Archive for October, 2017

Remote Working/Telecommunity Bad for Your Health?

October 29, 2017

Many of our clients work from home.  We’re their local IT, doing the computer repair and support their corporate office might do.  The flexibility is great, but not everyone likes it. When I chat with clients I hear some of the same complaints in this article. One person put it best to me: “It’s like […]

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Just Say No to KRACK

October 22, 2017

You’ve probably heard about this new wireless hack called KRACK.  Just what we need after all the frustrations with Equifax! Don’t panic, just be on alert. Our trusted friends at Malwarebytes did an excellent overview of the likely risks to the average users.  In a nutshell, when a wireless network asks for a password to connect, […]

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Did Microsoft Upgrade You Without Your Consent?

October 15, 2017

We advised clients not to upgrade to Windows 10.  Some clients listened, but their computers didn’t.  Microsoft made it confusing and client computers upgraded to Windows 10 accidentally.  If this happened to you, money might be coming back to you. From what I’ve seen, this lawsuit has the best chance of being turned into a class […]

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Online Security Systems and Your Home Or Business

October 8, 2017

With the expansion of the “Internet of Things” aka IoT, we’re getting lots of requests for security systems from clients.  The price has come way down and we recommend them to everyone. This article has a good explanation of why it’s important for your business to have a security system, but this applies to many […]

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How to Block Scammers and Telemarketers on Your iPhone

October 1, 2017

Since Apple introduced iOS 10, they’ve included a way to identify and block annoying calls.  They haven’t advertised this feature well and that’s a shame. If you’re using a newer AT&T iPhone, I recommend their Call Protect app. It blocks calls from even ringing your phone.  I’m using it on my iPhone SE and love […]

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