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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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How to Boost Your Network Security for the New Year

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One of the best resolutions that you can make this year is to boost your network security for the new year!

The new year means a lot of things to everyone, whether it’s the chance to finally get in shape and use that gym membership, finally get to the bottom of your Netflix queue, or finally start flossing twice a day. The new year also means a lot of things for your network security! One of the best resolutions that you can make this year is to boost your network security for the new year!

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The Importance of a Network Design Plan

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When you are mapping out the network for your business, it can be tempting to take shortcuts or skip the planning phase in favor of getting it online as quickly as possible.

When you are mapping out the network for your business, it can be tempting to take shortcuts or skip the planning phase in favor of getting it online as quickly as possible. However, you should keep in mind that all good networks with a decent level of security come from good network design plans, not the top of your head. Here is some information about the value of a network design plan when it comes to building IP-based networks!

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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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What to Do if Your Computer Doesn’t Connect to Wi-Fi

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It can be stressful and annoying, but knowing how to fix the problem can help make it a little less of both. Here are some steps to take if you lose your internet connection or your computer won’t connect to Wi-Fi.

We have all been there—right as you are about to send an important email or finish a document online (okay, or watch the season finale of a show on Netflix), your computer suddenly won’t connect to the Wi-Fi. It can be stressful and annoying, but knowing how to fix the problem can help make it a little less of both. Here are some steps to take if you lose your internet connection or your computer won’t connect to Wi-Fi.

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How You Can Save Energy While Using Your Computer

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This is the time of year when you keep the thermostat down, while you freeze and wish there were better ways to save on your energy bill. A PC in particular is one of those electronics thought to eat up energy.

Energy is particularly hard to save during the winter months, when temperatures are at an all time low.  This is the time of year when you keep the thermostat down, while you freeze and wish there were better ways to save on your energy bill.  A PC in particular is one of those electronics thought to eat up energy, and it’s not an incorrect thought; computers do, in fact, eat up a lot of energy.  So, how can you save?  Read on to find out.

What is an HDMI Cable and Why Should You Use One?

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The HDMI cable is relatively new–they were first used in December of 2002. So, it’s understandable that not many people are aware of its function.

For those who aren’t particularly tech savvy, the phrase ‘HDMI cable’ may sound confusing.  We understand that, for many, cables are defined by shapes rather than what they’re called, and it’s not always apparent what they do.  And in fact, the HDMI cable is relatively new–they were first used in December of 2002.  So, it’s understandable that not many people are aware of its function.  To discover what an HDMI cable does and how it can benefit you, read on.

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How to Know if Your Motherboard is Dead

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The motherboard is one of the central parts of your computer, so replacement should be put off unless it is completely necessary.

If your computer has been acting up, you might be concerned that your motherboard is malfunctioning or completely dead. The motherboard is one of the central parts of your computer, so replacement should be put off unless it is completely necessary. So, how can you tell if your motherboard is dead or just malfunctioning?

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Common Computer Monitor Problems and Solutions

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LCD screens rely on millions and millions of electrical signals being sent using light, and they must all work perfectly at once. So, naturally, there are going to be a few hiccups.

LCD monitors are the norm on the computer market, these days.  While they are faster and have many advantages over classic cathode ray tube (CRT) monitors (you know, those boxy things we used to use), they still have their problems.  LCD screens rely on millions and millions of electrical signals being sent using light, and they must all work perfectly at once.  So, naturally, there are going to be a few hiccups.  But most of them are easily fixable.  Here’s a list of some common monitor problems and their solutions.

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.