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End of Life for Internet Explorer (IE)

Internet Explorer was created and released in 1995 by Microsoft. It has been a continuous part of the company for 26 years, and has amassed millions of loyal users. However, Internet Explorer 11 will be the last major version that Microsoft will support.

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Healthcare

Blue Light and Technology

There is light everywhere we look; from sunlight to light emitting from our computer screens. Our eyes are able to protect themselves from some of that light, for example, UV rays. However, they do not have any defenses against blue light.

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Business

New Features in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft has been committed to releasing updates to make Teams more user friendly. About 1-5 updates per month. We chose a few of those updates to summarize that would make your user experience more convenient and fun!

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Office

What is Microsoft 365?

We are all familiar with Microsoft’s traditional programs, such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Their programs have been with most of our homes and businesses for years. Initially, we bought a one-time license, and our office programs were downloaded onto our local computer. We can still do this with every major release from Microsoft, however, there is a new online alternative.

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Security

Importance of a Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Now more than ever, we are all concerned about our online privacy. When we use a public Wi-Fi network, we worry about what or who could be intercepting our connection. Public networks are everywhere; from your place of work to your local coffee shop. When we are online, how do we keep ourselves safe and secure?

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Windows

Microsoft ends Windows 10 Support in 2025

There has been a new, important update on Microsoft’s lifecycle pages. Apparently, there is an end date for Microsoft’s support of Windows 10. Microsoft is scheduled to end their support of the operating system in October 2025. This includes all the packages, including Home, Pro, Enterprise and Education.

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Security

Cybersecurity Update: QR Codes

The QR stands for Quick Response, as you can use it almost instantly. This type of barcode can be read by the camera of a mobile device. It can store website URLs, phone numbers and up to 4,000 characters of text. It can also lead the phone to download apps in the app stores, access Wi-Fi, transfer payments, and more!

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Google

Google Chrome 91 Update

Exciting news! On May 25, 2021, Google had announced a new update to their stable desktop channel for Windows, Mac, and Linux computers. They are planning to release this update in the next few days/weeks.

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Web & Cloud

Windows 10: Should Microsoft Edge be your Default Browser?

You are most likely one of many who decided to upgrade your operating system to Windows 10, and after, have likely received recommendations from Windows to use Edge as your default internet browser. There are other browser options available, so would Edge be a wise choice for you and your company?

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