How boring brands can win on social media

As a business owner, you may think social media isn’t worth the effort. You may have dabbled in Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn and seen minimal (if any) results. Of course there are other businesses that do well on these platforms – like Nike or Google – you may think. But these are exciting brands! What […]

Curious about Apple’s new iOS 9?

For nearly two months now, Apple’s iOS 9 has been available for upgrade. But if you have yet to make the switch, you may still be curious about its new features and whether or not they make it worth installing. If this is you, here’s what you need to know about iOS 9 and four […]

Microsoft launches Office 2016 for Mac

Mac users who have been using Office 2011 now have a reason to smile: Microsoft finally released the latest Office 2016 for Mac in September. Office 2016 is packed with powerful new features for Microsoft’s core applications, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook, all of which are designed to run and perform seamlessly on the […]

Best storm preparation is communication

There is nothing worse for a company and its customers than being forced to close because of inclement weather. And with winter almost upon us once again, now is a good time to make sure your business continuity plan is prepared for anything and everything mother nature is looking to throw your way. By communicating […]

Getting a new Internet Explorer version that you didn't ask for?

Sometimes automatic updates go a little too replacing your browser when you didn't want it replaced. Maybe you have a very good reason to stay with your current browser, such as Internet Explorer version 9 or 10. What if your line of business software application is not compatible with Internet Explorer version 11?

Well, if you're mad as hell and you're not going to take any more here's what you can do to stop the madness:

Open Internet Explorer
Select (ALT-X) on your keyboard or click the gear in the top right corner of the browser.

Urgent Warning – Cryptolocker Infection Running Wild

There is a new virus running rampant that is causing significant issues with data files.  The Cryptolocker virus is “ransomware” – it encrypts files and tries to get people to pay $300.00 to have the files decrypted.

Here’s how the infection has been known to work, but variations are likely:

An email is received from a known company such as FedEx, UPS or the like and it contains an attachment that, if opened, will infect.

Guidelines for Handling IT Systems in Preparation for Forecasted Hurricane

In anticipation of the upcoming hurricane, which may bring electrical surges and power outages in addition to high winds, flooding and structural damage, we are providing the following guidelines to assist you.  Keep in mind that when power is lost it may corrupt data on systems but when power is restored there will be a huge surge of electrical current that is very capable of destroying any electrical components or systems if not properly protected.