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Do You Own Your Own Business in Lethbridge?

Most big companies have an IT department. Someone to call when things don't go the way they should. If you run a small business, do you have an IT budget? Time is money. If the systems you use in your business go down, you'll be losing money while you work on getting them back up … Continue reading Do You Own Your Own Business in Lethbridge?

A Friend of Mine Was the Victim of Bank Fraud in Lethbridge, AB

Bank Fraud. We all know it happens. It's never happened to me. Hopefully, it won't. Hopefully, it hasn't and won't happen to you either. Below, you'll find some tips to prevent it. It happened to a friend of mine.  This is a true story. He woke up and found his bank account was overdrawn. He … Continue reading A Friend of Mine Was the Victim of Bank Fraud in Lethbridge, AB

Tips to Keep Your Children Safe Online

As the father of two young daughters (currently 1 and 4 years old), this is a subject I think about a lot. So far, we haven't had to worry about it too much. Our 4 year old knows how to use our tablets and phones to watch YouTube, Netflix, read some books I've loaded on … Continue reading Tips to Keep Your Children Safe Online

Laptop vs. Desktop – What should you buy?

So you’re looking to buy a new computer, but unsure which to buy? Laptop vs. Desktop computer Once upon a time, the laptop was only good for those that travelled for work, but those days are long gone! Computers are a big part of our lives at this point. It seems that most people take … Continue reading Laptop vs. Desktop – What should you buy?

Why is my Computer Slow and How to Make it Faster? – Lethbridge, AB

Dealing with a slow computer is never an enjoyable experience. In this article, we'll go over some of the common reasons why a computer gets slow and some ways to solve it. We won't be able to go over every reason. There are simply too many different things that cause a computer to slow down. … Continue reading Why is my Computer Slow and How to Make it Faster? – Lethbridge, AB

How to Improve Wi-Fi Coverage and Range

It seems almost every home has a Wi-Fi network today. Having a fast wireless network that covers your entire home is more important than ever. With smartphones, smart TVs, tablets, laptops and 'Internet of Things (IoT)' devices including speakers, doorbells, security cameras, baby monitors, light bulbs and more all connecting through our Wi-Fi network, we … Continue reading How to Improve Wi-Fi Coverage and Range

Announcement: Changes to Y-Not Tech Services’ Manages Plans

I was evaluating my Managed Plans the other day and realised that no one had signed up for the Silver Plan which has Application Patching, Windows updates and Remote Monitoring, but doesn't include Managed Antivirus. It occurred to me that this wasn't really good value for the security-conscious client. So I am changing my Silver Plan … Continue reading Announcement: Changes to Y-Not Tech Services’ Manages Plans

Out of Date Software – Security Risk!

I'm sure you've shared this experience. You turn your computer on, it makes its way through the boot sequence and you're met with your desktop. Then Adobe Reader pops up and says it needs to be updated. Then Java comes up asking for an update. iTunes needs an update too and with it iCloud and … Continue reading Out of Date Software – Security Risk!

Y-Not’s Strategy to Avoid Data Disaster in Lethbridge, AB and Canada

My clients often tell me that their Data is the most important thing on their Computers. And I can see why it would be! With precious family photos and videos, important documents and so much more stored on our computers, a loss of data can be a disaster. This is why I talk about how … Continue reading Y-Not’s Strategy to Avoid Data Disaster in Lethbridge, AB and Canada

Mac OS vs. Windows – Which Operating System Should You Use?

Just like with my Android vs. iOS post, I will start this one with a disclaimer that I am a Windows user. I don't own an Apple computer and don't often use Mac OS. However, when I do use Mac OS it is an enjoyable experience. The only real reason that I don't own a … Continue reading Mac OS vs. Windows – Which Operating System Should You Use?