Posts By: Joshua Flail

Ripple IT and Live Oak Hosting Join Forces

We Ripplers have been keeping hush–hush about something for a little while. But good things take time, and today I’m excited to be posting something really good. As of July 1st, 2013 we are welcoming Live Oak Hosting into the Ripple® family! I could go on and on here about how this will benefit both… Read more »

What is Single-Factor Authentication?

Securing Your iCloud Account | Ripple IT

For the better part of a year now, Ripplers have been urging our clients and friends to consider using two-factor authentication for things like their Google accounts, password managers and social media sites. Evernote, LinkedIn and Twitter just joined the two-factor party, and Facebook has had some form of it since 2011. But a staggering number of… Read more »

Things You Can Do with Your iPad

After seeing a video where a screen protector company cuts veggies and saws through loaves of bread on top of an iPad, we decided to compile a list of things you can but maybe shouldn’t do with your iPad. Here are the results of our scouring. Enjoy. iSlice iDice Here’s our inspiration for this whole… Read more »

Favorite Websites: June 2013 Edition

The net is a great resource for useful tools to help with everything from email management to finding a pet sitter. Ripplers are discovering new sites, apps and software on a near-constant basis in an effort to keep up with the latest innovations and IT solutions. So, we’re sharing a couple of our favorite websites each month…. Read more »

Windows XP: Marked for Death

Microsoft Windows XP | IT Support | Ripple

Still using the XP operating system on your PC? You’re certainly not alone. Something like 37% of Windows users worldwide are running the now 12-year old OS. But that’s gonna be a big problem by next year. Microsoft has announced that they’ll be ending extended support for Windows XP on April 8th, 2014. Mainstream support… Read more »

National Day of Civic Hacking 2013

National Day of Civic Hacking | Ripple IT Atlanta

National Day of Civic Hacking is an event taking place June 1st and 2nd in cities across the US. NDCH will bring together citizens, software developers, and entrepreneurs from all over to collaboratively create, build, and invent new solutions using publicly-released data, code and technology to solve challenges relevant to our neighborhoods, our cities, our… Read more »

Ripple and ROWE: My Results-Only Experience

Joshua Flail |Ripple IT Support | Atlanta GA

We talk a lot (I hope not too much) about how Ripplers love working in a results-only work environment. We really do. But there’s still a number of people I know who just can’t wrap their heads around the concept; let alone understand why I’d choose to write a blog post at 9PM on a… Read more »

Favorite Websites: May 2013 Edition

The net is a great resource for useful tools to help with everything from email management to finding a pet sitter. Ripplers are discovering new sites and software on a near-constant basis in an effort to keep up with the latest innovations and IT solutions. So, we’re sharing a couple of our favorite websites each month. Here’s… Read more »