Tips and Tricks

Hidden Features of Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Google Now Google Now on Tap is probably the most useful feature. The new Marshmallow upgrade allows you to bring up Google Now without closing the app you are currently using. Simply long pressing the home but...

How to Speed Up Windows 10

Uninstall Crapware Preinstalled software continues to be a nuisance with new computers. Get rid of these so-called helper programs by going into the Start button (Lower left of the display) and click All Apps. ...

Wireless Networks Not Available After Windows 8.1 Upgrade to Windows 10

Once you upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, there are no listed wireless networks available even if your wireless network adapter is functioning correctly. Restarting the computer or trying to reinstall th...

How to Create a New Profile for Office on Mac 2016

  Open Finder app and locate Microsoft Outlook in the Application folder. Hold the CTRL key and click Microsoft Outlook to bring up the menu and select Show Package Contents. Click on the Contents folde...

iOS 9 Lockscreen Bypass Allows Access to Contacts and Photos

An iPhone user recently discovered a trick that allows people to bypass the devices passcode and gain access to Contacts and Photos apps.  If you use an alphanumeric rather than a four-digit passcode, you proba...

iOS9 Skyrockets Cellular Usage. Wi-fi Assist Feature May Be Responsible

Noticing a significant increase in data usage since installing iOS9? Wi-fi assist may be the cause.  The feature switches your iPhone to cellular usage when it detects you’re in a spot where wi-fi coverage is l...

Why Weak Passwords Are Harmful: Ashley Madison Hack IT Takeaways | BVA IT Consulting Blog

As you may very well be aware, the Ashley Madison debacle revealing account emails of users has also divulged their passwords. A total of 11,716,208 silly, yet remarkably weak passwords were discovered. Passwor...

Windows 7 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts

So everyone has been using Windows 7 for some time now and they are fairly familiar with it, but there might still be some things you do not know. Let me help you become a more efficient user of Windows 7 with ...

Create your own Windows 7 Keyboard shortcuts.

You can create keyboard shortcuts for any program in Windows 7. Right-click the program icon and select Properties. Select the Shortcut tab, click in Shortcut key, to set the keyboard shortcut for that program....