Start the Year With a Clean Sweep!

January is National Clean Up Your Computer Month
The start of a new year is a traditional time for new resolutions.  You should consider resolving to Keep Your Computer Clean in 2022.  Here are a few things you can do regularly to accomplish that goal:
Check Your Backup
Before changing/deleting anything on your computer, be sure your key files are backed up and up to date.

The Joy of Controlling: ↑ ↑ ↓ ↓ ← → ← → B A Start

Evolution of Video Gaming Controllers

Reach back in your memory—prior to VR headsets, long before debates of PlayStation vs. XBox. The year was 1977, and looking back at the Atari 2600—arguably the forefather of modern video game systems—the only peripheral that connected you to the action on your television screen was a small black joystick embellished with a single red button.

What’s Happening in the Shadows

The Risks and Rewards of Shadow IT
Shadow IT is when individuals in an organization use technology services or solutions without approval or oversight by management and IT. It’s simply IT that happens in the shadows. Just like an artist who might wish to create depth in a painting by adding shadows, staff often create shadow IT systems with the best of intentions.