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Protecting Your Essentials- Keep Your Phone Safe

Written by Teresa Te on March 30, 2018

Today smartphones are an essential part of your daily life. You rely on them as much for work to do things like check e-mail and create designs for your website, as you do to keep in touch with family and friends on social media. Because of this, it’s important to do everything you can do to ensure that they remain available when needed. Luckily, there are many ways to protect it from damage by adding a variety of protective wear and using accessories to clean and secure it when not in use.

Protecting Your Electronic Device from Damage

There are many accessories you can add to your smartphone to prevent damage. Screen protectors are transparent and have a sticky back that adheres quickly providing a long-lasting hold. The protector does not affect your touch sensitivity allowing you to continue to use it the same as before. This thin film protects the large glass surface from cracking. Smartphones come in all shapes and sizes and so do cases. For instance, if you own the iPhone X you can purchase ones mostly for appeal or select from the best iPhone X cases that are rugged and protect against bumps and accidental drops. (more…)

5 Tips for Getting Rid of Moths

Written by Teresa Te on March 27, 2018

If you’ve never had a moth problem in your house, then consider yourself lucky. At one point or another, you’ll probably encounter moths and it’s imperative that you know how to respond in order to prevent an infestation.

5 Ways to Eliminate Moths

Moths are both dangerous and annoying. They’re dangerous in the sense that they can contaminate your home with their feces and white cocoons. When these elements come into contact with food, they can lead to allergic reactions and, in extreme cases, intestinal diseases. They’re annoying in the sense that they fly very fast and erratically, eat clothing and food, and leave larvae behind (which most people can’t detect with the naked eye). (more…)

FileMaker and Continuous Improvement

Written by Teresa Te on March 26, 2018

Continuous improvement is a term every responsible company leader should familiarize themselves with, and it’s an important component for success in modern industry. There are many ways to implement ideas from this field into your own line of work, and you should explore those opportunities if you want to make sure that your company is always performing at the peak of its potential. One of the tools that you should pay special attention to is FileMaker, as it can significantly simplify the process of creating database applications, especially ones that require a lot of user input or other forms of complex interaction that might be difficult to prototype in something like an Excel sheet.

Rapid evolution of ideas

A great aspect of FileMaker is that it can allow you to very easily put your ideas to the test and ensure that they’re sensible in the first place, and even if you don’t end up using it for your complete solutions, it can still be a great stepping stone for ensuring that the initial requirements are met, and that the idea makes sense. Some development teams can benefit strongly from doing something like a dual development mode, where on one hand they’re prototyping ideas in FileMaker, and on the other, they’re implementing them in other programming environments that are better suited for the needs of the current project. (more…)

4 Prevention Strategies to Reduce Data Loss in Your Startup

Written by Teresa Te on March 22, 2018

For today’s businesses of all sizes, data loss prevention should be standard. There shouldn’t be debate anymore about how data loss is a real, common problem for small businesses and startups. Instead, businesses should implement appropriate prevention strategies.

This is especially important for startups. According to research from Small Business Trends, 58 percent of small businesses are not prepared for data loss. If they lose data, 60 percent of small businesses will shut down within six months of the incident.

Many startups and small businesses are taking a proactive approach to data loss prevention within their organizations. “When it comes to your company’s data, it’s always better to be safe than sorry,” the Small Business Trends article says. “Otherwise you run the risk of suffering huge losses. (more…)

How to Be a Better Parent in This Digital Age

Written by Teresa Te on March 3, 2018

The digital age is here and there’s no stopping children from embracing technology particularly mobile technology of all sizes. It cannot be denied that even toddlers these days know how to operate a tablet or smartphone. But while this advancement in technology provides many benefits to people, experts caution against letting kids use their gadgets for long hours as it can be addictive and could lead to serious problems.

Indeed this frequent use of gadgets has already caused numerous parents to be concerned for their kids. Many are complaining over the fact that they could not easily stop their child from using their device and are having difficulty finding ways to keep them away from their favorite gadget. (more…)