Yearly Archives: 2015

Small Business Tech Changes for 2016

New Years Eve is tonight and J.J. Micro is putting a big focus on four things for 2016: SSD hard drives SaaS (software as a service) Cryptoware/Ransomware protection HIPAA Compliance SSD hard drives have come way down in price over the last

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What’s New in Windows 10

Windows 10 has a bevy of new features and improvements over previous versions of Windows. Here are some of my favorites:   The new start menu Microsoft brought back the start menu for Windows 10. Many users of Windows 7

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Windows Update Crashes Office Applications

On the morning of Thursday November 12th, 2015 we saw reports of Microsoft Outlook crashing, computers with touch screens refusing to display the welcome screen, and other Microsoft Office apps (including Excel and Publisher) crashing when viewing certain documents. We

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Adobe Flash Player Zero Day Exploit

Yesterday, Adobe confirmed information about an Adobe Flash Player zero day exploit. Adobe says the exploit can be used to crash a computer remotely or take complete control over it. Read Adobe’s press release here. According to Trend Micro, who

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Adding Your Google Apps For Business Account On iOS

Many of our clients use Google Apps for Business as a back end for their company email. On a regular basis, I am asked how to add a Google Apps account to an iPhone or other iOS device. I have

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Transitioning to the Cloud

The cloud is one of the biggest technology buzzwords of the 21st century. But what is the cloud? What benefits does the cloud provide? Is it safe to move your data to the cloud? Can using cloud services save you

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Ensuring Your Data Backups Are Secure

There are many important questions to keep in mind when considering the security of your data backups. Are you backing up locally and to the cloud to avoid danger brought on by local natural disaster? Are you storing your physical

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Should I Upgrade to Windows 10?

If you’re running Windows 7 or Windows 8 on your home computer, by now you’ve seen the nagging message pop up asking you to upgrade to Windows 10. It says it’s a free upgrade and that you need to reserve

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Advantages of Free WiFi Access

  As a business owner, you are always looking for ways to encourage organic growth, maximize customer satisfaction, and increase sales while keeping an eye on your bottom line. Offering free WiFi access to customers at your place of business

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