Author Archives: Austin

How to Tell the Three Signs You Need a Managed Service Provider

When you are a business owner or manager, you have a great many duties and responsibilities that rest on your shoulders. Because you are in charge of your business, you may feel as if you cannot possibly let any of the daily business operations be managed by an outside company. However, sometimes getting IT support […]

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Take Advantage of Your Device’s USB On-The-Go Capabilities

If your Android device lacks a microSD slot, expanding its memory and accessing USB-enabled peripherals can be quite the challenge. However, if your device is compatible with USB On-The-Go (USB OTG), things just got a little easier. USB OTG is the specification that turns devices into USB hosts, able to connect with computers, storage devices, […]

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7 Ways to Help Your Windows Computer Run Faster

Many different factors can cause computers to become slower and less responsive, no matter their age. Files might take longer to open, and applications might respond to commands at a snail’s pace. Fortunately, there are actions you can take to improve a Windows computer’s performance. Here are seven ways to speed up your computer: 1. […]

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How to Protect Your Business from Ransomware Attacks

The number of ransomware attacks is increasing at an alarming rate, making ransomware the biggest cyber threat that businesses are facing today. To see this disturbing trend, you only have to turn back the clock to the beginning of 2016. There was a 30 percent increase in the number of ransomware attacks in the first […]

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9 Signs That an Email Might Be a Phishing Scam

Phishing attacks are still a weapon of choice for cybercriminals. The most common way they carry out phishing attacks is through email messages. In email phishing scams, digital con-artists use a convincing pretence to lure you into performing an action — usually opening an attachment or clicking a link. Doing so can lead to malware […]

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How to Log In to Windows 10 without a Microsoft Account

One of the biggest complaints about Windows 10 is that it forces you to log in with a Microsoft account, which means you need to connect to the Internet. However, you are not required to use a Microsoft account, even though it appears that way. During the initial setup, Windows 10 tells you to sign […]

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Help! Why Did My Email Bounce Back?

If you send email regularly, you likely have received them — those notifications saying that the email you just sent was undeliverable. Trying to determine why your emails bounced back can be frustrating since the notifications usually contain error codes accompanied by cryptic error descriptions. When you send an email, certain sets of rules, or […]

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Why ADSL is no good for cloud solutions

ADSL – Asymmetric digital Subscriber Line On the face of it ADSL seems great, the marketing blurb ISP’s tell us that you can get upto 24Mb down load on adsl2+  But in reality it is very much less than that. It’s adapted ADSL uses copper lines, otherwise know as phone lines, very good for carrying […]

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7 Keyboard Shortcuts to Use When Working with Emails

No matter if you work for a large company or small business, you probably receive numerous emails each day. Having to wade through all of them can be time-consuming. To make the task quicker, you can use keyboard shortcuts. Here are seven keyboard shortcuts you can use when working with emails in Microsoft Outlook 2007 […]

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