Month: July 2016

Plenty of technology goes into a successful oil or gas business – advance exploration tools, the latest drilling equipment, secure storage systems, and efficient transportation are the first things that you might picture. In the 21st century, though, you also need advanced computer systems and software to keep an edge over the competition, just like

Your smartphone camera is so much more than a device that sits at the end of your selfie stick and snaps family photos — it can function as a security instrument, a document scanner, and a note-taking device, to mention a few. Check out our favorite uses for our smartphone cameras below: 1. Barcode Scanner

Even though Pokemon Go hasn’t even officially existed for even a month, it is already becoming a global phenomenon, especially as more and more players from around the world begin to join in the fun. In mid-July, the game launched in 26 additional countries, which means even more opportunities exist for people to try to

Technology users are celebrating a major victory recently won for them by the Microsoft company. In an age in which user rights and privacy are all too often not respected by technology companies, Microsoft is rallying for the user. An Irish appeals court was blocked from issuing a federal warrant looking to seize email from

People complain about PowerPoint, but like any tool, its usefulness depends 100% on how you use it. You should know how to take advantage of its features while having a sound approach to visual presentations. Here are some tips to keep in mind when putting the slides together and presenting them. Keep Slides Simple! The

The global impact of ransomware is being felt by businesses and organizations who are looking for viable solutions to this ongoing threat to cyber security. Ransomware is an insidious type of malware that basically holds your sensitive data hostage and demands some form of payment, in order to receive your data back. The Wikipedia definition

A free Windows 10 migration or upgrade is available for qualified Microsoft OS customers, the deadline for which is July 29th, 2016. Microsoft has held out this free upgrade for about a year now for those running licensed versions of Windows 7 and 8.1 versions. You can go to this Windows 10 Specifications page to

When you are running a business, you have to be prepared in case a disaster strikes. Businesses that struggle to get back on their feet after a flood or other natural disaster often have difficulty remaining open over the long term. Whether you are just getting started, or you own a moderately sized company, you

The default iPhone greeting message is just that – a default, generic placeholder to prompt callers to leave a message for you when you can’t come to the phone. Callers have no way of knowing if they have reached the correct person or if they are potentially leaving a personal message on the wrong phone.

At its very core, ransomware exploits the very foundation of peoples most valuable data and files. CTECH works hard to provide information about ransomware for the people of Calgary as well as provide IT Support and Services so that you can avoid this type of malware.