Posts Categorized: Technology

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 »

Windows 10: 5 Features You’ll Love

announcing Windows 10

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 »

Have You Tried Rebooting?

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 »

HealthKit Unveiled for iOS 8

iOS 8 | Ripple | IT Support and Cloud Services

With the unveiling of the iOS 8 at WWDC, HealthKit, a new framework, caught the attention of doctors everywhere. Similar to the iOS 6 Passbook system that electronically manages tickets, boarding passes, coupons, and other records, it has the ability to manage and to make patient health history portable through the cloud. The Health app… Read more »