Tag: tips

CBTech Tip: buying a computer for school

Can you believe it is almost time for school again?!?! Normally, schools require computers to complete classwork, homework, and research. With everyone attending school remotely to complete this past year, and the uncertainty surrounding in-person classes in the fall, a decent computer is necessary. When deciding to buy a new computer for school, or for […]

Password Managers

So many *choose your own explicative* passwords to remember with different requirements!!! Ugh, there must be a way to remember them all without writing them on post-it notes!! Hello Password Manager! What is a password manager and why should I use one? According to Wikipedia, a password manager “assists in generating and retrieving complex passwords, […]

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. What is cybersecurity? Google defines cybersecurity as “the state of being protected against the criminal or unauthorized use of electronic data, or the measures taken to achieve this”. The technology industry uses it as an umbrella term to cover anything from the anti-virus protection on your home computer to […]

Is there a computer performance impact of environments with different temperatures?

We are in the “heat” of the summertime. Computers can run hot. What does that mean for computer performance? For most of us, we just accept the fact that the more we use our computers the slower it will run. However, if a computer gets too hot, then it will slow down and can sometimes […]

Backups – Help, our summer intern just deleted our files!

Marc, our summer intern, just deleted that super important presentation file that he spent a week putting together for the super important person, Dan, for a super important client meeting. What now!? Backups can help mitigate an issue like this. However, just setting up backups without a plan doesn’t necessarily ensure the files will be […]