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Exchange Online

Posted by Cindy on October 16, 2016 in Computer, Microsoft |

Exchange Online is a great option for small business email. Using email addresses with your domain name gives your business a more professional image rather than using a gmail or yahoo address. Exchange Online provides a stable, worry-free platform which allows a small business owner to focus on his/her business rather than email issues. The spam protection included with Exchange Online is one of the best in the industry, saving you time by keeping those spam emails out of your inbox. Contact me if you are interested in switching to Exchange Online.


Apple’s Dilemma

Posted by Cindy on February 19, 2016 in Apple, iOS |

Apple is refusing a court order to give the FBI access to an iPhone that belonged to the San Bernardino, CA shooter Syed Farook. Tim Cook states, “We are challenging the FBI’s demands with the deepest respect for American democracy and a love of our country. We believe it would be in the best interest […]


Files Encrypted by CTB-Locker!

Posted by Cindy on January 22, 2016 in Computer |

A client was infected with CTB-Locker encryption malware. All their documents have been encrypted and are inaccessible. A file in each directory contains a link to a website with info to obtain the key to unlock all files. I have heard about these schemes but this is the first time I have experienced it. Info on the internet […]


Email encryption

Posted by Cindy on June 4, 2014 in Computer |

Most emails sent today are not encrypted, therefore the information contained in the email is not private and could be intercepted. Google is trying to change that and is encouraging other email providers to add encryption capabilities to their email service. You can read more about Google’s efforts here.


iPad Tip – Letting kids use your iPad

Posted by Cindy on March 22, 2014 in Apple, iOS |

Do you have young children that use your iPad? Kids love to use our iPads but wouldn’t it be nice to restrict their access? Well, there is a hidden option in Settings that will help with that. Turn on Guided Access in Settings, General, Accessibility, Guided Access. Set the passcode and turn on Accessibility Shortcut. […]


Keep Calm!

Posted by Cindy on November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized |

I want one of these – unfortunately they are currently sold out!  



Posted by Cindy on November 2, 2013 in Computer |

Need a good picture editing program but don’t want to spend a lot of money? How about spending no money? Photoscape includes some great editing features and is free at download.com. It has 2 features that I particularly like – Combine and Page. The graphic below was created using the Combine feature – combines multiple […]


Windows XP Support Ends

Posted by Cindy on October 23, 2013 in Microsoft |

Support for Windows XP will finally end on April 8, 2014. If you have any XP machines still in use, make sure that you have all possible updates installed before April. No updates of any kind will be released for XP after April 8th. If you are still using some XP machines, now is the […]


My invite must have gotten lost in the mail!

Posted by Cindy on October 16, 2013 in Apple |


Just a little computer glitch!

Posted by Cindy on October 15, 2013 in Computer |

Wow, wonder who is responsible for this “computer glitch”? http://news.msn.com/us/wal-mart-xerox-blame-each-other-for-food-stamps-spree