Posts By: Joshua Flail

The Stages of IT: Part One

IT Is An Investment

WHY INVEST IN I.T.? This morning my roommate asked me, “So, why do these companies hire you guys? Don’t any of your clients have people that know about IT?” It’s a valid question if you’ve never been part of an office structure. But before I could start babbling at him about what Managed IT is,… Read more »

Using LastPass To Manage Passwords

Last Pass | Ripple IT

A few months ago, I realized that being a marketing coordinator for Ripple requires signing up for a ton of sites and web apps. And all of those require user names and passwords. Passwords which should be unique to each site. Before my days in IT, I was blissfully ignorant of the dangers of repeating… Read more »

I Dream of Ripple

Dream Bond Certificate | Ripple IT

Last December, our boss, Mike Landman, introduced The Ripple Team to something he called a Dream Bond. After apologizing for the name, he handed out vouchers worth $500 to each Rippler and our significant others. In the past, our stocking stuffers have all been the latest tech innovations. But before we could boohoo about not… Read more »

How To Reboot A Frozen iPhone or Android

Rebooting iPhone and Android Smartphones There’s really no debate. Smartphones have changed our lives. We use them on a near constant basis: emailing, scheduling, watching cute animal videos. They’re also pretty handy for finding the perfect, gourmet burger joint. But that’s not to say they’re immune to acting buggy, or completely freezing up. Sometimes, no… Read more »