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The Best Way To Manage Your Photos

As a computer consultant I see lots of ways that people manage their files and photos and honestly, some of them are better than others. I've seen some people take pictures with their iPhones and back them up to iCloud, some taking photos with a regular digital camera and either putting a memory card in their computer or directly connecting the camera to their computers and just storing them in a folder somewhere on their computers. I feel the best photo management solution is one in which you have an unlimited amount of cloud storage where photos are backed up and are accessible and manageable on any device. The methods I just mentioned just don't seem to fit the bill in all of those areas. There is only one solution that I feel is the best that checks all those boxes for me and that is Google Photos!

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7 Things You Can Do Right Now For Free To Increase The Security of Your Computer

Hey folks! Security for your computers is a big deal regardless of whether or not you run a small business or use Facebook at home. With all the hacks, scams, and malware out there it can be hard to keep up with the latest to ensure you stay safe. Fortunately, as your computer consultant I have your back with 7 easy tips to increase the security of your computer without spending a dime. Are you ready? Let's get started!

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5 Tips for Buying A New Computer

Hey folks! It's that time of year where people are buying new computers either for themselves or their loved ones. The thing is, there are so many different computers on the market today how does one decide which one is the best to buy? Well because everyone's needs are different, I can't really recommend a specific computer to people. For some, a tablet or a Chromebook is best suited for their needs. For others, a fully powered Windows, Mac, or Linux PC might be better. I do have some tips on what to look for in a good computer though, here are 5 of them!

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My Theme For 2018: Focus On Service

Hi folks! Kellyn here! As 2017 draws to a close you might be considering some resolutions to start the new year of 2018 off right. Well, we all know that never works but I do find that having a theme for the year can get you started in the right direction. My theme for 2018 is focus. As I've been trying to grow my business I have learned that a lot of my marketing and services were not focused on a particular niche and it was very hard to attract the type of client I wanted (of course that's because I wasn't sure). After a lot of soul searching and lots of professional development courses I now know the path I'm going to take with Gattai Digital and now I'm going to share that with you.

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Why You Should Speak Out In Support Of Net Neutrality

You've probably heard a lot of stuff in the news and on social media on Net Neutrality and how the FCC is planning to kill it off. You may have also been asked to contact the FCC and tell them to not end Net Neutrality and you're probably wondering, why should I care? I'm not typically the type to get political on my business site but I find this is a universal issue that everyone no matter what your political affiliation can get behind. This issue affects all of us, whether you are a small business owner or a retiree so I wanted to give you my expert knowledge on what Net Neutrality is and why you should be fighting for it if you aren't already.

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4 Reasons Why Remote Computer Repair Might Be Right For You

Lately at Gattai Digital we have been pushing the idea of Remote PC Repair. If you've been browsing our site for a while, you probably already know what it is and how it works. However, just who is Remote PC Repair for? Is it right for you? Is it really better than having a technician come to your home or taking your computer to a PC repair shop? In this article, we'll explore 4 good reason why you might want to give Gattai Digital's Remote Computer Repair a try today!

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What To Do If You Come Across A Scam Message

I've had several clients last year have issues with finding scam ads on their computers saying things like "Your Computer Is Infected" and "Your Computer Is Locked, Give Us A Call To Fix It" or something like that. In each of these cases there isn't actually a virus on the computer but these messages do do stuff in the browser that can scare you into thinking something is actually happening even though it's not. When in doubt, I always encourage all my clients to give me a call to get whatever the problem is fixed, even if it's just a simple question. Today, I'm going to do you one better and give you a few tips on how to avoid these messages and what to do if you come across one. Knowledge is power folks and I want to give you the power to avoid these scams once and for all!

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Managed Antivirus vs Free Antivirus: Get The Best Protection For Your Home Or Business

Many computer repair shops and remote tech support firms install free antivirus software on client's computers that don't have one installed after a tune up or a virus removal. In fact Windows 10 actually has built in virus protection. But are the free options really adequate for protecting your computer? I am finding that this is not the case, I used to install free antivirus too but I stopped doing that and started offering a managed antivirus. In this post, I will explain why I did this and why it provides better protection for your home or office computers.

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How To Fix Slow Windows Updates

If you use Windows Vista, 7, or 8, you might be having a serious problem on your computer and not even know it. The problem is with Windows Update. In the summer of last year a major Windows Update bug happened that affected Windows 7 users the most, it caused Windows Update to take hours, even days to check for updates. The results were devastating!

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