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Tech Tips for the Future

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 [...]

July 26th, 2012|Tech Tips|

Tried and True 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 [...]

July 3rd, 2012|Tech Tips|

Imagine by Jonah Lehrer

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 [...]

June 18th, 2012|Book Review|

Business Strategies for Social, Mobile and and the Cloud

A recent blog post on wired.com (http://www.wired.com/cloudline/2012/05/social-mobile-cloud/) 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 [...]

June 18th, 2012|Tech Tips|

Moving to the Cloud

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 [...]

June 12th, 2012|Case Study|

Windows 8 – What’s Ahead

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 [...]

June 7th, 2012|Tech Tips|

SEO for SMBs and the New Google Policies

Last week, we tweeted an article from the Wall Street Journal (online.wsj.com 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 [...]

May 22nd, 2012|Tech Tips|

The iPad in Business

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 [...]

May 14th, 2012|Tech Tips|

Eric Ries – The Lean Startup

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 [...]

April 23rd, 2012|Book Review|

Spring Cleaning!

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 [...]

April 9th, 2012|Tech Tips|

Clicking Safe Links

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 [...]

March 15th, 2012|Tech Tips|

Google Privacy Changes

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 [...]

March 5th, 2012|Tech Tips|

Lisa Gansky – The Mesh

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 [...]

February 16th, 2012|Book Review|

Social Media Tech Tips for SMBs

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 [...]

February 15th, 2012|Tech Tips|

Diversify Your IT Security!

This week, Fox news published an informative article (January 26, 2012, FoxNews.com) 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 [...]

January 26th, 2012|Tech Tips|

New iPad Tech Tip for Waytek Customers

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 [...]

January 12th, 2012|Tech Tips|

Tech Tips for iPhone and iPad

Our latest tech tips are Apple related. Though many of our customers do not use Apples for business, iPhones and iPads are used by many of our customers and they periodically have questions about the usage of both. Our first [...]

January 5th, 2012|Tech Tips|

Holiday Tech Gift Ideas

As an IT company, we often get asked about our recommendations for tech gifts for the holidays. Here are a few of our favorites: You may be familiar with the Moleskine journals and notebooks, legendary for having been used by [...]

December 1st, 2011|Tech Tips|

Safe Holiday Cyber Shopping Tips

As an IT company serving our customers' security needs, we are very aware of the need for safety when shopping online for the holidays. Here are some tips we thought would be helpful for you and your business. Use reliable [...]

November 29th, 2011|Tech Tips|

Getting Auto Complete for Outlook on new computer

This is a question we run into often, especially when customers are migrating to a new computer. Outlook 2003, and above, creates a file called outlook.nk2 that stores all of your entries that are typed into the "to" box. When [...]

November 17th, 2011|Tech Tips|

Daniel Pink – Drive

A new feature of our newsletter, that we will periodically include, is a small book review on a book that contains relevant information or forward thinking for small and medium sized businesses and the world of technology. Please contact us [...]

November 1st, 2011|Book Review|

Gary Vaynerchuk – The Thank You Economy

Gary Vaynerchuk, the wine seller who became an internet sensation with his Wine Library and his books on wine, has expanded his writing to a book about the impact of Web 2.0 on businesses and consumers today. His book, The [...]

November 1st, 2011|Book Review|

Walter Isaacson – Steve Jobs

This issue features a review of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, an appropriate choice for an IT company and one that resonates for many working business or other career paths, aiming to make a difference and achieve excellence. Jobs approached [...]

November 1st, 2011|Book Review|

Guy Kawasaki – Enchantment

In this issue, we are looking at Guy Kawasaki's bestseller of the year, Enchantment - the Art of Changing Hearts, Minds and Actions. It is not a book about manipulating others to follow your way; it looks more to winning [...]

November 1st, 2011|Book Review|

Jim Collins, Morten Hansen – Great by Choice

In looking at books to review for our end of year edition, we found Great by Choice to be the kind of motivating book that lends itself to end of year reflection and inspiration. Jim Collins is known for his [...]

November 1st, 2011|Book Review|

Clutter Free Desktop

If you frequently run multiple programs simultaneously, your desktop can get extremely cluttered. This can get annoying if you're working on one program and want to minimize all of the other windows. In previous versions of Windows, you had to [...]

October 31st, 2011|Tech Tips|

Staying secure in a wifi location

Have you ever worried about your internet security when surfing the web in a space away from the office or home? Here are some important tips from a recent article in the New York Times. And, don't forget to view [...]

October 20th, 2011|Tech Tips|

NYC Cyber Security Symposium

Waytek representatives recently attended the Cyber Security Symposium held by Kaspersky Lab in New York City on October 6th, where Kaspersky Lab also launched its latest edition of Kaspersky's Antivirus/Anti-malware products. What made the event especially interesting was that the [...]

October 13th, 2011|Corporate|

Internet Explorer 9 Tech Tip

Here's a tip for those of you using Internet Explorer 9 on how to change the default download location. In Internet Explorer 9, the default download is in the downloads folder in your user profile. If you don't like this [...]

September 29th, 2011|Tech Tips|

Waytek People – Brian McDonnell

Brian McDonnell, CEO  In each edition of our newsletter, we try to include a profile on one of our Waytek employees to let you learn a little more about them outside of their time here at Waytek. This month, with [...]

September 20th, 2011|Corporate|