“Your computer has a virus.” Such a dreadful five words! We don’t want to come down with a human virus; we’ll feel awful and miss work. But when a virus hits our computer, we could lose valuable information or be vulnerable to attack. Chicken Noodle soup just won’t cut it. [Read more…]
Common urban myths would have us believe alligators live in sewers or people put razor blades in kids’ candy. Common misconceptions about computers are just as persistent. Here are several IT myths debunked for your benefit: [Read more…]
Many of us have one solution to try when something goes wrong with our computers: turn it off and back on again. When that doesn’t work, we panic: “How am I supposed to do anything?” People often turn to a friend or family member for help at this point. But computer repair is better left to experts. [Read more…]
Quickly Become A Google Fu Master… Here’s How
There’s one thing all teens can do better than adults – and it’s not Snapchat. They’ve become experts at quickly locating information on the internet.
That’s Google Fu, the ability to use search engines to whip up answers and research faster than a contestant on a radio quiz. [Read more…]
If your computer had a virus, you’d want to know about it ASAP, right?
Before your important files become corrupted, you lose your photos and your digital life is essentially ruined. Even thinking about it is terrifying.
Tech scammers know we’d be lost without our computers, and that we don’t always know what’s going on behind the screen – which is why they’ve been able to swindle millions of dollars from ordinary people across the world. [Read more…]
Time Savers: Essential Windows Shortcuts
The average person spends 90,000 hours at work. These hours can cost us sleep, affect our mood, and cause us to gain weight. Oh, and work can cause stress, too. We can’t give you a “get out of work free” card, but these essential Windows shortcuts will help you save time. [Read more…]
No one wants to encounter computer problems. Whether it’s used for personal or business use, your computer is likely essential. Vital customer files are on there! Your music collection! The family pictures! Vendor contracts and employee payroll documents! Compounding the crisis is the hassle of going to get the computer fixed. That’s why we offer onsite repair services. [Read more…]
Why is My Brand New Laptop So Slow?
Your old computer is beginning to slow down. So, you invest in a shiny new laptop. The clouds part and the sun shines down on this brilliant and lovely new device. Everything will be speedier and smoother. Only, from the first day, the new laptop is lagging. Why is it running so slow? One of these might be the reason. [Read more…]
Are you using Siri, Google, or Alexa? When you talk to a home assistant, you join a growing number of smart homes.
Smart home assistants search online, start phone calls, order groceries, play music, turn lights on. All with a single spoken command. [Read more…]
We all try to have healthy habits in our lives. Whether it’s eating better, exercising more or flossing our teeth daily, we make a daily effort to improve ourselves and make our life better. If you use a computer (and I assume if you’re reading this, that you do), you should put some effort into your digital habits. They can improve your life in their own way. Read on to learn what Habits Y-Not Tech Services recommends developing. [Read more…]