Posts Categorized: Tips

Beware Scam Invoices

We’ve seen plenty of fake “renew your domain before it’s too late” letters sent to clients over the years. Busy business people who don’t know or can’t remember their domain registrar often mistakenly pay the invoice and next thing they know their domain has been transferred to the scammer company and if they’re lucky it… Read more »

Favorite Websites: January 2013 Edition

Our Favorite Sites | Ripple IT

The internet is an amazing resource for free, useful tools to help with everything from finding restaurants to managing your finances. Ripplers are discovering and testing new sites and software on a near-constant basis in order to keep up with the latest innovations. We thought it would be helpful to share a few of our favorite websites… Read more »

Travel Tips from the Ripple IT Support Team

Traveling | Ripple IT

Photograph courtesy of www.ruemag.com When traveling for business, on vacation, or visiting family for the holidays, it’s important to be cautious with your gear. That includes everything from your luggage to your laptop. We Ripplers have a few tips to help you avoid the traveling blues by keeping your technology safe and secure. 1. Save… Read more »

Gift Ideas from the Ripple IT Support Team

Ripple IT Support and Hosting Services for Small or Midsize Companies

With many people celebrating the holidays in December, we at Ripple thought we’d share some of the high-tech doodads and gadgets that caught our eye this year. Oh, and let us know if you have any particularly kickass gift ideas of your own by leaving a message (with link) in the comments section. FITBIT ONE |… Read more »

Google Maps Now Available for iOS Devices

Google Maps App | Ripple IT

The wait is over for iPhone and iPad users: An official Google Maps app for iOS is here! And it’s available directly from the iTunes App Store. Best of all, it now comes with turn-by-turn voice-guided driving directions, transit and walking directions, 2D and 3D maps, Street View and aerial imagery. Boom! Oh, and that… Read more »

DoNotTrackMe Blocks Site Trackers

DoNotTrackPlus - Ripple IT Service

Abine’s DoNotTrackMe is an add-on for popular web browsers that makes increasing your online privacy a cinch. Previously known as Do Not Track Plus when it underwent a massive overhaul at the beginning of this year, the latest version “adds more than 50 trackers to its list, for a total of more than 200 companies and 630… Read more »

Adblock Plus for Android

Adblock Plus | Support | Ripple IT

Adblock Plus for Android offers an easy way to completely remove ads that appear when using your mobile device. Jusr download and install the app, and then just let it do its thing. Immediately all display ads, video ads, push notifications, and even many in-app ads will disappear. AdBlock Plus kill ads on most websites, including… Read more »

The SpareOne Emergency Phone

SpareOne Emergency Phone

For all of our New York clients who’ve suffered through Hurricane Sandy, along with our own NYC Ripplers, we wanted to make mention of a pretty cool way to make sure you can always get through to someone in the event of an emergency. The new SpareOne Emergency Phone is a handy AA battery-powered device… Read more »