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Vol. 10, No. 10 – February 15 - February 28, 2017 - Tech Today

Cybersecurity While Traveling by Ken May While your network at home or at work may be secure, you should assume that any network you connect to when traveling cannot be trusted. You never know who else is on it and what they may be doing. Here are some simple steps that go a long way to […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 6 – December 21, 2016 - January 3, 2017 - Tech Today

How to securely dispose of your mobile device by Ken May Mobile devices, such as smartphones, smartwatches, and tablets, continue to advance and innovate at an astonishing rate. As a result, some people replace their mobile devices as often as every year. Unfortunately, too many people dispose of their devices with little thought on just […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 4 – November 23 - December 6, 2016 - Tech Today

Why did the internet go down in October? by Ken May Last month, a malicious person or group took down numerous popular websites in a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against the domain name service provider Dyn. DDoS attacks are neither new nor very sophisticated. To do this, the attacker sends a massive amount of […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 24 – August 31 – September 13, 2016 - Tech Today

Four Leaders in the Ransomeware Game by Kenneth May-Swift Chip You’ve heard of CryptoLocker, right? Sure, it’s the media favorite, but there are a lot of other players these days that are worth more than an honorable mention. As an MSP, you know how important it is to stay current on the sheer breadth and […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 22 – August 3 – August 16, 2016 - Tech Today

Safe Email Practices-part two by Ken May-Swift Chip 3. Handle Attachments Safely. Don’t open attachments unless you are absolutely sure about what they are and who they came from. Even attachments that were sent directly to you by a known sender might contain malicious code. Be especially careful with MS Word & Excel files. When […] Read More »

Safe email practices-part one

by Ken May-Swift Chip Why? Unsafe computing can corrupt your files, expose the contents of your internal drive to strangers, cause other computers to become compromised, and even allow your computer to be used by spammers to send millions of unsolicited emails. Using safe email practices helps you: Protect your inbox Protect your computer Protect […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 17 – May 25 – June 7, 2016 - Tech Today with Ken May

Tesla Unveils new Model 3 On April 1st, when Global Equities Research projected more than 300,000 reservations for the Tesla Model 3 electric car by the start of this week, that number seemed outlandish. Well, by the end of that weekend, the global total had reached 276,000, according to a tweet by Tesla CEO Elon […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 16 – May 11 – May 24, 2016 - Tech Today

Tech Today with Ken May What is the Internet of Things, and what does it mean for me? Have you heard anything about the Internet of Things, AKA IoT? It’s been in and out of the news quite a bit, for both good and bad reasons. Forbes says The Internet of Things is becoming an […] Read More »

What’s new in Virtual Reality?

Tech Today with Ken May 2016 just might be the year that Virtual Reality finally makes it into the mainstream gaming audience. Right now, there are several strong contenders in the VR arena. Oculus, with its flagship Rift, is owned by Facebook. Samsung has its Gear VR, Sony, its PlayStation VR, and HTC recently launched […] Read More »

Tech Today with Ken May

What is Linux? Sheldon sent in this request to me, and I think it might be useful for some of you out there that may have heard of Linux, and were wondering what it was all about. There are essentially two things needed to have a functioning computer: hardware and software. Hardware comprises all the […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 8 – January 20 – February 2, 2016 - Tech Today

Tech Today with Ken May How to sell your electronic devices Happy new year! With a new year comes new electronics, be tablets, phones, laptops or what have you. There is a much better solution than to just let those device sit around and gather dust! The more adventurous and technically inclined may wish to […] Read More »

How to pick the right printer

Tech Today with Ken May Hopefully November is treating you all well! One item that folks often purchase during Black Friday is a new printer. Printers are often deeply discounted as a loss leader to get people in the store, but it may not be worth it, even at a heavy discount. Finding the right […] Read More »

Tech Today with Ken May

Ken May What to look for when buying a computer – Part 1 Buying a computer is no easy task, and with the cost of many of the machines out on the market today, you want to make sure you’re making the right purchase so you don’t blow your money on something that stops meeting […] Read More »

Should you upgrade to Windows 10?

Tech Today with Ken May Windows 10 was officially released back in July, and many of you are probably wondering if you should do the upgrade. Particularly compelling this time around is that fact Microsoft is offering the upgrade free for the first year that it’s available. Coming hot off the heels of a fairly […] Read More »

3-D printing limitless possibilities and available for free

Article and photo by Richard Lieberman The spotlight is on 3-D printing, a technology that has been emerging since engineers in the 1980’s produced working models, and since then the printers have undergone refinements and technological improvements that have brought the devices to the general public. Schools are getting 3-D printers, Small businesses are putting […] Read More »

Quiet Zone - No Cell Phones Allowed in 13,000 square miles in West Virginia

The Quiet Zone – No Cell Phones Allowed in 13,000 square miles in West Virginia National Radio Quiet Zone (NRQZ) – Wikipedia Read More »

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