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Excellent Accounting Software from AccountEdge 2010

October 27, 2010 |

Although AccountEdge for Windows, retailing at $299, may not as famous as QuickBooks, $399.95, it is now and has always been a marvelous accounting program for smaller businesses, since its beginnings on the Mac in the early 1990’s, under the name MYOB.  Acclivity bought the product more than a year ago, and the 2010 edition is named AccountEdge 2010; there is also a version available for Macs.  This edition has the distinction of possessing the simplest, most contoured and user friendly interface to ever grace an accounting program for small businesses.  It further boasts a feature set and navigational tools that are sturdy enough to offer serious competition to the QuickBooks and Peachtree desktop versions.  Although it does suffer from a shortage of connectivity features, the standard online bill payment being one of them, it does show us new online marketing tools.

It has matured very gracefully in terms of appearances, especially when compared … Read More

Nine Likely Ways You May Inadvertently Ruin Your Commercial Website

October 9, 2010 |

If you’ve visited hundreds or even thousands of business sites in the past ten years, you may notice many things that don’t necessarily bad for the visitors, but can be quite harmful for the sites themselves.

These are nine things that can ruin your business site easily.

9) Misspelling Your Domain

Today, it becomes harder and harder to get short and catchy name for your commercial domain. As the result many people must contend with longer domain names and it may mean that they’ll make mistakes in showing their site’s URL in the brochures, emails and promotional letters.

It is possible to use dashes to allow you use shorter domain, but make sure the printing company include them in your printed materials. You may also make spelling mistake when using a regional domain, for example if you have medical-equipments.com.au, it is easy to tell people that your site is medical-equipments.com.

8) Forgetting the Expiration … Read More

Is Cloud Hosting Living Up to the Hype?

October 6, 2010 |

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Cloud hosting is rolling out in full force right now, with most major hosting providers having already either switched completely to the new technology, or at least started offering packages that work on the cloud. A lot of new businesses and startups have opted to launch their work using the latest and greatest offer from the hosting world, and a lot of people are watching them with interest, wondering if they’ll be successful.

Everyone is talking about the current and future possibilities of this new technology, with most people agreeing that this one is in fact the major player of the future, unlike Virtual Private Servers and shared hosting before it. But is the cloud really living up to the hype?

Well, despite a few problems, which are usual business for any new technologies, especially in the software world, cloud servers have indeed delivered everything they promised they would.

The biggest two … Read More

HP Named The Former SAP Executive As Their CEO

October 1, 2010 |

Léo Apotheker was selected as the president and chief executive officer by the Hewlett-Packard’s board of directors. This is the third time that HP chooses an external candidate as the CEO over a decade. The present CEO of HP Mark Hurd was compelled to resign as he got involved in sexual-harassment and expense-reporting scandal on August 6. Apotheker will take over from Mark Hurd on November 1.

Apotheker who is 57 year old, was CEO of the German software giant SAP from 2008 to 2010. He worked in SAP for almost 19 years and resigned in February in the midst of chaos over poor earnings. He’ll also be a part of HP’s board of directors. Apotheker’s appointment as the CEO has raised mixed reactions. The corporate customers will be happy as Apotheker is well-known among those executive circles. Apart from that SAP works closely with HP’s enterprise hardware, software and consulting … Read More

The Technology that was/wasn’t: 2009

December 15, 2009 |

Judge the way you can but 2009 will surely be a connoisseur to most of the people. We’ve seen few really err..  moments in this year, on all fronts, be it on the technology side or on the eco side (I don’t care what ‘d you suffix to that).

Here on Technologies Review we’ll take a look at all the technologies that tried to redefine the way we look at our surrounding world and of those technologies that tried to reshape the world and also of them that we ‘d in any way love to do away with.

We entered the year with deep apprehensions of what the world had in store for us, on various quarters. With the economy still in shambles, everyone was quite trepid, counting on the tech companies to lead us out of the crisis, that was soon ballooning in to much bigger than those of 30’s, late 70’s … Read More