Guides & Articles on Computers

Auto Attendant

Business phone systems with auto attendant features save companies time and staff resources

Auto attendant features can be part of a business PBX console or a traditional multi-line extension key phone system. Other auto attendants can be part of a hosted business phone service, a business suite software package or a lower cost Internet-based or VoIP service.The benefits of automated attendant products for business phone systems include: Redirects a high volume of...


B2B Markets for Computers and Software

Expand your business with B2B markets for computers and software

Connect with B2B markets for computers and software. E-commerce services for B2B markets for software and computers range from auction sites to matchmaking services. These exchange services offer traditional business growth by connecting suppliers and buyers. Here are some ways to use B2B markets for computers and software:1. Use online auction and download services to buy and...


Cheap Laptops

A good, reliable laptop doesnÂ’t have to break the bank

Laptops are often thought of as an unnecessary expense when your office desktop computer works just fine. But since laptops can add efficiency, portability and convenience, the expense may be worth it. Although laptops generally cost more than comparable desktop computers, there are many ways you can cut costs. For example, if you can get by with a smaller screen, a shorter...


Computer Rental by State

Business computer rental in the US is simply genius

You are coordinating a major corporate event, and you need to rent computers for your presenters. Business computer rental in the US is simple because nationwide computer rental services abound. AV companies all across the US are going nationwide and offering computer rentals by state.Renting your computers onsite is the fastest and simplest way to accommodate anywhere from one...


Computer Workstations

Choosing the right computer workstations can have a positive impact on your business

Computer workstations have become so ingrained in the business world, it’s hard to imagine an office without them. And because we all spend so much time at our computer workstation, it’s important to create a space that is comfortable, aesthetically pleasing and ergonomic. With the variety of desktop workstation styles and computer workstation vendors, this can easily...


Computers and Software

Get help choosing computers and software

Computers and software are the foundation of most businesses. Using current technology can help your business with everything from financial and accounting management to attracting and retaining customers.With low-priced options, computers are affordable for most businesses. There is a wide range of manufacturers to choose from when shopping for computers and several choices in...


Computers by Brand

Shop for computer brand names to protect your investment

Brand name computers typically have a stronger reputation than lesser-known varieties. Many business owners look through the different brand name computer manufacturers and decide on the one that suits their networking needs the best. Many business owners wonder why they should buy name brand computers instead of lesser known brands. To start, with brand name computers, you know...


Custom-Built Computers

Build a custom computer that is tailor-made to your business' needs

Businesses and consumers alike can now create completely custom-built computers and choose the individual processors and parts that go into their custom PC. This allows for a computer that:1. Has a processor speed that fits your needs, without having to overpay for one that is too fast.2. Has all of the components, both internal and external, that are necessary to your...


Desktop Computers Basics

Shop smart by arming yourself with information on desktop computers basics

Familiarize yourself with information on desktop computers basics to help you make well informed decisions when purchasing PCs. For many years, desktop PCs offered limited variation in features. Monitor screen sizes had a maximum dimension of 15 inches and buyers had one color choice and a couple of memory options from which to select.Today, the selection of desktop PC options are...


Desktop Computers by Brand

Find security when relying on brand name desktop computers for your company

If you have ever tried to install a generic brand of computers within your workplace, then you know about the problems you can run into. Lesser known brands typically have limited warranty coverage and can cost more to repair when parts break.When you look for a new network to install within your office, you’ll want to shop for well known brands of desktop computers....


Educational Technology

Get technology in education without having to learn it

Instructional technology should allow the student to focus on the subject of study rather than having to learn the technology. With new technologies and standards for e-books emerging in higher education businesses, technology for learning may become truly “people”-friendly, never to be referred to as "user" again. Over the past few years the educational...


Finding and Buying Used Computers

Second-hand hardware means more bytes for your budget

Buying anything used – whether car or Compaq – is a tried and true way of getting more for your money. In some ways, computers are an ideal used buy — they comprise mostly solid-state components that don't wear out, and companies that insist on state-of-the art equipment often quickly liquidate perfectly functional computers, funneling nearly new hardware...


Green Computing

Green computers save you money and resources

Although it sounds eco-friendly, green computing is really all about using computer resources efficiently. However, environmental benefits are a welcome side effect of this shift in computer consciousness. Apple CEO Steve Jobs first posted environmental targets online in May 2007 after he and other leaders in the PC industry were slammed for not having environmental policies. This...


Information Retrieval Services

Turn to information retrieval services when you need more space

Information retrieval services are becoming more and more popular, offering help to a full spectrum of businesses with information storage and document retrieval. Whether you need assistance with storing paper documents or computer files, a computer information retrieval system can help you make space or free up memory on your computer.Physician's offices often use information...


Laptop Rental

Renting a laptop is as easy as picking up the phone and having it the next day

There are many good reasons to rent a laptop. For instance, laptop rental can come in handy if you have an offsite event that requires everyone to be online. In this instance, laptop rentals can provide the connectivity you need. For offsite training sessions, laptops can allow attendees to complete online testing. There are also times for personal laptop rental, including when:1....


Making the Most of Laptop Liquidators

Making the most of laptop liquidators could help you avoid busting your budget

If you’re in the market for a new laptop or looking to sell your old notebook computer, making the most of laptop liquidators can be a great way to save some cash. Computer liquidators generally sell off-lease computers or those traded in by corporations due to upgrades at considerable discounted prices. Leasing companies and computer manufacturers look to laptop liquidators...


New Jersey Computer Repair

How to find computer repair in New Jersey for your small business

Computer repair in New Jersey is usually separated into the installation and maintenance of software and hardware. Technicians frequently complete certification and degree programs in this field but competency is usually determined by experience rather than formal training. Computer repairs in New Jersey are performed in public sectors such as an Information Technology (IT)...


Pricing and Costs of Computer Rentals

Figure out if it's worth the cost to rent a computer online

Choosing computer rentals over purchasing is a big decision, especially when figuring out the cost. Your business may only save money by renting if you need to replace your computers with newer models every year or less anyway.Most computer rental companies don't make it easy to calculate your pricing and costs of computer rentals, because they won't give you prices up...


Pricing and Costs of Minicomputers

Choose cost-saving minicomputers to stay within your business' budget

Minicomputers are multi-user computers offering today's consumers middle range capabilities. The term is largely obsolete in today's world, but it describes computers in the middle of the computing range spectrum, between the mainframe computer options and the micro computer. Today, some micro computers are externally micro computers but architecturally mini computers. The...


Recycling and Disposing of Old Computer Equipment

Get rid of e-waste with a clean conscience

Staying competitive in today’s tech-dependent business environment means upgrading your computers every few years. But what do you do with the old units? Legally, you can’t toss them in the trash. And if you want to donate them or sell them, you need to ensure that confidential customer data and company trade secrets are wiped clean before you hand them over. And if...


Refurbished Desktop Computers Advice and Ratings

Decrease technology expenses for your company using refurbished desktop computers advice and ratings

Computer technology tends to advance at a rapid pace and can render your company's used desktops obsolete in just a few short years. To offset this obsolescence costs, you can purchase refurbished computers at a discount. Refurbished PCs usually carry all the same warranties from the manufacturer but a reduced sale price. These computers are ones that had a problem and the...


Selecting the Right Computer Hardware Configuration

With the right stuff, you only pay for what you really need

Although any desktop PC can be used for business, you can end up paying more than you need to if your desktop computers have a lot of bells and whistles you'll never use. Most small businesses don't need whiz-bang multi-media capabilities, an analog modem, hand-holding software or a cosmetically chic case. You do need: Reliability and serviceability. The option of paying...


Thin Client Terminals

Pump up your business capabilities with thin client technology

A thin client is not a skinny computer. Thin client computers are client computers or client software within client server networks, and they depend on the central server for all processing activities. Many thin client devices operate desktop software remotely, meaning the software does not reside on the computer. The bulk of the processing runs on the server. Here are some...


Training for Computers and Software

Advance your career with training for computers and software

Computer and software companies need qualified candidates who are trained in all aspects of development. On the hardware side, technical training in building and repairing computers is a vital skill. Software developers need creativity and training both to succeed in a changing computer business environment.You can start with an associate's degree to get your foot in...


Used Laptops

Used laptops can provide years of service while saving you money

Laptops are the most convenient way to stay connected and productive while away from the office. If you already have a desktop computer, buying a laptop may seem like an unnecessary expense. But used laptop computers can provide convenience and connectivity without the high cost of a new model. The keys to buying used laptop computers that will serve you well are:1. Consider the...