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You Can't Go Back to School Without These 4 New Tech Accessories

16 days ago No comments

Back to School season is in full effect, and although many of you have already started your classes – we’re willing to bet your back to school shopping is still not quite done yet! Among all the books and supplies you’ll need, why not stop and treat yourself to one or two new accessories that will not only make your life easier, but allow you to rock your course load and start the new semester in style.

Here are 4 of the coolest new tech accessories that we just had to add to our catalog!

What Is Endpoint Security and Why Do I Need It?

3 months ago No comments

Vulnerable IT systems are one of the biggest threats to small business. Data theft and - increasingly - ransomware can bring a company to its knees. Alarmingly, many startups and SME’s believe that they are ‘too small’ for hackers or cyber-criminals to bother with. However, statistics prove that small businesses are the preferred targets since bigger companies can fight back with significant resources to stop cyber-crime. Luckily, system endpoint protection can help...

Here's Exactly What You Need to Create the Perfect Home Office Space

3 months ago No comments

Did you know that Microsoft was actually born in a garage? This fact perks up new business owners and freelancers to no end by showing them that it truly is possible to turn your vision into reality by starting out with just the basics.

Creating an office space takes more than a shopping spree on fancy stationery and snazzy ornaments for your desk. When you work from home, you'll still need most of the equipment and facilities that you used in your old ‘conventional’ office.

Here are a few items you'll need to create your own functional space and maximize your productivity...

Why You Should Teach Your Non-Tech Mom to Go Online

5 months ago No comments

Here’s exactly why you should teach your non-tech mom to go online.

Don't roll your eyes, it can be done! You know that person in your life that has absolutely NO IDEA how to use technology? Like I’m talking, serious issues turning up the volume on the TV? Yes, well 8 years ago, that was my mom. You would never guess, going by all the ‘Words with Friends’ requests I now get from her daily.

Fundamentals of Microsoft Open Licensing - Is it right for your organization?

7 months ago No comments

One question we get a lot: What is Microsoft Open Licensing? Is it right for me?

Microsoft Open Licensing is ideal for organizations with between 2-250 computers. It provides a simple way to manage your Microsoft Product Licenses. There are many advantages to acquiring Microsoft Software through Open Licensing. This brief overview can help you determine if it is the right option for your organization. For more comprehensive information, please see the links below.

5 Unique Gift Ideas for Valentine's Day

8 months ago No comments

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. If you haven’t decided on a gift yet, check out some unique ideas below that are sure to impress anyone!

3 Tips for Staying Healthy at Work

9 months ago No comments

A New Year means a fresh start and opportunity to create some new goals for yourself. For many, this means a recommitment to improving your health in one way or another. If you’re working behind a desk all day for most of the week, it’s often times pretty hard to find ways to incorporate some physical activity in your day.

Not only can working at your desk all day become a little boring and tiresome, for some it can actually become quite painful. Coupled with the fact that most of us may not have the best posture to begin with, sitting too long can strain your neck, back and just doesn’t do anything great for your body.

Here are our 3 tips to start the New Year off on the right foot (pun intended!). Incorporate these tips into your office life and we promise you’ll begin to feel better at work while getting that extra boost of activity you need to jump start your health.

4 Free Apps That Will Increase Your Mobile Security

11 months ago No comments

As the number of tasks and activities we choose to do on our devices increases, mobile security becomes a more important concern every day. A few months ago we posted a blog questioning if antivirus for your smartphones and tablets is really necessary. While it may not be as much of a requirement as it is for your computers, a byte of prevention is always worth the possible headache of having your device infected.

Antivirus and security apps do a lot more than just protect your device from viruses. They help secure your mobile transactions, protect you from phishing e-mails, rogue apps and can also remotely track, lock or wipe your device if it is ever stolen.

There’s a bunch of these apps out there so here’s a round-up of 4 free antivirus/security apps for iOS and Android that you can download on your devices right now!

4 Software You Need for Your Mac

11 months ago No comments

While Mac computers already come with a great catalog of built-in programs, there is always software out there that can make your system work even better!

Keep reading for a list of 4 types of software you can purchase for your Mac to increase its overall efficiency, security and accessibility.

3 Important Reasons to Update Your Tech

1 years ago No comments

We don’t always welcome change with open arms, but sometimes it does become necessary. It’s especially tough when it’s something we’ve grown so accustomed to, like our tech. We bet you can’t even count how many times you’ve hit the ‘remind me later’ button on your computer or phone – don’t worry, we can’t either!

We’ll admit that this is a tough subject. Sometimes we just don’t have time to sit there and wait for updates to carry out, or back up our data for the next big OS upgrade. Even if you’re not ready to do it right away, try not to put it off completely.

The three main reasons you should always update your tech are: security, compatibility, and performance. These are the most important factors to consider when you keep putting off that update! Keep reading to find out why...

Check out the itfactory.ca official blog for electronics and software buying guides, tips and more!

Featured Articles

You Can't Go Back to School Without These 4 New Tech Accessories

16 days ago No comments

Back to School season is in full effect, and although many of you have already started your classes – we’re willing to bet your back to school shopping is still not quite done yet! Among all the books and supplies you’ll need, why not stop and treat yourself to one or two new accessories that will not only make your life easier, but allow you to rock your course load and start the new semester in style.

Here are 4 of the coolest new tech accessories that we just had to add to our catalog!

What Is Endpoint Security and Why Do I Need It?

3 months ago No comments

Vulnerable IT systems are one of the biggest threats to small business. Data theft and - increasingly - ransomware can bring a company to its knees. Alarmingly, many startups and SME’s believe that they are ‘too small’ for hackers or cyber-criminals to bother with. However, statistics prove that small businesses are the preferred targets since bigger companies can fight back with significant resources to stop cyber-crime. Luckily, system endpoint protection can help...

Here's Exactly What You Need to Create the Perfect Home Office Space

3 months ago No comments

Did you know that Microsoft was actually born in a garage? This fact perks up new business owners and freelancers to no end by showing them that it truly is possible to turn your vision into reality by starting out with just the basics.

Creating an office space takes more than a shopping spree on fancy stationery and snazzy ornaments for your desk. When you work from home, you'll still need most of the equipment and facilities that you used in your old ‘conventional’ office.

Here are a few items you'll need to create your own functional space and maximize your productivity...

Why You Should Teach Your Non-Tech Mom to Go Online

5 months ago No comments

Here’s exactly why you should teach your non-tech mom to go online.

Don't roll your eyes, it can be done! You know that person in your life that has absolutely NO IDEA how to use technology? Like I’m talking, serious issues turning up the volume on the TV? Yes, well 8 years ago, that was my mom. You would never guess, going by all the ‘Words with Friends’ requests I now get from her daily.

Fundamentals of Microsoft Open Licensing - Is it right for your organization?

7 months ago No comments

One question we get a lot: What is Microsoft Open Licensing? Is it right for me?

Microsoft Open Licensing is ideal for organizations with between 2-250 computers. It provides a simple way to manage your Microsoft Product Licenses. There are many advantages to acquiring Microsoft Software through Open Licensing. This brief overview can help you determine if it is the right option for your organization. For more comprehensive information, please see the links below.

5 Unique Gift Ideas for Valentine's Day

8 months ago No comments

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. If you haven’t decided on a gift yet, check out some unique ideas below that are sure to impress anyone!

3 Tips for Staying Healthy at Work

9 months ago No comments

A New Year means a fresh start and opportunity to create some new goals for yourself. For many, this means a recommitment to improving your health in one way or another. If you’re working behind a desk all day for most of the week, it’s often times pretty hard to find ways to incorporate some physical activity in your day.

Not only can working at your desk all day become a little boring and tiresome, for some it can actually become quite painful. Coupled with the fact that most of us may not have the best posture to begin with, sitting too long can strain your neck, back and just doesn’t do anything great for your body.

Here are our 3 tips to start the New Year off on the right foot (pun intended!). Incorporate these tips into your office life and we promise you’ll begin to feel better at work while getting that extra boost of activity you need to jump start your health.

4 Free Apps That Will Increase Your Mobile Security

11 months ago No comments

As the number of tasks and activities we choose to do on our devices increases, mobile security becomes a more important concern every day. A few months ago we posted a blog questioning if antivirus for your smartphones and tablets is really necessary. While it may not be as much of a requirement as it is for your computers, a byte of prevention is always worth the possible headache of having your device infected.

Antivirus and security apps do a lot more than just protect your device from viruses. They help secure your mobile transactions, protect you from phishing e-mails, rogue apps and can also remotely track, lock or wipe your device if it is ever stolen.

There’s a bunch of these apps out there so here’s a round-up of 4 free antivirus/security apps for iOS and Android that you can download on your devices right now!

4 Software You Need for Your Mac

11 months ago No comments

While Mac computers already come with a great catalog of built-in programs, there is always software out there that can make your system work even better!

Keep reading for a list of 4 types of software you can purchase for your Mac to increase its overall efficiency, security and accessibility.

3 Important Reasons to Update Your Tech

1 years ago No comments

We don’t always welcome change with open arms, but sometimes it does become necessary. It’s especially tough when it’s something we’ve grown so accustomed to, like our tech. We bet you can’t even count how many times you’ve hit the ‘remind me later’ button on your computer or phone – don’t worry, we can’t either!

We’ll admit that this is a tough subject. Sometimes we just don’t have time to sit there and wait for updates to carry out, or back up our data for the next big OS upgrade. Even if you’re not ready to do it right away, try not to put it off completely.

The three main reasons you should always update your tech are: security, compatibility, and performance. These are the most important factors to consider when you keep putting off that update! Keep reading to find out why...