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Microsoft Build 2017

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Microsoft Build 2017

Microsoft’s annual Build Conference 2017 in Seattle is aimed at developers and these announcements from Microsoft affect consumers. Some of the new features are really important for you to know about if you use Windows. So what is in this for you? Windows 10 Fall 2017 Update This fall the Windows 10 update has some good news for you to consider and Connectech has broken this down to what you should know. The Verge has an informative video giving you the highlights of all the announcements in the keynote speech in eight minutes and we have...

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G Suite Support

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G Suite Support

G Suite (formerly Google Apps for Work) is a set of intelligent apps for business by Google Cloud and “all you need to do your best work, together in one package that works seamlessly from your computer, phone or tablet.” At Connectech we have been an authorized reseller of G Suite since 2009 (now called the G Suite Partner Program). Connectech Support Connectech supports our G Suite clients with technical expertise and training so you can fully use the collaboration business tools available for your organization with G Suite. We...

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Millennials 101

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Millennials 101

If your business is not connected to focusing on Millennials, you should be aware of some basic knowledge of this growing generation of consumers and workers to better prepare your business in this changing market. In April 2016, the Millennial generation surpassed the population of Baby Boomers in the USA (77 million vs. 76 million in 2015 data) according to Millennials overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation, Pew Research Millennials surpass Gen Xers as the largest generation in U.S. labor force, Pew Research Brian...

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Will Apple Do it Again?

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Will Apple Do it Again?

Apple surely has impressed investors since its beginning in Steve Job’s garage in 1976 to become the multinational technology company it is today. “During the first five years of operations revenues grew exponentially, doubling about every four months. Between September 1977 and September 1980 yearly sales grew from $775,000 to $118m, an average annual growth rate of 533%.” Wikipedia This trend of continuing to impress investors and increasing profit for Apple is amazing. The question is will Apple do it again? In 1980, when...

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Move Over Echo

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Move Over Echo

Microsoft just announced  it has entered the market with its own voice activated assistant device called the harmon/kardon Invoke with Cortana by Microsoft. Roger Fingas, appleinsider reports that like its rivals the Invoke will, “support functions around music, calendars, reminders, traffic, and news” and, of course, smarthome features and includes “natively support hands-free calling through Microsoft’s Skype.” Google Home doesn’t support calling yet. The Echo Show does support video calling. The Invoke should ship this fall only in...

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Saving Money Going Google

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Saving Money Going Google

More companies are understanding how going Google can save money and allow employees better collaboration and connectivity with the home office. Going Google with G Suite will do just that all by itself. However, if you have multiple locations or field representatives on the go, you may want to learn how switching to Chrome devices and G Suite could work for you. Let’s take the case of Fraikin, one of Europe’s largest commercial vehicle rental and fleet management companies, who has gone Google. Your company may not be as large but the...

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