ITworld Small Business http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/50/all en Technology leapfrogging: How the cloud, tablets and phablets advance tech adoption http://www.itworld.com/428335/technology-leapfrogging-how-cloud-tablets-and-phablets-advance-tech-adoption Technology upgrades don&#039;t have to be incremental journeys from version 1.0 to 2.0.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/428335/technology-leapfrogging-how-cloud-tablets-and-phablets-advance-tech-adoption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/428335/technology-leapfrogging-how-cloud-tablets-and-phablets-advance-tech-adoption#comments Cloud Computing Consumerization of IT Hardware IT Management Small Business Feature Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:25:56 +0000 IDGNS staff 428335 at http://www.itworld.com Android Wear apps already outnumber Google Glass apps http://www.itworld.com/427130/android-wear-apps-already-outnumber-google-glass-apps Google Glass may have captivated our imagination for a few years, but Android Wear is what has developers excited. Just two devices are currently available running the wearables platform and already the number of explicitly Wear-supporting apps exceeds the app catalog for Google Glass, a statistic first reported by Android Central.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/427130/android-wear-apps-already-outnumber-google-glass-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/427130/android-wear-apps-already-outnumber-google-glass-apps#comments IT Management Mobile & Wireless Open Source Operating Systems Personal Tech Small Business Software Tip Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:05:45 +0000 IDGNS staff 427130 at http://www.itworld.com Ten things everyone should know how to do with a word processor http://www.itworld.com/software/427126/ten-things-everyone-should-know-how-do-word-processor Admit it: You don’t use half the tools in your word processing app—whether it’s Microsoft Word, Apple’s own Pages, or Google Docs—maybe even less than half. But without all those bells and whistles you’ve been ignoring, that app is little more than a glorified text editor. (Not that there’s anything wrong with that: I use my favorite text editor, BBEdit, as a glorified word processor.)<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/427126/ten-things-everyone-should-know-how-do-word-processor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/427126/ten-things-everyone-should-know-how-do-word-processor#comments Personal Tech Small Business Software Tip Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:58:38 +0000 IDGNS staff 427126 at http://www.itworld.com Seagate aims to make a splash in small-business NAS by announcing 5 new products http://www.itworld.com/storage/427125/seagate-aims-make-splash-small-business-nas-announcing-5-new-products Seagate announced five all-new network-attached storage (NAS) boxes today--the biggest product launch the company has ever mounted in this space, according to a company spokesperson. Seagate is targeting the home office denizen and small businesses with up to 50 employees, offering boxes that deliver up to 30TB of capacity.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/storage/427125/seagate-aims-make-splash-small-business-nas-announcing-5-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/storage/427125/seagate-aims-make-splash-small-business-nas-announcing-5-new-products#comments Small Business Storage News Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:31:22 +0000 IDGNS staff 427125 at http://www.itworld.com Federation of Small Businesses demands minimum broadband speed of 100mbps http://www.itworld.com/networking/427084/federation-small-businesses-demands-minimum-broadband-speed-100mbps The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is calling on the government to adopt &quot;much more ambitious targets&quot; for rolling out high speed broadband for businesses across the UK.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/427084/federation-small-businesses-demands-minimum-broadband-speed-100mbps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/427084/federation-small-businesses-demands-minimum-broadband-speed-100mbps#comments Networking Small Business News Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:56:43 +0000 IDGNS staff 427084 at http://www.itworld.com How to find anything in Evernote: 6 advanced search tips http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/426967/how-find-anything-evernote-6-advanced-search-tips When it comes to taking notes, you can&#039;t beat Evernote. With its mobile apps and browser plug-ins, it&#039;s incredibly easy to take any article, image, or other data and add it to your personal collection. It&#039;s so easy, in fact, that it often takes less time to add a note than to decide whether you really need it. Before you know it, you&#039;ve got way more info than you know what to do with.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/426967/how-find-anything-evernote-6-advanced-search-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/426967/how-find-anything-evernote-6-advanced-search-tips#comments Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Small Business Software Tip Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:07:43 +0000 IDGNS staff 426967 at http://www.itworld.com Cybersecurity fears drive SMBs to third-party payment services http://www.itworld.com/security/426950/cybersecurity-fears-drive-smbs-third-party-payment-services Between 2010 and 2013, there was a 25 percent drop in small business processing online orders as traditional credit card merchants. Instead, they turned to third-party payment services, primarily due to concerns over cybersecurity and costs.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/426950/cybersecurity-fears-drive-smbs-third-party-payment-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/426950/cybersecurity-fears-drive-smbs-third-party-payment-services#comments Mobile & Wireless Networking Security Small Business News Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:46:36 +0000 IDGNS staff 426950 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft slashes SMB Office 365 prices by up to 31% http://www.itworld.com/software/426612/microsoft-slashes-smb-office-365-prices-31 Microsoft&#039;s price cuts for some Office 365 plans was an attempt to keep momentum on its software-by-subscription push, an analyst said. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/426612/microsoft-slashes-smb-office-365-prices-31" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/426612/microsoft-slashes-smb-office-365-prices-31#comments Cloud Computing Enterprise Software Internet Networking On-demand Software Small Business Software News Office 365 Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:21:27 +0000 IDGNS staff 426612 at http://www.itworld.com How the target breach has affected small business data security http://www.itworld.com/data-protection/426384/how-target-breach-has-affected-small-business-data-security Hackers increasingly target small firms as a way to get to the big guys. Here&#039;s what companies need to do to step up their game.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/data-protection/426384/how-target-breach-has-affected-small-business-data-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/data-protection/426384/how-target-breach-has-affected-small-business-data-security#comments Data Protection Security Small Business News Thu, 10 Jul 2014 01:04:57 +0000 IDGNS staff 426384 at http://www.itworld.com Weary of takedowns, Microsoft looks for partners in crime fighting http://www.itworld.com/security/426136/weary-takedowns-microsoft-looks-partners-crime-fighting Microsoft has grown weary of its role as the Internet&#039;s Dirty Harry and, increasingly, is looking for partners to share the load of fighting cyber crime. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/426136/weary-takedowns-microsoft-looks-partners-crime-fighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/426136/weary-takedowns-microsoft-looks-partners-crime-fighting#comments IT Management Mobile & Wireless Networking Security Small Business Software Windows Tip Tue, 08 Jul 2014 00:53:33 +0000 jnaze 426136 at http://www.itworld.com Gain insight into your time and effort with Toggl http://www.itworld.com/business-intelligence/425432/gain-insight-your-time-and-effort-toggl You might think that you’ve got a general idea of how you spend your time and effort at work, but tracking such things is usually more effort than it’s worth. With Toggl, they’ve reduced the friction to recording time so much that it’s barely any effort at all and you have a lot to gain. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/business-intelligence/425432/gain-insight-your-time-and-effort-toggl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/business-intelligence/425432/gain-insight-your-time-and-effort-toggl#comments Business Business Intelligence Cloud Computing Personal Tech Small Business Unified Communications Tip time tracking Toggl Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 mombrea 425432 at http://www.itworld.com Six Ways Your Small Business Can Save with Internet Phone Service http://www.itworld.com/small-business/425371/six-ways-your-small-business-can-save-internet-phone-service <!--paging_filter--><p> Traditional phone systems present two main problems for businesses: limited features and high costs. As a result, small businesses are migrating to Internet phone systems that deliver advanced communication features</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/small-business/425371/six-ways-your-small-business-can-save-internet-phone-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Small Business Unified Communications Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:02:35 +0000 425371 at http://www.itworld.com Six Ways Your Small Business Can Save with Internet Phone Service http://www.itworld.com/small-business/425371/six-ways-your-small-business-can-save-internet-phone-service <!--paging_filter--><p> Traditional phone systems present two main problems for businesses: limited features and high costs. As a result, small businesses are migrating to Internet phone systems that deliver advanced communication features</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/small-business/425371/six-ways-your-small-business-can-save-internet-phone-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Small Business Unified Communications Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:02:35 +0000 425371 at http://www.itworld.com Six Ways Your Small Business Can Save with Internet Phone Service http://www.itworld.com/small-business/425371/six-ways-your-small-business-can-save-internet-phone-service <!--paging_filter--><p> Traditional phone systems present two main problems for businesses: limited features and high costs. As a result, small businesses are migrating to Internet phone systems that deliver advanced communication features</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/small-business/425371/six-ways-your-small-business-can-save-internet-phone-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Small Business Unified Communications Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:02:35 +0000 425371 at http://www.itworld.com Six Ways Your Small Business Can Save with Internet Phone Service http://www.itworld.com/small-business/425371/six-ways-your-small-business-can-save-internet-phone-service <!--paging_filter--><p> Traditional phone systems present two main problems for businesses: limited features and high costs. As a result, small businesses are migrating to Internet phone systems that deliver advanced communication features</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/small-business/425371/six-ways-your-small-business-can-save-internet-phone-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Small Business Unified Communications Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:02:35 +0000 425371 at http://www.itworld.com