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Outside of the weekly security patches and minor updates that are released each Tuesday, Microsoft releases larger feature updates to Windows 10 twice a year—each spring and fall. This spring’s update, which Microsoft calls the May 2019 Update (version 1903) is wrapping up development and will be widely available at the end of next month. The last major update to Read More
Before getting into the how and why, let’s decode the VPN alphabet soup. A virtual private network (VPN) is a service that routes all internet traffic through a third party’s server. This rerouting of traffic allows you to mask your identity, location, and encrypt the transmitted data. These features prevent hackers, your internet service provider, and your cellular network company Read More
The short answer? No. Recent studies show that 94 percent of computer problems are solved remotely. This includes wireless, smart device, printer, mobile application, and software issues. Many large organizations already know this as they have centralized IT support. If a remote location has an issue, the central remote IT organization is solving 94 percent of the technology problems. We’ve Read More
5G is the latest generation of cellular communication. It’s significantly faster than 4G, has a higher capacity for data, and has the bandwidth to support interconnected devices without slowdowns. The technology is still being tested, and only a limited number of people currently have access to 5G. A full transition won’t happen overnight, but the mere idea opens up a Read More
The most recent few years have accounted for the highest number, largest scale, and most damaging data breaches in history. From Equifax to Verizon to Yahoo, data and information security should be a top priority as we move into 2019. As a growing business owner or home computer user, the scale of attacks you might face are smaller than the Read More
There’s no understating our reliance on computers for day-to-day tasks and critical data storage. However, a 2017 Harris Interactive Poll reports that only 64% of computer owners back up their data more often than once per year! Many people find the prospect of data backup to be intimidating, so we want to highlight two cloud-based, easy to use, set-and-forget options Read More

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