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,…

Trades Should Add Technology to Their Tool Belts

​There are many hands-on trades that haven’t traditionally needed technology. Yet modern tech tools help the plumber, carpenter, welder, or other trade improve productivity and competitiveness. There are certain common tasks tradespeople face daily: scheduling appointments with clients, suppliers, or…

Computer Cleaning for the New Year

The new year can mean resolutions and promises for a “new you.” One way to start this year feeling more in control is to clean up your computer. Follow these simple steps! Tackle the Inbox We do a lot of…

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…

LetMeIn101: How the Bad Guys Get Your Password

Passwords are essential to your cybersafety. You know it, but if you’re like the rest of the digital society, you probably have dozens of them to remember. It’s a lot. So, you might take shortcuts. Taking advantage of your laissez-faire…

“So Slow!” Is it your Computer or your Internet Connection?

“Why is this computer running so slow?” It’s a common complaint. The question is whether it’s your computer or your internet connection. You may feel your computer is moving at a snail’s pace, but it used to be cheetah-fast! You’re…

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…

Avoiding Growing Pains — Tech Tips for a Thriving Business

Maybe you started your business in a basement or home office. It was just you at the beginning. Then, your service or product gained traction. The number of staff grew, and you moved into an office. It’s amazing how far…

Why is My Brand New Laptop So Slow?

Your old computer is beginning to slow down. So, you invest in a shiny new laptop. The clouds part and the sun shines down on this bright and lovely new device. Everything will be faster and easier. Only, from the…

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”…

Does Mesh Wi-Fi Make Sense in Your Home?

Wi-Fi is a top contender for a technology most of us rely upon. After all, Wi-Fi often provides our wireless high-speed internet and network connections. Without Wi-Fi we’d be stuck watching another reality TV show on a cable-connected device. We…

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?…

Are You Due? What to Do When You Get a Renewal Notice

Your business relies on any number of service providers. You’re likely contracting for domain names, website hosting, data backup, software licenses, to name just a few. And that’s only your online presence! So, when a renewal notice comes in, you…

How to stop your iPhone or iPad Screen Rotating

from the bottom of the screen, swipe up. You should see the the panel below displayed. Tap on the fifth option along this will stop your screen from rotating or re-enable it to rotate again.

How to recover deleted photos on your iPhone or iPad

1. Launch the Photos app on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 8 or later. 2. Tap on the Albums tab in the bottom navigation. 3. Tap on the album titled Recently Deleted. 4. Tap on the photo you’d like…

How To Quickly View Open Programs

A quick way to view open programs and change to another program view the keyboard.  If you press Alt + Tab Together you a window will open and if you keep pressing them it will change when you get to…

How To Bookmark A Website In Mozilla Firefox

  Go to the website you wish to bookmark and either Click ‘Ctrl + D‘ on your keyboard together or go to the ‘bookmarks menu’ and left click on it.     Now you need to click on ‘Bookmark This…