When it comes to hosting your website, there is a misconception that all web hosts are created equal. There is an astounding number of web hosts available online that will happily allow you to sign up with them online and get hosted right away. Knowing what to look for in a web host is essential if you want to keep your website online, be able to have it quickly load, be able to receive your emails and get the support you need when you need it.
Recently LCIT Dynamics became aware that the latest round of the terrifying CryptoLocker virus is now being let through Symantec Cloud marked as Spam and being moved to most users to their Junk Mail Folder. We have also noted that the malware virus is affecting Office 365 users, however this is not being reported as SPAM or a virus and is ending up in people's inbox.
As a valued client of LCIT I have some exciting news to share. We have merged with leading Gold Coast web development and design company iOnline to create a full service marketing and technology solutions provider. iOnline has been actively involved in commercial internet marketing since early 2000 and works closely with its clients to provide web design, development and mobile apps.
In a phone conference call regarding Microsoft's Q1 2015 financial results recently, Harlan Sur of J.P. Morgan asked the AMD CEO Lisa Su for further clarification on the decline of two of the segments: "computing/graphics" and "enterprise embedded/semi-custom". Lisa Su's Answer revealed the release date of Windows 10.
As previous articles and newsletters we have sent out have mentioned, web traffic today is coming from a majority of mobile & hand held devices. More than half of the visitors to your website are now more likely to come from Mobile phones & Tablets than they are to be coming from a Traditional Computer. It has become more and more important to ensure your website is mobile friendly - and a recent announcement from Google has now increased the importance of this fact even further.
"https" has been slowly integrated into Google's their indexing algorithms, it is important to understand Google's current aim in regards to the world wide web. Google have made changes to ensure that the security of the internet increases, in a hope to grant peace of mind to users and protect valuable personal information in the process of web surfing. Thus, there have been changes made to Google's indexing algorithms, reflecting this aim.
We've all been hearing about the Oculus Rift for a long time now, and after its acquisition by Facebook, we still have not heard of a solid or estimated consumer release date yet. Whilst the Oculus Rift has gained in popularity, other companies have begun working on the development of their own take on Virtual Reality (VR) hardware!
In this newsletter, you will find some interesting titbits, and some important information including WIndows 10, WIndows Server 2013, responsive web design and what to do to protect yourself against Ransomware
Between 30-50% of website traffic can now be attributed to visitors using mobile phones and tablets - reported by sources such as Google Analytics. This trend has been growing since the widespread consumption of mobile technology began, and continues to rise so much so that this year we will probably see more traffic to the web from smartphones & tablets than from desktop PC's.
As Google continues to go from strength to strength, its Google Apps for Work is trying to break into the office software market that is monopolized by Microsoft. Every school, office and workplace will undoubtedly have several Microsoft packages installed on all of their computers. This detailed article will review Google Apps for Work alongside Microsoft Office 365 and break down why Microsoft is still king of this hill...