November 2020 – Newsletter, Tip of the Month

There is a known issue regarding Adobe keyboard shortcuts and Webroot on Mac devices. Webroot will prevent the keyboard shortcuts that many designers typically use within Adobe apps. Adobe uses a keylogger to pull keyboard information that Webroot’s Identity Protection prevents. To workaround this issue, Webroot has created a ‘Pause Secure Keyboard Entry’ from the Webroot…

October 2020

Hi, Speed Event Apple was quick to follow up their annual September event with the Hi, Speed iPhone event this month. Four new iPhones were announced, plus a HomePod. We’re here to discuss the highlights of the event. The event kicked off announcing the HomePod Mini, a smaller version of the HomePod speaker. The speaker…

September 2020

Office 2010 End Of Support While Office 2010 apps will continue to function, support for Office 2010 will be ending on October 13, 2020. If you have not begun to upgrade your Office 2010 environment yet, it is recommended you start soon. Like most Microsoft products Office 2010 has a support lifecycle during which bug…

August 2020

Tech Together Foursquare and LinkNYC are coming together with one goal in mind: helping people in the time of COVID-19. The campaign between the pair is taking “data-driven marketing” to a whole new level. LinkNYC is using Foursquare’s location information to help New Yorkers avoid each other through digital out of home displays (DOOH). LinkNYC…

July 2020

Slack Phishing An important part of staying protected against phishing attacks is staying aware, especially in order to spot new techniques being used. During a recent CyberWire Research Saturday podcast episode, Ashley Graves describes a phishing technique abusing webhooks in Slack. Graves, a Cloud Security Researcher at AT&T Alien Labs, says this fools users into…

June 2020

Altice Mobile Through the end of June, Altice Mobile is offering a limited time offer for unlimited data, talk & text for only $20 per month per line. The ‘Unlimited Everything’ price plan is available for for Optimum and Suddenlink customers, while it normally starts at $30 per month per line. With 99% nationwide coverage,…

May 2020

Apple iPhone SE Apple’s iPhone SE 2020 was built around one main goal: launching a new iPhone for less money than ever before. For just $399, it achieves that goal well. The design of the phone will be familiar if you’ve recently owned another iPhone version, with a 4.7 inch frame, complete with a fingerprint…

April 2020

Introducing Microsoft 365 On April 21, 2020, Office 365 became Microsoft 365. Despite having a new name, your subscription will stay the same price while offering additional benefits. Everything you currently enjoy will still be available, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, as well as Outlook apps and 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage. Your subscription…