News / Blog

Seven tips to get you started with Windows Phone 8

2:45 am
|
0 Comments
|

 

Featuring Windows Phone 8, Nokia’s Lumia line of devices are the flagship phones for Microsoft. If you’re invested in the Microsoft ecosystem, adding a Lumia or other Windows Phone 8 completes the circle quite nicely. If you’re moving from a feature phone, Android, BlackBerry, or iPhone to Windows Phone, here are some helpful tips to get you started.

View all

Customize the lock screen and set a password

The first thing you’ll want to do after setting up your service is secure your phone with a password. To do so, go […]

GetMacApps – Quickly and Easily Install Multiple OS X Apps at Once

3:15 am
|
0 Comments
|

 

Installing apps on a Mac can sometimes be a long and tedious process, especially when dealing with your clients. As a technician, you have a lot to do in a day, and manually installing apps for your clients can consume valuable time in your busy schedule.
GetMacApps makes it easy for you to batch install multiple Mac Apps for your clients, usually, in under a minute.
GetMacApps allows you to select multiple apps from a list, simply by clicking the checkboxes. The apps are organized by category, and feature many of the most popular apps for the Mac. Some […]

How to Completely Erase Your Hard Drives, SSDs and Thumb Drives

3:56 pm
|
0 Comments
|

Why Wipe Data Securely?

Whether you are preparing to reuse a hard disk for another operating system, clear off your junk shelves by passing along outdated drives to a friend or relative, donate an old PC to a charity or school, discard a too-small USB drive or flash memory card, or repurpose an SSD, you don’t want to leave any information on the storage device. With stories abounding of identity theft aided by information lifted from discarded storage devices, you want devices you no longer plan to use to have no usable information when they head […]

Let’s All Vow to Use Strong Passwords in 2013

7:04 pm
|
0 Comments
|

Contrary to its popularity, “password” is not a good password.

Forget about the usual New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, eat healthier, exercise more, and all those other promises that fizzle out by February. A vow we can all keep is to practice better PC security habits, and it starts with picking out passwords that aren’t incredibly easy to guess. Need some help? Just have a look at a list of the worst passwords of 2012, as compiled by SplashData.

The list was actually compiled at the end of October, but with 2012 coming […]