Derek Walter, PCWorld

Derek Walter


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Past articles by Derek:

How to configure your Chromebook for ultimate security

Chrome OS is already tops at security, but with a few extra tweaks you can ensure the gates are even more secure. → Read More

Tax Deductions You Can (and Can't) Take

Tax deductions are great, but some might be less than legal. Here's the ones you should take and which ones you should avoid. → Read More

Best Chromebook Apps for Stylus Use

Some Chromebooks offer a stylus, which can improve the way you engage with creativity-based apps. These Chromebook apps are the best to use with a stylus. → Read More

8 Smart Business Tax Preparation Tips

April 15 is approaching quickly, and many day-to-day decisions significantly impact your tax obligation. Follow these eight steps to stay on top of taxes. → Read More

How to transfer everything from your old Android phone to your new one

From apps and data, to calendar and contacts, to photos, mail, and more, here's a quick and painless guide to backing up and moving all your stuff to a new Android phone. → Read More

Tips for Recruiting Top Tech Talent

Today's top tech workers want more than just a good paycheck. Hiring experts share some tips for winning the industry talent war. → Read More

How Open-Source Document Management Can Work For SMBs

You can enjoy flexibility in an open-source document management platform. → Read More

What Small Businesses Need to Know About 10G

The cable industry is innovating with the goal of creating data networks of 10 gigabits per second, which are different from mobile 5G networks. → Read More

What Is an LLC?

Business startups may want to consider forming a limited liability company, which combines the benefits of a corporation and a partnership. → Read More

Best Business Features of Quickbooks Online Advanced

Quickbooks Online Advanced allows you to input data from hundreds of invoice transactions at the same time. → Read More

Business Travel Is Bad for Your Health

Harvard Business Review found a "strong correlation" between how frequently one traveled for business and a number of physical and behavioral health risks. → Read More

How to Invest as a Freelancer in the Gig Economy

As a freelancer, you have to think like a business, focus on long-term investments, and find a suitable financial advisor to secure your financial future. → Read More

Microsoft Workplace Analytics: How Your Business Can Benefit

Technology in the workplace can both help and hinder efficiency. Microsoft Workplace Analytics seeks to help your team sift out the distractions for more productivity. → Read More

Business Credit Score vs. Personal Credit Score: What's the Difference?

The scores provided by credit monitoring agencies determine how creditworthy your business is and may impact the financing you get for future projects. → Read More

What Sole Proprietors Need to Know

If you conduct business, even as a sole proprietor, you have some municipal rules to follow. → Read More

Free Cybersecurity Services to Protect Your Business

These free services can help you better protect your important business data and reduce your risk of a security breach. → Read More

How to Apply for Government Grants

Seeking out government grants can be worth it, but the working through the process takes dedication. → Read More

Reservationless vs. Operator-Assisted Conferencing Systems: Which is Best?

Here's how to decide which technology should power your company's video conferencing systems. → Read More

Google Chrome OS for Work: What You Need to Know

If you're trying to decide whether you should go with Windows or Mac OS, consider Chrome OS. Here's a look at its capabilities and benefits. → Read More

Amazon Web Services is Ready to Change the Internet of Things

Amazon hopes to lure developers to build services for the fast-growing IoT world. → Read More