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chromeIn Google’s attempt to secure the web as much as possible and to make browsing safer, it’s making some updates to its Chrome browser based on the assumption that all sites should be secure. By assuming that, it is removing the familiar “Secure” label in the latest browser versions and will remove the label and the little “Lock” icon later this year. Instead, it will be marking sites that are not secure and will start showing red “Not Secure” Warnings if you type data into a non-HTTPS web site.

Read more on Google’s decision on their blog and on Naked Security.

Tagged in: Internet Security

New “Pro” Fonts in Windows 10

Posted by on in Technology

The April 2018 Update for Windows 10 included a not widely known feature: New and improved "Pro" fonts. These are the standard Windows fonts (Arial, Georgia, Gil Sans, Verdana, etc…) but they are new free versions that include a lot more variations, widths and weights, giving you variety and choice when using the built-in Windows typefaces in your documents. So how do you get the new fonts?

Tagged in: Marketing Tips Windows

We’ve covered screenshots before, the various ways you can take them and how they can be used to upgrade your documents. The developers at Microsoft are taking a cue from the third-party developers and are introducing better screenshot features in the latest Window 10 builds.

Tagged in: Microsoft Tips Windows

Tech Terms Explained: Modem, Router, Firewall

Posted by on in How To

ConfusedTechnology can be confusing. You’re just trying to run your business, but sometimes it helps tremendously to know some of the tech terms that are being thrown about to help in troubleshooting what might be wrong. We’re thinking about adding this as a semi-regular feature to our newsletter and blog, so let us know what kinds of terms you want explained. This month, we explain the devices that get the internet safely and securely into your office: Your modem, router, and firewall.

We mentioned a while back our new Food-for-Feedback program that gives an incentive (doughnuts) to companies that review our service. This month's winner is the crew at Tri-County Paving, who provide asphalt paving and maintenance services throughout Central Oregon. Thanks for providing valuable feedback, and we look forward to seeing who next month's winner will be!

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