Bay Area Business Tech News

4 Ways To Make Sure Your Business Is Ready For What 2021 May Bring
As you prep for the coming year, here are four things you need to give your business a serious edge.

1) Head To The Cloud. Back up your data to secure cloud storage. This makes it a breeze for you and your team to access.

Back To Basics

A lot of time is spent on staying protected from the newest type of scam or the newest cybercrimes, but as is true with many things, remembering the basics is the entire foundation of making sure you, your company and your clients remain safe.

Everyone in the company or organization should know basic security principles.

Shiny Gadget Of The Month: NexOptic DoubleTake Binoculars

You might not realize, but binocular technology has come a long way in the past 10 years. It’s all thanks to advances in other areas of technology, including high-resolution cameras and high-resolution displays. Bring these technologies together along with some serious image processing, and you are left with NexOptic’s DoubleTake Binoculars!

This pair of binoculars is slightly smaller than a good pair of traditional lenses, but it comes with so much more, including a 12-megapixel sensor capable of shooting 4K video.

Finally Shed The Old This Year

It’s Costing You Much More Than You Think
New year, new technology! If your business is still relying on older and aging technology, it’s time to think about updating that technology. As it ages, the effort to keep it running comes with many hidden costs.

Bay Area Business Briefings

Top Business Apps To Get You Organized And Back On Track
If you’re struggling to stay on top of your work tasks, there are some great apps available to help out.

• Asana helps your business improve communication and collaboration. You can view all tasks and projects and follow progress on a communal board so you can communicate without having to rely on e-mail.

Why Do I Need So Many Passwords?!?

Passwords and management of those passwords are a big pain – no two ways around it. One website requires a symbol, another requires 14 characters and your bank requires 10 characters, four PIN numbers and the answer to a secret question. It becomes easy to just use the same three or four passwords for everything – after all, that’s more secure than one password for everything, right?!

Here’s the problem with this strategy.

Shiny Gadget Of The Month: SelfieSpin360 For GoPro

A GoPro camera is great for a crystal-clear, wide-angle video of yourself or your subject, and you can attach it to the end of a selfie stick for some nice static shots, too. But if you’re ready to take things up a notch and capture even more truly awesome moments, then you need the SelfieSpin360.

It’s all there in the name: the SelfieSpin360 gives you a way to get incredible 360 degree footage of yourself in any setting.

The Onscreen Keyboard – Use It!

One of the most notorious spyware/malware targets is your keyboard – keylogger software has been around for ages. The longtime favorite of electronic crooks, keyloggers are made even easier for bad guys to distribute and for you to accidently come in contact with by modern security breaches.