Essential macOS High Sierra Updates

The macOS 10.13.1 High Sierra update “improves the security, stability, and reliability of your Mac and is recommended for all users.” This is a standard message in most operating system updates, but users seldom pay heed. This time, however, Apple’s latest Mac OS includes a security update that’s essential to keeping your devices safe from KRACK.
Why you should update now
Foremost on Apple’s list of macOS updates is the addition of 70 new emojis.

Tuesday may be Election Day, but remember…it’s never too late to vote for IT Radix!

Just like in a Presidential election, it pays to be as informed as possible when choosing an IT support provider.   You base your choice on what you feel is the best decision given all the data!

So, here is the data:  We have put together an IT Service Provider Comparison chart to ensure you are getting everything you deserve from your IT provider.

Walkabout to Talk About Technology

We may not hail from down under (Australia), but our techs are going “walkabout.” Have you ever wanted some advice on how to use the software that you and your staff use every day better or more effectively? If you’re like most people you are using a fraction of your software’s benefits and features.

Take a Swing at IT Frustration

When your computer or smartphone doesn’t respond as expected, it’s frustrating. A recent study of workplace and academic computer users showed high levels of frustration and time loss with just daily computer activities. So, when an interaction with a computer or an application turns sour, it’s easy to understand the desire to reach for that baseball bat!

However, there are better ways to approach your relationship with computers.

Tech Myth #1 – Macs Don’t Get Viruses

For many years, Apple stated on its website that the Mac OS wasn’t susceptible to viruses like PCs.  However, In June, Apple updated its website and removed this claim due to ongoing virus attacks.  IT Radix has always recommended anti-virus software for Mac machines for two reasons:  (1) yes, they can get viruses, and (2) they could always be a carrier of viruses.