Over several years, one of the recurring problems I see out there is that, when you need IT, you’re not even sure exactly what kind of IT you need. People ask their family, their friends, their coworkers; if they’re lucky, the person needing help already knows their “IT guy” at work or another person who … Continue reading The “Right Kind” of IT experts
Hey all, As a proponent of Smart Home technology, this topic is one we should all consider a little more closely. When you introduce IT into anything, the inevitable questions come up: how do you troubleshoot it, sure, but also: how do you secure it? I recommend checking out this article from Reviews.com – it’s … Continue reading Home Security and 2FA
It’s hard to visualize a ransomware attack if you’ve never seen one. Have you seen someone else go through it? Have you gone through it? While we offer a service to protect people from this kind of thing, it can be difficult to reach people in time. That’s because good cybersecurity is a little like … Continue reading How does a ransomware attack FEEL?
Using Hangouts First off, if you’re using G Suite or a Gmail account but don’t know about Hangouts, you’re missing out! It sits in the bottom left corner of your Gmail browser window and will notify you when someone messages you using it. (If you’re not accessing your Gmail through the web browser, we should … Continue reading Supercharge Communication With G Suite
What is it, and Why is it helpful? One of the services we offer is called Proactive Prevention, and it can be a lifesaver in many ways. However, you may not understand how it helps. Or perhaps you understand what it does, but don’t see that it provides sufficient value. That said, I learned … Continue reading Proactive Prevention
What are they, and why should you care? One of the more recent additions to my lexicon of advice to – well, pretty much everyone – has been that Password Managers are king. While we typically suggest setting up LastPass, that’s jumping the gun a little. After all, it’s nice to know you should use it, … Continue reading Password Managers
As I’ve grown BH Tech Connection and begun to serve more clients, there has been a dream that, as yet, remains dormant. I love IT; I love computers, and supporting others with their computers to help them fulfill their dreams and their goals. As satisfying as that purpose is, there is a deeper layer which I rarely get … Continue reading Accessibility Software, and What It Can Do For You
Welcome to the latest tip of the month! Today’s topic focuses on Outlook and how to identify common issues and reasons for them. With a little adaptation, these issues can be used for other Mail applications (Think Thunderbird, Entourage, or Apple Mail). These tricks are given from the perspective of Outlook 2010. Not receiving any … Continue reading Mail Troubleshooting
Welcome to this month’s tip! Our topic today focuses on the most common troubleshooting tricks for your router. Some are easy, others are more difficult, but all are useful in their own way. So here we go! Is it turned on? Yes, this is a tip. Why? Because I’ve really gotten a call for this. … Continue reading Troubleshooting your wireless router
Welcome to our latest tip of the month! Today we’re going to cover something you’ve NEVER seen before. How do I know this? Because I came up with it myself :D. Now before we go any farther, I should note that this is for Windows only. I apologize to the Mac users out there, but … Continue reading Custom Windows Trick!