Tip of the Week: How to Lock and Unlock Your Google Wallet Card

b2ap3_thumbnail_google_wallet_400.jpgGoogle might be best known for its search engine and groups of desktop apps, but it’s also known for innovating and rattling the cages of how we live our lives. One of the ways it’s doing so is with Google Wallet, an app that’s designed to make sharing cash and money transfers online even easier. What a lot of people forget, however, is that Google Wallet, and its associated card, can still be the target of fraud.

Office 365 Series Coming Soon, Register Now!

Simplex-IT announces Office 365 3-part series!

The goal of this three part series is to familiarize you with the Office 365 offerings and talk about how exactly to get started with it. Already have Office 365 and have some questions or want to learn more? No problem! Join us for one, two, or all three events! 

The first part will be a webinar on March 3rd titled “What is Office 365.” In this webinar we will provide an overview of what exactly Office 365 is (and what it’s not) and answer some common questions around the product itself.

Organize everything with OneNote 2016

Full disclosure, I love OneNote. I use it almost every single day. These are some of my favorite features.

Multiple notebooks – OneNote notebooks are similar to traditional notebooks or binders. You can have multiple notebooks, depending on how you like to organize your work.

Why is my project late and over budget?

Everyone wants to finish projects on time and within budget, right? And we start off with a solid plan to do so, but things change along way. Pretty soon our deadline is here, the project isn’t done, and you’ve spent too much. So what happened?

One culprit is scope creep – This is what happens when you keep adding a little bit more here and there to the project.

Police Recruit Eagles to Take Out Illegal Drones… Seriously

b2ap3_thumbnail_eagles_for_drones_400.jpgWhile they might seem like glorified toys for adults, drones are fantastic tools that can help people take some breathtaking photos and videos of their local scenery. Unfortunately, as is the case with most good technology, there are people out there who want to use them for nefarious purposes. This leads authorities to a tough question: how do you knock an illegal or dangerous drone out of the sky without harming those down below? The answer is simple: eagles.

Welcome Craig Parrish!

I’m Craig Parrish, the newest addition to the Simplex-IT tech support team. 

I’ve worked in technology for almost 20 years now.  I started with a consulting company in Atlanta, GA building PCs and Servers, then installing them.  I also worked the helpdesk when I wasn’t traveling.

5 Cuts Your Business Should Consider Before Laying Off Staff

b2ap3_thumbnail_cut_costs_today_400.jpgWouldn’t it be nice if you could provide your staff an over-the-top benefits package similar to what Google offers their employees (aka, “Googlers”)? For most SMBs, making Glassdoor’s annual list of “50 Best Places to Work” (a list routinely dominated by Google) is a fantasy; primarily due to the fact that the average enterprise operates within the confines of a strict budget. As the owner of an SMB, this reality often means making tough decisions and budget cuts.

Is it time to put your business the cloud?

Check out the article Bob wrote for WireNET on moving to the Cloud!

Email is the lifeblood of communication for organizations today, whether it be with your customers, vendors, or employees. One of the hottest trends these days for organizations of all sized is to upgrade their email to the cloud by using products such as Microsoft's Office 365. Read the full article here: Is it time to put your business in the cloud?

Don't forget - The Office 365 3-Part Series starts this week.

Tip of the Week: How to Change Your Mouse Pointer in Windows 10

b2ap3_thumbnail_mouse_pointers_400.jpgThe mouse is a critical part of navigating your workstation. Without it, you’d struggle to open applications, move around Office documents, create images, and countless other functions. Just like many other features in Windows 10, you can customize how your mouse pointer looks and functions, making it much easier to maneuver around your system.