Tag: work from home

The Hybrid Work Environment is Here to Stay

By Christine Persaud
As more and more people are either switching to working from home, taking WFH gigs, or starting up their own home-based businesses, not to mention kids are looking for dedicated spaces for virtual schooling or homework, the need for technology to set up the perfect home office is essential.

IT Confirms Rise In Employees Opening Malicious Links Poses Threats

By Yasmin Ranade
Since working more from home, remote employees have been cutting IT out of the loop, which according to HP’s report has led to an increase in compromised machines, with 66 per cent of Canadian IT teams agreeing that protecting against, detecting and recovering from firmware attacks has become more difficult.

Highlights From Google’s I/O Conference

By Christine Persaud
Google’s highly anticipated Google I/O conference (“I/O” stands for input/output, as well as the slogan “Innovation in the Open”)  took place from Tuesday, May 17 through to Thursday, May 20. There was a lot of technology and innovation announced.

Zoom Backgrounds: How To Use Them And Where To Find Them

By Christine Persaud
Zoom backgrounds are a simple and fun way to liven up a conversation without adding distracting bunny ears or cat faces to your visage. Here’s everything you need to know about Zoom backgrounds to join in on the fun.

Tech Categories That Are Growing Like Wildfire Due To The Pandemic

By Christine Persaud
Wearable devices, portable Bluetooth speakers, and truly wireless headphones are a few of the popular big categories from the past few years. But in 2020, largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are specific categories of products that are picking up steam that might not necessarily have been on the radar before, or at least not been quite as popular as they are now.

Work Life Balance: Better or Worse in a Pandemic?

By Yasmin Ranade
A recent poll on Blind, a popular and anonymous networking website for professionals, generated thousands of responses to the question, “Has the current WFH [work from home] situation improved or worsened your WLB [work life balance]?”

New Tech Accessories to Enhance Your Work-From-Home Experience

By Christine Persaud
As more of us are working from home now than ever before, setting up a great home office is key. And while you might have the bare necessities set up by now, there are a few new tech accessories that might come in handy.