How Smart is Your Home?

Jovany SotoBlog

how smart is your home

It’s 2018 and smart technology is only getting smarter.  We’ve learned that we simply can not live without our smart phones (remember when we actually used phones to talk to people, cringe)!  And now that same technology is changing the way we live at home.  Welcome to the era of the Smart Home.  Whether it’s smart heating and cooling, smart … Read More

6 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Outsource Their IT Support

Graham CaparuloBlog

outsource or hire

If you’re a small business owner, you know that there are a lot of tasks to manage. Between operations, products and services, finances, marketing and sales, IT and Data Security can become an afterthought. Outsourcing IT to a Managed Services Provider (MSP) is becoming a common practice for small and mid-sized businesses.  A MSP manages the network, users, services and devices that … Read More

New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Tech

Nicholas WestgateBlog

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Tech

Every year we make resolutions to improve ourselves: lose weight, travel the world and become more technically savvy!  Okay maybe the last one didn’t make your list but it should!   Here are some New Year’s resolutions to improve your use of technology, protect your data and help your business be more productive in 2018 giving you more time to look … Read More

Net Neutrality Is Over! The End Of The Open Internet?

Nicholas WestgateBlog

net neutrality

About four years ago, I wrote a piece regarding the Open Internet called “Net Neutrality and the Internet Slowdown: What you need to know!”. In this blog post, I discussed a protest that was organized to show us how the Internet might look like if we lost Net Neutrality.  On December 14th, 2017, the FCC voted to repeal the 2010 … Read More

Last Minute Tech Toys For The Techies on Your List

Brandy SandinBlog

online shopping woman

Let’s begin with what we all really want this holiday season, peace on earth. We may achieve this on some small level in our own lives by avoiding the mall parking lot. So, put your jammies back on, find your favorite spot on the couch, curl up with your laptop and a cheerful libation. All of the gifts on this … Read More

Should I Upgrade to Windows 10?

Paul MorganBlog

windows 10 logo

** UPDATE  ** November, 2016 – Diligex now fully endorses Windows 10 as a new purchase and upgrade OS. —————– By now most will have heard about Microsoft’s new operating system release Windows 10. Over the next few weeks Microsoft will be pushing a “free” upgrade offers to many customers (specifically those not using a “domain” environment). We recommend holding off … Read More

Net Neutrality and the Internet Slowdown: What you need to know!

Nicholas WestgateBlog

net neutrality loading

We all remember seeing this when trying to access our favorite website…or do we? I might be showing my age here but I remember the days of dial-up internet connections when loading a website meant going to grab a cup of coffee while you waited for the page to show up. While the symbolic “Internet Slowdown” (which is scheduled to … Read More

Secured Connection Vulnerabilities on Apple Devices

Paul MorganBlog

apple security flaw

Are you like most of us and own and use an Apple device (phone, laptop, or tablet)? Unfortunately, an extremely concerning security flaw has been reported that’s so bad that developers won’t even discuss details (to prevent giving hackers insight into how to exploit the hack). The security flaw affects SSL/TLS connections for the devices, which normally prevent eavesdropping on … Read More

Cryptolocker: A New Era of Ransomware

Paul MorganBlog

ransomware

A particularly nasty new “ransomware” virus has started to appear on the radar of security companies at the end of mid-September. Cryptolocker, as it was later coined, amazed security experts with the innovative way it extorts money from the targets that it infects using unbreakable, industry standard file encryption. What does it do? When infected, Cryptolocker causes your machine to … Read More

NYC Electronics Recycling

Paul MorganBlog

computer recycle

As an IT service provider, we receive a ton of questions asking if we will take or recycle old equipment from our clients. Unfortunately, we simply do not have the storage space to assist (our families already get upset about how many old toys we have!). However, the city has numerous options available, some of which could count as a … Read More