GizmoLord http://gizmolord.com A Dedicated Tech Warehouse! Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:48:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Using Communication Technology Effectively http://gizmolord.com/using-communication-technology-effectively/ http://gizmolord.com/using-communication-technology-effectively/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:48:33 +0000 http://gizmolord.com/?p=10741 Technology has opened up many new abilities for businesses. Today, it is possible to connect to others nearly anywhere in the world, working in remote teams from anywhere with an internet connection. Unfortunately, it has also opened most work spaces up for intense, frequent distractions. According to an article by Huffpost, interruptions of even a

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Technology has opened up many new abilities for businesses. Today, it is possible to connect to others nearly anywhere in the world, working in remote teams from anywhere with an internet connection. Unfortunately, it has also opened most work spaces up for intense, frequent distractions. According to an article by Huffpost, interruptions of even a few moments can lead to nearly a half-hour of delays and distraction. When you frame in Facebook, Twitter, and instant messaging, not to mention company email, there is the potential for hours to be lost each day.

Communication Technology

Thankfully, the very technology that benefits and distracts us is changing to mitigate this. Through the proper use of technology, your day can be structured to be both easy and efficient.

Video Conferencing

There’s an easy solution to the issue of distractions becoming longer than they need to be; stay as close to your work as possible. Five-minute trips to ask a question three floors down can end up costing you 20 or 30 minutes. While we could all pick up the telephone or send an email to ask the question, this strips some of the personal feel out of daily interactions and can make the workplace seem cold and boring.

With video conferencing, it’s possible to see your colleagues face-to-face, without ever having to leave your desk. This can be used to ensure that all employees attend meetings, too. It also makes it incredibly quick to react to sudden changes, as an on-the-spot meeting can be held with the help of only video conferencing equipment. If you aren’t sure how to set up these services, contact the professionals at videonations.

How to Ensure it Doesn’t Get Out of Hand

Make a strict company policy that outlines when video conferencing is appropriate. Avoid social sessions through the video conferencing software. Book meeting times and stick to them; if sessions begin to extend past the time frame, book a second meeting and allow people to get back to their work. If an issue is important enough that you absolutely need an answer then and there, work it out in person.

Social Media Platforms

It’s common to hear people complain about how social media platforms slow them down, or interrupt them. But social media does have the ability to enhance efficiency, too. It’s possible to utilise privatised intranet social media systems to facilitate communication between staff members. Even without privatising, social media can help with efficiency. It can get employees involved with representing your company through your online presence, and may even allow you to react to customer service issues more quickly.

How to Keep It From Getting Out of Hand

If you are using public social medial, set an amount of time for each person to be on the platform. While you may think that 10 minutes a day is reasonable, research has shown that limiting social media access in this way may not be the right approach. Most employees will follow general rules to moderate their consumption of social media when asked. It is possible to put blocks into place, but this tends to lead to shadow IT and loophole access to the platforms, risking security for the entire network. Further, it just isn’t reasonable or possible to take every mobile device from every employee that comes in the door.

Instead, advise employees that use of social media should enhance their activities, rather than limiting it. Ensure that your staff are aware that if work suffers due to constant social media access, cases will be reviewed on an individual basis. It isn’t fair to take access away from those who manage its use well, just because someone else couldn’t manage it. Additionally, poor time management tends to be a larger-scale issue than simple social media involvement. When cases arise, investigate why the employee is not engaging with their work. They may be tired, burned out, or even struggling with the workload assigned.

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How Can I Sell My Products On the Internet? http://gizmolord.com/can-sell-products-internet/ http://gizmolord.com/can-sell-products-internet/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:35:31 +0000 http://gizmolord.com/?p=10735 Selling your products or even your services on the internet is as simple as registering a domain name, adding shopping cart software, adding your inventory, and then advertising and promoting your website! While there are numerous smaller steps and tasks involved in this process, the aforementioned steps are the primary ones, the ones that will

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Selling your products or even your services on the internet is as simple as registering a domain name, adding shopping cart software, adding your inventory, and then advertising and promoting your website! While there are numerous smaller steps and tasks involved in this process, the aforementioned steps are the primary ones, the ones that will get you from point a to point b in an efficient manner.

How Can I Sell My Products On the Internet

If you’re not financially comfortable with hiring someone to build you a personalized storefront from the ground up, not to worry: there are plenty of pre-made alternatives that are ready to go as soon as you set them up. Today’s ecommerce shopping platforms are ready to launch as soon as they’re installed on a compatible server. Many even offer several themes and color options, so if you don’t like the default appearance, you can make changes with just a few clicks and keystrokes. Some of the ecommerce platforms that offer layouts and themes can be found here.

What can you expect to have to take care of during the setup of your online store? Well, you’ll need to register your domain name. You’ll also need to establish a hosting account for your domain. But if you want to kill two birds with one stone, consider going with a web host who registers domains and sets up web hosting for them automatically. Some of these web hosts even have their own specialized staff who can install shopping cart software packages for you. By choosing one of these web hosts, you’ll essentially be killing three birds with one stone – how’s that for efficiency?

Once you have chosen your desired ecommerce package and have gotten it set up on your server, you’ll want to make sure that you’ve configured everything correctly. Make sure you’ve entered your store and product info, contact info, and terms of service and FAQs about orders and returns. Also, make sure that your customers experience a convenient shopping experience by offering as many payment options as possible, clearly outlining all products and shipping costs, and by making it easy for them to get in touch with you if they have questions, concerns, or even compliments.

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Mobiletrans for Mac – Review http://gizmolord.com/mobiletrans-mac-review/ http://gizmolord.com/mobiletrans-mac-review/#comments Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:19:00 +0000 http://gizmolord.com/?p=10729 Changing from smartphone to another is a trend these days. Some people change to a different platform whereas others prefer upgrading their current phone. In both cases, transferring all your data into a new device manually is really a time consuming and a matter of headache. With Wondershare Mobiletrans for Mac, transferring data between two

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Changing from smartphone to another is a trend these days. Some people change to a different platform whereas others prefer upgrading their current phone. In both cases, transferring all your data into a new device manually is really a time consuming and a matter of headache. With Wondershare Mobiletrans for Mac, transferring data between two similar or different platforms is just fun; it is not like other similar applications as there is no any risk or loss of quality.

Mobiletrans for Mac

Mobiletrans for Mac is a desktop application and it is only 19.95$, for me it is nothing at all with regard to the benefits it offers. Wondershare as usual understands the trend among people and do wonders by developing professional yet light and affordable applications.

Supported systems

Mobiletrans for Mac supported OS

The application is fully compatible with the most recent operating systems, Android 4.4 KitKat and iOS 7.1. With so many platforms supported Mobiletrans for Mac is a one stop solution for transferring phone`s contents for all the family members who use different devices. You can exchange your phone with your brother or sister to show off among friends with no risk or pain.

Types of data you can transfer

Mobiletrans for Mac transfer android to iphone mac

If you are planning to send content from Android to Android, you are lucky enough as you can send all types of data like contacts, messages, videos photos, Audio, call logs and even apps. And in case of changing from iOS to iOS, iOS to Android, or Android to iOS you will miss the ability to transfer call logs and apps, we hope the next version allows users to transfer call logs and apps between two different operating systems. With many other similar applications on the market users can only transfer names and numbers; but with MobileTrans for Mac you can transfer all the contacts details like company name,job title, email address, and more!

How To Copy Your Data

As soon as you connect the two devices into your computer, the application detects both of them. If your device is not detected, press “View supported phone list” at the bottom of the screen. The program is compatible for 3,000+ Phones and different carriers, so in all likelihoods your device will be supported. All you need is to check the box next to the content you want to send and then press the “Start Copy” button. It is very fast process it may take only 10 minutes to copy all the required data, of course this is much depends on the amount of data you want to transfer. On the same screen there is a couple of amazing features: the “Flip” option which is very a time-saving advantage to easily flip between the source and destination device, and the “Clear data before copy” optionwhich is useful if the destination device is not a brand new and contains some data, to get rid of any data just check the box “Clear data before copy” just under the destination device image.

While copying the data, do not unplug either of the phones until the process done successfully; for certain situations you may need to stop the copying process to start it again later, simply press the “Cancel” button. Do not worry you do not need to check what is copied and what is not as in the same screen that shows the copying progress, Mobiletrans marks the done data with “Success” in green and the remaining with “Waiting”, else if you are confusing, and want to start off the process from scratch, make use of that option of “Clear data before copy” at the first screen.

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Finding the Right Side Gig For You http://gizmolord.com/finding-right-side-gig/ http://gizmolord.com/finding-right-side-gig/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:35:35 +0000 http://gizmolord.com/?p=10716 Often times people will surf the internet looking for quick and easy ways to get out of debt, make extra cash, or to strike it rich. The truth is, it takes a lot of hard work and effort to turn your personal finances around. My first suggestion is always to spend less money than you

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Often times people will surf the internet looking for quick and easy ways to get out of debt, make extra cash, or to strike it rich. The truth is, it takes a lot of hard work and effort to turn your personal finances around. My first suggestion is always to spend less money than you make. That usually leaves you with one of two options, to either cut back on your expenses, or to earn more money! Find a side gig isn’t as difficult as most people think, it just takes dedication, persistence, and a little hard work. The key to dedication and persistence is finding something you are already passionate about then using that passion to earn some extra cash.

Several years back I found myself on several different personal finance blogs, commenting and critiquing content written by other people. After all the dissenting writers would choose to ignore or delete my comments, which I found to be utterly frustrating. I realized that if I wanted to be heard then I needed to start my own personal finance blog. Five years later and I haven’t regretted that decision for a moment. It has provided me a soapbox from which to voice my opinion, and earn some extra cash in the process. This type of side gig was easy because it was something I was so passionate about that I didn’t even set out to make extra money, it just happened.

Now there are some people out there who want nothing to do with building a website, writing articles, and promoting content. They would rather let their creative juices flow. I have several friends in the past couple years that have gotten into photography as both a hobby and a side business. Just think of all the weddings, engagement photos, showers, and baby pictures that people clamor over. There is serious upside to having your own photography business if you know what you’re doing. The trick to a business like this is passion, creativity, talent and a quality camera. You need to invest money to make money, purchasing a canon digital camera would be worth its weight in gold if you want to be a serious photographer.

So you may not be of the creative variety, nor do you have patience for maintaining a website, rest assured there are plenty of other potential side gigs out there that are great for earning some extra cash. I knew of a gentlemen who was over $80,000 in debt and decided to pick up a second job delivering pizza on nights and weekends. I know this doesn’t sound overly glamorous, but with the cash tips he received he was able to get out of debt after just a few years. Lawn and yard maintenance, snow removal, and fix-it services are all in high demand. Today, people are so busy with their work and social lives they are more than content to hire out these routine maintenance services in order to save themselves some time.

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Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub – Review http://gizmolord.com/amkette-turbo-7-port-usb-hub-review/ http://gizmolord.com/amkette-turbo-7-port-usb-hub-review/#comments Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:09:11 +0000 http://gizmolord.com/?p=10545 Amkette is a leading brand in India for Digital Lifestyle products and a well known brand in India ofcourse. With introduction of various innovative products in store, they are one of the brand with goodwill in India. We at GizmoLord grabbed one such innovative product from Amkette named “Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub” where

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Amkette is a leading brand in India for Digital Lifestyle products and a well known brand in India ofcourse. With introduction of various innovative products in store, they are one of the brand with goodwill in India. We at GizmoLord grabbed one such innovative product from Amkette named “Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub” where we will review the product in detailed manner.

Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub

Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub

Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub is a powered USB hub which can be used for multiple purpose such as connecting multiple USB powered devices, charging USB powered smartphones and a lot more. We shall explore all these details in our following in-depth review of Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub.

Package

Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub Package

Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub is packed in a complete sealed plastic moulded package. You will need to cut the package from all sides to get the contents of the package out. The package contains the following items:

  • Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub
  • Power Adapter
  • USB Extension Cable (Male-Female Port)
  • User Manual

The overall package seems very decent. The manual supplied is very tiny in font size and dull printed but it serves the purpose to an extent we suppose.

Design

The Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub is designed very precisely keeping the uniqueness and goodwill of the quality products from Amkette India. The USB Hub is having 7 different USB 2.0 ports namely 2 ports located at the top of the device, 3 ports located on the front portion, one port on the left and one port on the right portion totalling 7 ports in the device.

The rectangular curved Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub is designed in such a way that, it helps itself from being dusty. Let me explain this part specifically with reference from the images as follows:

Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub Package Top USB Port

You can check here that the top 2 ports are given a lid door which helps the port from dust and other elements in nature.

Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub Package Front Port

The rest ports are covered with the USB wire rolled (0.6m) over the device.

The device is having a red LED power light on top left portion over the top. The device is having rubber grips on bottom portion of the device. We really appreciate the design aspect of this device which is brilliantly done considering the environmental factors.

One of the disturbing observation we had is the red LED light on the Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub module. The light is too bright that it disturbs a user’s vision especially at low light or night. A low lit LED would have been more preferred here instead.

Quality

Moving towards questioning over the Quality of the product, we explored this section in a very detailed manner. The Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub is made of hard plastic and the quality of the plastic is very stiff and tough. The USB wire used in the device is broad, hard coated with thick plastic element. The USB port if we observe closely, it is having gold colored filaments which is quite exceptional from the local USB ports you see in market where you find only steel filaments. We are not sure if its gold plated filaments as we didnt deassembled the device yet in our experiments, but it is indeed better than the local ones we see. The extension cable provided along with the product package is of top notch quality comparing with the extension cable we receive with any of the top brands producing data cards. We are very much satisfied with the product quality for the price tag its being offered. The USB Hub is having surge protection feature which helps the connected device from getting damaged under any overcurrent circumstances.

Performance

The Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub uses Multiple Transaction Translator (MTT) technology which gives a guaranteed 12Mbps minimum speed in each of the 7 USB ports of the device. Each port is 2.0 compatible and unfortunately not designed for the latest 3.0 USB technology. Any 3.0 USB powered device connected to Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub will operate at 2.0 USB speed. The maximum data transfer speed on each port is upto 480 Mbps. The USB Hub is supplied with 5v power adapter making it completely compatible for connecting high power consuming USB devices.

Our Observation: The Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub is plug & play compatible which makes it simple to connect and operate without any hassle. We connected Google Nexus 4 smartphone to the USB Hub and observed the charging voltage and frequency. The Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub provided flat 1A charging output to the smartphone making the charging more efficient. We connected 250GB Western Digital external Hard Disk Drive to the USB HUB and tried with some transfer of files to and from the connected PC. We got 29Mbps transfer speed here (the transfer speed also depends on the HDD read & write speed).

Judging with the performance factor, we can surely say that this product is definitely perfect for anyone looking for a powered USB HUB. It will never disappoint you over quality, performance and design factor.

Value for money

As we mentioned, Amkette Turbo 7 Port USB Hub is truly impressive with its design, quality, and performance. The product comes with a price tag of 1,295 INR which we find very reasonable for the product of this class and features. The product comes with a year warranty by the manufacturer. You can purchase this product from some of the famous online shopping sites such as Flipkart, Amazon India, Snapdeal, Homeshop18 and Infibeam.

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Three Things To Consider When Writing A Web Article http://gizmolord.com/three-things-consider-writing-web-article/ http://gizmolord.com/three-things-consider-writing-web-article/#comments Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:36:29 +0000 http://gizmolord.com/?p=10668 When developing content for the Internet, it is vital to have a full understanding of the target audience and the site that the material is being published on. It is only after careful contemplation of the needs of the site, and of the readers that is possible to create an article that will convince the

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When developing content for the Internet, it is vital to have a full understanding of the target audience and the site that the material is being published on. It is only after careful contemplation of the needs of the site, and of the readers that is possible to create an article that will convince the reader to access it.

There are numerous factors that go into the development of an effective article. I wish to discuss three of the biggest factors that goes into determining if an article is truly effective in reaching out the reading audience.

Three Things To Consider When Writing A Web Article

Understand the Target Demographic

Any worthy article describes a solution to a problem facing a particular group of web citizens. For instance, a document designed to inform teenage girls about the latest exploit of a pop star will not intrigue someone looking for material on coal power plants.

This goes beyond the actual material discussed, encompassing the underlying tone of the text and the vernacular used. Pop media will often take on a lighter tone when discussing current events, making a point to bring up the positive aspects that a new development will have on the reader or industry.

Informational articles strive to keep a viewpoint out of the discussion, focusing on the core facts that a researcher will be interested.

The final component of demographics is the vernacular used. Different generations have differing viewpoint on appropriate language and terminology. It would be improper to utilize slang terms first brought into vogue in the 1980’s when trying to reach a millennial.

By understanding who and what your target audience is, you can create a rapport that will convince them to read your work, both now and in the future. On whatever platform your site is designed, you will need it to be bug free and that’s where this site named bugfinders will help you.

Present Material in Line With The Site’s Goals

A good article is one that fits in with the material previously discussed on the site. For instance, one would not discuss politics on a site dedicated to the car of kittens. A writer must understand the goals of a site, in order to produce high quality content. There are two major ways to go about this. The first is to review articles previously posted, and try to create a document that mirrors them.

The second way is to contact the website maintainers, and specifically ask what they are looking for. Whenever I develop an article for a new website, I do both to ensure that the final product will meet the editorial guidelines of the site owner.

The site owner has dedicated time and resources to developing a community of readers. Take advantage of this, and create material that brings value to the site.

Create Fresh Material

A fresh take on an issue or development can easily bring in viewers to a website. By concentrating on new material, you help boost both your credibility and that of the site hosting the article. When someone searches for material on the web, information relating to current events will inevitably be considered of higher value to the reader than something that happened over a decade ago.

Sometimes it is difficult to find inspiration for a good article, at which point you may be better suited looking at some existing work for hints on where to go. Look at articles on this site, for example, and spot where you can provide some new information.

Conclusion

Web content development is a complex issue fraught with numerous challenges. By breaking down the challenge into discrete chunks, it is possible to identify the most effective way to create items that will bring people to the article.

Age, experience, and the site itself are vital items to keep in mind, before even creating the outline of a document. If you set out with the full knowledge of what the final product will look like, you will find the topic will be better received.

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Three ways technology can save your business money http://gizmolord.com/three-ways-technology-can-save-business-money/ http://gizmolord.com/three-ways-technology-can-save-business-money/#comments Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:35:08 +0000 http://gizmolord.com/?p=10660 Businesses of all kinds are always on the lookout for ways to save money without compromising on the quality of the product or service they deliver. It’s a simple equation – the lower your outgoings, the greater your profit margin. While many of the cuts you make to your business can have an adverse effect

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Businesses of all kinds are always on the lookout for ways to save money without compromising on the quality of the product or service they deliver. It’s a simple equation – the lower your outgoings, the greater your profit margin.

While many of the cuts you make to your business can have an adverse effect on your product – letting go of staff, the use of cheaper materials, etc – one resource which can often save you money without having a negative impact is technology. Here, we consider a number of technologies which can do exactly this.

CAD software

Businesses which work in any way with 3D products and designs stand to benefit hugely from 3D CAD design software. This software can save a great deal of time, as well as reducing the requirement for materials which might otherwise be used in the design process. Both of these factors come together to save businesses a massive amount of money over the course of a financial year.

Open source operating systems

When you’re running a business, the cost of keeping your operating systems up-to-date can add up. Rather than falling behind with your technology, it can pay to make use of open source operating systems.

The most commonly used open source operating systems are Linux distributions such as Ubuntu and Debian. If the computers in your office have a very specific use, you may well be able to find a distribution which is more perfectly suited to your needs.

Basic pieces of software which your business might require, such as office software, can also be found under open source licensing, thus saving your business even more money.

Video conferencing

One of the greatest expenses of business some years ago was travel. When the time came to meet with clients in other cities, there was once little choice but for one party to send a small delegation on a business trip. Telephone conversations were not only deemed too impersonal, but they were also an impractical means of opening up group discussion.

Video conferencing offers the perfect compromise. It’s possible to hold a conference which allows those at both ends to see the other party, removing the impersonal element of remote communication. Needless to say, video conferencing has the ability to reduce costs dramatically for businesses who deal with a variety of clients located around the country, or even around the world.

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Three Mobile Signature Apps for iOS http://gizmolord.com/mobile-signature-apps-ios/ http://gizmolord.com/mobile-signature-apps-ios/#comments Sat, 15 Mar 2014 08:46:01 +0000 http://gizmolord.com/?p=10649 The world is only getting smaller with more and more people telecommuting and working with people in foreign countries. When sending important documents that need to be signed, it’s much easier to a go with a mobile friendly e-signature solution rather than have the recipient receive it by mail or scan his signature. The latter

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The world is only getting smaller with more and more people telecommuting and working with people in foreign countries. When sending important documents that need to be signed, it’s much easier to a go with a mobile friendly e-signature solution rather than have the recipient receive it by mail or scan his signature. The latter is also not always recognized in legal court. Here’s a list of the best apps that can be used for creating legal signatures on your iPhone.

Mobile Signature Apps

All of these apps in this post might require a brief initial setup of your signature in the application.

Mobile Signature Apps

DocuSign for Mobile

DocuSign for Mobile is an electronic signature solution with its’ own iPhone app. The DocuSign app is very clean and well-designed. It’s even possible to use in it conjunction with other services like Google, Dropbox, Box, and Salesforce. One of the coolest features of the DocuSign for Mobile app is the possibility to carry your documents on your phone and use it to capture other people’s signatures..

e-SignLive

e-SignLive Mobile Signature App can be used on multiple devices and currently uses the cloud to offer a streamlined service on all devices. In addition, e-SignLive offers extensive capabilities such as an offline mode as well as additional types of electronic signature verification such as SMS signatures with geo-localized verification. In a similar fashion to DocuSign, e-SignLive Mobile integrates easily with various CRMs and other third-party applications.

Adobe EchoSign

Adobe EchoSign Mobile allows you to send and receive documents for signature from your EchoSign document library. This means you will need to have all your documents already uploaded into the desktop version of EchoSign to get the app to really work well. One of the best features of the EchoSign app is their document management system that lets you know what needs to be sent out, signed and keeps track of all your business processes. Other than its dependence on the EchoSign desktop version, the app looks a lot better on iPad than it does on the iPhone.

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How Authentication on Mobile Improves Login Security http://gizmolord.com/authentication-mobile-improves-login-security/ http://gizmolord.com/authentication-mobile-improves-login-security/#comments Sun, 09 Mar 2014 12:37:49 +0000 http://gizmolord.com/?p=10639 Single factor authentication, which most of us know of as logging in with a prearranged typed in password, has been used for decades as the primary form of locking off our personal data from external access without permission. Unfortunately, this type of data security is no longer secure enough to be reliable (if it ever

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Single factor authentication, which most of us know of as logging in with a prearranged typed in password, has been used for decades as the primary form of locking off our personal data from external access without permission. Unfortunately, this type of data security is no longer secure enough to be reliable (if it ever was). Fortunately, a new type of login protection has become widely available for all sorts of commercial and private uses, and for the most part it’s completely free to use.

Authentication on Mobile

We’re talking about two factor authentication, also known as TFA for short. In basic terms, TFA creates a whole new and much stronger layer of security over your original login mechanism by requiring you to use a secondary identity verification mechanism after you’ve logged into an account with your password.

This secondary factor could range in nature from a physical security token, to a chip encoded card to biometric readings of your body’s physical characteristics. However, what it most commonly comes as is a one-time security code that’s sent to your mobile device as a text message. This is what we’re going to discuss here in greater detail; we’re going to explain the importance of using TFA through your mobile phone and how you can do it the right way.

Why Mobile Two Factor Authentication Matters

Why does TFA matter? Because of things like this. Now, that’s just an example that shows just how badly compromised information security can be on the web and how rampant the work of data thieves is, but it illustrates a very crucial point about your personal information, namely that it will very likely at some point become the target of hackers or fraudsters.

This means you simply cannot take your important online account security for granted by simply using a password. Using keystroke loggers, spyware and Wi Fi snooping software (to name just a few data theft tools) thieves can and regularly do troll the web for any easy target they can get their hands on.

If your computer happens to be the victim of this trolling, your email, cloud storage, online banking and other passwords could all become quickly compromised and used to take control of your digital assets, funds, and most important personal contact information.

Simply by setting up two factor authentication on your email, cloud storage, web hosting, online banking and online payments accounts, as well as anywhere else it’s available, you can avoid the danger of password surveillance simply because your password won’t be enough to thieves even if they do steal it.

This is the real marvel of the typical mobile phone based TFA system; since your login procedure also requires a unique one time access code that gets sent to your phone each time you log in to an online account, nobody can snoop their way into your data unless they actually steal your mobile device from you.

Where You Should Use Mobile Multi-Factor Authentication

You literally have no excuse to avoid setting up TFA for your online accounts. It’s available nearly everywhere, it’s easy to set up and it’s free for all the email, social and storage services most of us use!

At a basic level, you should really activate the two factor protection options that your Twitter, Facebook, Google and Microsoft mail services are offering you. Furthermore, you should also activate TFA for access to any online property that you own. This means protecting your web hosting/domain registration server access with a second layer of authentication and thus keeping your websites and URLs safe from hijacking by thieves.

If your web hosting service doesn’t offer TFA, either implement it yourself if possible or change to a hosting company that takes digital security more seriously. Godaddy and Dreamhost both offer Two Factor Authentication as a free client service. If you’re using a CMS such as WordPress to manage your websites, adding TFA to your dashboard login is also a good idea.

Additionally, you should check if your online banking and other financial account providers offer two factor options to their clients. If they do, apply them!

All of these two factor options are easy to set up and none of them require you to have more than a few minutes of spare time and a mobile phone of your own.

Finally, if you’re a business owner who needs a more robust multi factor system to protect your company’s internal data networks, you might want to take a look at business level security services such as those provided by companies like Authentify and Duo Security.

Some Basic Security Tips

Even if you’re using two factor authentication on all of your online and offline accounts, it’s still possible to suffer a compromise unless you keep these crucial security tips in mind at all times:

  • Never leave your online sessions logged in and your computer open. No data protection system is going to work if you leave the door open for anyone who’s passing by. 
  • Do not lose your mobile phone or lend it to people you don’t know. It is your primary TFA security key, it needs to be kept safe.
  • Many TFA options let you pick “trusted” machines on which a second factor request won’t be made if you log in from them: don’t set up any trusted machines. If you do and a thief with knowledge of your password can get to them, they’ll have access to your information.

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As a computer user, backup is one of the essential things that we are supposed to do on regular basis. Being in digital world, and damage can happen any time. Mainly we have seen three very common types of issue with computer systems:

  •  Sometimes computer systems can be crashed for unknown reasons
  • System boot can be affected because of some sort of virus which can eventually result in data loss
  • False operations are also a very popular reason for such data wash

 

EASEUS Todo Backup

Such things can threat a normal user a lot. But here we have something which will keep away all such threats from your computer system. I am talking about EaseUS Todo Backup which is one of the system recovery software that we have in market today. I am calling it the best data recovery software because of its much advance features (than other products of similar niche) that are always ready for adding an extra layer of security to your computer system.

Some of best features of EaseUS Todo Backup are:

  • Complete hard drive clone
  • Easy user interface
  • Disk/partition backup and restore option for segmented tasks
  • Scheduled backup (one of the best feature)
  • Differential and incremental backup
  • Easy to restore the backed-up disk
  • Lots more

So with this software, whenever your system crashes and you are on the edge of losing your essential data, simply restore the backup image which will restore your entire data (which in other case might got vanished completely).

EASEUS Todo Backup Software

How to backup and restore system with Easeus Todo Backup software?

Here is how you can easily backup and restore your computer disks through this amazing computer backup software:

  1. Download the software from official portal.
  2. Now install and launch it. It will be similar to any other normal app.
  3. After this you will get one window where you will find the options for Backup, Recovery etc things.
  4. Choose the appropriate option and perform some onscreen instructions (you will be guided by onscreen instructions).

That’s it, this is how you can easily backup and restore your system data with this data backup software. If you have any doubts then please let us know through your comments.

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