To Encrypt or Not?

Cyber security is one of the fastest growing technologies in information technology and as technology grows, so does our need to protect our data. Aside from drive failure, one of the biggest culprits of data loss is unintended data encryption. A lot of services we access in this day and age have some kind of…

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Paul’s Tips and Tricks

If you watch an experienced Mac user, their hands seem to fly around the keyboard and barely touch the mouse but they have complete control over their computer. Here are a few handy hints to help you master some of the keyboard shortcuts on your Mac. When using the mouse to navigate the file menu,…

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Virginia Talks “Summer”

As they say, the “dog days of summer” are coming and with the hot weather virtually on our doorstep you’ll likely find yourself spending more time outdoors enjoying the sunshine and warmer temperatures. It goes without saying that a waterproof case for your iPhone is an excellent idea, even for the water resistant phones like…

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Apple ID and You

An Apple ID is in essence your passport to all things Apple.  It authenticates iCloud, iTunes, iTunes Home Sharing, Apple Music, iMessage, FaceTime, synchronizes your contacts across your devices, verifies your identify, and is even used  to make reservations for a service appointment. A lot right? In fact it’s used for so many things that…

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