Tips and tricks for iOS7

You almost certainly know by now that Apple has unveiled its newest operating system for iPads and iPhones, iOS7. The industry technology press has fully covered the new mobile operating system. But there are still plenty of tricks that you might now know.

Apple on the way down? Maybe not

Is Apple on its way down? Are its days of launching endlessly inventive products over? You might think so from the critics that have attacked the company, especially since founder Steve Jobs' death. But Boston Consulting Group disagrees. As Entrepreneur reports, Apple topped the consulting group's annual list of the most innovative companies for the ninth year in a row.

A quick primer on iOS7 tricks

Apple launched its latest version of iOS7 for its iPad and iPhone devices. The tech press has covered the new operating system in detail. However that doesn’t mean there aren’t tricks that you can’t learn to help make your iOS7 experience better still.

Want to be more efficient? Follow these tips

Want your small business to function as efficiently as possible? Then you've got to use technology just as efficiently. Fortunately, the Web site TechnologySchools.org has plenty of advice on how small business owners can make use of technology to boost their sales.

Your default photo-sharing site? Dropbox

Cloud-based file-sharing service Dropbox has rapidly grow to be a favorite of computer users due to its simplicity and power. But these days Dropbox has got a new mission, according to TechCrunch writer Matthew Panzarino. As outlined by him, the company now hopes to become the cloud’s default photo-sharing service.

Privacy by obscurity no more on Facebook?

Remember those nasty comments you wrote years ago about an ex-boyfriend? Think about that photo of you and your college friends holding shot glasses to the camera? Want your present-day friends and family members to be able to easily find them? As TechCrunch writer Josh Constine says in a recent story, Facebook’s new Graph Search may make it easier than ever for people to discover those long-forgotten but extremely embarrassing Facebook posts.

Cryptolocker…It’s As Sinister As It Sounds

Even as Halloween candy still may be brimming over the top of your kids’ pumpkins, the nasty virus with the sinister name, Cryptolocker, may be lurking around your cyber-neighborhood.  Cryptolocker is a form of ransomware: software that locks you out of something until you give it what it wants (usually money). It is currently being spread via malicious email attachments, or can be deployed by hacked and malevolent Web sites by exploiting outdated browser plugins.

Want Quickoffice for free? Now’s your chance

Want to view and edit Microsoft docs on your iPhone or Android mobile device? Don’t wish to pay a small fortune to acquire an app that lets you do it? Google’s got your solution. As writer CJ Arlotta affirms in a recent story on the MSPmentor Web site, Google is now giving users free access to its Quickoffice app, one that allows them to view and edit Office documents on their mobile devices.