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New Year, New You…Tech You, that is!

It's 2017. Time to consolidate your tech. Retire what you don't need and upgrade what you do. It's a new year... and you need a new tech plan. Here are Compex' tips for consolidating your technology and making life a little bit easier.   Trade in multiple...

Ditch Passwords for Good. Go for PassPhrases!

  What is a password, technically speaking? It’s a series of computer bits that your software uses to lock or unlock something. What does it have to do with two cute dogs and a sweet kitten? Keep reading and you will have your answer! Password hacking tools can...

Don’t Make These 10 Email Reading Mistakes

10 Email Reading Tips to Keep you Safer: Do not open attachments unless you are 100% certain of: 1.) the sender, 2.) the purpose of the attachment. Never click embedded links in messages without hovering your mouse over them first. Note that www.microsoft.com and...

Announcing savvy.help for Oregon Businesses!

Announcing, Savvy.help, powered by Compex! Savvy.help is a new business-grade service for obtaining do-it-yourself answers to common technical questions. The service is free of charge and only available to Oregon businesses. Oregon based businesses are encouraged to...

The Skinny on The Big Fat Cloud

It seems the Cloud is everywhere! At work, at home, our phones, iPods and even children's toys! Here's the skinny on the Big Fat Cloud...   Don't Be Afraid! Unless you are still using dial up internet, you have far more to gain than lose from using the cloud for...

Don’t Fall Short in 2016

Don’t let 2016 fall short… there are a few technologies you shouldn’t go into 2017 without knowing more about.   Cloud has become a business game changer. Not only has it proven useful for business and personal use, but it has changed the way IT is managed. The...

If you only do one thing for your IT this year…

If you only do one thing for your IT this year… it should be a meeting with a vCIO!   What is a vCIO? A virtual Chief Information Officer. You are probably familiar with the position of Chief Information Officer as being an information technology expert, but what...