October 10, 2019

How to unsend Gmail messages

Nearly everyone has caught a typo after hitting Send. Or worse, wished they could renege on whatever profanity-laced missive they just fired off in the heat of the moment. Thankfully, Gmail offers an undo feature, but it comes with a time li...

May 11, 2019

How many times have you had to send highly personal, confidential information via open, unsecured email? Just think, you send an email with confidential information and some unknown reader intercepts your message and commandeers the information in your previously confi...

October 24, 2018

During the last week, I had an interesting request from a client. He will be spending six weeks in Europe to undergo a medical treatment. The issue is, that he had to keep in touch with his legal clients and legal practice.

So, the tasks are - sync the documents, sync...

March 31, 2018

Apple just released iOS 11.3, and among other things, the updated includes a new tool to tell you whether or not your aging iPhone battery needs to be replaced.

This is Apple's response to their slowing the iPhone operation to save battery life.  Well, this new utility...

January 15, 2018

A Tale of Two iPhones

My client had dropped his iPhone 5s and proceeded to crack the touch screen. In fact, the screen looked like it was repeatedly hit with a hammer. The destruction resulted in a barely responsive screen. The client had critical information on the pho...

December 22, 2017

Apple has updated the IOS for older iPhones which has resulted in a slower performance for those phones with degraded batteries. Apple has released a statement, " Our goal is to deliver the best experience for customers, which includes overall performance and prolongin...

October 17, 2017

Folder Guard by Winability

Do you ever have the need to hide some files away from curious, prying eyes? Folder Guard by Winability allows you to password protect a folder on your computer or on a shared network drive. Without the correct password, the files are inaccess...

September 22, 2017

A Wifi or Wireless network is a Love/Hate relationship. You love them because they allow you to walk around with your wireless internet device. You hate them when they drop the signal, has weak connections, has a dead spot - you get the idea.

A new type of wireless netw...

September 17, 2017

Ransomware Story -

The owner of a plumbing and heating company opened what he thought was a safe email about a Fedex tracking number. The email turned out a ransomware scam. Thus, within a nanosecond all of data files were encrypted. The attached external backup drive w...

September 17, 2017

A client said his computer was running slow. In fact, it was slower than slow. So a Malware scan, check of background programs and a hard drive defrag proved inconclusive. Then I remembered an article about Malwarebytes. The author said that Malwarebytes, for reasons u...

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