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To Sell is Human by Daniel Pink

February 26th, 2013|Book Review|

We have reviewed Daniel Pink's best-selling books in previous blogs, and his latest book, To Sell is Human, is another look at motivation and business in an ever evolving and techological world. It is also a book about the salesman in all [...]

Is the New BlackBerry for You?

February 6th, 2013|Tech Tips|

At the end of January, came the announcement of the launch of the new BlackBerry, which went on sale in the UK and other countries at that point and in Canada on February 5th. All major carriers in the US [...]

Mobile Touchscreen Tips

January 21st, 2013|Tech Tips|

Although technology keeps moving to smaller and more convenient devices, there are still a few glitches when it come to typing on tablets and mobile phones. In a recent WSJ article (Jan. 16, 2013), Katherine Boehret noted optimal solutions available for better [...]

Cyber Security and IT Management

January 10th, 2013|Tech Tips|

In the past few days, the Wall Street Journal, and other publications have published articles on businesses taking another look at cyber security and government regulations in 2013. Businesses have long rejected government interference in company cyber security policies, but [...]

Holiday Tech Gift Tips

December 6th, 2012|Tech Tips|

It is that time of year again to think about tech gift ideas for the holidays. The offerings get more exciting each year and some of our suggestions are improvements and newer versions of products that you may already have [...]

Disaster Protection and Hurricane Sandy

December 6th, 2012|Case Study|

As a New Jersey (and tri-state) company, we watched the Monster Storm Sandy and its devastating effects on parts of the area. It brought home the concern we always raise with our customers about the need for complete IT coverage [...]

The Makers

December 6th, 2012|Book Review|

An interesting book choice this holiday season for the person interested in tech, history or business is The Makers by Chris Anderson, the Editor in Chief of Wired Magazine and founder of 3D Robotics, his company based on the philosophy [...]

SMBs Allowing Personal Phones and Computers

November 13th, 2012|Tech Tips|

A WSJ article (Nov. 12, 2012), "Many Gadgets, Many Risks," focused on the growing trend of SMBs allowing employees to use their own personal laptops and smartphones for work, which saves the employer on hardware but brings up many security [...]

Windows 8!

October 22nd, 2012|Tech Tips|

Not that long ago, we had a blog post on Windows 8 and the news or rumors surrounding the new OS. Now that we are getting much closer to its arrival, October 26, we thought we would offer updates on [...]

Google Drive

October 11th, 2012|Tech Tips|

If you are a user of Google Docs, you may have noticed that the tab for Google docs no longer exists and has been replaced by Google Drive. Interestingly, there hasn't been a lot of buzz from Google to the [...]

What the Plus? Google+ for the Rest of Us

September 27th, 2012|Book Review|

You may have read our book review of Enchantment by Guy Kawasaki, the guru of writing on Apple and author of many business best sellers. Kawasaki has been a leader in jumping on the social media bandwagon, having over half [...]

New iPhone vs. the Android

September 20th, 2012|Tech Tips|

 Well, it's hard to live on this planet and not have heard the news of the new iPhone that recently hit stores. Much has been written in the past few weeks, since Apple made its announcement of the new iPhone [...]

Apps and more apps!

September 11th, 2012|Tech Tips|

As we have noted in other tech tips, the increasing use of tablets and smartphones in the business place has inspired us to provide more tips on apps that could benefit you both in your business and personal use. The [...]

iPad and iPhone Tech Tips

August 28th, 2012|Tech Tips|

The Wall Street Journal, along with other publications has taken a closer look recently at tips for using the iPhone and iPad. This blog and the next will focus on useful tips for your business and home use. We will [...]

Tech Tips for the Future

July 26th, 2012|Tech Tips|

What are the most exciting possibilities for new tech products for 2012? Looks like mobile devices, in the form of tablets and smartphones are the front-runners. Amazon has been working on a few products, and the Wall Street Journal recently [...]

Tried and True Tech Tips

July 3rd, 2012|Tech Tips|

The online Journal of Accountancy recently published "125 Technology Quick Tips," including tips from basic short-cuts when using Word to tips for the iPad and those for good websites. We thought we would include some of the relevant ones here [...]

Imagine by Jonah Lehrer

June 18th, 2012|Book Review|

Did you know that daydreaming or having ADHD could actually be beneficial to your creativity, which in turn could help you in many careers, such as business, advertising and science? Jonah Lehrer, in his best-seller Imagine, offers such theories, based [...]

Business Strategies for Social, Mobile and and the Cloud

June 18th, 2012|Tech Tips|

A recent blog post on ( delved into what the article called "the new paradigm" for business, which is the combination of business trends in using social networks, mobility and the Cloud. The blog highlights the critical points to [...]

Moving to the Cloud

June 12th, 2012|Case Study|

At Waytek, moving our clients to the cloud starts with asking the key questions that drive a business to such a move. We help our clients first understand exactly what it means to migrate to the Cloud and why they [...]

Windows 8 – What’s Ahead

June 7th, 2012|Tech Tips|

A lot of buzz has been generated lately around Windows 8, due to be released in "a couple of months." Microsoft has just launched the Windows 8 Release Preview, and the positive and negative critiques have followed. While Windows 7 was [...]

SEO for SMBs and the New Google Policies

May 22nd, 2012|Tech Tips|

Last week, we tweeted an article from the Wall Street Journal ( Sarah E. Needleman, Emily Maltby, As Google Tweaks Searches, Some Get Lost in the Web, May 16, 2012) on the recent tweaking of Google's search engine ranking of [...]

The iPad in Business

May 14th, 2012|Tech Tips|

A lot has been written lately about iPad for business and the many new apps and other resources one can use to utilize the iPad in an every-day business environment. This is especially true for the latest iPad. Just last [...]

Eric Ries – The Lean Startup

April 23rd, 2012|Book Review|

Eric Ries gained momentum for his book The Lean Startup by first starting a blog on the subject and accruing many followers. In a sense, he was following his own advice for the entrepreneur - to be able to follow [...]

Spring Cleaning!

April 9th, 2012|Tech Tips|

Spring is traditionally thought of as a good time to clean up and organize, and that can certainly apply to your technology. Here are a few tips: Clean out your hard drive. Whether at work or at home, now is [...]

Clicking Safe Links

March 15th, 2012|Tech Tips|

The number one priority in surfing the web and using the Internet in your business and personal life is to make sure that your security is not compromised. Ensuring that you have the right AntiVirus and AntiMalware along with other [...]

Google Privacy Changes

March 5th, 2012|Tech Tips|

It is hard not to have read about the new Google privacy changes, which went into effect on March 1st. Numerous articles have been appearing all over the web and in the media over the past couple of weeks. Many [...]

Lisa Gansky – The Mesh

February 16th, 2012|Book Review|

While reading Lisa Gansky's book The Mesh, written in 2010, it struck me that her message is even more relevant in 2012. The concept of the book is that we have entered a new era in business, where many companies [...]

Social Media Tech Tips for SMBs

February 15th, 2012|Tech Tips|

If you are like most of our SMB customers, you are struggling to keep up with the new demands of making yourselves known in the world of social media. Don't despair! Here are some tips to help you along. Feel [...]

Diversify Your IT Security!

January 26th, 2012|Tech Tips|

This week, Fox news published an informative article (January 26, 2012, on the state of cyber security. The popular security product, Symantec, had to advise customers to disable one of its products after hackers had stolen underlying code powering [...]

New iPad Tech Tip for Waytek Customers

January 12th, 2012|Tech Tips|

Last week, we wrote about new tech tips for the iPhone and iPad, a timely post for the many Waytek customers who received new gadgets for the holidays. Our customers are also increasingly using smartphones and iPads for work. This [...]