Latest T-Mobile Data Breach Affects More Than Current Customers

As more individuals rely on their mobile devices, cellular carriers are becoming prime targets for hackers and threat actors. A security breach confirmed by T-Mobile reports that over 48 million current, former, and prospective users information has been leaked. T-Mobile says it closed the server vulnerability hackers used to access the files, but the leaked […]

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Hello, Don’t you hate when you come to a blog, and companies bore you with a sales pitch? We do too. Instead, here you can find tips, tricks & tools you can use. The focus is always on how to use technology to make your work and personal life a little easier, happier and less stressful. […]

Is Your Privacy REALLY Protected?

Happy Computing Tip #73: Is Your Privacy REALLY Protected? by Switch, the I.T. support robot Shh! Don’t say it out loud. The cubes have ears Office workspaces seem to be smaller and smaller. It is therefore harder to keep secrets when everyone is within earshot. When necessary use handwritten notes for transferring confidential information, and […]

Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2014

Pssssst…That password may get you hacked. Business. Problems. Solved.™ 800-993-0502   Happy Computing Tip #96 Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2014  By Switch, the I.T. Support Robot It’s a very common thing for people to choose a password that they think is foolproof. However, hackers are smart and very commonly hack accounts with easy passwords. […]

The Importance of Backups

We’ve got you covered… Business. Problems. Solved.™ 800-993-0502   Happy Computing Tip #100 The Importance of Backups By Switch, the I.T. Support Robot You’re working on a big project for your company. Everything is going fine and your almost done when it happens. BOOM! BANG! CRASH! A thunderstorm hits and a power outage occurs. Everything […]

How to Protect Yourself from Scammers

Here’s how to keep yourself protected… Business. Problems. Solved.™ 800-993-0502   Happy Computing Tip #103 How to Protect Yourself from Scammers By Switch, the I.T. Support Robot  It’s going around again. And it’s something that you really need to be aware of. People are disguising themselves as a tech support representative from Microsoft or Apple. […]

7 Fun Google Tricks

Shhhhh…;) Business. Problems. Solved.™ 800-993-0502 Happy Computing Tip #105 7 Fun Google Tricks By Switch, the I.T. Support Robot Sitting at your computer with nothing to do? Try googling these fun hacks! Do an image search for “atari breakout”, you’ll be able to play the classic game! Click on the first search result.   Google […]

The Importance of Monthly Maintenance

It’s critically important… Business. Problems. Solved.™ 800-993-0502   Happy Computing Tip #106 Importance of Monthly Maintenance By Switch, the I.T. Support Robot A few of weeks ago, we talked about the importance of backups. Why it’s a good thing to have them in place if anything were ever to happen to your computer. This time, […]

Surge Protectors – Why Use Them?

Are you protected? Business. Problems. Solved.™ 800-993-0502 Happy Computing Tip #107 Surge Protectors – Why Use Them? By Switch, the I.T. Support Robot What is a surge protector? It’s a device that protects a computer or electronic device from surges in the electrical power that flow from the power supply. In simpler terms, it’s a […]

Do You Have Uninterruptible Power?

What supplies your power? Business. Problems. Solved.™ 800-993-0502 Happy Computing Tip #108 Uninterruptible Power Supply – Why Own One? By Switch, the I.T. Support Robot Isn’t it irritating when you’re using your computer and it suddenly shuts down due to a thunderstorm? Thankfully you saved and backed up your work. However, it’s not good for your […]