Springboard's 12 Days of Gifting: Day 2

It’s the second day of the 12 Days of Gifting and we have our eyes set on two 4K Apple TVs.

Topics: Retail

SBM Staff Picks: Apple AirPods and Bose SoundLink Color

You didn't think we were stopping at Pop Sockets, did you?

We have some more wonderful reccommendations from our lovely Springboarders to help you check off your holiday shopping list!

Topics: Retail

Springboard Media's 12 Days of Gifting: Day 1

On the first day of SBM's 12 Days of Giving... or something like that.

Third time’s the charm for the Apple Watch and the Series 3 makes a fantastic gift for anyone on your list. Athletes and travelers alike will love the addition of LTE to the Series 3, so they can make calls, work with Siri, and cut the tether to the iPhone. 

Topics: Retail

Unorganized Loved Ones? These Stocking Stuffers Can Help

We all have one or two friends or family members that could use a little help when it comes to organization or holding on to their valuables. These stocking stuffers may just be the little push they need to reach organizational bliss.

Topics: Retail

SBM Staff Picks: Moshi AirFoil and Pop Sockets

It's that time of year again; everything is sparkly and bright and you are stressing about what to buy your loved ones. Let the wonderful staff at Springboard Media help you out. Check out some of our favorites, and maybe they'll become yours!

The 5 Things You and Your Business Should Do on Computer Security Day

No one likes to think about bad things happening to them, much less plan for them. But since today is Computer Security Day, we wanted to give you some quick tips on simple things you can (and should!) be doing to protect your business.

1. Review Your Business Insurance Carefully

Most businesses carry some type of general liability insurance that would pay them if their building and the things in it were damaged. However, many businesses do not have enough coverage to replace all the computer equipment, devices, supplies, and other things they’ve accumulated over the years that are housed in their office. Make sure you review your policy every year and keep in mind new additions and assets you’ve accumulated during that year.

Topics: Business Tech Tips

How to Recover Lost Data: Stop Using the Device ASAP

You accidentally deleted an important file, and then you emptied your computer's trash bin. Your RAID array stopped working, without explanation. Your employee accidentally deleted important business information, and you don't have it backed up.

Take a breathe, stay calm, and stop what you are doing.

Topics: Retail Tech Tips

A Day with Alexa: Skills to Utilize Every Day

There are a ton of options when it comes to Alexa skills. Some skills are awesome some... not so much. We here at Springboard Media sifted through the junk to find the best Alexa capabilities you probably didn't know about, that you can use throughout your day.

We made a you little photo story.

Topics: Home Automation Retail

Entertaining is a Breeze with Smart Home Technology

You're too busy to entertain the way you'd like, but you have a knack for making the perfect ambience for any occasion. With home automation, it's possible to do everything from setting the lighting just right, to finding the perfect playlist to set the mood... all in a single tap! Choose the perfect warmth and brightness for your dimmable lights, and connect that with just the right playlist and sound settings throughout your home. Then set it as a Scene with your Savant app, call it "Dinner Party" or "Family Thanksgiving" and the entire ambience will always be accessible in the future.

Topics: Home Automation

The Apple "i" Glitch Driving You Crazy? Here's How to Fix It

If you downloaded iOS 11 there is a chance you are experiencing an inexplicable glitch in the new software. When typing the letter "I" Apple autocorrects it to a capital "A" followed by a question mark in a box.