Grundig IT Newsletter Computing News That You Can Use - April 2022 When to replace Workstations, Laptops and Software? Quote of the Month "Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future." —John F. Kennedy When is your business computer or laptop too old? New tech is constantly in development, and older tech becomes obsolete. Do you really need to constantly strive for the newest, hottest hardware and software? Or should you just … [Read more...] about When to Replace Workstations, Laptops and Software?
Grundig IT Newsletter Computing News That You Can Use - December 2021 The 5 Most Important IT Considerations as 2021 Comes to an End and 2022 Begins NOTE: To browse ALL past Newsletter topics that we have covered over the years, go here. Quote of the Month: "You will either step forward into growth or you will step backward into safety."— Abraham Maslow As we roll into the last month of the year, it's a good time to think about the future. All of us, as … [Read more...] about Grundig IT Newsletter: 5 Important IT Considerations
Grundig IT Newsletter Computing News That You Can Use - November 2021 NOTE: To browse past topics that we have covered over the years, go here. Windows Server 2022 - Let's Look at What it Has to Offer! Quote of the Month "Everything is designed. Few things are designed well." — Brian Reed Last month we talked about our experiences with the newly-released Windows 11. This month, we’re tackling a related topic: Microsoft’s new Windows Server 2022 release. While it has a lot of … [Read more...] about Windows Server 2022 – Let’s Look at What it Has to Offer!
Computing News That You Can Use - September 2021 Passwords - How to choose good passwords and manage them Quote of the Month "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." - Walt Disney Nobody like having to deal with passwords but they are used everywhere. Every website and every company has their own idea how to handle password policy. Let's discuss common problems with passwords, common solutions you can use, and tools that can help you check … [Read more...] about Grundig IT Newsletter
We’re a tech company, and it's definitely advantageous for us to stay on top of technological developments. That’s why, this morning, I got to be pleasantly surprised with an update from Windows 10 to Windows 11 - we had selected my computer to participate in the pre-release beta build. I’m going to take a quick moment to specify a few things: Windows 11 is not actually released yet, the primary Microsoft OS is still Windows 10. You can access the pre-release of Windows 11 … [Read more...] about Initial Thoughts on Windows 11 Beta
Grundig IT Newsletter Computing News That You Can Use - June 2021 Quote of the Month "If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." - Wayne Dyer NOTE: To read this newsletter online or to browse past topics that we have covered over the years, go here. Covid-19 has changed the working world, but now, with people starting to return to the office, at least part-time, it is setting us up for the next stage: flex work (or hybrid work), … [Read more...] about The Best Hybrid (Flex) Working Options In a Post-Covid World
Hello everyone! We’ve noticed a new, strange issue with a recent Microsoft Office update, changing how Outlook presents its auto-complete options for mail recipients. Outlook now has a large dropdown box with little profile boxes, taking up significantly more screen real estate than the small list it has had before. Some people have even reported the selection box extending upwards instead of downwards, going off the screen. Here's a before and after glimpse: While I am always a fan … [Read more...] about Microsoft Outlook Update: Email Dropdown Selection Troubles
Computing News That You Can Use - February 2021 To Repair or Replace Your Computer? - That is the Question Quote of the Month: “Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power." - Lau Tzu Computers (and networking equipment) have a useful lifespan which is much shorter than the other major things we own and use, such as houses, cars and appliances. Given that computers wear out and become outdated so fast, the question becomes: Do we upgrade them, making incremental … [Read more...] about Grundig IT Newsletter: To Repair or Replace Your Computer?
Grundig IT Newsletter Computing News That You Can Use - January 2021 How to Ask For Technical Support: Getting The Most Efficient Resolution Quote of the Month: “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill Unsurprisingly, in our line of work, we have a lot of requests for technical support. It’s our job to help and fix things, and we want you back on your feet and working as efficiently as possible. There’s a method … [Read more...] about Grundig IT Newsletter: How to Ask For Technical Support
Grundig IT Newsletter Computing News That You Can Use - December 2020 Quote of the Month: “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” - Benjamin Franklin With the dangers of COVID-19 still lingering about the world, multitudes of users are spending more and more time online. Similarly, more and more illicit businessmen - you know, criminals? - are pushing their work online even harder. More than ever, a wealth of data exists on your network that cybercriminals want to get their … [Read more...] about Defending Against Common Phishing Attacks