Atlanta Tech Village is The New Home of Ripple

In February, Ripple announced that we are the Official IT Partner of the ATV. Today, I’m excited to say we’re going to be a tenant at Atlanta Tech Village as well, starting on May 1st. There are a lot of reasons to want to be in the ATV, and nearly all of them apply to… Read more »

The Flat-fee, Unlimited IT Support Service Model

One of the questions we get asked by potential clients is, “Why don’t you offer a dedicated on-site IT person, or a block-time level of service?” Well, we believe that offering a flat-fee, upfront and all-inclusive IT service is the best solution for small-to-midsize companies who want to give their people the right support and… Read more »

Tips for Securing Your Phone or Mobile Device

The same great features that make your phone ‘smart’ also make it susceptible to data mining, viruses and malicious software. If your phone or mobile device isn’t secure and you loose it, or it gets stolen, then your personal information, including passwords, banking details, emails and photos could be used to access your accounts and/or… Read more »

MindMeister, Brainstorming and Mind Mapping Software

Here’s something I just started using, but already love. MindMeister lets you share any mind map / brainstorming creation by inviting users by email, or simply send them a unique and secure direct link, similar to programs like DropBox or Google Drive. It’s got a Free Trial period and then costs $9.99/month for the “Pro”… Read more »

How to Identify Signs of a Spyware Infection

Spyware. Yuck. The very sound of the word puts a bad taste in our mouths. But unfortunately, it’s not going away anytime soon. Knowing more about the ways in which spyware attaches itself to your computer can help you avoid getting infected in the first place, but even the best security practices can’t prevent every… Read more »

Best Practices for LinkedIn

Facebook… Check! That’s where I keep up with friends, talk trash when my team wins and get my fix of cute fury animal pics with ridiculous captions. Twitter… Check! That’s where I get my news, follow celebrities and see what’s trending. LinkedIn… Well.. I have a page but I never check it. If this is… Read more »

AdBlock Plus for Android, Unblocked (Sorta)

As we mentioned last week, Google recently started removing ad-blocking apps from its mobile marketplace, Google Play, claiming that they violate part of its Developer Distribution Agreement. Which is a fancy way of saying that these apps block ads which would otherwise generate revenue for the company. One of the blocked apps that was yanked… Read more »

Favorite Websites: March 2013 Edition

The internet is a great resource for useful tools to help with everything from email management to making a grocery list.¬†Ripplers¬†are discovering and testing sites and software on a constant basis in an effort to keep up with the latest and greatest innovations and IT solutions. So, we’re sharing a few of our favorite websites… Read more »