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Chrome’s Ad Blocker Went Live Today. Here’s The Details.

Back in June 2017, Google published that they were working on a built-in ad blocker for Chrome. In partnership with Google, the Coalition for Better Ads defined what "intrusive advertising" looks like to consumers and will be enforcing the new standards effective TODAY, February 15. Both desktop and mobile Chrome browsers will be affected however users will notice [...]

By |2018-02-17T03:54:17+00:00February 15th, 2018|News, Tech TidBits|0 Comments

Why Security-Savvy Staff Boosts Company Culture

Software programs work to keep cyberthreats out, but your staff has the power to let someone in. This is why a security-savvy staff is crucial when it comes to protecting your business. While security systems play a large part in keeping your data safe from cybercriminals, your people are equally responsible when it comes to [...]

By |2017-10-13T14:41:21+00:00November 20th, 2017|HR, Tech TidBits|0 Comments

What the New Kindle Brings to Technology

All at once, libraries were reduced to a 6-inch grayscale e-ink display, and the world was fascinated. Back in its debut in 2007, Amazon’s first Kindle was revolutionary. It gave bookworms the ease of having hundreds of books at their fingertips, and encouraged non-readers to finally get into the magical world of reading without having [...]

By |2017-10-13T14:06:18+00:00November 13th, 2017|Productivity, Tech TidBits|0 Comments

3 Important Things Good Security Protects

Data breaches are no longer a thing of science fiction movies. They happen all around you. Breaches are a costly nightmare that can affect your business from every angle, avenue, and outlet. The security you use doesn’t just protect you from the latest malware—it’s an insurance policy that protects your staff, your clients, and the [...]

By |2017-10-03T11:00:19+00:00October 10th, 2017|Tech TidBits|0 Comments

15 Delicious Facts About Oreos

You may be wondering why an IT training facility would be writing about Oreos. Well, when we learned the next version of Android will be called Android Oreo, we felt compelled to share some fun facts about the cookie that now has its own operating system version and share some similarities between the two. Hydrox [...]

By |2017-09-15T15:43:16+00:00September 12th, 2017|News, Tech TidBits|0 Comments

Amazon Echo Skills That Don’t Need To Exist

We all love the commercial of Alec Baldwin telling his Amazon Echo to order him some socks, right? And while having a digital assistant around to help you order from mega-giant Amazon sounds handy, we also found some not-so-handy skills Alexa can learn. Here are our top useless Alexa skills: I Pooped About the Skill: [...]

By |2017-09-15T14:17:09+00:00September 5th, 2017|Tech TidBits|0 Comments

7 Strategies to Keep Your Phone Safe from Hackers

In the span of a day, you probably do most of the following with your phone: Go through your inbox and respond to emails (and unsubscribe from the annoying ones) Check your bank account balance, breathe a sigh of relief, and purchase an item with your credit card Send a text message to a friend, [...]

By |2017-08-08T15:43:41+00:00July 28th, 2017|Tech TidBits|0 Comments

Tech Corner: Coin vs. Google Wallet Card

Each of our daily lives are enhanced by technology in some shape or form. Now technology has hit our wallets. With smartphones getting smarter each and every day it’s about time our wallets caught up to the technology race. Google Wallet is an  app you can install on your smartphone (iOS or Android), it allows [...]

By |2016-10-13T14:11:50+00:00December 23rd, 2013|Tech TidBits|0 Comments

Gamification

One of my favorite sites on communication (PR Daily) posted an article on Gamification. I know, what does this mean? Well, Gamification really all started with a guy by the name of Gabe Zichermann. He is an author, public speaker, and entrepreneur. His latest work breaks down the science of how companies leverage gaming strategies [...]

By |2016-10-13T14:11:51+00:00May 14th, 2013|Tech TidBits|0 Comments

ROL: Return on Luck

While at IT Nation, I got a chance to hear Jim Collins speak (thank you, ConnectWise). It was such a great experience. I found myself taking notes and tweeting most of the time. While looking back at some of my notes, I remember a phrase that stood out the most to me: Return on Luck. [...]

By |2016-10-13T14:11:52+00:00December 27th, 2012|Tech TidBits|0 Comments