Posts By: Kim Street-Robison

A ROWE Newbie at Ripple

The Ripple IT Support Team

I will never forget logging on to the Ripple website for the first time when I was learning about them. I clicked on the Jobs tab and up comes this explanation of why they’re a ROWE. Huh? As I read about this foreign concept of Results-Only Work Environment, I thought “This has got to be… Read more »

Apple Maps Under Fire

Apple Maps

One day after going live, the backlash for Apple’s Maps app in iOS 6 is coming on strong and fierce.¬†There’s already a tumblr page showcasing bad map data, warped bridges, cities under water, and other calamities. Forget about finding your local takeout joint. It will be hard enough to finding a city in Scotland through… Read more »

iOS 6 is Here!

iOS 6 | Apple | Ripple IT

iOS 6 is now live. Curious Apple users can update their mobile devices by navigating to Settings>General>Software Update on any iPhone 3GS or later. A list of the features available on the new mobile OS is up on Apple’s site.¬†And for a handy, device specific list you can check out TechCrunch’s chart. Of particular note… Read more »

Viruses,Trojans, and Rootkits… Oh my!

Scareware: Fake Antivirus Software

When it comes to computers, the term used to describe nasty infections is “Malware.” But what exactly is malware? Well, it’s a nebulous term touted by techies, bloggers, and even mainstream media outlets for nearly everything created to harm your system. But that definition is a bit too vague to understand. In an effort to… Read more »