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Secure your Mac computer in 6 easy ways

October 25th, 2018 Imagine IT Security, security, 2018october25apple_a, apple, device, it, mac, protection, smb, technology, tips, tricks Security, security, 2018october25apple_a, apple, device, it, mac, protection, smb, technology, tips, tricks

If you’re a Mac user, data privacy and security should be your #1 priority. Without the right security measures, you’re inviting cybercriminals to steal your critical data. Are you willing to take the risk? Secure your computer and fortify your defenses with these six tips. 

5 new features to macOS Mojave

July 4th, 2018 Imagine IT continuity camera, 2018july4apple_a, apple, dark mode, desktop stacks, features, ios, mac, macos mojave continuity camera, 2018july4apple_a, apple, dark mode, desktop stacks, features, ios, mac, macos mojave

Apple had recently announced macOS Mojave, the successor to the current macOS High Sierra, and the new features that will arrive with the new operating system. Here are our top five picks.

Chrome to mark HTTP as 'not secure'

June 14th, 2018 Imagine IT browsers, chrome, Security, security, 2018june14webandcloud_a, android, encryption, google, http, https, isp, let’s encrypt, lighthouse, mac, Web & Cloud, windows browsers, chrome, Security, security, 2018june14webandcloud_a, android, encryption, google, http, https, isp, let’s encrypt, lighthouse, mac, Web & Cloud, windows

Google Chrome currently marks HTTPS-encrypted sites with a green lock icon and “Secure” sign. And starting in July, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as "not secure.” Google hopes this move will nudge users away from the unencrypted web. Read on to learn more about the forthcoming changes.

"Black Dot of Death" locks iOS messaging app

May 31st, 2018 Imagine IT black dot, 2018may31apple_c, 3d touch, apple, Hardware, ios, ipad, iphone, mac, siri black dot, 2018may31apple_c, 3d touch, apple, Hardware, ios, ipad, iphone, mac, siri

People who use iPhones, iPads, and Macs are at risk of encountering a Unicode attack that can cause the messaging app to crash and lock up the device. The good news is a workaround has been found which can restore the state of said Apple products.

5 new features for Outlook

May 22nd, 2018 Imagine IT office, outlook, 2018may22office_a, android, lens, mac, microsoft office, windows office, outlook, 2018may22office_a, android, lens, mac, microsoft office, windows

Lately, Microsoft has given some love to Outlook -- not just the desktop app, but also the web and app versions. In fact, they just released a bunch of new and improved features. Let's take a look.

Back up your files with Apple Time Machine

April 13th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018april13apple_a, apple, backup, data recovery, mac, system backup, time machine 2018april13apple_a, apple, backup, data recovery, mac, system backup, time machine

There’s a popular belief that Macs are the most reliable computer brand because they are less likely to get viruses or crash often – but they do. And like any other computer, Macs aren’t invulnerable to coffee spills, theft, and crashes. When these happen, the Time Machine is your friend to restore your data.

Tech support scam alarms Chrome users

February 26th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018february26security_a, browser, chrome, scam, Security, security, cyberthreat, google, mac, malware, web, windows 2018february26security_a, browser, chrome, scam, Security, security, cyberthreat, google, mac, malware, web, windows

With evolving technology comes evolving threats. Recently, a researcher revealed that a new type of scam freezes Google Chrome and tricks users into believing that their network security has been compromised. Little did they know that following instructions listed on the screen will lead to an actual security breach.

Protect your Mac from security threats

February 23rd, 2018 Imagine IT 2018february23apple_a, password, security, apple, encryption, firewall, firmware, mac, privacy, server 2018february23apple_a, password, security, apple, encryption, firewall, firmware, mac, privacy, server

Mac users follow certain steps to maintain privacy and protect company data. But if you're too busy or short on resources, you might place security lower on your to-do list. Whatever your reason, the threat is real and you need to take steps to protect yourself.

Microsoft updates Office 365 apps for Apple

February 13th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018february14voip_a, office, office 365, apple, ios, ios 11, ipad, iphone, mac, microsoft, microsoft for ios 2018february14voip_a, office, office 365, apple, ios, ios 11, ipad, iphone, mac, microsoft, microsoft for ios

Microsoft recently updated Office 365 for iOS and Mac to enhance user experience. Office apps are now better integrated into the Apple ecosystem, which means iPhone, iPad, and Mac users can expect a more seamless experience when creating, accessing, or storing Office documents.

Useful business features in Apple’s iOS 11.3

February 7th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018february7apple_a, mobile, operating system update, apple, apple updates, ios 11.3, ipad, iphone, mac 2018february7apple_a, mobile, operating system update, apple, apple updates, ios 11.3, ipad, iphone, mac

A new iOS release usually means system performance updates, a redesigned interface, and some application enhancements. However, not all major updates are well-received, and such is the case with iOS 11, which came with a feature that drained battery life fast. Fortunately, Apple is offering a remedy along with other features in the upcoming iOS...