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Microsoft End of Life: Products That Will Soon Cease Support

“Out with the old; in with the new”, as they say. Microsoft will soon be dropping support for some of their beloved products. On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will be ceasing support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Support to Soon End for Windows 7, Server 2008 R2, Office 2010, and some Windows 8 and Windows 10 Versions... Read More

What Is Office 365 ProPlus?

To answer that question for your enterprise, you should know some critical background information. Therefore, I want to take a closer look at the announcements and expectations for Office 2019 and compare them to its subscription/cloud-based alternative. Enterprises can purchase Office 365 using four licensing options: Office 365 ProPlus (latest Office 365 ProPlus fat client version of Microsoft Office currently... Read More

Microsoft Office 2010 Approaching End of Life

Microsoft Office 2010 will reach its end of extended support on October 13, 2020. If you haven’t already begun to upgrade your Office 2010 environment, we recommend you start now. Incidentally, if you are still running Office 2007, you might be surprised to learn that Microsoft stopped its extended support on October 10, 2017. You should understand that running old... Read More

What is the Difference Between Exchange and POP3?

Before you can decide which to use, it’s important to understand the differences between the three major ways email gets delivered to your inbox as well as the pros and cons of each service. POP3 POP3 (sometimes just “POP” – Post Office Protocol, version 3) was the first major email protocol that garnered universal adoption when the Internet became pervasive... Read More

Get your data off of Google

One of Google’s founding principles is, “Don’t be evil.” As the company grew and began to introduce more apps, including ones where a user’s data was stored on Google’s servers, it started to become apparent that it was tough to get this information off of the servers. In an effort to turn this around, Google has introduced the option for... Read More

The Speech feature on Windows Phone

One common feature that can be found on nearly every major mobile operating system is the ability to use your voice to interact with your phone. This is a great feature for users who can’t interact with their phone, say when they are driving. With the release of Windows Phone 8 came improved voice control, which you may or may... Read More

Dealing with a frozen Android device

The smartphone is an amazing device that has revolutionized the way we communicate. However, it’s technology that many of us accept and welcome without question, often forgetting that these devices are really just computers that fit in our hands. Like their bigger cousins, phones will eventually freeze or programs won’t work properly. While this is rare with most devices, it... Read More

Windows Tip: Take Screenshots

For many businesses the most popular operating system in use is Microsoft’s Windows. The various versions of Windows have a great number of features that many use on a daily basis, often without thinking. There are a few however that we don’t use often but are nonetheless important. Take for example the ability to capture screenshots. Here is an overview... Read More

Social Media in 2014

Social media, while still fairly new, is starting to enter a more mature phase. Most businesses have a presence on one or more social media platforms and are comfortable with at least the basics. As we start 2014 however, social media is growing and businesses will find that they need to be doing more in order to be successful. One... Read More