Now that the chill of winter has faded and freezing isn’t a concern (well, the freezing that comes from cold, not from too many apps running at once), it’s time to protect your technology from the warm weather. Overheating is a huge problem for consumers that own cell phones, tablets, laptops, and just about any other piece of technology. Here are some of our top tips for protecting your technology from warm weather.
Sometimes, it can be scary to ask common computer questions out of fear of being judged. We specialize in making you feel comfortable asking these things and getting legitimate, easy-to-understand answers. We know that not everyone is all about computers. So if you’ve been experiencing some of the following tech issues, don’t worry! We can explain them to you and give you working solutions.
“Try restarting” is every tech guru’s first piece of advice when someone approaches them with an issue. There’s an important reason for this. Restarting a device, app or computer actually does a lot in terms of fixing minor problems. Sometimes, what appears to be a huge meltdown is actually just too much memory being used. This is why your apps crash and close out when you try to do certain tasks–they’re doing the work for you. Have you ever had an iPhone freeze or have confusing issues? Turning it off and on again usually does the trick. But why?
The days of workplaces which strictly use Macs or PCs have passed. More and more businesses every year switch to using a strategic combination of machines running different operating systems, in order to reap diverse benefits. The Mac vs PC battle has turned into a business culture in which it is common to see a MacBook Pro on the same desk as a windows running tower. Depending on the needs of your small business, you might find that either type of machine, or perhaps even a combination of both, may best serve you.
Taking a step back from the ongoing debate about what computer is better—Mac or PC—let’s focus on your Mac computer. Your Mac computer can do a lot more than you think, and to use it to its full potential take a few minutes to learn more with these computer tips. [Read more…]
Companies that make the effort to be reliable and user-friendly are well-respected and trusted. Unfortunately, unscrupulous people will sometimes try to use the names of those companies to scam unsuspecting consumers. Google, the world’s most ubiquitous search engine and one of the world’s most popular web presences, is no exception to this issue. [Read more…]
Many companies use Microsoft Outlook as a centralized program for emails, calendars, and task lists. If your company uses Outlook, or is thinking of switching over to it, here are a few tricks and tips to make the program work for you! [Read more…]
Computers are incredibly useful machines, but thy can often be very fragile. If you’ve been having computer issues lately, give these three basic IT tips a try before you try and haul your computer down to the repair depot. Take a moment to save yourself some time and money!
Selecting the right hardware for your business can often be a challenge. The market is huge and it can be very intimidating for people who aren’t computer savvy. So, what can you do? Well, that can often depend on your comfort level, but don’t worry. We’re going to be talking about it today. Are you ready to learn more about how you can choose the right computer for your business needs? Well, let’s do it. [Read more…]
When you’re trying to get work done, you definitely want your computer to have reliable connection to the internet. Without a good connection, you may not be able to send and receive important emails, share documents with other employees, or other necessary daily tasks. This can bring your office’s productivity to a grinding halt. So, what can you do? Well, that’s what we’re going to be talking about today. Ready to learn more about connectivity issues and how you can solve them? Let’s do this. [Read more…]