Staff Blog

Random bits of tech news from our teams.
From mobile to security.

Coronavirus IT Update – Remote Workers and Covid-19

Coronavirus: what have learned after the first few weeks.

Best Antivirus Software of 2019

Consumer antivirus might work but it's difficult to manage. We are big fans of centrally managed security software for even the smallest of businesses. It gives us an opportunity to centralise policies for clients, push out updates and review security issues as they...

Pricing: How IT Vendors Get it Wrong

Companies like ours use a lot of web-based technology. When the tools work well, there is a huge payoff in productivity. When they don't, it's a nightmare and that puts in the same boat as our clients: how much are you willing to pay for efficiency? IT providers are...

Secure Passwords

Okay. I think we're good. If you'd like to give your passwords are checkup, the cloud password management company Dashlane has a fun site for you. Of note, the password you enter isn't sent to their site. It uses computational analysis in the browser.
We Support Girls Who Code

We Support Girls Who Code

"Computing skills are the most sought-after in the US job market, with demand growing 3X the national average. Computing is where the jobs...

Archaic Voting

Archaic Voting

Have you ever felt that the way we vote seems a bit dated? Granted, there are fancy new touchscreen kiosks that make the experience more...

Chocolate Nerds

Chocolate Nerds

At tkc.io, we have zero tolerance for body shaming. That’s why you can imagine the squeals of delight at the office when we learned that...

We Are OK

We Are OK

All of us--our friends, our clients and our employees--are tremendously sad but safe.  A big thank you to everyone for checking in....

Windows 10 Revert to Windows 7?

Windows 10 Revert to Windows 7?

"I'm going to chuck this thing in the river" - Actual Client Quote Things were working fine. Then one morning, everything went to hell. At...

Best iPhone Email Apps

Best iPhone Email Apps

Apple’s phones have always had an integrated email app (remember when they didn’t have copy and paste?). Solid but lacking features of commercial alternatives. Boring, basically.

Bad Day at The Office

Bad Day at The Office

For now, we've moved all meetings to the coffee shop next door. Anyone have a spare room? NOTE: This was an April Fools day joke. We...

Antivirus Review 2015

Antivirus Review 2015

A number of websites offer exhaustive tests on antivirus and endpoint security effectiveness. AV-Comparitives--known for their unbiased...