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Archive for ‘Computer Maintenance’

The 5 Tech Tips You Can’t Live Without

June 5th, 2017

Let’s face it: our lives are now tech centric. Think about this: In 2011, only 35% of American households had smartphones, but that number is now 77%! And three-in-four Americans ages 50-64 now own smartphones, a jump of 16% in just one year. The day in the life of a Realtor® relies upon dependable technology […]

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Best Practices for Shopping Online Safely

November 28th, 2016

E-commerce is great! It offers choices and convenience. And this holiday season, many of us will purchase gifts online for our loved ones. But there is no substitute to being a well-informed consumer. So, we put together a list of best practices to help you shop safely and confidently this holiday season.

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A web page not loading correctly? Try deleting the cache.

October 26th, 2016

If a web page is not loading properly or if it is loading slowly, you may benefit from deleting the cache. What is a cache? A cache is temporary storage that your web browser uses to keep local copies of pages, images and other content you frequently visit online. The browser uses what is stored in the […]

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Windows 10: Fast Startup

October 10th, 2016

Windows 10: Fast Startup Windows 10 introduced a new feature called “Fast Startup.” The purpose of this feature is to allow your computer to turn on a bit faster after you have shut down. Windows performs this by overriding the Shutdown command and never fully turning off; instead it goes into a sleep-like hibernation. When […]

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Top 5 Complaints Real Estate Agents Have About Technology

June 15th, 2016

Does your computer run slowly? Are you having challenges with Windows 10? Did your desktop get a virus or deploy Adware that’s driving you nuts? You are not alone. In fact, your experience is pretty common, at least among real estate agents in North America. This is according to our experts at Tech Helpline, called […]

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Are you using Internet Explorer? Read this.

May 20th, 2016

The real estate industry today is Internet dependent. Agent and company websites, company intranets, MLS access, and back office systems all require agents and brokers to go online to manage these resources. So must the American home buyer too, as more than 90% of all real estate home searches begin online. Perhaps the most important […]

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Tech Helpline Adds 15,000 More Users

April 26th, 2016

Tech Helpline, a service owned by the Florida Realtors® and the real estate industry’s number one tech support service for a wide range of software and hardware, hit another growth spurt this month. More than 15,000 real estate professionals in Maine and Pennsylvania now have access to Tech Helpline for the first time, which assists […]

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Pocket PCs and iPad and Outlook Tips

June 24th, 2015

Pocket PCs? The technology industry is booming, and everyday appliances are being redeveloped to be better than ever before thought possible. With many technology devices, part of a new design means the device is made smaller and portable. One of the most well-known examples is the computer, with original models weighing around one ton; computers […]

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Mac Users: Protect Your Data with Time Machine

February 16th, 2015

All modern Mac computers come with a built in backup solution that many Mac users do not utilize. This utility is known as Time Machine; it is very simple to use, and, most importantly, it’s FREE (external hard drive not included.) While there are many online and offline backup solutions from multiple 3rd party companies […]

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Your Achievable New Year’s Resolution

December 19th, 2014

Start the year prepared. Set some time aside now to give your computer some basic maintenance, and start the year lean, agile, and in control. “Complete Computer Maintenance” is an important New Year’s resolution, and we want to help you achieve it. For your convenience, we created an easy to follow checklist and broke it […]

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