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Data Collection Isn't New At this point, most of us are accustomed to our personal information being collected and sold by marketing companies. But sometimes they reach too far. A telemarketer for an IT-related service called me today to try and get My IT Guy, as a Managed Services provider, to buy their product. That's

By |2022-02-23T11:19:09-05:00February 23rd, 2022|Tips & Tricks|

What is Multifactor Authentication, and how does it protect my business?

What is it? Put simply, Multifactor Authentication (aka MFA) is the best way to protect you and your business when (not if!) your passwords get compromised. What is it and how does it work? Check out this short video from the Government of Canada's Get Cyber Safe campaign where they discuss why multi-factor authentication is an

By |2021-05-13T16:56:17-04:00May 13th, 2021|Tips & Tricks|

Internet from Space!??

SpaceX’s Low-Latency Satellite Internet, Starlink, is becoming available! Are you located in an internet wasteland? It's both surprising, and yet startlingly common for businesses, especially in industrial areas, to be stuck with only 1 or 2 slow or unreliable internet options. The good news? SpaceX's satellite based internet solution is being deployed, and there's a

By |2021-04-08T09:04:20-04:00April 8th, 2021|Tips & Tricks|

Screen capture to an Animated GIF!

Sometimes it's easier to explain something with a short video. This is the handy little utility is super helpful for explaining what might otherwise be a bit complicated to put into an email, especially where a bunch of screenshots would be a bit of overload.

By |2021-01-04T15:09:09-05:00December 22nd, 2020|Tips & Tricks|

You can Name your Chrome Windows!

I got tired of trying to hunt down which window had which "collection of tabs". For instance, I have one window with pinned tabs for various administrative tasks and tools, another window with pinned tabs for managing the various Tickets I'm working on, and a few other windows for different purposes. However, it can get

By |2021-01-04T15:05:57-05:00December 22nd, 2020|Tips & Tricks|

Windows 10: How to prepare for the upgrade

With all the best of intentions, Microsoft has pushed out Windows 10 as an upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8 computers. They've run all sorts of tests to ensure it will be a smooth transition for their users, and for the most part it is. However, since you're reading this article, you might suspect

By |2017-11-17T15:30:50-05:00March 17th, 2016|Tips & Tricks|
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