The Technology of Print on Demand

Print on demand (POD) allows for print materials, like books, to be printed a much more rapid pace and one at a time. Unlike traditional book printing, which requires several copies to be printed at once, POD technology allows for one book to be printed at one time. This technology is mostly spurred by the rise of self-publishing authors who work with printers to only print their book when a copy has been sold.

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Why Root an Android Device?

In order to understand why you should root an Android device, you should first understand what it means. You should also understand the risks you are taking by doing such an action. And finally, what benefits might you gain or lose from rooting your Android device?
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Apple's Find My Friends App

With all of the updates happening to Apple devices lately, it’s easy to miss out on some of the great features. One of those features you may not know about is the Find My Friends app. Through this app, you’re able to connect to friends and family in a whole new way. There’s no more waiting around to see where your friends are hanging out at. If someone is staying at your house, you can easily see when their plane lands and when they’ll arrive at your house.

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How to Take an iPad Screenshot

Whether you’re working on something for work, you need to remember what a website looks like, or need to send an image of an email to a colleague, taking an iPad screenshot is pretty simple. If you’re an avid Apple device user and have an iPhone, then the process will be very familiar. For those who don’t know Apple devices as well or just need a refresher, here are the steps you need to follow in order to take an iPad Screenshot:

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What to Consider When Choosing Enterprise Software

For any company, the software you use on a daily basis is critical to operations, productivity, profitability, and number of other factors. Choosing the right enterprise software can be a difficult decision to make and is certainly not one you want to make lightly. As you go into the process of deciding what software solution is best for your company, there are several factors you need to take into consideration:

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5 Awesome iOS 8 Updates

With Apple constantly in the news and releasing new products and operating systems, it can be difficult to keep up with news. For those using iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch, there’s a new operating system—iOS 8—that can improve your device’s performance and increase your productivity.

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Does The Thought Of Your In-House Computer Expert Leaving Scare You To Death?

Here’s an scary question most businesses don’t think about: what would happen if your computer guy suddenly quit? Most business owners think it would only be a temporary inconvenience when, in fact, the opposite is usually true. Want to know how much you are at risk? Ask yourself the following 6 frightening questions:

  1. Do you have written network documentation about your computer network? What software licenses do you own? What are the critical administrator passwords to your systems and devices? How is your computer network structured? What hardware do you own and when do your equipment warranties expire? Are there cloud vendors for email, online storage, hosted line of business applications, etc. that you don’t currently have? You should NEVER allow a single IT person or company keep this information under their full control over your network and company. If they suddenly left for any reason, this could lead to huge consequences for your company.
  2. Do you know where your backup files are stored and if they are being stored properly? If you are like most business owners, you’re too busy dealing with the “crisis of the day” to think about system backups and probably leave tasks to your internal expert. If your database gets fried and your tech is nowhere to be found, you might be in a lot of trouble.
  3. Do you have a written plan for restoring your network fast in the case of a disaster? If you don’t have a fully tested disaster recovery plan for your office, you could be at serious risk without ever knowing it until something happens.
  4. Do you know where all of your software is stored? Bad things can happen to computers and servers, and the situation can be made worse if you are not prepared. Taking a minute to organize and store your software in a secure place can save you a considerable chunk of money in the event that you need to restore a program on your systems. If you don’t have access to the software or don’t know where it is located, you might be forced to buy the software again.
  5. Do you know what routine maintenance is being done on your network? I know that the very idea of learning about and keeping track of all the servers, workstations and peripherals on your network is about as welcome as a black cat crossing your path, but it is important information to maintain. If your in-house expert leaves, who will take over?
  6. Do you know how to protect yourself from an ugly security breach if your in-house computer expert leaves? What happens if your in-house expert splits with no warning AND has access to your company’s network? As soon as humanly possible, you should disable his or her access, including remote access to your network and all cloud-based applications.

So how did you do? If you answered “no” to even one of these questions, you
need to get the answers now before
it’s too late.