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Intel Humiliated by Losing CPU Market Share to Eager AMD Intel’s continued problems with delivering CPUs are expected to go on throughout the fall and potentially 2020. Intel’s CEO Bob Swan told shareholders during their second-quarter conference call that the delays in processor deliveries would continue until September. The fallout benefits AMD, which increased its market share from 9.8 per...Keep Reading
We’re only halfway into 2019, yet data protection specialists and IT analysts have already seen an unfortunate spike in criminal activity across industries. Thus far, here are the biggest cybersecurity crises of the year. 2019’s Top Cybersecurity Stories #1 – Supply chain attacks Unique to 2019 is a growing trend of supply chain attacks. Supply chain attacks are also called third-party atta...Keep Reading
Small Business Owner? How to Choose Tech Support It is an unfortunate truth that many small businesses assume they don’t need to outsource their IT needs to a professional IT company. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, small businesses desperately need IT support — often, because they won’t have the resources to staff an in-house IT department. Fortunately, IT companies gen...Keep Reading
How Can You Encrypt Files and Folders in Windows 10, 8 or 7? You can encrypt files and folders in Windows (vers. 7-10) using BitLocker. This Vista operating system extension has on-disk encryption as well as key management capability. It’s protected by two-factor authentication, so anyone who wants to crack the code needs a hardware key and your specified long passphrase. Through its trusted pl...Keep Reading
Microsoft Office 365 and Your Business: Boost Productivity with the Right Tech Tools The workplace is becoming more and more digital every day. New tech tools are developed regularly, and most have the same goal—to make your life easier. While some new developments end up making life harder because they are hard to learn, cumbersome, or have glitches or bugs, most are specifically designed to b...Keep Reading
What Should You Do? Still using Windows 7? You shouldn’t be. Microsoft announced that they will be contacting everyone who is. Microsoft will automatically begin displaying pop-ups to warn about the January 14, 2020 end of life date for support. This is an important date they want you to know about to protect the security and performance of your computers. If you are using Windows 7 and you ...Keep Reading
Microsoft’s Hyper-V Server 2019 Finally Released After being plagued with everything from data loss issues to a lack of available hardware, Microsoft finally released their long-awaited Hyper-V Server 2019 to their Evaluation Center approximately eight months after the expected release date of October 2, 2018. This is even after the Microsoft team skipped the crucial RTM (“release-to-manufac...Keep Reading
Cybercriminals may be going into a stealth mode, but that doesn’t mean that cyberattacks are slowing down — quite the opposite, in fact. According to the 2018 SiteLock Website Security Report, attacks increased by 59% and accelerated going into December. Record numbers of businesses are being infiltrated by hostile actors, with data breaches affecting hundreds of millions of users in a si...Keep Reading
Just about nothing is more frustrating when using a smartphone than connecting to a sluggish or broken Wi-Fi network. In most places, mobile data is so effective and speedy these days that we just can’t accept a Wi-Fi network performing worse than our mobile networks can. If you’re dealing with obnoxiously slow speeds on your mobile phone, here are some tips to try. 1. Isolate the Problem You...Keep Reading
If you don’t know what you’re doing, things can “blow up in your face” when you try to migrate your data into SharePoint. If the migration isn't straightforward, you can even lose your data. This is why you should rely on a SharePoint Migration Expert in the DC Area with a depth of knowledge about this Microsoft solution. For those of you that aren’t using SharePoint or don’t know w...Keep Reading