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Are you getting the internet speed you paid for?

Many Internet Services Providers (ISP) promote lightning-fast internet speeds, but are you really getting the speed you paid for? Here are four components that may be preventing you from getting that lightning-speed promised. Modem- If you use a modem, check with your ISP to see if you have a modem that can handle the fast

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Making Tech Support a Universal Benefit for Members, Agents

Today, nearly 60 percent of all the Realtors® in North America have access to technical support provided by the real estate industry’s #1 tech support team, Tech Helpline. Owned by Florida Realtors®, Tech Helpline has become well known for its warm, friendly, U.S.-based tech analysts who specialize in solving real estate agent and broker tech

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The 3 changes in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update that will benefit Realtors

Microsoft is releasing a large update for Windows 10, which they have dubbed the “Anniversary Update.” There is no official release date at the time of this writing, but it is expected this summer, near the one year anniversary of Windows 10’s release. This update promises dozens of changes to Windows, some behind the scenes

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Top 5 Complaints Real Estate Agents Have About Technology

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,

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Are you using Internet Explorer? Read this.

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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What are the Advantages of Technology Made for REALTORS® by REALTORS®?

A little over 10 years ago, in January 2006, we were heading into a tumultuous housing market. But a few years before things got crazy, the Florida Realtors did something brilliant – it launched a new service for its members called Tech Helpline. The concept for Tech Helpline was pretty straightforward. Technology tools for agents

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CRYPTO – Ransomware at its Deadliest

Have you heard of ransomware trojans? These are viruses that lock down your files and your computer and ask you for payment to restore your access to them. Some well-known ransomeware trojans are CyrptoLocker, CryptoWall, CryptoDefense and CryptoBit – all these come from the same developer. These are not your average malware that can be

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Three Simple Steps To An Efficient PC

Keep your computer running efficiently through proper maintenance. Here are three simple steps for your PC. 1.    Remove Windows Update Temp Files. Windows Updates are important to install on your computer because they keep your computer’s software current. It provides some security against new known threats and is also essential for the operating system to

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What difference does 32-bit versus 64-bit make on Microsoft products?

  Microsoft’s Windows 8 has brought to the forefront the question of 32-bit versus 64-bit processors. This article explains what it means to your programs’ ability to perform. If you’ve dabbled in Windows 8, you have certainly found that the operating system is a different world from Windows XP. The tiles side of the system,

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How to Deal with the Booming Tablet Market

A real estate professional has an increasing amount of hardware options to choose from, and selecting one that meets your needs should be easy… right? That depends on why you’re buying a tablet. Are you going to play games, listen to music, do work, or all of the above? Does your real estate-specific software work

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