Your Vacation Tech Guidelines

As the last few weeks of summer approach, families frantically plan for one final vacation getaway. As children grow older, parents realize that each break may be your last chance to take a family vacation. Sports camps, summer jobs, and spending time with friends becomes more of an importance to young people as puberty progresses. […]

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WiFi Wherever With Apple Hotspot

Stress surrounds us: work, family, kids, bills, and the list goes on. So when you can, vacation provides a much-needed getaway. For some, a beach far away serves the perfect relaxing atmosphere. For others, a sunset on a front porch swing out in the middle of nowhere acts as the ideal place to be. In […]

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My iPad Doesn’t Recognize My WiFi!

This weekend, I drove to Chicago, my hometown, to surprise my father for his birthday. Upon arriving home, I texted my parents to tell them I had made it back. I then went to Snapchat to send a snap message. I looked in the top left corner of my phone: LTE. Despite being in my […]

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Top Mobile Trends of 2016

When it comes to technology, one of your first thoughts should be mobile. We are always on the go, and in 2015, 51% of all web connectivity happened on mobile devices. The numbers are only growing from here. When using mobile devices, messaging rules. Business Insider states that the top four messaging apps have close […]

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Do I Need a Guest WiFi?

Every store, doctor’s office, fitness center, and establishment from here to Timbuktu seems to have a guest WiFi network. Should your business have one as well? Take this quiz to find out: Now that you know if you should or shouldn’t think about a guest WiFi, here are some helpful bits of information you’ll want […]

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How a VPN Can Increase Your Cybersecurity

A Virtual Private Network, or VPN, is a method often used by corporations to “add security and privacy to private and public networks, like WiFi Hotspots and the Internet.” To easily explain this idea, check out the video below: NOTE: Heart Technologies does not endorse or promote the usage of SumRando company, but is simply using […]

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Is it Bluetooth or WiFi?

In our world, there are two forms of data transmission: Bluetooth and WiFi. Both accomplish very different things, yet can easily be confused. WiFi and Bluetooth can be found on basically every smartphone, laptop, or tablet, and both are used to transmit data wirelessly. They can be used separately or in conjunction with one another. […]

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What is IoT?

If you’re looking into any tech-related news or articles lately, you’ll recognize the acronym “IoT.” Just about everything is somehow related to IoT or mentioning IoT or hey, maybe they’re just throwing in “IoT” to seem relevant. After a solid two months of scanning article after article and title after title referencing IoT, I had […]

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Uncovering Shadow IT

It’s on your computers. It’s on your smartphones. It’s on your devices. It’s shadow IT , and it could be lurking in your office. Shadow IT may not be the scariest sounding thing, but trust that it’s capabilities can cause great problems–or great success–for your company. First thing’s first, what is shadow IT? Shadow IT […]

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