September’s Top Technology Articles from the IT Industry

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There is so much information available on the internet that it’s often overwhelming to filter through it. I thought it might make life just a little easier for my customers if I gather up some of my favorite top technology articles and share a summary of each. If there are tech topics you are interested in, let me know. I’ll be happy to get them on my radar.

Here are September’s Top Technology Articles

Google Meet offers enhancements for virtual employees

In May, Google offered Google Meet as a free alternative to zoom and other video conferencing platforms. Shortly after, they released a cool feature. This feature allows the user to blur their background! No more distracting virtual backgrounds or worry about a messy room. Just click the blur feature, and you’re ready for your virtual meeting.

2 Million people are still “Old School” with Netflix

Believe it or not, people still order DVDs of movies from Netflix! The media behemoth moved toward a streaming platform back in 2007 — after delivering it’s one billionth DVD. As streaming media became more popular, the mail-order DVD model began to wane. But, there are still people renting DVDs

Changing custom signature lines on Android devices

Regardless of your email client, you can now create custom signature lines on your Android phones. Easy? Sure. This article provides step-by-step instructions for creating your signature line.

More Android tips: Turning off your security on your phone

Believe it or not, there are practical applications for turning off your password and screen lock on your phone. For instance, if you are lending your phone to someone who doesn’t have your password or will be unlocking or accessing your Android phone several times in a brief period.  

Facebook announces the release of its improved Virtual Reality headset in time for Christmas.

Just in time for Christmas, Facebook announced the release of the Oculus Quest 2— a $300 Virtual Reality headset. The Oculus Quest 2 is the predecessor to their already successful VR headset and will be more powerful and affordable.  

We look forward to publishing monthly summaries of all the tech happenings. Hopefully, you find the articles relevant, informative, and beneficial. If you have other topics or questions or want to talk more about your Managed IT services, give us a call at 502.599.2444 or contact us.