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Read this before updating to CC 2015

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Read this before updating to CC 2015

Adobe has made changes to its Creative Cloud installation process that may cause problems for some of you. Here’s what you need to know to make your installation as painless as possible. The most important thing to note is that if you click update without changing the default installation setting... YOUR PREVIOUS APP VERSIONS WILL [...]

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Multiple Copy/Paste Made Easy for Mac

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Multiple Copy/Paste Made Easy for Mac

  Jumpcut:  Simple Mac Clipboard Manager A shortcoming of the Mac clipboard is that it only retains the last item that you’ve copied. Futhermore, if you restart your Mac, you lose whatever was in your clipboard. With a clipboard manager like Jumpcut (open source, MIT license http://jumpcut.sourceforge.net) you can automatically retain and access multiple text [...]

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Finding files on a Mac: alternatives to Spotlight

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Finding files on a Mac: alternatives to Spotlight

  Spotlight is very useful for searching on a Mac, but it has some limitations. There are several third-party applications which provide additional features and alternative interfaces for finding items by name and searching file contents. Here we focus on our favorite FREE Mac search app: EasyFind. We’ve listed links to a few other options at the [...]

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Mobile Manners: new Pew study of American’s views on mobile etiquette

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Mobile Manners: new Pew study of American’s views on mobile etiquette

The PEW Internet & American Life Project has just published a new study of American’s views on mobile etiquette. Mobile phone technology has forever changed us. We have become inseparable from our devices. In an environment where once-private conversations can be easily overheard in public places and where social gatherings are disrupted by people staring [...]

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The RetroTechs Celebrates 25 Years of Computer Support for Atlanta Businesses

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The RetroTechs Celebrates 25 Years of Computer Support for Atlanta Businesses

The RetroTechs are celebrating 25 years supporting Atlanta businesses  —  delivering old-fashioned personal service in an ever-changing technology landscape. We provide our clients with a level of professional IT service typically only available to large corporations.   25 Years of Computer Technology In two-and-a-half decades, the rapid advancements in technology have been astounding. In 1990, [...]

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Automate Your Small Business with IFTTT (If This Then That)

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Automate Your Small Business with IFTTT (If This Then That)

  If This Then That (or IFTTT—rhymes with "gift") is a free service that automates actions between Internet-connected services and devices such as websites, apps, smartphones, gadgets and more. Once you create your free account, you can activate any of the 200+ channels (Facebook, Google Docs, Google Drive, Dropbox, Wordpress, Twitter, Office 365, etc.). Each [...]

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Offsite vs Onsite Computer Support

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Offsite vs Onsite Computer Support

Now you see me, now you don’t. Thanks to widespread high-speed access, tech support is now available in two flavors: onsite computer support, with a tech professional physically present, and offsite computer support wherein the tech pro accesses the network and connected devices remotely through an Internet connection. Both have merits so let’s take a [...]

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Paperless Office: Stop The Clutter

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Paperless Office: Stop The Clutter

We've all been hearing about the fabled paperless office for decades now. Dunder-Mifflin employees notwithstanding, this is a scenario most of us have wanted all along. The benefits are many: less solid waste, less office clutter, easier document search and retrieval, zero cost file sharing; the list goes on. And it's so much easier than [...]

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Computer Security for Small Business

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Computer Security for Small Business

In recent years, hackers have begun to focus their efforts on small businesses. From a single-person home office to a 10-20 employee small company, this range has become the "sweet spot" for miscreants the world over. Most of us are familiar with the admonishments for basic computer security: Maintain up-to-date antivirus software; apply operating system [...]

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Tech Tips for Small Business

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  Mobile & Decentralized Office Phone Solutions for Small Business It’s common today for a small business to have employees using cell phones from decentralized locations. It can be complicated and/or expensive to implement some kind of phone system to manage and route incoming calls in a professional manner - UNTIL NOW.   The new [...]

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Since 1990, The RetroTechs have delivered professional IT services and solutions for creative and innovative companies at a level traditionally available only to large corporations. We are technically savvy with almost every top name in technology. Our experience ensures that you receive the best technical advice on complete solutions designed with your business needs in mind.

 

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