)? So when deciding where to place your router, determine whether there are any electronic devices nearby, as they emit signals that can interfere with your router’s signal.

Things to look for when buying a Wi-Fi router

A strong network enables your business to surf the web and access cloud productivity apps. Behind these networks are Wi-Fi routers that keep your devices connected to the internet. While there are many more components involved in setting up a strong network, your choice of router can make a huge difference.

Data storage: HDD and SSD defined

When purchasing new computers, buyers used to have limited choices when it came to what kind of storage they got with their laptop or desktop PCs. But nowadays you can configure your system with either traditional hard disk drives (HDDs), increasingly common solid state drives (SSDs), or in some cases both.

Choosing a mouse: A quick guide

The two-button mouse with a cord is what most of us are familiar with — it’s been the standard design for many years. But times have changed, and the old mouse is now considered less responsive and uncomfortable to use. Worse, having a cord makes things more inconvenient when it gets tangled whenever you put your mouse in your bag.

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