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Tech Tips for iPhone and iPad

2019-12-15T20:20:33+00:00January 5th, 2012|Tech Tips|

Our latest tech tips are Apple related. Though many of our customers do not use Apples for business, iPhones and iPads are used by many of our customers and they periodically have questions about the usage of both. Our first [...]

Holiday Tech Gift Ideas

2019-12-15T20:20:33+00:00December 1st, 2011|Tech Tips|

As an IT company, we often get asked about our recommendations for tech gifts for the holidays. Here are a few of our favorites: You may be familiar with the Moleskine journals and notebooks, legendary for having been used by [...]

Daniel Pink – Drive

2019-12-15T20:20:33+00:00November 1st, 2011|Book Review|

A new feature of our newsletter, that we will periodically include, is a small book review on a book that contains relevant information or forward thinking for small and medium sized businesses and the world of technology. Please contact us [...]

Walter Isaacson – Steve Jobs

2019-12-15T20:20:33+00:00November 1st, 2011|Book Review|

This issue features a review of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, an appropriate choice for an IT company and one that resonates for many working business or other career paths, aiming to make a difference and achieve excellence. Jobs approached [...]

Clutter Free Desktop

2019-12-15T20:20:34+00:00October 31st, 2011|Tech Tips|

If you frequently run multiple programs simultaneously, your desktop can get extremely cluttered. This can get annoying if you're working on one program and want to minimize all of the other windows. In previous versions of Windows, you had to [...]

NYC Cyber Security Symposium

2016-10-12T20:35:23+00:00October 13th, 2011|Corporate|

Waytek representatives recently attended the Cyber Security Symposium held by Kaspersky Lab in New York City on October 6th, where Kaspersky Lab also launched its latest edition of Kaspersky's Antivirus/Anti-malware products. What made the event especially interesting was that the [...]

Internet Explorer 9 Tech Tip

2019-12-15T20:20:34+00:00September 29th, 2011|Tech Tips|

Here's a tip for those of you using Internet Explorer 9 on how to change the default download location. In Internet Explorer 9, the default download is in the downloads folder in your user profile. If you don't like this [...]

Laptop Tech Tip

2015-03-11T19:20:05+00:00September 19th, 2011|Tech Tips|

Many or our Managed Services customers run businesses where their employees are on the road and using their laptops at home and at sites. Here is a tip to keep laptops running more efficiently. (On another note, recent studies have [...]

Gone Phishing

2015-03-11T19:41:43+00:00August 22nd, 2011|Tech Tips|

Not to be confused with summer fishing, "phishing" in the tech world is a different story, and an important one to know. We often get questions about phishing filters. A phishing filter can be a component of a web browser [...]

New Check Up Tech Tips!

2019-12-15T20:20:37+00:00July 18th, 2011|Tech Tips|

This is the most common problem faced by every computer user. No matter how many tips and tricks you follow, your computer may not work the way it used to. Here are some tips to speed things up. Defragment your [...]

Summer Travel

2019-12-15T20:20:37+00:00July 12th, 2011|Tech Tips|

On a recent trip to Europe this summer, we were constantly reminded of the need for IT security, especially with mobile devices. In addition to maneuvering the settings and cost to staying connected, the need for security for both personal and [...]

Youngme Moon – Different

2015-03-11T18:05:18+00:00June 11th, 2011|Book Review|

This newsletter's book review features Different, the bestselling book by Harvard Business School professor, Youngme Moon. She has received numerous awards for her teaching and publications, bringing an entertaining and innovative outlook to the world of business, especially marketing, as [...]

Temporarily Disabling AVG

2019-12-15T20:20:37+00:00May 12th, 2011|Tech Tips|

Many of our AVG customers ask about how to temporarily disable AVG 2011 protection for Troubleshooting or Malware removal Right click on the AVG icon on the task bar and choose open AVG user interface On the menu bar, click [...]

Frozen Mouse? Brrrr.

2015-03-11T19:41:08+00:00May 4th, 2011|Tech Tips|

Frozen mouse? Use your keyboard as a mouse. To activate mouse keys, all you do is press Alt+Left shift key (the one below the caps lock key) and the Num Lock key. To deactivate, just press the above combination again. [...]

Password Protection

2016-10-16T15:54:47+00:00April 26th, 2011|Tech Tips|

How strong is your password? What is a strong password? A strong password should not contain your username, phone number, street name or address. It should be at least 6 characters in length. Use a combination of numbers, upper and [...]

Kim’s Q & A

2019-12-15T20:20:37+00:00April 20th, 2011|Corporate|

This week, Kim provided a Q & A approach to her weekly Tech Tips on questions she is often asked. Q: Why should servers be monitored? A:  There are many functions a server performs every minute and it is hard [...]

Windows 7 “GodMode”

2019-12-15T20:20:37+00:00April 4th, 2011|Tech Tips|

So you may have seen a couple of blogs about an undocumented feature in Windows 7. This feature allows you to create a folder which then gives access to a large number of handy shortcuts. The feature has been christened [...]

Waytek in SNJ Business People

2019-12-15T20:20:37+00:00March 17th, 2011|Corporate|

Brian McDonnell, CEO and President of Waytek, was featured in the latest issue of SNJ Business People, focusing on technology and telecommunications. Brian participated in a roundtable discussion on the topic and offered his views on emerging trends in technology [...]