Online Privacy Steps To Take Now

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Online privacy was the top subject last year and it appears it’s the same for 2019. Last week, Facebook and Google delivered messages about their efforts to guard your privacy.  See the New York Time article here. While we wait for these features to go live, here are steps you can take now to guard your […]

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Ultimate Guide To Spring Cleaning Your Office & Tech

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Spring cleaning is not just for closets and garages, it’s for offices too. What better way to start than with degerming computers, keyboards, mouses, cell phones, earbuds and other gadgets. While you’re at it, follow these steps to improve overall operations at work. Filthy Phones & Other Tech The University of Arizona found in a […]

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10 Signs It’s Time To Ditch Your Old Computer

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Is Your Laptop or Desktop Having Problems? You should expect to replace your computer once every four years. That’s based on a cost analysis, plus the average time it takes to wear out the internal parts of the computer. Is your computer beginning to get on your nerves? You are fed up with the frequent crashes, […]

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Is your cloud backup enough 2019?

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Preventing data loss requires a backup strategy. Many large data loss stories have nothing to do with hackers and subsequent data breeches. Even personal data loss stories have simple beginnings. Backup and recovery is essential. People often learn this only after their data is lost for good. Here are some common data losses ClickAway technicians hear about: […]

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What to do if you spill on your laptop 2019

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Spills Cause 60% Of Laptop Repairs* It’s best to keep your liquids far away from your laptop. After all, prevention is better than cure. If spills happen, ClickAway recommends the following do’s and don’ts: Do This 1. Turn it off and unplug. Time is of the essence here. 2. Dry it off. Wipe spills off […]

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Prevent Smart Home Hackers

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Yesterday, the Mercury News reported on an East Bay family’s “5 minutes of sheer terror.” Hackers cracked into the family’s Nest home security camera, sending a warning of an incoming North Korea missile attack. The family didn’t even know their surveillance cameras had speakers. The panicked couple became suspicious but found nothing about a nuclear attack.  This isn’t the […]

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Are you a digital hoarder in 2019?

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My name is Catherine and I’m a digital hoarder A digital hoarder is like any compulsive hoarder, only in cyberspace instead of your home. Researchers at Cambridge now see links between digital hoarders and levels of stress participants reported. If they get to a point where they become overwhelmed by the data that they’ve got, […]

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