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The RAK Report: August 2014


Greetings to those of you who read the RAK Report! It’s apparently that time of year where the weather starts to remind us that we can’t enjoy an endless summer. The mornings here in the Chicagoland area have took a turn for the Fall. Yes, we’re still seeing 80-degree days, but when the mornings start […]

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Latest News: Amazon’s Fire Phone, California Kill-Switch Bill, and More


Amazon’s New Fire Phone You may have heard about or seen the commercials for Amazon’s first leap into the mobile phone market, the Fire Phone. The device is made to compete with the iPhone 5S, the Samsung Galaxy S5, and the LG G3, and is exclusive to AT&T. The Fire Phone boasts a 13 MP camera, […]

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The RAK Report: July 2014


Welcome to the second half of 2014! Where has the time gone?  As we get back into the swing of work after a much-needed 3-day weekend, we hope everyone is enjoying the glorious summer weather. If we’re not having thunderstorms out here in the midwest, we’re enjoying warm, sunny days. Fortunately, we’re able to focus on […]

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Consumer Alerts & Latest News: Traveling with Tech, Android Security, & More


International Travel & Tech Devices The TSA has increased security once again surrounding mobile devices including smartphones and tablets. While the TSA already may request that a passenger to turn on their laptop, they may now request mobile devices to be switched on. It is unclear how the TSA will proceed with battery-dead devices where […]

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Harmless iPhone Pranks for the Young at Heart

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Mobile phone users have become increasingly protective of their devices due to the personal information and sensitive work data that is stored. While this is understandable, it also means that pulling off some soon-to-be classic pranks will be that much more difficult to execute! From endless typing to trapping a user in an app, Buzzfeed has […]

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The RAK Report: June 2014


It’s June already! Can you believe it? We can’t complain, though, because we’ve been experiencing some absolutely beautiful weather here in Chicago. Finally!  Fortunately, we’ve been able to balance enjoying the outdoors with a steady focus on some of the big projects we’ve been working on. Let’s get to it! Back in April, we completed […]

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Reducing Your Wireless Bill With VoIP Apps


When it comes to reducing business expenses, it’s important to avoid compromising the quality of the operation. So, how do we reduce our wireless bills without telling the organization to spend less time on the phone with clients? While we can suggest utilizing email more often, it is generally more efficient overall to make a […]

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6 Apple iOS 8 Updates to Enhance Your Business

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Apple held its yearly Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, California on Monday and revealed the latest features that will be included in the new release of their mobile operating system, iOS 8. While the company calls the release one of their most massive updates, we’ve highlighted some of the more useful additions in […]

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Why You Need A Corporate Mobility Policy

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Organizations large and small are implementing Corporate Mobility Policies to not only protect themselves, but to also increase productivity by setting the groundwork of what is acceptable and expected of employees using mobile devices. From data protection to data usage and just about everything in between, creating and enforcing a Corporate Mobility Policy can help […]

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The RAK Report: April 2014


As the weather slowly warms and we knock out one fourth of our year, we continue on with April and a bundle of new business… RAK is very excited to reveal that we’ve started work with Bollinger Connolly Krause LLC, a law firm in Chicago that specializes in trial litigation. We have re-structured their account and […]

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