3 Tips for Better Video Conferencing: How to Look Like a Pro
Sitting in front of a webcam for hours a week is now normal, both for your business and your social life. Making a good impression during a video call is important, which means figuring out how to appear presentable on your colleagues’ laptop screens, or learning the importance of camera angles, a good internet connection, […]Read More
Working From Home: Tips You Can Use
While we all may have taken a day or two to work from home in the past, a large-scale transition to a work from home environment like the one we’ve seen can present its own brand of challenges.Read More
Recognizing a Cyberattack: Save Your Data by Looking for These Signs
It may not have hit the headlines like the Coronavirus or election season, but the United Nations recently suffered a major security breach. A vulnerability in their system- caused by a failure to patch a known problem!- was exploited by hackers to hit a variety of targets world-wide. What does the fact that the UN […]Read More
Fraudulent Mobile Apps: What you should know and how to avoid them
How many times has it happened to you: you download an app for your phone that looks like a fun game or a useful service, but your battery starts draining faster, you hit your data limit sooner, or the app itself causes things to run at a snail’s pace or (worst of all) it asks […]Read More
Secure Passwords: A Resolution You Can Keep
January might be the month of starting New Year’s Resolutions, but February is the month of seeing whether or not they stick. Want one resolution from us that you should definitely keep? Regularly changing your account passwords. If you don’t, you could start off 2020 by being the owner of one of the over 2.3 […]Read More
4 Business Technologies to Watch in 2020
The start of 2020 means that the expansion and development of technologies that can benefit your business are just around the corner. Why treat your business tech like its stuck in the previous decade? Keeping on top of upcoming tech trends will help you determine which ones will have an impact on your company and […]Read More
We’re Dreaming of a Phishing-Free Christmas: Get Savvy for the Holidays!
The holiday season is here! Time for last-minute online present shopping, an increasing number of holiday-related emails in your inbox, and hackers trying to take advantage of it all. Although the year has already been full of malware attacks, Christmas time is when spammers take full advantage of your busy schedule to bombard you with […]Read More
FBI Bulletin: Are you protecting your computer?
On October 2nd, the FBI issued a warning that malware, ransomware, and other sorts of cybercrime is on the rise, detailing steps you and your business can take to protect yourself. We’re glad the FBI caught up! If you’ve listened to TechBldrs’ advice before, you’re likely already putting into action the defensive steps the FBI […]Read More
Your iPhone Uses Two Factor Authentication, But You’ve Lost It. Now What?
Last month, we covered what to do to protect your digital life if you lose an Android device with access to your online accounts. But what if you’re a member of the 45% of Americans that have an iPhone as their smartphone of choice? This month, we’ll be covering what to do if you lose […]Read More
Your Android Phone Uses Two Factor Authentication, But You've Lost It. Now What?
Most people with online accounts have been asked to enable two-factor authentication (2FA) before. It’s one of the most accessible online security measures you can take, and we at TechBldrs recommend it highly. Companies like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft encourage users to add a device- like a mobile phone- to which they can send a […]Read More
How Hackable is Your Password? The real cost of data breaches
Data breaches are getting worse and happening more frequently, and our password habits aren’t helping. Financial information, healthcare, education- no matter how secure the system, nothing is truly safe. What’s been happening while you’re still logging into Netflix with your old “flyEaglesfly123” password? We’re so glad you asked.Read More
5 Ways to Help Your Electronics Beat the Heat This Summer
Summer is finally here! School’s out, days are long, and memories are being made (and stored on your phone’s Camera Roll). But as the days get warmer, it’s important to the working condition of your computers, phones, and other portable electronic devices that they remain as cool as you feel after a dip in the […]Read More