Tips to Better Manage Your Emails with Microsoft Outlook

With today’s technology, email is one of the most important forms of communication. We use email from everything from business and collaboration to personal accounts and communication. Although there are several email platforms that you can use to manage your email, Microsoft Outlook is one of the most common among both businesses and personal accounts. Even if you are an experienced user, there are several tips that can help you better manage your email. Create a hierarchy and folders to prioritize and organize your email. To keep your inbox organized and clean, create folders and utilize them to prioritize your…

Do These Simple Things to Enhance Your Mobile Device Security

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Our cell phones are some of our most important electronic devices because we use them daily to check our messages, emails, financial accounts, and stay connected to our family and friends. A mobile phone usually contains a high volume of personal data and  information ranging from photos and videos to access to our banks and financial information. It’s important you take mobile device security precautions to protect this information. Most accounts with enhanced security system often use a two-factor authentication system, meaning they call or text you a security code that they then use to verify your identity. Because of this, it…

What Happens When Big Companies Have Breaches in Data Security?

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We use technology for almost every aspect in our lives. As we have moved into an age where we can do almost everything online and remotely, more sites and accounts require us to share our personal information. Data security has become an increasing concern. Even if we take precautions and only share our information with trusted sites, hackers and identity thieves are becoming more sophisticated and have been able to steal personal information and data from major companies. But what happens to the consumer when companies have breaches in data security? How Does Data Security Work? A collective of state…

Shutting Down Windows Does Not Fix the Problem

shutting down windows does not fix the problem

Most of us know that the first thing to try when something isn’t working right on the computer is to shut it down and restart it. With Windows 8 and 10, however, it’s likely that shutting down windows does not fix the problem or problems. Why is this? Windows doesn’t shut down completely when you use the shutdown feature. Why Doesn’t Windows Shut Down Completely? Windows has a Fast Startup feature that is set to default unless you change it. It’s a hybrid of the hibernate and shut down features so that your operating system loads much quicker when you…