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Trader’s Guide to the Internet of Things

Most stock traders spend a lot of time online. In the course of your internet meanderings, you’ve probably come across the term ‘Internet of Things’ or IoT. But you might not understand what that is or why you should care. In today’s article, we’ll take a look at the basic concepts and how they might […]

Trader’s Guide to Securing Your Facebook Account (Part 1 of 2)

For many of us, connecting on social networks is part of the trading business. And Facebook is one of the networks traders are mostly likely to use. Facebook has been in the news a lot lately, but not for good reasons. Unless you’ve been under a rock for most of 2018, you’ve already heard about […]

3 Simple Steps to Secure Trading Information on Google

Every so often, I survey my customers to find out their biggest concerns related to trading and trading computers. Every time, they say one of their top concerns is staying safe and secure on the internet. So in this post, I want to share some ways Google helps you to stay safe. I find that […]

Upgrade Your Trading Computer’s Hard Drive Without Fear

Over the years, I’ve heard all sorts of reasons why traders hesitate to update or upgrade their slightly older trading computers. One big reason is the headache of data migration. Whether you’re getting a larger internal hard drive or just backing up to an external hard drive, it can be a major pain to copy […]

Be Careful Trading With This Type of Mouse

In the past, when you bought computer for trading, you never worried about the mouse. A wired mouse came as part of the package. But things have changed. Often the mouse is a separate buying decision. And as the technology has changed, you now have more options. At first glance, choosing between a wired and […]

5 More Ways to Simplify a Trading Day with Google Assistant

Google Assistant is making a big impact in the digital assistant market. In a previous post, I talked about how Google Assistant can help make your trading day more efficient. You can use it for services like voice authenticating, news feed reading, opening applications with your voice, and more. Here are some additional features of […]

4 Ways to Simplify Your Trading Day with Google Assistant

Digital personal assistants are still not skilled enough to replace human beings (fortunately). You still need human help to keep your trading business running smoothly. But digital personal assistants can help you in many ways you probably haven’t thought of yet, making many of your day-to-day business tasks easier to accomplish. The big players in […]

10 New Gmail Features Every Trader Should Try

If you’re a heavy Gmail user (of the online version and not Outlook), you’re probably already aware Google has given Gmail a facelift. Whether you use Gmail for personal use or for your trading business, the new features should help you get more done efficiently. If you haven’t updated already, you might want to give […]

Did You Overlook these 13 Cool Windows 10 Features?

Windows 10 has been out long enough now that most traders are using it rather than our former favorite, Windows 7. And if you’re following this blog, you’ll know I’ve been talking over the course of multiple blog posts about how to get more from your Windows 10 operating system. Today’s post is a quick […]

Are You Freaked Out About Windows 10 Updates?

I’ll be the first to admit that updates are no fun most of the time. Or, at least, they’re a distraction, if not a downright disruption. You might get a few cool new features, but they sometimes come at the cost of a lot of aggravation. However, at the same time, I realize that it’s […]