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Never Lose Your Smartphone Again with These 5 Apps

On November 3rd, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on Never Lose Your Smartphone Again with These 5 Apps

If you’re like most people, your smartphone is much more than just a phone. It’s the one object you keep by your side more than any other. Your precious smartphone is next to you when you fall sleep, it’s by your side when you wake up in the morning, and your phone is at-the-ready when..

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Cyber Security Checklist: Is your Business at Risk?

On November 3rd, 2016, posted in: Security Threats by Comments Off on Cyber Security Checklist: Is your Business at Risk?

It happens all too often. Small to mid-sized businesses make the assumption that they’re not a target – that cyber criminals aren’t interested in their data. But the truth is, cyber criminals ARE interested in customer/employee financial and identity related information from businesses of all sizes. So why are small to mid-sized businesses at greater..

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Cloud Computing vs. On-site Server: Which is better for Business?

On October 23rd, 2016, posted in: Cloud Computing by Comments Off on Cloud Computing vs. On-site Server: Which is better for Business?

Today we’re a launching a new series on our blog to answer commonly asked questions and give businesses an inside look at the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform. In this upcoming series, we’ll be spotlighting the following topics: On-site Servers vs. Cloud Computing Cloud Backup: 9 Common Misconceptions You Need to Know 3 Microsoft Azure..

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Thank You Troops!

On October 5th, 2016, posted in: Ontech News by Comments Off on Thank You Troops!

Andrew Streske, a technician at Ontech Systems got called into duty for his second tour in the middle east while serving in the US Army Reserve. Ontech proudly supports Andy and his team in the 863rd Engineer Battalion and all of the brave men and women who serve and protect our country. We look forward to the..

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Transform Your Home into a Horror Movie with this Augmented Reality App

On October 5th, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on Transform Your Home into a Horror Movie with this Augmented Reality App

This Halloween, forget haunted houses – that’s child’s play. For iPhone users, the REAL thriller this year will be in their very own home. Often described as a “new breed” of immersive entertainment, the new iPhone app “Night Terrors: The Beginning” is the equivalent of Pokémon GO for horror lovers. But while Pokémon GO is enhancing gameplay..

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5 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows Server 2016

On October 5th, 2016, posted in: Cloud Computing by Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows Server 2016

It’s October 2016. If you’re still using Windows 2003, you should be afraid…VERY afraid. In fact, it might come as a surprise that your business has a very…big…skeleton in your closet. Windows Server 2003 is no longer supported as of this past July.  As each month passes, it becomes increasingly more dangerous to run your..

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Mobile Device Management (MDM) Solutions: What Execs and Employees Want to Know

On September 14th, 2016, posted in: Mobile Device Mgmt by Comments Off on Mobile Device Management (MDM) Solutions: What Execs and Employees Want to Know

If you had an opportunity to get an additional six weeks of work out of your employees each year, would you take it? According to research from Fliplet, employers experience this extra boost in employee productivity when they are mobile-enabled. In other words, when you allow your employees to use mobile devices within the workplace,..

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Should You Worry About Cyber Security While Traveling?

On September 13th, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on Should You Worry About Cyber Security While Traveling?

Remember the “good ol’ days” when taking a vacation meant completely “unplugging” and just relaxing? Some might say we now live in a not-so-golden-age where we’re completely connected and accessible 24/7 thanks to mobile devices like smartphones, laptops and tablets. No matter where you are – in a theme park, on a cruise or in..

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8 Things Your Business Needs to Know About Windows 10

On September 13th, 2016, posted in: small-business-IT by Comments Off on 8 Things Your Business Needs to Know About Windows 10

Upgrade now…or wait? Business owners and managers have questions about Microsoft’s latest operating system – and we have answers. Despite improved features and security, Windows 10 might not be right for every business (at least for now). Here’s what you need to know before you consider upgrading or rolling out Windows 10 to your business...

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HP Announces Voluntary Notebook Battery Recall

On August 8th, 2016, posted in: Tech News by Comments Off on HP Announces Voluntary Notebook Battery Recall

When it comes to electronics, safety recalls are common, particularly when batteries are involved. HP has recently issued a voluntary recall for the lithium-ion batteries in the following models, due to “the potential to overheat, posing a fire and burn hazards to customers”. HP Compaq: CQ45 (B), CQ58 (B) HP ENVY: dv6 (G) HP Pavilion:..

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