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Is Best Buy’s New Electronics “Buy Back” Program All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

Is Best Buy’s New Electronics “Buy Back” Program All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

You may have heard about the new “Buy Back” pro-gram being offered by Best Buy. The premise behind Best Buy’s Buy Back program is simple: Buy a technology product in certain categories – mobile phones (but not prepaid phones), laptops, netbooks, tablet computers and TVs – from Best Buy, and the store will let you bring it back and receive a portion of the purchase price. Of course, there are “catches.”

Can You Really Get Microsoft Office For Just $6 A Month?

Recently, Microsoft announced a real “game changer” for the IT industry and something that may mean the demise of the $62 billion-dollar company‟s stronghold on the desktop. What is it? Office 365, which is their new cloud computing answer to Google Apps. Instead of paying $300 per license, you can now access the entire Office suite of products via the Internet for $6 to $24 per month (like paying for a utility).

What Is “Cloud Computing?”

Cloud computing refers to the “next evolution” of the Internet and how users (you and me) access, store and work with applications, files, e-mail, data and more. Instead of having all your files and applications stored on a PC or laptop, cloud computing puts this workload onto a high-speed, high security server that you access via any Internet connection or device. Why do this? Several reasons

7 Simple Ways To Keep Your iPad Secure

7 Simple Ways To Keep Your iPad Secure

Don’t leave it lying around Although this is common sense, you’ve probably violated this rule more than once. iPads are easy targets for thieves, so don’t let it out of your sight when in a public place – and don’t leave it in plain view in your car or you might end up with a bro-ken window in addition to a stolen iPad.

Two Key Lessons

First, you need to be a lot more wary of e-mail promotions and communications that ask you to provide your credit card infor-mation or to validate your account information (username, pass-word, social security number, etc.). No valid company will ever ask you to send important, confidential information in that manner.

What To Do When You Want The Advanced Features Of Microsoft Exchange But Don’t Want The Costs

With the complexity, costs and problems associated with installing a mail server, many businesses are now opting for “Hosted Exchange” in the cloud rather than bringing the server in-house. What are “cloud”-based or “hosted” services? Think of them like a gym membership. Instead of purchasing your own home gym equipment, which can be expensive, require maintenance and take up a lot of space, you can pay a small monthly fee to go to the gym and use a multi-million-dollar facility that is kept and maintained by someone else.

How To Get Your E-mails Delivered

Since e-mails are cheap and easy and deliver instant results, there’s a good chance you are (or plan on) using e-mail broadcasts to communicate with your clients and prospects. But with so much spam, how can you make sure your e-mails stay OUT of the spam filter and get safely delivered to your recipients’ inbox? Here are a few tips: