You may need to close iPad apps when they become unresponsive.
Closing an app, also known as a force close or force quit, is a quick and easy process.
Here's how to close an app on the iPad, along with a few troubleshooting tips.
The iPad is a generally stable device with a long battery life, and switching between its apps is a breeze. But once in a while, you may run into issues with one of your apps.
If you experience sluggishness or an app becomes completely unresponsive you may need to fo...
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the first physical Raspberry Pi store, NVIDIA's hyper-realistic face generator, Microsoft joining the OpenChain project, and more.
Microsoft joins OpenChain project to support standardization in open source compliance
The OpenChain project makes open source licensing compliance consistent and simpler. Microsoft joins the project as a platinum member. In a release issued by OpenChain, the organization says, "Microsoft wi...
There are two ways to perform a factory reset on a Roku. You can navigate through the onscreen settings menu to the reset option or use a hardware reset by pressing the reset button or reset pinhole at the back of the device. Below are instructions for each method.
When you cast to Roku, you're quickly queuing up content from your phone to play on your TV.
First-time set-up for casting to Roku requires a few steps.
Casting plays content from supported channels and is not the same as screen mirroring.
You may already know of the conveniences of casting video from your phone to your TV using a Google Chromecast device.
But did you know you can also cast content to a Roku? Casting to a Roku is as simple as tapping an icon, once you set it up.
It may look l...
Despite valiant efforts to remain relevant, even the most iconic brands can fall.
Here are 8 things you loved as a kid that don't exist anymore.
Growing up in a time before the first iPhone release meant most interactions with friends were in-person or on the phone using a landline. Plans to meet had to be made in advance, and there were no real-time text updates leading up to the appointment.
Everything seemed to move a little slower. New music wasn't available for immediate download with on...
The key to engaging customers, avoiding increased calls to the contact center, and providing clients with the right tools to manage their accounts might just be in the palm of their hands. As smartphone ownership matures, increased numbers of consumers readily accept secure mobile messaging as part of the mobile customer experience. With more users becoming comfortable with mobile app alerts and even text messages from brands, financial services providers are taking advantage of new opportuni...
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25, 2018, and it affects all businesses that collect and store data from residents of EU states. GDPR requirements govern data collected regardless of where it is gathered or stored; as a result, the nature of customer communications will change with this new ruling.
Digital transformation continues to garner a lot of attention, but savvy professionals knew by the end 2016 that major disruption was on the horizon. Forrester predicted that a shift from digital experience to digital operations would greatly impact the overall customer experience in new ways: By focusing on operational efficiencies, organizations would begin to bring all aspects of the business into a centralized digital realm.
But what is digital transformation strategy, really?
SMS messaging is a popular communication method with all demographics. Because today’s consumers expect in-time messaging, they typically prefer native SMS messaging and other dedicated mobile messaging platforms to most other forms of communication. But despite its popularity, SMS messaging is not always an appropriate means of communicating.
GDPR brought many changes that affect customer communications and requires extra obligations for retailers to stay in touch. However, Mobile chat and SMS can have proved to resolve customer issues fast and efficiently. Hence, for companies, obtaining and maintaining user permission to connect on channels they use most is worth the extra effort required.
The enactment of the GDPR brought many changes that affect customer communications and brings with it extra obligations on retailers to ...
Social media management is fast becoming a staple of business marketing for organizations of all sizes. In a recent survey, 52% of social media managers said social media positively influences revenue and sales. Therefore, fostering an ongoing conversation with your audience is important. Maintaining consistent branding and a regular posting schedule can be a challenge for the busy entrepreneur -- especially if you run your business at the end of your day job.
However, you don't have to spend...
When was the last time your personal data was stolen? Chances are pretty good you are among those affected by at least one major data breach over the last fifteen years. Poor website security is often a contributing factor that allows attackers access to sensitive data. While you may not maintain an enormous customer database, you can still contribute to the overall security of the web by securing your website.
What is HTTPS?
HTTPS is the secure version of the standard HTTP protocol. HTTPS pr...
What is the GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is new legislation enacted by the European Union intended to better protect the privacy and security of individuals located in the EU. It is the most comprehensive privacy initiative since the 1995 European Union Data Protection Directive. The GDPR completely replaces the EU Data Protection Directive. GDPR gives users more control over personal data collected and how it is used. The regulation is broad, far-reaching and affects a...
You probably know about small business tax deductions like software, office space and employee salary. If you keep detailed records, you could also take advantage of other less common deductions. Reducing your overall tax obligation can help you save money.
1. Tax and Financial Planning Service Fees. The fees you pay for tax preparation or financial planning related to your business can be deducted on your Schedule C. Choosing a Schedule C over itemized deductions offers this advantage. This ...