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2022 Winter Olympics App Filled With Privacy Risks | Sync Up
https://youtu.be/h8b3TaQOF04 Every four years, people around the world look forward to seeing their nation’s athletes compete in the global spotlight that is the winter Olympics. ...
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Microsoft Teams Unveils Walkie Talkie & Account Merging Features | Sync Up
https://youtu.be/6cRbCGFLsY0 Are you a fan of Microsoft Teams? If so, be on the lookout as new features are on the way for the popular collaboration ...
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Thrive Y’all | Terri Jondahl | Pursuit of Quality Improvement | Ep 57
https://youtu.be/MTyAQSGw7FA When it comes to the manufacturing industry, a keen eye for details is necessary for long-term success. In this episode of Thrive Y'all, we ...
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iPhone NoReboot Attack Fakes Shutdown to Spy on You | Sync Up
https://youtu.be/SU4dgNO7j6U When it comes to iPhone security, shutting down your device should be the ultimate safety measure, right? Unfortunately, details have emerged of a new ...
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T-Mobile Breach Caused by SIM Swap Attack | Sync Up
https://youtu.be/HAnBtmt6JBk Last week, suspicions of an attack on T-Mobile were circling the web, but now those concerns have become all too true as the telecommunications ...
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How Scammers Make $80 Million a Month From Fake Ads | Sync Up
https://youtu.be/mmkpAHRNQto Have you been receiving tons of unsolicited email and text promotions? Before you click those links and give your details away, a new report ...
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Understanding Why Your E-Mails Land in Spam Folders

Aug 28, 2015

Spam algorithms are constantly changing in an arms’ race against spammers. Annoying e-mails about “miracle vitamins” are only the tip of the spam iceberg. The algorithms (processes or sets of rules followed in calculations, usually by a computer) to fight against each oncoming wave of spam have to adapt as the spam adapts. As hard as…

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What the Difference Between an Update and an Upgrade Means to You

Aug 19, 2015

Software updates and upgrades can seem pretty similar. You know one tends to cost more (sometimes a LOT more). Numerous users are asking- what’s the difference? Both usually require you to restart your computer (and both interrupt your work unless you have a rule in place that pushes those updates through when you’re not in…

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Evaluate: What to Look for in Your Antivirus Software

Aug 6, 2015

You have a lot invested in your work computer. There’s important data, secure files, and it’s your lifeline to the office when you’re out and about. You need an antivirus program that keeps your computer safe and up to date. Sadly, a free antivirus solution isn’t going to cut it. So what should you look…

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You Never Forget Your First Computer

Jul 29, 2015

There are a lot of firsts you never forget. Your first love, your first job and, if you’re like us, your first computer. We asked our team to tell us stories about their first computers. Pictured above is the same model computer that Rocket IT CEO Matt Hyatt had as his first. “I had an…

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A Peek into Virtual Reality with Google Cardboard

Jul 22, 2015

As an IT company, we love tech toys, and we’re pretty taken with one right now. A little over a year ago, Google announced Google Cardboard: their virtual reality (VR) platform developed for use with a simple cardboard viewer paired with your smart phone. Google Cardboard was originally designed for use with Android phones, but…

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A Love Letter to Windows 10

Jul 15, 2015

Microsoft releases Windows 10 in two weeks. We went ahead and took a test drive of the Windows 10 Beta for you at Rocket IT, so we can tell you how smooth the ride will be if you update to it on July 29th.  Good news for the Windows 7 fans- Windows 10 brings back…

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How to Win Against Your E-Mail Inbox

Jul 7, 2015

If you’re anything like me, you’re used to facing down your e-mail inbox like others face down dragons. When you’re up against a crowded inbox, it’s hard to know where to get started (or even find the energy). Have faith. It is possible to go from packed to clutter-free. The first step is to set…

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Attracting and Retaining Employees: Offering the Right Benefits

Jun 30, 2015

In a growing discussion of company culture and employee engagement, today’s top talent is looking at benefits as clear differentiators.  Studies and news articles alike are discussing the tight rope walk of work/life unity.  Mobile technology is creating connectivity that extends beyond the walls of the office and blurring these lines.  Much of the workforce…

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Top 3 Office 365 Transition Pains

Jun 23, 2015

We get a lot of questions about Office 365. Clients ask us about it. Friends, families, and neighbors ask us about it. Sometimes our doctors ask us about it. If someone who knows us hasn’t asked yet, we know it’s only a matter of time… Or that they live under a rock. And we’re happy…

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