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Tuesday Tip: Stop Using Public USB Ports!

By: Richard Stokes I first wrote about this topic more than 5 years ago and although time has passed, this one still raises eyebrows. So, here it is……never, ever, ever, under any circumstances, plug your smartphone or any other USB connected device into a USB port that isn’t your own.   This includes places such…
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The Top 10 Tuesday Tips of 2018

2018 was another amazing year here at Network 1. We’d like to thank you for being a part of it, and we hope you continue to enjoy our weekly Tuesday Tips as 2019 kicks into gear.   Let’s celebrate by counting down the Top 10 Tuesday Tips from last year:   10. Richard Stokes –…
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Tuesday Tip: Still Faxing?

By: Tony Coughlin The traditional fax machine was a vital piece of office equipment for many years. It allowed employees to quickly transfer documents from one location to another in lieu of using the US Postal Service. Faxing, while not the most popular method in 2019, can still be considered a secure way to send documents,…
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Tuesday Tip: 773 Million Reasons to Act Now

by Tony Rushin 773 million email addresses and passwords were widely distributed by the “bad guys” in January, 2019. The set – dubbed Collection #1 – came from over 2,000 hacked databases.   If you already have a password manager – we recommend LastPass – and use 2-factor authentication (2FA), skip to the bottom of…
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Tuesday Tip: Windows File History

By: Blaine Williams Windows File History is a built-in Windows tool (introduced in Windows 8) that provides end users with the functionality to restore local files to previously modified versions. This tool can also be used to restore deleted files within the Windows operating system. As a prerequisite to enabling Windows File History, you’ll need…
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Tuesday Tip: Time to Buy the New Apple Watch 4

by David Gracey The Apple Watch 4 was released a few months ago, back in the fall of 2018. The Fitbit Heart Rate monitor I had used during workouts had recently been acting up, so a new one was on my radar.  When Apple announced the 4, I thought it was time to take the leap. An…
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Tuesday Tip: Do You Know Where Your Kids Are?

By: Kristen Evangelista If you are a parent, you know the worry that comes with it as the children get older, become more independent and spend more time away from home. The worrying will never stop, because that’s what parents do, however this app will let you know where friends and family are at all…
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Tuesday Tip: Google Map Navigation Tips

By Courtney Rose If you’re like me and rely heavily on navigation devices to help you navigate unfamiliar places, or use it to plan the clearest and fastest route to your destination, Google Maps has plenty of great features to help you get where you’re going! One of the features I like to use is…
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Tuesday Tip: My Water App

By Kevin Jackman Everyone knows how important water consumption is. I believe my science teachers used to say our bodies are made of roughly 70% water. We require water for almost every function within our bodies, from flushing out toxins to digestion. Water is an essential element to a healthy lifestyle, so it helps to…
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Tuesday Tip: Fast Way to Clone an Email in Outlook

By Richard Stokes Have you ever wanted to send the same email to a handful of people, yet still personalize a few things, like their name and some specific parts of a sentence? When I wanted to do this, I would send the first email, dig it up from my sent items folder, highlight and…
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Here are three of the most popular Tuesday Tips: