Tradies Should Add Technology to Their Tool Belts!

TradespersonThere are many hands-on trades that haven’t traditionally needed technology. Yet modern tech tools help the plumber, carpenter, welder or other tradespeople improve  their productivity and competitiveness. Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of BCC

BCC v CCMost people have at some point, “replied all” when meaning to reply to only one person. It is definitely embarrassing, can be a major privacy issue and aggravates those people with emails flooding their box. Another common email gaffe is misusing the CC and BCC fields in outgoing messages – this “little” mistake can prove costly for business. Continue reading

To Upgrade Windows 7 or Not?

Windows 7 EOL

Should You Get Rid of Windows 7 and Server 2008?

What If You Don’t Switch?

On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will end its support for Windows 7 and Server 2008. But just because you can continue to use Windows 7 after the end of life date, it doesn’t mean you should. Businesses who rely on technology to keep them running are proactively upgrading their Windows environment to avoid downtime, user issues, loss of functionality with other applications and increased security vulnerabilities. Continue reading

5 Best Practices for Buying Technology for Your Business

Buying Technology Equipment

Buying technology for your own personal use at home can be exciting once you get past the price tag. Yet there are many factors to consider when investing in technology for your business and your employees use. Continue reading

Security Updates – The Better Way to Patch

Updates often come at the worst moment: you shut down your laptop to rush to a meeting and see the dreaded “Windows is updating. Do not power off” message! Or you leave your desktop for a minute and come back to find your computer has restarted in your absence – those unexpected bug fixes and performance improvements lost your unsaved work. Continue reading

Why You Need Professional Virus Removal

Do Macs Get Viruses?

“Your computer has a virus.” Such a dreaded phrase!! With a “human” virus we can feel awful and miss work but when a virus hits our computers, we can lose valuable information and be vulnerable to attack. Continue reading

Save Time By Using These Essential Windows Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts

Time for What Matters

The average person spends around 90,000 hours at work. These hours can cost us sleep, affect our mood and stress. Unfortunately there is no “get out of work free” card, but here are some essential Windows shortcuts that will help you save time. Continue reading

Do Macs Get Viruses and Malware?

Do Macs Get Viruses?Most Apple Mac owners believe their computers are immune to viruses and malware. Even Apple has run advertising campaigns promising that its computers “don’t get viruses”. Those who have owned a Mac for years, decades even, are particularly prone to believing that it indeed the case – after all, nothing has happened to them yet! Regrettably, Macs do get viruses and the threat is getting even larger. Continue reading