Did email bring down Hillary Clinton?
Did email bring down Hillary Clinton? Technology played a big part in the recent U.S. election but did bad tech advice change the result? That email server I don’t believe Hillary Clinton and her team were really trying to hide email with their setup. She wanted to use her Blackberry for emails.  I get that… (0 comment)

Facebook jail
Facebook Jail: how does a small business owner get blocked from Facebook for 6 weeks? Missing In Action I’d missing a Facebook friend for some weeks. I like his snarky humour. But I hadn’t seen any posts from him in weeks. Was he blocked on Facebook again I wondered. How does a small business owner… (0 comment)

Office 365: which version?
Office 365: which version? I get asked this question a lot now from folks. Since Microsoft stopped selling the disc version of its popular Office software several years ago, it has forced people to buy their online download Office 365. Which version? I’ve created this video that shows you the different options and they mean.… (0 comment)

Windows 10: tales from the upgrade whirlwind
Windows 10: tales from the upgrade whirlwind. Microsoft continues to ram Windows 10 down people’s throats: from interrupting a weather forecast, a livestream video game, I’ve had clients tell me they’ve repeatedly said no to the update and then turned around to find it upgrading their computer without their clicked consent. The good news is… (0 comment)

Buying a new smartphone for business
Buying a new smartphone for your business? Confused by all the options and the hype? What’s the best bang for your business buck? Don’t rely on Facebook advice or your kids to make this decision. Consider before you buy What should you consider before you buy? Before I got my new phone in December I… (0 comment)

Why do you need a password manager?
Why do you need a password manager? I wish I had a dollar for every time I get calls about lost passwords. Sometimes it’s for lost wi-fi logins, sometimes for routers, servers, laptops, documents, web sites. I marvel at how many passwords I have now both for business and personal compared to even three years… (0 comment)

Windows 10 Essentials in Video
Windows 10: is it really an upgrade from 8.1 or just another graphic nightmare tacked on top of Windows 7? Here’s some Windows 10 Essentials in video. It is an upgrade and it’s a lot of work to get it configured properly. Windows 10 Settings Again, Microsoft has spliced a new Settings area onto the… (0 comment)