Patch Tuesday September 2018
Patch Tuesday September 2018: all the monthly security update news you need for your small business. Apple Updates Apple held their annual new product show last week. At the same time Apple announced all the software and operating system updates coming out and their release dates. The latest version of iThingy (iPhone, iPad) software, iOS… (0 comment)

Take The Force With You
Take The Force With You: how do you charge your devices on the go? On the average work day, I carry or wear at least three devices I need for my business. That’s about average for office road warriors. It’s not uncommon that I end up out on the road at a client’s longer than… (0 comment)

Avoid The Monitor Blues
Recently chemists discovered how blue light from digital devices speeds blindness. How do you avoid the monitor blues? Avoid The Monitor Blues After I read the article from Physics.org about how blue light causes retinol to destroy photoreceptors in your eyes, I went hunting for a better monitor.  Too much blue light from digital devices… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday August 2018
Patch Tuesday August 2018: all the monthly patch news you need for your business. Patch Tuesday is second Tuesday of the month when software vendors like Microsoft and Adobe release their monthly patches. Another Hot Flash Adobe released patches for Flash this month. What a surprise. If you’re using Chrome, Flash gets updated (and sandboxed)… (0 comment)

How CryptoCurrency Mining Can Burn Your Business
How CryptoCurrency Mining Can Burn Your Business: what is it and how does it affect you? CryptoCurrency First Most people have heard of Bitcoin, the best known cryptocurrency, as its price soared spectacularly in December 2017 and then plunged in January. But how do you generate these digital coins? Basically your computer mines digital currency… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday July 2018
Patch Tuesday July 2018: all the security patch information you need for your small business. Hot Flash It’s definitely that time of the month for Adobe: over 100 patches for Acrobat and Reader (for both Windows and Mac) and two for our favourite Flash. All these patches are rated category 2 which in Adobe security… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday February 2018
Patch Tuesday February 2018: all the security news you need to keep your small business computers from freezing. Windows Whirlwind It’s been a rough month for Windows updates: no matter how much you tell Windows to pause or snooze the updates, it always seems like the computer insists on rebooting on a whim. And then… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday January 2018
Patch Tuesday January 2018: all the monthly security patch news you need for your small business. Spectre and Meltdown Yes, there is a big security flaw in every CPU manufactured since 2001 and it effects every device you have. Yes there are patches and things you need to know for your business. I have written… (0 comment)

Spooked by the Spectre of CPU Meltdown
Spooked by the Spectre of CPU Meltdown?  What do you need to know for your business? There’s a ton of confusing information out there about the latest big security hole that affects every computer processor since practically the year 2000. Every computing device from your smartphone, your tablet, your computer and Internet of Thingy has… (0 comment)

Epson Small-In-One Printers
Epson Small-In-One Printers: great printer for the small where you don’t print lots of pages but lots of pretty. What is a Small-In-One? Epson’s Small-In-Ones are compact inkjet printers. What makes it compact is the control panel and the output tray flip out when you print. When not printing, the printer is a perfect tight… (0 comment)