Windows 10: 5 Features You’ll Love

The buzz of Microsoft’s leap to Windows 10 may be starting to die down, but the big, 640-million-user question remains: If you hated (or just plain ignored) Windows 8 because of the drastic changes in the look and feel, should you think about upgrading to Windows 10? Good news for Windows 8 haters: many of the… Read more »

404 Not Found Error: What Is It and How Do You Fix It?

The Pesky 404 Not Found Error Message Most people have become rather accustomed to seeing the error message “404 Not Found” when browsing the web. But being used to seeing the error doesn’t mean you feel any less annoyed when you run into it. And many folks who encounter this error have no idea what it… Read more »

Case Study: Atlanta Tech Village Trusts Their IT to Ripple

Atlanta Tech Village is a unique office building that is home to many innovative companies. The building was constructed with the intention of creating a free-flowing environment to allow for serendipitous interaction between employees of different companies. It currently houses 700 employees, but has the capacity for around 1,000 people. A key element of this unique… Read more »

Is It Time To Change Your Gmail Password?

Do you need to change your Gmail password? Earlier this week, an archive containing nearly five million Gmail addresses and plain text passwords were posted on a Russian Bitcoin forum. A Google spokesperson stated the company has “no evidence that our systems have been compromised,” and security experts seem to agree that the passwords are either old passwords… Read more »

Case Study: Why Xenex Chooses Ripple for IT Support

Xenex is the creator of a UV-C emitting, microorganism-combating robot that reduces the number of healthcare associated infections. Located in Texas, this rapidly-growing company provides its services to a number of healthcare providers around the United States. This powerful robot saves nearly half a life per month, and with this in mind, Xenex is driven to continue their rapid growth… Read more »

Have You Tried Rebooting?

“Have you tried turning it off and on again?” We’ve all heard this classic tech support question at some point. In fact, if I encounter an issue with a program or my computer is acting strange, I dare not ask any fellow Ripplers for help without rebooting first (I made that mistake once and the… Read more »

Case Study: Why TechOperators Trusts Their IT to Ripple

TechOperators is a venture capitalist firm that primarily invests in software-startup companies. This team of investors has nearly 45 years of experience as CEOs of eight private and public companies. Their success story includes companies like Vocalocity, EndGame, and Siftit. Even with such a stacked resume, this powerful little company still values the opinions of… Read more »

Securing Your iCloud Account: 5 Simple Steps | Ripple IT

Over the weekend, news came flooding in regarding the latest celebrity photo hack. About 100 different female celebrities (including Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande, Victoria Justice, and Kate Upton) have been affected. It appears that these women have had explicit pictures hacked from their iCloud accounts online, first on 4Chan and now all over the place,… Read more »