Who wouldn’t like to make a little extra money? Two incomes are certainly better than one, and people are quickly figuring out there is money to be made online. Whether you’re interested in supplementing your income or perhaps looking to move in a completely new direction, the internet is conducive to the entrepreneurial spirit.
It is a time when most people are trying to make cutbacks and avoid wasting money wherever possible, and when it comes to your business, saving money on things like ink or toner for your printer can actually make a significant difference, especially if you are a freelancer or one man company. Toner is notoriously expensive, but can be something you can’t get by without if you need to do things like sign papers or send hard copies of invoices.
Whether you’re into fitness or Netflix binge watching, everyone has a bit of a tech-guru inside. You may not consider yourself tech-savvy, but take a look around your home and at what you own. You’ll probably see things like smartphones, tablets, laptops, TVs, sound systems, light dimmers, and more. Whether we realize it or not, technology is so embedded in our lives that we have trouble separating ourselves from it.Instead of wasting your money on gadgets you don’t need, find items you can actually use this year to make life easier, more productive, and more comfortable. Here are some of the top tech gadgets and innovations on the market this year.
Facial recognition technology, once only a feature of paranoid science-fiction novels, is now being used increasingly for a variety of applications — some of which may surprise you. “Technology is advancing rapidly in this area, bringing up new privacy considerations in our changing world,” says Park West Gallery founder and CEO, Albert Scaglione.
With the number of technological innovations increasing, businesses are now able to take more control of their computer networks, especially in terms of hosting decisions. A relatively recent innovation, cloud hosting solutions enable companies to migrate their current infrastructures from dedicated servers to cloud storage. However, this feat is not without complications. Many businesses struggle to afford the preliminary investment costs of cloud solutions, and they rarely have enough time to allow their servers some downtime for such a large, complex migration. The problems attending a switch from a dedicated server to a cloud environment cause many companies to weight their options and assess which avenue is right for them.
You’ve probably heard a lot of hubbub about Microsoft training, such as the kind of promotions it can help you secure (or new job!) all the way to the relatively high costs. The good news is that with Microsoft, you get what you pay for and this is definitely an investment. The reason? You’re getting incredible quality education, actionable training you can use, and it shows that you’re a serious and savvy techie who will go above and beyond to enhance your career.