Ransomware headlines focus on interrupted hospital services or downtime at several major brands. But ransomware can just as easily infect your home computer. [Read more…]
It’s upsetting when a home computer breaks down: “My whole life is on there!” Then, you have to trust someone to take care of your device. It’s a lot to ask, and that’s why we’re sharing these five tips to help you feel better about your choice of repair person. [Read more…]
Is it time to start travelling again post-covid? As you get ready to see how the rest of the country or world is doing, have a look at these travel tips. Whether you travel for business or pleasure, chances are you’ll be taking some of your tech gear with you. A smartphone to keep in touch and take photo’s with, your laptop for e-mail, work and browsing, a tablet or iPad for reading and movies – the list goes on. But is your tech as ready to travel as you are? Here are some tips from Y-Not Tech Services to get your tech gear ready.
Why Managed Services Make Your Life Easier
That smile of relief when we fix someone’s technology is a gift of doing IT service. When we get a call out, we’re happy to go out (or log in remotely) to fix what’s broken. We enjoy getting our customers back up and running quickly. Who said saving the day is only for superheroes, right? [Read more…]
Fifteen years ago smart technology in our homes meant we had a computer and maybe a smartphone. Now, we have speakers that talk to us, lights that anticipate our arrival, and doorbells that display video of our visitors, as well as the computers, tablets, phones, earphones, video game consoles, and more. It’s all cool, but it’s also complicated. [Read more…]
Need Home IT Help? Try Residential Managed Services
Maybe you used to be able to troubleshoot your own technology, or had a tech-savvy family member or friend who could help out in a pinch. But now that home computing has become more essential, you may be feeling overwhelmed. [Read more…]
Local Business v. Big Box Computer Repair
Your computer is down for the count. You’ve tried the perennial favourite – turning it off and back on again – but somehow, your tech magic has not worked this time! You need help, and you want it fast. The question is whether to take it to a local computer business or big-box store for repair. [Read more…]
What Computer Repair Can Be Done Remotely?
There are many problems with isolation. We don’t want to get you started. We know it’s true, but one issue we can help with is computer repair. Yes, there are problems with your home devices that we can address remotely.
Perhaps before sheltering in place, you were willing to make do, or you’re facing new challenges now. You’re working at home, kids are online learning, and you’re sharing the same computer. [Read more…]
Protecting Shared Computers for Work from Home
Many families today have a shared home computer to help with day-to-day activities. A teen can search for a job and stream shows. A parent can check work emails, pay household bills, and shop online. A youngster can play an educational game to buy Mom or Dad a few minutes of peace. Yet with COVID-19 sending so many people home to work, the shared computer is getting a lot more use. [Read more…]
Make an MSP Your Technology Sherpa
They don’t always get credit, but climbers reaching the summit of Mount Everest rely on a Sherpa to guide them. Making information technology decisions can feel like climbing a mountain, but there’s help for that, too. A managed services provider (MSP) can be your technology Sherpa.
With so many of us working off-site right now, digital transformation has moved from “wouldn’t it be nice?” to “we need to be there now.” Technology is as essential to business success as oxygen is to those scaling Everest. Going digital can be daunting, especially when under pressure to get your business back on track. Where does one even begin? [Read more…]