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Cool Technology: HP Advanced Wireless Docking Station

September 18, 2015
The HP Advanced Wireless Docking Station gives users seamless connectivity by using WiGig technology. This docking station provides instant desktop productivity through your mobile station. Checkout this video to see it in action!  

The Top 10 Reasons to Implement an ERP System

September 10, 2015
If your organization has been considering upgrading to an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution, here are 10 reasons that might be a good idea.  1. Real-time informationWhen you’re not utilizing an ERP system, there are going to be times when your decisions are based on your best guess. An ERP system helps you make better educated decisio...

Cool Technology: Rezence

August 5, 2015
It’s become more than fact that we live in a mobile world – it’s reality. With that in mind, where has mobile technology failed to evolve the most? Charging the battery. The folks over at Rezence have developed a solution that makes charging mobile devices as easy as setting them down at your desk. Charge your laptop, phone and tablet all at the ...

YYCC Insight Spotlight: Tech Support Scams

July 17, 2015
Another security scam has presented itself in our area. Most of us are used to seeing scams that hit our email inbox or pop up on our screens. Now scammers are attempting to use phones, pretending to be a computer technician, to gain access to vital information. How a Tech Support Scam WorksThis type of scam is different from what we typically see. It be...

Critical Info E-Alert: Important Information About Windows 10

July 9, 2015
Microsoft has announced that its Windows 10 operating system will be available for download on July 29. Some users will have access to the upgrade faster than others. There is a difference between upgrading your home PC and your work PC. It’s important to note that if your work PC receives the Windows 10 update prompt that you do not click it. Please ...

What are USB-C and USB 3.1?

June 25, 2015
The USB. It’s the one piece of technology that you use a lot, but never really think evolves. The introduction of USB-C and USB 3.1, last year, have brought improvements to USB technology. USB ports have gone through a number of changes over the last decade. By improving the technology, USBs have gotten faster and more reliable. In 2014, Apple decided...

Average Cost of a Data Breach is $3.79 Million

May 28, 2015
On May 27, USA Today published an article on how costly data breaches are to large companies. In a survey conducted by the Ponemon Institute and IBM, it was found that breaches cost large companies and average of $3.79 million globally. For companies based in the United States, the average cost is $6.5 million. Additional statistics include: ...

The End of the Landline

May 7, 2015
Think about how you use your phone in your personal life. If you’re like most Americans, chances are you have ditched your landline for a cellphone with no plans of going back. A similar change is happening in the business world.  For those that are unaware, the landline phone system as we knowing is fading away and moving toward VoIP (...

Critical Info: Be Aware of Sage HRMS Phishing Scam

April 15, 2015
Yeo & Yeo Computer Consulting and our partners at Sage have become aware of a phishing scam targeted at Sage customers.  How it works It’s important to note that these scam emails are not coming from Sage. They are being created by an outside source as a way to steal your critical data. Sage customers have been receiving fraudulent emails from ...

Critical Info: 1.2 Billion User Name and Passwords Stolen

March 12, 2015
An article posted in the New York Times has revealed that over 1.2 billion online usernames and passwords have been stolen by a Russian crime ring. This is the largest known breach ever recorded. Many details are not available but here is what we do know: Over 420,000 sites have been effected This breach effects si...