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Posted on October 16th, 2017 By Tiffany Turner

Microsoft just announced Office 2019, which will come three years after the 2016 year edition. It will actually be released in the second half of next year (2018). Unfortunately, Microsoft did not release many details on what to expect of the new updates in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. However, they did tease us with a few changes that we can expect. (more…)

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Posted on October 5th, 2017 By Tiffany Turner

Recently, computer sales have slowed down worldwide. There are many reasons for this, one being Windows 10 being a free upgrade for a while, and also the rise of tablets and smartphones. Another major reason: people are keeping their computers for longer. But how long should you go in-between computer upgrades?

 

Until recently, the standard time between computer upgrades was roughly three years. Nowadays (more…)

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Posted on September 22nd, 2017 By Tiffany Turner

Every year, Apple releases their latest version of iOS and this year it is called iOS 11. We are going to go in-depth on if you should upgrade, and if you do, what you should do before.

 

Upgrade or Not?

The first factor in deciding if you should upgrade or not, is compatibility. This is asking, “does your iPhone or iPad support iOS 11?” The list of phones and tablets that support the newest OS are as follows: (more…)

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Posted on June 5th, 2017 By Ben Wilson

Typing is something that nearly everyone has to do all the time. Whether on a full size computer keyboard, a smaller tablet, or smartphone. Have you ever wondered why the keys are laid out how they are? Our current keyboard is called a QWERTY keyboard, and the reason for this is because the first 6 letters from the top left it will create the “word” QWERTY. There are actually different variety of keyboards, but these variations are rare. Here is a brief history on origins of the QWERTY keyboard. (more…)

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Posted on May 5th, 2017 By Ben Wilson

Nearly everyone knows someone that has been scammed. There are many forms that a scam can take and many are quite convincing. With some actually having a 70% success rate. This blog post is going to shed light on some of the most common scams that involve the internet.

 

1.The Nigerian (or some other country) email scam,

This scam has been around for years, and yet people fall for this scam all the time. The scam starts with an email sent from someone overseas that would like to give you some large amount of money. Once you respond they will tell you that in order for them to send you a fortune, they will need some money to cover expenses. They will then ask you to wire them a sum of money.  This will continue, and they will keep asking for more and more money. Obviously, you are never going to get a large amount of money from them, and you just lost hundreds if not thousands of dollars. There are many different forms this scam takes, but they are all fake. If someone from another country contacts you, it probably is a scam, and you should delete the email. People do not just give you money. If it is to good to be true…it probably is.

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Posted on April 10th, 2017 By Tiffany Turner

Don’t get me wrong, I love my MacBook. My Mac has gotten me through some tough times over the years, and she has always been by my side. However, lately she has been running slower than a sloth and the spinning ball pops up more often than it doesn’t. So if your mac is like min, here are some tips to get you started.

 

Disclaimer: Before you start, you should back everything up just to be safe. Mac has the great Time Machine feature. So all you have to do is plug in a hard drive and run Time Machine and presto!

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