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Why you need to back up your mobile devices

Why you need to back up your mobile devices

There was a time when mobile phones were used exclusively for calling and texting. Now, they can do so much more. Regardless of your level of tolerance or skill for managing documents in such a small gadget, mobile devices allow you to send and receive email, download and upload media files, store data, and even close business deals.

Congratulations on your A+ Certification Alaa!

At Simplex-IT, we take note when one of our own reaches that rite of passage, gaining their A+ Certification, and today we honor Alaa Hamdan for both finishing up his semester at Western Governors University and renewing his A+ Certification by passing both exams with flying colors! “It wasn’t that difficult, it just was a lot of information.

Simplex-IT night out with the Rubber Ducks

No, not the rubber ducks from our CyberSecurity mail campaign (trust us, Kayla was a little disappointed!)... Simplex-IT went out to the Akron Rubber Ducks baseball game! We had a blast the other night. If you are local to the Akron area and haven't had a chance to check out a game, we highly recommend it.

Simplex-IT welcomes Alec Barker

Simplex-IT welcomes Alec Barker

We here at Simplex-IT have a lot of wisdom to bestow, and for that reason we’ve welcomed a new intern into our midst, and his name is Alec Barker! A fresh face hailing from Monroe Falls, Alec joined our fold at the end of May. In addition to aiding our technical team, Alec has assisted in organizing our inventory, and working with and cleaning up our databaseof client information.

Extending your laptop’s battery life

Extending your laptop’s battery life

Whether you prefer a quick fix or a long-term solution, extending your laptop’s battery life should be among your priorities if you’re a heavy laptop user. Replacing an old battery with a new one or purchasing a new laptop shouldn’t be your only options, especially if you operate a business with limited resources.

The cloud is more secure than you think

The cloud is more secure than you think

Even to this day, the perception of cloud technology suffers from a reputation for bad security. But as time goes on we’re beginning to see that cloud security is almost always better than that of local area networks. So whether you’re considering a cloud web server or internet-based productivity software, take a minute to learn why the cloud your best option.

Make your SMB stand out on social media

Make your SMB stand out on social media

To truly make an impression on consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses are pulling out all the stops. Standing out from your competitors could increase your chances of earning revenue. Many SMBs are now turning to social media and content marketing strategies to gain a competitive edge.

The most advanced Gmail phishing scam yet

The most advanced Gmail phishing scam yet

As the technology that recognizes and thwarts malware becomes more advanced, hackers are finding it much easier to trick overly trusting humans to do their dirty work for them. Known as social engineering, it’s a dangerous trend that is becoming increasingly prevalent.

Predictability coming to Windows 10 updates

Predictability coming to Windows 10 updates

Updates to the Windows operating system have a controversial reputation. On the one hand, Microsoft issues them frequently to combat cybersecurity risks and introduce new features. On the other hand, the update frequency and requirements leave some users feeling like it’s impossible to keep up.