Keep in Touch While Social Distancing

Quarantine doesn’t have to mean you’re on your own all the time. Sure, back in the days of the plague or pox, people were stuck. But now, we have technology to let us remain connected even while social distancing. Here’s…

Quick Tip No. 4

Need to repeat lots of command in Excel? Simply press the F4 button.

What is the Best Way to Backup?

“That will never happen to me.” We get through our lives telling ourselves the worst won’t happen to us. It’s the same with business: “We won’t need this data backup.” Yet, whatever your industry, secure, reliable backup ensures business as…

“Have you tried turning it off and on?”

There’s one solution to tech problems that everyone knows: turning the device off and then back on again. This go-to move is a bit of a joke in the IT industry. Who needs help-desk support if you can find a…

Stop the Inbox Insanity: 5 Tips for Better Email Management

A staggering 269 billion emails are sent every day. Your business is receiving only a small fraction of those emails. Yet your staff likely feel as if at least 269 of those are coming into their mailbox daily. In fact,…

Do You Copy? What Can Go Wrong with BCC

Try to find someone who has not “replied all” when meaning to send to only one individual. It’s embarrassing and can aggravate those people with more emails flooding their box. Another common email gaffe is misusing the CC and BCC…

Online Scheduling Solves Calendar Challenges

Setting up a meeting or training can be such a headache. You send an email or leave a voicemail with some suggested times, and the other participants respond with completely different times, often within the time window you identified as…

Loving your External Hard Drive

External hard drives free up storage, offer portability, and provide a lifeline in case of a computer disaster. It pays to take good care of these compact, convenient devices. Here are some helpful strategies. 1. Don’t knock the drive. Depending…

Time for What Matters: Essential Windows Shortcuts

The average person spends 90,000 hours at work. These hours can cost us sleep, affect our mood, and cause us to gain weight. Oh, and work can cause stress, too. We can’t give you a “get out of work free”…

6 Target Areas to Reduce IT Costs

Your business is always looking to reduce costs. Looking at the information technology budget line items is headache inducing. So much money spent in one area, and there’s so little you can do about it! But is that really true?…

How Can I Spot A Fake E mail?

How Can I Spot A Fake E mail? Do you know how to spot a phony request in an e mail? You may  receive an e-mail, for example, from the NY Times to do a survey.  How can you be…

Backup, Backup and Backup your Documents!

Tips for Backing Up Your Documents If you’re looking at backing up your documents to protect against loss, we’d recommend backing up to an external USB drive, as well as to DVD. You can use CD’s, but DVD’s will hold…

In App Purchases on Andorid and iOS

With the rise of news story’s about how children have managed to spend larges amounts of money via in app purchases while playing games. To help avoid it’s possible to turn off in-app purchases With many apps for your tablet…

Disabling in App Purchase

With the rise of news story’s about how children have managed to spend larges amounts of money via in app purchases while playing games. To help avoid it’s possible to turn off in-app purchases With many apps for your tablet…

Dealing with Direct Message Spam on Twitter

If you’re a Twitter user it’s likely you will have received a ‘Spam’ Direct Message or DM, either about weight loss or a large range of other subjects. If you’ve seen tweets from your account that you didn’t send, it’s…

How To Change Your BT Email Password

Go to http://bt.yahoo.com. Enter your email address and password and click ‘sign in’. If you are asked to enter a verification code, do so and click to submit. Once the page has loaded, click on ‘My Account’ at the top…
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