How to Identify Signs of a Spyware Infection

Spyware. Yuck. The very sound of the word puts a bad taste in our mouths. But unfortunately, it’s not going away anytime soon. Knowing more about the ways in which spyware attaches itself to your computer can help you avoid getting infected in the first place, but even the best security practices can’t prevent every… Read more »

Best Practices for LinkedIn

Facebook… Check! That’s where I keep up with friends, talk trash when my team wins and get my fix of cute fury animal pics with ridiculous captions. Twitter… Check! That’s where I get my news, follow celebrities and see what’s trending. LinkedIn… Well.. I have a page but I never check it. If this is… Read more »

AdBlock Plus for Android, Unblocked (Sorta)

As we mentioned last week, Google recently started removing ad-blocking apps from its mobile marketplace, Google Play, claiming that they violate part of its Developer Distribution Agreement. Which is a fancy way of saying that these apps block ads which would otherwise generate revenue for the company. One of the blocked apps that was yanked… Read more »

Favorite Websites: March 2013 Edition

The internet is a great resource for useful tools to help with everything from email management to making a grocery list. Ripplers are discovering and testing sites and software on a constant basis in an effort to keep up with the latest and greatest innovations and IT solutions. So, we’re sharing a few of our favorite websites… Read more »

VIDEO: How Ripple IT Support Handles Mistakes

Ripple + Studio Lotus When we started working with Studio Lotus, Kim Bergonzi at the Forsyth location asked if we could make it possible for her to connect to her work server from home. Sure! That’s a pretty common request. So, after getting their network all setup, Ripplers set out to get Kim going with… Read more »

Why You Should Use a Password Manager

We’ve talked before about the benefits of using a password manager for keeping track of your passwords. Perhaps the most important reason, that we didn’t get into much before, is how much easier it makes it to use unique and obscure passwords for everything. If you don’t need to worry about memorability you are more… Read more »

AdBlock Plus for Android Gets Blocked

We were sent us this via our contact form today: Hi there, I just wanted to quickly let you know that Google has removed the popular Adblock Plus app from Google Play. Apparently, Google is now openly prioritizing revenues over the freedom of choice for the users. If you have any questions, feel free to… Read more »

The Best Partnerships

ATV founder David Cummings writes that the Best Business Relationships are the Easiest Ones. I’ve found that the best business relationships and deals are the easiest ones. Easy, in this case, means that they feel effortless. Both sides are working toward similar goals, have good chemistry, and trust each other. Whenever a relationship or deal… Read more »