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Matthew Bookspan, CEO of Blacktip IT Services, Offers Advice and Relieves Anxiety for iCloud Users in New Survey

March 23, 2017

  Considering the headlines iCloud has generated over the past few years, it’s understandable why users of the service may feel some anxiety towards storing their personal information on it. These headlines include celebrity hackings and phishing scams, among others. A new survey by Clutch, a leading B2B ratings and reviews platform, found that nearly […]

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Office 365 is Productivity’s future, Google Apps isn’t

May 17, 2016

[This is part four in the four-part series on productivity] After almost six years of using Google Apps for Work (GAfW – and all of the name changes in between), Blacktip is moving on from the venerable productivity platform. We are power users of the platform, eschewing all desktop Apps in lieu of the faster online collaboration […]

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Time to Unplug Adobe Flash

May 5, 2016

Today, Blacktip decided to join the crusade to kill Adobe Flash Player. As an IT services / Managed Services Provider specializing on the Apple platform, we remember the sage words of Steve Jobs in his open letter extolling the justifications to prevent Adobe’s product on the iPhone. Internet communities are getting serious about spreading the word […]

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Your Technology is Not a Blender

April 27, 2016

Your computer network is not a blender. A good blender, a Vitamix for instance, will last for 10 to 20 years depending on how often you use it. Your personal computer, MacBook, iPad, networking gear, servers, printers, cables or smart phone have a much shorter lifespan – 3 to 5 years tops. Any longer than […]

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