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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Yes, Update Your Phone System

April 19, 2016

The telecommunications wave is always flowing and it leaves no stone unturned. Frankly, your business phones are no exception. As a full service technology consultant to small and medium-sized businesses throughout Florida, Blacktip often replaces traditional PBX (private branch exchanges) phone systems with Voice-over-IP (VoIP) phone systems. Transitioning to a new phone system can revolutionize […]

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