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TechSolutions Bits and Bytes

By Dan Ayars, Business Development Manager, TechSolutions

I wanted to take the time and step back from technology this month and give you an update on some of the things we have been up to in the community and business world.

Halloween party at the Emmanuel Dining Room West
Each year the First State Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators hosts a Halloween party at the Emmanuel Dining Room West for the kids in the surrounding neighborhood.

Adding value to your company’s blog

Blogging has gone from being a fun side project for aspiring creatives to an absolute necessity for businesses of all sizes. For many companies, especially small to medium-sized ones, it’s likely to be just about the only web page that is updated with any regularity on their websites. And that’s why you need to be […]

4 benefits of online scheduling

As healthcare practices across the nation continue to find out, patients place ever-diminishing levels of importance on care alone. While it is and will forever be a factor that influences a person’s decision, convenience has become another key area patients look at when choosing a healthcare facility. Online scheduling, in particular, has become something more […]

What to consider before you buy a new PC

With the holidays approaching, computers are likely to be among the season’s best-selling gifts. But there are so many different types of computers out there, each with varying specifications and capabilities – how do you find the best one for your needs? Whether you’re purchasing a computer for yourself, for your loved one, or for […]

Should you upgrade to iOS 9? Read this first

Apple’s iOS 9 has been available for download for nearly two months now. If you have yet to upgrade, you may wonder whether or not you should. Not everyone has been happy with the new OS, and Apple is still working out the kinks. So if you’re on the fence as to whether or not […]

Office 2016 for Mac is here

For Mac users who have been waiting with great anticipation, Office 2016 for Mac is finally available. The new version is worth the wait; Microsoft has implemented exciting new upgrades to improve the user experience. Office 2016 possesses far superior functionality and user interface than its predecessor, Office 2011. We’ve highlighted some of the new […]

Communication before the storm is key

As it is only a matter of time before the first winter storms hit in many places, you might want to consider taking a look at your company’s business continuity plan. Each year heavy snowfall and other weather-related incidents interrupt services and cost businesses money. One way to prevent this from happening is by communicating […]

Windows 10 – Should I take the plunge?

By Rich Kenney, Vice President, TechSolutions

It’s funny how introducing change into people’s worlds seems to cause so much anxiety. Enter Windows 8 – a relatively large operating system upgrade for PC users that came complete with a User Interface (UI) that left people struggling to even figure out how to shut down their computers.

The importance of Windows updates

By Dan Ayars, Business Development Manager, TechSolutions

When purchasing a new car, appliance, piece of office equipment, etc., what if you were told that the item you’re about to purchase comes with on-going maintenance and improvements at no additional charge? The sales person tells you that his company will let you know when there are any improvements or when you need maintenance, and you won’t be required to visit a repair shop or have a repair person visit your office or home.

Qustodio – Winning the war on child device management

By Dan Ayars, Business Development Manager, TechSolutions

Well, my wife and I finally broke down and got my daughter a smart phone last fall. She was 11 at the time and up until that point I questioned the need for it. Over the previous couple of years, one-by-one, each of her friends got a phone, so the ongoing barrage of “daddy can I get a smartphone” had been happening for some time.