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Back in March, Apple introduced trackpad and mouse support with the 13.4 versions of iOS and iPadOS. That was good news for those iPad users hoping to get a little closer to using an iPad as a laptop replacement. That gap has gotten even smaller. Microsoft announced that it is rolling out an Office update for iPads that takes advantage of the mouse and trackpad support. As Microsoft stated, “The Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps…
Troubleshooting Windows just got harder in Windows 10 20H2. That’s because the SYSTEM control panel is hidden in the latest version of Windows 10. The SYSTEM control panel gives you all sorts of technical information about the installed version of the operating system such as the computer name, workgroup, memory, bit-type of the operating system, etc. Now, if you try to access the SYSTEM control panel, you will be redirected to the new ‘About’ page.…
There is going to come a time when you will sell your phone or send it off to the electronic recycling center. Before you do that, make sure all of your private data is removed from the device. TechRepublic has a good post with suggested actions for protecting your privacy and information about you. Remove any data you want to keep prior to “nuking” your phone. Here is a summary of some of the steps…
Zoom has released the first phase of its end-to-end encryption (E2EE) implementation. Users now have the ability to have E2EE for meetings with up to 200 participants. What are the other options for securing your meetings? As with anything in life, it depends. Some services limit the number of participants when providing secure connections. CSO compared the security features for eight video chat apps. Besides Zoom offering E2EE, Webex is the only other platform to…
The current version of Windows 10 is 2004. Windows 10 Version 20H2 is scheduled for release just around the corner. Paul Thurrott has posted information about what to expect with the new version. As Paul stated, “As with last year’s Windows 10 version 1909 release, Windows 10 version 20H2 is a minor refinement of its predecessor, with six additional months of bug and security fixes and just a handful of functional improvements.” One of the…
Email signatures are a must to identify relevant contact information about you. A lot of people use Outlook as their email client, but many also use Gmail through a browser. Want to know how to add an email signature in Gmail? TechViral has the step-by-step instructions on how to do it. Here’s the summary. Login to your Gmail account Click on the ‘Settings’ button Click on ‘See all settings’ Scroll down to the ‘Signature’ option…
OK, not everyone is paranoid about securing their video conferencing communications, but apparently the whole world is obsessed with end-to-end encryption (E2EE). So let’s get to it. Since the majority of us have been capitulated into a virtual world, video conferencing is the now the norm. For those that don’t know, Webex is the only current video conferencing platform that has E2EE. Not for long. Zoom has just announced in a blog post that the…
The Clio cloud conference opened yesterday with a keynote address by Jack Newtown, cofounder and CEO. Our friend and colleague, Bob Ambrogi, posted a great summary of the new Clio features revealed yesterday. Some of the announced features include: Google My Business Integration Paid Consultations Clio for Clients E-signatures Microsoft Teams Integration Zoom Integration Dialpad Automatic Bill Reminders Sign In with Clio Clio is a very popular cloud-based practice management platform and integrates with hundreds…
Glad you paid that premium price for the latest and greatest Apple device? Not so fast. Ars Technica reported that Apple’s T2 security chip has a bug that can’t be fixed. A tool has been released that allows anyone to bypass Apple’s T2 security chip on a Mac to gain deep rooted access to the system. It’s the same vulnerability that has been exploited for over a year with older iPhones. As Ars stated, “…while…
Sometimes you just want to clean up your computer system and start over. TechViral has a post that walks you through how to reset Windows 10 back to factory defaults. Before you reload your operating system, make sure you backup any data you want to preserve and have any reinstallation codes and software for applications you want to reinstall. One way to reset to factory defaults is to use the option in Windows Settings. Go…