Monthly Archives: June 2013

What is Single-Factor Authentication?

Securing Your iCloud Account | Ripple IT

For the better part of a year now, Ripplers have been urging our clients and friends to consider using two-factor authentication for things like their Google accounts, password managers and social media sites. Evernote, LinkedIn and Twitter just joined the two-factor party, and Facebook has had some form of it since 2011. But a staggering number of… Read more »

Things You Can Do with Your iPad

After seeing a video where a screen protector company cuts veggies and saws through loaves of bread on top of an iPad, we decided to compile a list of things you can but maybe shouldn’t do with your iPad. Here are the results of our scouring. Enjoy. iSlice iDice Here’s our inspiration for this whole… Read more »

Kick-Ass IT Is Your Best Perk

Image courtesy of Deloitte Access Economics Foosball, flex-time, coffee, snacks, parties. All really cool work perks. But you know the one your people really want? Kick-ass IT. The #1 perk for people in the workplace is being able to get their job done with the least friction possible. And we’ve written about how how IT… Read more »

Favorite Websites: June 2013 Edition

The net is a great resource for useful tools to help with everything from email management to finding a pet sitter. Ripplers are discovering new sites, apps and software on a near-constant basis in an effort to keep up with the latest innovations and IT solutions. So, we’re sharing a couple of our favorite websites each month…. Read more »

Windows XP: Marked for Death

Microsoft Windows XP | IT Support | Ripple

Still using the XP operating system on your PC? You’re certainly not alone. Something like 37% of Windows users worldwide are running the now 12-year old OS. But that’s gonna be a big problem by next year. Microsoft has announced that they’ll be ending extended support for Windows XP on April 8th, 2014. Mainstream support… Read more »