How to protect your PC from power surges

Sometimes the very power source that runs your computer can destroy it. Even small electrical surges can damage computers and a large one can completely fry a PC or even cause electronics to catch fire. Here’s how you protect your PC from becoming a power surge casualty.

How an ergonomic office can help prevent eyestrain

Eyestrain and electronic devices has been in the news a fair bit lately, with the use of backlit  smartphones and tablets at night being linked to a number of eye and sleep-related health issues. But there’s another screen many of us are staring at for eight hours a day and it can also cause eyestrain. Here’s how setting up an ergonomic office can prevent eyestrain and other health issues while using your computer.

Be more productive with your PC: Organize your workspace

A messy workspace is more than just unpleasant look at and not so fun to work in, it also cuts into your productivity. I’ve put together a list of things you can do to organize all those cables, accessories and peripherals, cutting the clutter and boosting your productivity.

How an ergonomic office can make you more productive

When you’re looking for ways to boost productivity, technology is often the knee-jerk response. Get a faster PC and I’ll be able to work faster. What’s often overlooked is ergonomics. Setting up your office to so that it takes ergonomic design into account can pay huge benefits in increased productivity, while also helping to prevent injuries.

Create your dream home office with Casey collection furnishings

As more and more jobs move from the cubicle to the internet, the home office has become increasingly important. However, many home office spaces are crowded and disorganized. Creating a cleaner and more tranquil office space will ensure that you stay on task and be productive.

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Office Desks to Increase Productivity

Last week, I wrote about how ergonomically designed office chairs are essential to rear-end comfort and back health. However, even the most fabulous, most space-aged, most comfortable chair in the world means nothing if you’re sitting in front of a desk that is made from a sheet of plywood and two milk crates. So, with that in mind, I thought I’d write a follow up post that highlights some great desk options available at Best Buy.  But first, let’s quickly define what makes a “great desk” and why having one in your work or home office can actually increase productivity. 

How to set up your PC to work from home

Working from home is an increasingly popular trend. Doing so saves on office space, commute time and many of the expenses of having a team working in a centralized building. It can also be an attractive option for employees. I worked from home on a part-time basis for a decade and switched to full-time over five years ago —I can’t even picture going back to a traditional office. But if you’re going to make this work, you have to take it seriously (it’s not all coffee on the deck and hanging out with the dogs) and your PC is a central component. I’ve put together suggestions on how to set up your PC to work from home.

Dropcam is wifi video monitoring at its best

Whether it’s the nice guy telling the guy robbing his house that he has a spider on his shoulder, or radio hosts joking around about their co-hosts eating pizza in-studio, Dropcam has provided us a lot of laughs and cases for its diverse usability over the last few weeks.  Now, you can get your very own Dropcam at Best Buy and start the fun.  Whether you want to use it at home, work or even for the baby, Dropcam’s versatility and light weight makes this an easy go-to for your recording needs.  Click below to read a review of how it all works.

Create the perfect for home office space for him

Though both men and women want the same things out a home office, the way they would design the office would most likely be entirely different. Here are some great man-friendly ideas for creating a stylish and professional home office!

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