Posts Categorized: Technology

Android for Work: Google Makes a Play for the Mobile Enterprise Market

Android for Work | Ripple IT

Does Your Business Run on Android? Most people use their smartphones or tablets as essential tools to help complete important work tasks like checking email, editing documents, and approving deals. But for the majority of users, smartphones and tablets are vastly underutilized in the workplace as their business and innovation potential remains largely untapped. Google hopes… Read more »

Net Neutrality: What the FCC’s Ruling Means For You

Net Neutrality | Ripple IT

Broadband is now a public utility On February 26, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) passed new net neutrality regulations designed to safeguard the free flow of content on the internet. The FCC’s vote causes fixed broadband lines to be reclassified under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. This means internet service providers (ISPs) and mobile broadband… Read more »

What is HTTP/2 and How Will it Speed Up Your Web Browsing?

HTTP/2 | Ripple IT

The first major change to HTTP in 16 years has been finalized! After years of development, HTTP/2 has been formally approved. According to an update by Mark Nottingham (the chair of the IETF HTTP Working Group), HTTP/2 has been officially finalized and has moved toward being fully standardized. The previous version (HTTP/1.1) was adopted in… Read more »

How to Sync Shared Google Calendars to Your iOS Device

Sync Google Calendar | Ripple IT

3, 2, 1…Sync! If your business has embraced Google Apps as part of its workflow, then you probably know about the ability to create and share calendars with others. Shared calendars help keep teams organized and allow users to subscribe to public events. Most people crave the ability to access their shared calendars from their mobile devices…. Read more »

Outlook for iOS and Android: Microsoft Adds New Business Features

Outlook for iOS and Android | Ripple IT

How Do You Manage Your Email When You’re On The Go? Although smartphones and tablets have become key locations for reading email, most people conduct only basic email functions on these devices and delay the rest until they’re at their computer. Activities like sorting through large amounts of email, managing your calendar, and sharing files call… Read more »

Google Fiber is Coming to Atlanta

have you heard the news about Google Fiber

The time for Google Fiber is finally here! Well, sort of… Google recently announced they will be launching their high-speed fiber-optic internet service in four new metro areas: Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, Nashville, and Atlanta (Home to Ripple HQ). This is the latest step in a very careful expansion of Google Fiber, which is currently offered in Austin,… Read more »

What’s the Word on Yosemite?

OS X Yosemite

“Can I update to Yosemite?” Yes! It’s mostly all clear unless you use one particular piece of software: Parallels. If you are running anything lower than Parallels version 9, it will not work with Yosemite. Otherwise, a very small percentage of people have experienced one or more of the following issues, documented by Tech Republic’s… Read more »