Favorite Websites: July 2013 Edition

The net is iPhones are a great resource for useful apps to help with everything from setting reminders to getting the lowdown on the latest pseudo-speakeasy. As Apple experts, Ripplers are discovering and testing out new apps on a near-constant basis in an effort to keep up with the latest innovations and IT solutions. So,… Read more »

How Can Employees Manage Themselves?

ROWE founders, Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson, recently put out a new ebook on the wesbite ChangeThis entitled “How to Get Employees to Manage Themselves,” which as of last week had already been downloaded over 1200 times! As believers and practitioners of the results-only philosophy, we wanted to share an excerpt that highlights one of… Read more »

Ripple IT and Live Oak Hosting Join Forces

We Ripplers have been keeping hush–hush about something for a little while. But good things take time, and today I’m excited to be posting something really good. As of July 1st, 2013 we are welcoming Live Oak Hosting into the Ripple® family! I could go on and on here about how this will benefit both… Read more »

What is Single-Factor Authentication?

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

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 »