TeamViewer – MacOS Setup

How to grant access when you aren’t presented with the dialog If you're using an older version of TeamViewer, and you're not presented with the Accessibility Access dialog asking you to grant access to TeamViewer – or if you had previously clicked the Deny button on that dialog – it’s still possible to grant access to TeamViewer. Additionally, in some cases, you can grant access to TeamViewer immediately after installing TeamViewer onto your Mac, before the first TeamViewer connection is made to your computer. Note that this is not...

Viruses, Spyware, and Malware: What’s the Difference?

As we've said all too many times, you absolutely need antivirus protection for your computers and other devices. But when we say that, we're not talking about a program that does nothing but protect against computer viruses. A proper antivirus recognizes and defends against any kind of software that's designed with malicious intent, not just viruses. That's what we're advising when we exhort you to install an antivirus. The vast majority of malicious programs aren't viruses, however. Why? Because malware coders want to make money, and it's h...

Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Microsoft has announced that the next big release to its desktop operating system is called Windows 10 May 2019 Update. Microsoft doesn’t want a repeat of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update debacle and as a result, the next big update will begin rolling out to advanced users or seekers in May 2019. Windows 10 May 2019 Update will introduce several new features and it will also revamp the Windows Update mechanism to avoid unexpected problems. Windows 10 May 2019 Update makes several changes to the Windows Update settings to put more power i...

Microsoft Releases March “Patch Tuesday” Updates

Microsoft has just released new “Patch Tuesday” updates for all supported versions of Windows 10. If you’re running the latest version 1809, you can now install the build 17763.379 (KB4489899) from Windows Update. This new build brings a fix for the gaming performance degradation issue that came with the previous optional update, and HoloLens users should also see some improvements with tracking and device calibration. You can check the full list of improvements and fixes below: Addresses an issue in Microsoft HoloLens with trac...

All New Approach To Traditional IT

Chandler, Arizona, March 11, 2019 Anyone that has had any experience in an office is familiar with the saying “contact the IT department”. This is usually a recommendation that is met with frustration and anxiety because of how long it is sure to take in order to get your computer back up and running in order to get your work done. Welcome Orca IT Solutions, a company that is new to the valley, but definitely not new to the IT game. Started in 2004, Orca IT Solutions has been providing customers with exceptional customer service and innova...

Apple’s AR Headset Coming 2020

Apple's first rumored head-mounted augmented reality device could be ready by the middle of next year, according to a new report out today from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via Economic Daily News [Google Translate]). According to Kuo, Apple's AR glasses will be marketed as an iPhone accessory and primarily take a display role while wirelessly offloading computing, networking, and positioning to the iPhone. Designing the AR glasses to work as an iPhone accessory is also expected to allow Apple to keep the glasses slim and lightweight, rath...

Windows 10 19H1 build

Heads up Windows Insiders, Microsoft has just released the 19H1 build 18351 for those of you on the Fast Ring. Microsoft is now done adding new features to the next major Windows 10 update, so this is another minor update with only bug fixes. The release notes mentioned that the “Change how capitalized text is read” feature in Narrator has been disabled in this build due to reliability issue, and it’s worth noting that Microsoft still hasn’t fixed the issues related to anti-cheat software and Creative X-Fi sound cards. You can check...

Why Windows Updates Matter?

Windows Update is a Microsoft service for the Windows 9x and Windows NT families of operating system, which automates downloading and installing software updates over the Internet. The service delivers software updates for Windows, as well as the various Microsoft antivirus products, including Windows Defender and Microsoft Security Essentials. Since its inception, Microsoft has introduced two extensions of the service: Microsoft Update and Windows Update for Business. The former expands the core service to include other Microsoft products, suc...

How to change your Apple ID

Change your Apple ID Follow these steps to change the email address that you use as your Apple ID. Sign out of every Apple service and device that uses your Apple ID. Sign in to your Apple ID account page. In the Account section, click Edit. Under your Apple ID, click Change Email Address. You might be asked to answer one or more of your security questions. Enter the email address that you want to use as your Apple ID. A verification code will be sent to your new email address. Enter the verification code from...

Preventing Ransomware

In the real world, kidnapping is a risky crime-getting paid usually means getting caught. In the digital world, however, demanding ransom for data, or ransomware, is an escalating epidemic, a popular crime which is leaving many businesses and consumers at risk of losing data. One small company in New England—a retailer with some two-dozen employees—learned that the hard way. A click-happy employee ended up infecting one system with a prevalent threat known as CryptoWall, according to the company’s co-owner, John, who asked that his rea...
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