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5 Network Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

5 Network Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

If you’re not an IT expert, there could be some opportunities to optimize the efficiency and safety of your home network.

Your home network is probably one of the unsung heroes in your daily life. As it allows you to work, entertain, and stay connected, it’s become a feature in your home that you’ve grown used to having. As technology continues to advance every day, it’s important that home network owners stay up to date to keep their network safe and functioning properly. If you’re not an IT expert, there could be some opportunities to optimize the efficiency and safety of your home network. Here are five mistakes that you may be making. [Read more…]

The Benefits of Windows 10

The Benefits of Windows 10

In technology, change is inevitable and usually, the most efficient way to complete your tasks is by updating your system.

Sometimes, after you’ve gotten used to working with a specific operating system it’s often difficult to find the motivation to change. You’ll have to learn new functions and find all your most used features all over again. In technology, change is inevitable and usually, the most efficient way to complete your tasks is by updating your system. For Windows users, Windows 10 serves as a further improvement on a design, and features many benefits that users will enjoy. [Read more…]

Technology Trends to Look Forward to in 2017

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Within the coming year, several technologies are going to be developed, and we’re seeing it happen with a rapid pace.

The new year is here, and we’re looking at 2017 for its tech scene.  Within the coming year, several technologies are going to be developed, and we’re seeing it happen with a rapid pace.  So, what are the most exciting upcoming trends for the new year?  Working Nets is here to discuss that with you.  Read on for the best technology trends to look forward to in 2017.

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Why Are Windows 10 Updates Coming So Slowly?

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Windows 10 updates are mandatory and forced, whether you want them to happen or not. And they’re happening more infrequently.

Windows 10 owners know by now that updates to the OS are being released much slower than Microsoft has done so in the past.  Remember when a tiny popup would show at the bottom of your screen, asking you to update, and you always selected for it to update in four hours?  That’s gone, now.  Updates are mandatory and forced, whether you want them to happen or not.  And they’re happening more infrequently.  Read on to find out why.

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Microsoft Introduces New Surface Studio

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Are you a budding artist? The new Surface Studio may be the right machine for you. Microsoft has announced their new version of the Surface, which is moving computer technology into the future.

Are you a budding artist?  The new Surface Studio may be the right machine for you.  Microsoft has announced their new version of the Surface, which has been referred to as moving computer technology into the future.  The Studio seems to be aimed at those who draw and design, and has many draws for the conventional customer, as well.  The original Microsoft Surface has been incredibly successful and raved as extremely functional; so, it stands to reason that the Studio should follow.  Read on to learn more about the Surface Studio.

Why is Windows 10 Worth Your Time?

Whether you already updated your computer to Windows 10 and are regretting your decision or you have been putting off the installation for almost a year and half, Windows 10 gets an unfair bad reputation amongst Windows users.

Whether you already updated your computer to Windows 10 or you have been putting off the installation, it gets an unfair bad reputation amongst Windows users.

Whether you already updated your computer to Windows 10 and are regretting your decision or you have been putting off the installation for almost a year and half, Windows 10 gets an unfair bad reputation amongst Windows users. As of now, Windows 10 is running on less than half the number of Microsoft PCs that are running Windows 7, and the usage rate is not increasing much from month to month. Why should you upgrade your computer to Windows 10 and what’s all the fuss about?

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Why Do Phone Batteries Explode?

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Samsung tells the press that it’s because the battery was manufactured incorrectly–but the Galaxy’s battery isn’t the first to explode in the history of cell phones.

Recently, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 has run into some battery issues.  According to a small population of customers, their phone battery simply overheated and exploded, causing a full recall of the product.  Samsung tells the press that it’s because the battery was manufactured incorrectly–but the Galaxy’s battery isn’t the first to explode in the history of cell phones.  What causes such modern technology to simply catch fire?  And why do we carry that around in our pockets?  Read on for a quick run-down of why batteries explode in the first place.

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Kindle is Crashing Windows 10 Anniversary Users

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Recently, Windows 10 underwent an update called the Windows 10 Anniversary update. Those who have updated are reporting problems when they plug in their Kindle.

Though, to be fair, it’s probably not Kindle’s fault.  Recently, Windows 10 underwent an update called the Windows 10 Anniversary update.  Those who have updated are reporting problems when they plug in their Kindle to charge or to transfer books.  The issue appears to be widespread.  Is it affecting you?  There may be a few ways to work around it.

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Verizon Buys Yahoo at a Nearly Pathetic Price…But Why?

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AOL stayed in the past, and that’s why they were bought out. But Yahoo? Verizon just bought them for $4.8 billion.

Last year, Verizon showed its financial superiority by buying out AOL at $4.4 billion.  America Online used to be one of the great monoliths of the internet, back in the days when there were about three functional internet browsers to choose from.  We probably all remember that tell-tale dial up noise and, “You’ve got mail!”  But as time moved on, AOL became essentially obsolete as it was replaced with bigger and better versions of its features.  AOL stayed in the past, and that’s why they were bought out.  But Yahoo?  Verizon just bought them for $4.8 billion.  These two internet giants have been reduced to just under ten billion dollars.  So, what’s Verizon doing with them?

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A Dangerous Security Breach in Apple’s OS–Are You at Risk?

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Imagine getting malware just from viewing the preview of an iMessage. Well, that’s exactly what’s happening with the newest security breach in Apple’s operating systems.

Imagine getting malware just from viewing the preview of an iMessage.  Well, that’s exactly what’s happening with the newest security breach in Apple’s operating systems.  On all devices, it’s possible for hackers to simply send you a message and infect you with malware that gives them access to all of your information.  Scary, right?  Well, let’s go over how you can prevent this.

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