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  • Disable Microsoft’s new desktop ads

    Digital advertisements are ubiquitous across the internet. And just as users started to come to terms with that, Microsoft has taken ads one step further. The Windows File Explorer has begun to show ads for services like O365 and OneDrive, and if you’re wondering how to disable them, this article is for you. The post Disable Microsoft’s new desktop ads appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solution...

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
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Generated 4 days ago

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  • No Ransom: a place for free decryption

    Although a ransomware infection might feel targeted, you’re not the only one who’s been infected. Ransomware is spreading at an alarming rate, but the further it goes, the more resources are allocated to fighting it. If your data is held hostage, always check these lists for free decryptors first. The post No Ransom: a place for free decryption appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 days ago

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  • Mac ransomware and how to defeat it

    Although most ransomware is designed to attack Windows systems, a new strain is targeting Mac computers. Discovered last month, Mac ransomware OSX/Filecoder.E was found by researchers to behave just like any cryptolocker variant. It would encrypt all data until victims paid the cybercriminals. The post Mac ransomware and how to defeat it appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

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Generated 4 days ago

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  • Google makes its cloud platform Always Free

    With Google’s newly introduced tier, more users are expected to get drawn to the search engine giant’s cloud platform. In an effort to promote Google Cloud Platform, Google revitalized its offering by improving their free-trial cloud platform service. The post Google makes its cloud platform Always Free appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

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Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 days ago

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  • OMS: The best way to organize online sales

    There are so many variables that go into order fulfillment and shipping that it’s no wonder an entire field has sprung up around streamlining these processes. If you’re looking for a great way to add value to your business, an order management system may be just the thing for you. The post OMS: The best way to organize online sales appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • WebRTC: internet calls without the software

    Making calls over the internet has been one of the greatest advancements for small- and medium-sized businesses in several decades. And although some are calling the newest addition to this field detrimental, we think it’s an awesome addition. For business owners who believe in staying ahead of the times, WebRTC is worth checking out. The post WebRTC: internet calls without the software appeared ...

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Cloudbleed: Your data could be at risk

    A small error in Cloudflare’s code has spilled millions of login credentials, personal information, and cookies all over the internet. The bug, known as Cloudbleed, was discovered by the internet security company last month, and since then, they have worked to mitigate the security risks. The post Cloudbleed: Your data could be at risk appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Mobile malware on Android apps

    Smartphones are basically palm-sized computers. As such, they deserve the same protection as desktops and laptops. While there is no need to install bulky security software to protect against cyber threats, there are steps users can take to prevent cybercriminals from penetrating these small computers. The post Mobile malware on Android apps appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Utilize Snapchat for business growth

    Businesses nowadays are focusing their marketing efforts towards social media. Precious time and money are being invested in expanding customer base, establish corporate identity, and drive revenue. That’s why it’s vital for owners to know which platforms work, and which ones don’t. And this is no walk in the park. The post Utilize Snapchat for business growth appeared first on Ayacht Technology ...

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • SDN & virtualized networks: how they differ

    We’ve talked about network virtualization on this blog before, but there was some recent confusion over whether or not that service is different from software-defined networking. It’s not a big difference, but no, they’re not the same. Let’s take a look at what sets them apart. The post SDN & virtualized networks: how they differ appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Office 365: What plan is the right one?

    There’s a lot to like about Office 365. You have access to cloud-based productivity suites, Microsoft email servers, SharePoint, and more. But not all Office 365 license plans offer the same features and services. When looking for an Office 365 plan for your business, make sure to follow these tips. The post Office 365: What plan is the right one? appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • Four helpful Cortana commands

    Like Apple’s Siri and Google’s Google Now, Cortana is an intelligent personal assistant that assists you with a variety of tasks such as making phone calls, setting reminders, as well as searching for files. All of this is possible, with the right commands of course. The post Four helpful Cortana commands appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • Fileless malware: who are the targets?

    Business owners have spent the last couple months fearful of cyber attacks from the “fileless malware” plastered across headlines. The reality of this new threat doesn’t actually call for panic...yet. Getting acquainted with this new malware today could save you from a headache in the future. The post Fileless malware: who are the targets? appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • Russian hackers target Mac OS X users

    While plenty of malware target Windows and Android operating systems, Apple products also get some unwanted attention from cybercriminals. In February, Fancy Bear, the Russian hacking group accused of leaking information from the US Democratic National Committee, have created advanced malware for Macs and iOS backups. The post Russian hackers target Mac OS X users appeared first on Ayacht Technol...

  • New smart search engine for G Suite users

    The newest tool launched for business customers is Google Cloud Search, which allows users to search across G Suite products such as Drive, Gmail, Sites, Calendar, Docs, Contacts and more with ease and efficiency. It was previously known as Springboard and was compared to something like Google Now for enterprise workers. The post New smart search engine for G Suite users appeared first on Ayacht ...

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Real-world audits: disaster recovery plans

    Failing to stop a cyber attacker, or to pass a disaster recovery plan (DRP) audit could be the product of focusing your efforts on the wrong educational resources. Because no matter how many conferences you attend, or how many certifications you receive, nothing beats real-world case studies. The post Real-world audits: disaster recovery plans appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • Attacks on WordPress websites

    WordPress is currently the most used web platform, with a market share of 40-50% out of all Content Management Solutions (CMS) platforms. It powers various types of websites, from personal sites to those of small- and medium-sized businesses as well as multinational corporations. The post Attacks on WordPress websites appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • Social media platforms that suit your SMB

    Facebook might be the biggest name in social media, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only one. Since there isn’t a one-size-fits-all platform, there are trendier options such as Instagram and Snapchat, with a burgeoning millennial base to choose from. The post Social media platforms that suit your SMB appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • How to test out Android Instant Apps

    One of the most anticipated features announced from last year’s Google I/O is finally available for early testing. Android Instant Apps allows users to run specific applications without needing to install them. Only a few Android and Google Pixel users will be able to test this new feature, and if you want to find out whether your phone has access to Instant Apps, follow these instructions. The p...

  • Virtualization troubles: 3 common pitfalls

    Implementing a virtualized data storage solution at your business is no small feat. It’s a complicated process that requires immense amounts of technical expertise. Unfortunately, getting it up and running is only half the battle. For the most efficient solution possible, watch out for the three most common management issues outlined in this post. The post Virtualization troubles: 3 common pitfal...

  • Do businesses need office phones any more?

    As VoIP stormed onto the small business scene over a decade ago, a lot of businesses wanted to get in early. The only problem with doing so was that early iterations of this technology didn’t include advanced call-forwarding and “Follow-me” features. The post Do businesses need office phones any more? appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • Why sign up for the Office Insider program?

    With Office 365, users can access the latest cloud productivity features available. But for those who want to get a leg up on Office features, opt for the Office Insider program. In a nutshell, the Insider program allows Office 365 subscribers to preview and test upcoming Microsoft builds. The post Why sign up for the Office Insider program? appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Free Windows 10 upgrade for SMB’s

    SMB stands for small- and medium-sized businesses, not Sorry Microsoft none of your Business. To clear up this misunderstanding, Microsoft has decided to offer Windows 10 upgrades to SMBs that previously refused to update. If you’re still unsure about it all, you can decide after reading this. The post Free Windows 10 upgrade for SMB’s appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • 5 great ways to prevent cyber-attacks

    As technology consultants, we’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. We want to provide our clients with enterprise-level IT, but that requires that we specialize in overwhelmingly intricate technology. Explaining even the most foundational aspects of our cyber-security would most likely put you to sleep before convincing you of our expertise. The post 5 great ways to prevent cyber-attacks app...

  • Updates on Microsoft Office for Mac

    Microsoft has just announced plans to bring support for add-ins for the Mac version of Microsoft Office. Despite being in the initial testing stages, this development is still exciting nonetheless. This marks another step forward in Microsoft’s efforts to bring the Mac version of the Office Suite closer to its Windows counterpart. The post Updates on Microsoft Office for Mac appeared first on Aya...

  • 4 Google apps to start using now

    Did you know that Google offers more than just Gmail, Maps and YouTube? Although indispensable to the lives of smartphone users the world over, these apps aren’t everything the search engine giant has to offer. A quick browse through Google Play will introduce you up to a host of apps that can make your life easier. The post 4 Google apps to start using now appeared first on Ayacht Technology Sol...

  • Office 365 and G Suite

    Google’s G Suite or Microsoft’s Office 365? That’s the question. One that many business owners ask themselves but often put aside because weighing the individual functionality seems like a monumental task! We’re here to help end that indecisiveness, so let’s take a look at what each has to offer. The post Office 365 and G Suite appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • Our 4 favorite web browsers

    Internet browsers are a unique type of software. No two browsers share the same list of features and functions, and almost all of them are free. That means you have a lot of options when choosing which is right for you, and that decision isn’t always clear cut. The post Our 4 favorite web browsers appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Chromebooks: new home for Android apps

    Windows and Apple apps available on laptops and Macs, respectively, are more than enough to keep their devoted users happy. But wouldn’t it be great if Android apps, which are most popular for mobile devices, could be used with laptops? 2017 could be the year Android becomes a staple in laptops when Chromebooks, Google Chrome OS-backed notebooks, adopt Google Play. The post Chromebooks: new home ...

  • The new face of e-marketing: IG stories

    Scroll, double-tap, repeat, might have been the original Instagram-ing routine, but not anymore. After partnering with global advertising giants, IG is introducing its latest feature: Stories. With it, you can share short videos, or even personally decorated snapshots of your daily life. The post The new face of e-marketing: IG stories appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • What hyperconvergence means for you

    Modern web network and internet telecommunication technology, big data storage and cloud computing computer service business concept: server room interior in datacenter in blue light Virtualization is great, but it is awfully confusing. And although the whole point of hiring a managed services provider is to hand off these issues to the experts, we believe a cursory understanding is helpful for ...

  • Microsoft says goodbye to Office 2013

    Office 365 subscribers have a little less than a month to enjoy a fully-supported Office 2013 productivity suite. In an effort to push users towards the 2016 version of Office 365, Microsoft will no longer focus on their Office 2013 offerings. Although the announcement is hardly surprising -- considering Microsoft’s track record with software upgrades -- there are extra details you should know. T...

  • Tips for a cloud-based unified communications

    The number of small businesses that will move their unified communications to the cloud is predicted to increase from 10% to 48%, while medium-sized firms and large enterprises follow, albeit in smaller percentages. These numbers are not surprising because migrating unified communications to the cloud presents a host of benefits to communication systems: simplicity, flexibility, and lowered costs...

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Google Assistant lets you type on new version

    Your own personal assistant is supposed to make life easier. Designed to let you dictate your searches instead of typing them, Google Assistant was made to accomplish just that. While talking to your phone is undoubtedly a convenient way to search for information, it’s not always practical. The post Google Assistant lets you type on new version appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • No more extended support for Windows 7

    When you grow accustomed to something -- like a morning routine, a particular type of coffee, or in this case, an operating system -- attempts at change aren't always successful. Case in point, the struggle between Windows 7 and Windows 10. Users have until 2020 to make up their minds, and unless you don’t mind other businesses leaving you in the dust, it’s time to make a move. The post No more e...

  • Hackers use browsers to get credit card info

    Does filling in web forms sap all your browsing energy? Do you find it especially taxing to shop or register online using a mobile device? Google’s Chrome alleviated this dilemma when it introduced the Autofill feature in 2011, which made filling in forms much faster and making credit card purchases online more convenient. The post Hackers use browsers to get credit card info appeared first on Ay...

  • The business benefits of CRM software

    Investing in customer relationship management (CRM) software is absolutely essential for small- and medium-sized businesses that want to up their sales performance. It helps sales departments understand their clients, tailor their marketing efforts, and more. The post The business benefits of CRM software appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • Apple’s new year comes with new malware

    We love Mac computers as much as anyone does, but even we have to admit the notion of superior cybersecurity can be a bit overblown. Malware still finds its way onto Apple devices, and the only remedy is preparedness. Take a minute to brush up on the first Apple malware of 2017 before it puts a damper on your new year. The post Apple’s new year comes with new malware appeared first on Ayacht Tech...

  • G Suite’s new updates

    Google Cloud’s popular business line of applications, G Suite, has gained traction ever since its inception, thanks to its user-friendly interface and practical features that streamline operations. Better yet, users will be happy to know that Google has just introduced five new updates that will make life easier. The post G Suite’s new updates appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • New virus threatens virtual machines

    Before some of our clients have even had a chance to wrap their heads around what virtualization is and how it works, hackers have already started attacking the new and exciting technology. By updating a virus from several years ago for virtualized environments, hackers hope to totally wipe the data off your hard drives. The post New virus threatens virtual machines appeared first on Ayacht Techn...

  • Let Office 365 help you save the date

    When you’re planning a reunion, going back and forth with your friends is frustrating, to say the least. Imagine a similar scenario in your office. The benefits of sharing your calendar with colleagues include knowing when to hold meetings, set project deadlines as well as knowing the best time to talk with clients. The post Let Office 365 help you save the date appeared first on Ayacht Technolog...

  • Android AI: 5 helpful requests for Google Now

    Google is synonymous with some of the best internet search technology on the market. But for some reason, one of the most effective ways to utilize Google search has flown mostly under the radar. If you’re jealous of Apple’s Siri, you may not even realize that you have your own AI assistant sitting in your pocket. The post Android AI: 5 helpful requests for Google Now appeared first on Ayacht Tec...

  • Why you should update your SBC

    Did you know that your VoIP systems are especially vulnerable to cyber attacks? When it comes to VoIP, hackers will go to great lengths to intercept messages over a network or even use denial-of-service attacks to shut yours down. To protect your network, firewalls and antivirus software may be your first options, but they simply can’t defend against modern voice attacks. The post Why you should ...

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Huawei to make Google’s new Android tablet

    Although Apple gets all the attention, Android tablets have plenty of loyal fans to keep the gossip mill running. The most recent of these suggests that Google may be bringing back one of its most revered devices: the Nexus tablet. With a rumor that Google and Huawei will be collaborating to make this happen, we couldn’t be more excited. The post Huawei to make Google’s new Android tablet appeare...

  • The next big thing in endpoint security

    As virtualization becomes a household name for small- and medium-sized business owners, more and more services are being introduced. Hardware virtualization, storage virtualization, and even network virtualization all aim to capitalize on the trend of creating virtual versions of physical technology. The post The next big thing in endpoint security appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • Tame Windows 10 notifications in 3 steps

    Microsoft has equipped Windows 10 users with a comprehensive set of tools to get their action center settings under control -- even if most users don’t know it. Unfortunately, most desktops are coming with more software and features that result in more notifications, without ever providing users the opportunity to personalize their desktop and get the stream of information under control. The post...

  • Can others access deleted Google history?

    The reason we part ways with certain things is that we don’t wish to see them ever again. But in this modern day and age, is that possible? Imagine that the deleted search history you believed to be dead and gone rose from the IT grave like zombies bent on causing you nothing but embarrassment and awkwardness. The post Can others access deleted Google history? appeared first on Ayacht Technology ...

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • 9 cybersecurity terms everyone must know

    Everyone, from doctors to lawyers, needs to continue learning to stay ahead of the times. Business owners might have it worst of all, oftentimes needing to stay on top of several industries to keep their company running. Keep reading for a refresher on all the latest trends and buzzwords used in the cybersecurity sector. The post 9 cybersecurity terms everyone must know appeared first on Ayacht T...

  • VoIP’s hold-message options are easy

    A common refrain heard by installers of traditional PBX phone systems and over-the-internet VoIP systems is “Wait, before you go, what’s best for on-hold music and messages, and how do I set those up?” Usually it’s an easy process for both types of phone systems, but with VoIP solutions it’s typically easier and provides greater flexibility to small-business owners in their attempts to reduce han...

  • The coolest Chrome feature no one knows about

    Everything is wirelessly connected nowadays. If you can purchase a refrigerator that sends you a message when your vegetables are going bad, why can’t you stream the audio and video of your phone or desktop to your TV? It turns out you can, and Google just made it a whole lot easier. The post The coolest Chrome feature no one knows about appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • Enhance networking with LinkedIn Alumni

    Catching up with your friends at your high school reunion is all well and fun before the conversation turns to work. It seems like all your friends have well-paying jobs, and you’re stuck with a demanding one that’s underpaid. What if there were a way you could land better jobs or further your career path? No sacrificial ceremonies needed. The post Enhance networking with LinkedIn Alumni appeared...

  • How to avoid your own Delta IT disaster

    Earlier this year, thousands of Delta passengers worldwide were grounded due to a power outage that halted critical IT operations. This was a huge problem not only for the many delayed travelers, but also for the airline company itself. Within three days, the airline company cancelled around 2300 flights and paid over millions of dollars in downtime costs. The post How to avoid your own Delta IT ...

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Master your next Powerpoint presentation

    Back in the prehistoric ages, Neanderthals resorted to cave drawings to tell bedtime stories or to announce marriages. Microsoft PowerPoint is the modern-day equivalent of cave art; the objective remains unchanged, but its efficiency can be questionable. The post Master your next Powerpoint presentation appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • Apple announces iOS 10 release date

    Apple loves dramatic product reveals, and unfortunately that often means long wait times for new devices and software. Consumers have had plenty of opportunities to read about how great iOS 10 is, albeit with no official release date to accompany it. The post Apple announces iOS 10 release date appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solutions.

  • Android Nougat’s top 9 features

    What gets you out of bed each day? Is it the smell of freshly-brewed coffee or the sounds of bacon sizzling on the pan? Now apply this toward smartphones: What gets you really worked up? Could it be the new, sleek design or its upgraded selfie camera? Regardless of the reason, we are all drawn to novelty like moths to a flame. The post Android Nougat’s top 9 features appeared first on Ayacht Tech...

  • New security patches for VMware machines

    While virtualization still has a host of security advantages over its localized counterparts, it isn’t exempt from the attention of cyber attackers. Most recently, one of the industry’s leading software vendors, VMware, was forced to release a patch for a critical vulnerability that allowed underprivileged users to attain access to administrative rights. The post New security patches for VMware m...

  • How Fantom is haunting unsuspecting users

    The heart of a lady is not easily won; a man can’t rely on his looks or wallet to make a girl fall head over heels. He must charm his way into her heart. Let’s say that a computer user is the woman, and that ransomware, the man, is the dreamboat that has worked his way through all the woman’s defenses. The post How Fantom is haunting unsuspecting users appeared first on Ayacht Technology Solution...

Ayacht Technology Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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