Contact us today!
866-348-2602

Total Tech Care Blog

Total Tech Care has been serving the Oakland Park area since 2001, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

What Do You Know About the Microchips That Power Your Technology?

What Do You Know About the Microchips That Power Your Technology?

Computers are made up of many complex pieces of technology, and any business that uses them must have at least a working knowledge of them (or know someone who does, like a managed IT provider). Among these pieces of technology are “chips,” or microchips, that are responsible for making sure the technology, whatever it may be, works as intended. We’ll discuss some of the different kinds of chips the everyday user or business owner may be involved with when thinking about their computer.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Why (and How) You Need to Maintain Your Servers

Why (and How) You Need to Maintain Your Servers

It is impossible to understate the importance of a server to today’s businesses. We talk a big game as to how important data is, but we don’t often broach the topic of how important it is to ensure that your server is well-maintained. Below, we discuss how to determine what your servers need for optimal performance, and how you can be sure that they get it.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Tip of the Week: Why You Shouldn’t Just Kill Power to Windows

Tip of the Week: Why You Shouldn’t Just Kill Power to Windows

There’s a big difference between turning off any other appliance, like a stereo or a television, and turning off a computer. A computer takes much more time to shut down than your average device, but why is this the case? Is there a way to speed up this process? This tip will explain these processes and provide some ideas for how you can make this process much faster.

Continue reading
0 Comments

A Better Way to Be Rid of Old Cables

A Better Way to Be Rid of Old Cables

Are you drowning in old computer cables? Do they sit in a drawer and take up space? Chances are that you’ll have quite a lot of old cables that are sitting around collecting dust due to your organization picking up new devices that come with even more new cables. Sure, you might think you still need that old 25-pin serial cable for that legacy scanner from 1997, but it’s probably time to let go. While there is some merit to keeping old cables around just in case, the proper alternative to throwing out unneeded cables is to recycle them.

Recent comment in this post
Cailin Hardin
With describe of this way on here you make easy for those people who want to know about a comprehensive way. Best writers we can e... Read More
Saturday, 09 March 2019 10:11
Continue reading
1 Comment

Why Cloud Storage is Knocking Flash Storage Out of the Picture

Why Cloud Storage is Knocking Flash Storage Out of the Picture

You need to quickly move documents from one computer to another. Do you reach for a USB Thumb drive? You may want to think twice and entrust the cloud to your data. Let’s talk about why.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Is New Hardware Procurement on Your IT Budget?

Is New Hardware Procurement on Your IT Budget?

Depending on how long you’ve had your current workstation, you might start to see performance problems. Eventually, you’ll start to see issues that could cause downtime and lead to wasted assets. Therefore, you need to have a plan in order to replace your hardware before it fails. What’s the best way to do this without breaking your budget?

Continue reading
0 Comments

Tip of the Week: 4 Guidelines When Buying Used Computer Equipment

Tip of the Week: 4 Guidelines When Buying Used Computer Equipment

One way that your business can save money is by purchasing used computer equipment, but only if you do your research and perform a meticulous analysis of where it’s been, and why it’s no longer being used. If you’re serious about purchasing pre-owned computing equipment, consider these four tips.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Microsoft Moves to Get a Piece of the Technology as a Service Market Share

Microsoft Moves to Get a Piece of the Technology as a Service Market Share

Microsoft has been looking to cover more ground in the business environment by offering a new Technology as a Service (TaaS) offering, which will allow small businesses to purchase Surface products, accessories, and support for their devices, all with a monthly payment plan. Also, when it comes time to upgrade, customers can easily make the switch, as per their lease agreement.

Continue reading
0 Comments

HDD vs. SSD: Find Out Which is Better for Your Business

HDD vs. SSD: Find Out Which is Better for Your Business

Your business stores a ton of data that you access on a daily basis, and therefore, you require adequate data storage space. Should you go with solid state drives (SSD) or hard disk drives (HDD) for your primary data storage needs? We’ll discuss the various strengths and weaknesses of both types of drives.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Tip of the Week: Do Your Eyes Hurt? Try Adjusting Your Screen’s Brightness

b2ap3_thumbnail_alter_screen_brightness_400.jpgComputer monitors have been getting bigger and brighter for years; improving on picture quality, responsiveness, and energy efficiency. However, working in a dark room in front of a bright screen can lead to eye strain and even headaches. You can avoid these side effects by lowering the brightness on your screen. Furthermore, lowering your screen’s brightness can save you precious battery life on your laptop, so it’s worth keeping these tips in mind for that fact alone.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Tip of the Week: Should You Leave Your PC On, or Power it Down?

b2ap3_thumbnail_on_off_400.jpgAt the end of the workday, you’ve got an important decision to make: power down your desktop or log off? Each option has its own set of pros and cons, but are you confident that you’re making the right decision? Here’s how to find out for sure.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Think Strategically When Upgrading Your Workstations

b2ap3_thumbnail_upgrade_your_it_400.jpgWith technology growing faster than most businesses can keep up with, organizations have to continuously upgrade their solutions in order to maintain a semblance of modernity. The only issue with this is that many businesses can’t keep up, simply because they don’t have a team that’s dedicated to this important task. What technology upgrades should be made a top priority, and why?

Continue reading
0 Comments

What If You Could Dodge the Capital Expenses of the Latest Technologies?

b2ap3_thumbnail_save_your_company_money_400.jpgFinding the kind of IT management that your business deserves isn’t always easy, especially for the small or medium-sized business that works with a limited budget. Sometimes it might feel like you’re paying an exorbitant amount for the services you’re receiving. Well, it’s actually much easier to get the prices and services you deserve, all thanks to the advent of managed IT services and technology as a service offerings.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Your Solid State Drive May Outlive You

b2ap3_thumbnail_ssd_better_or_worse_400.jpgWhen shopping for a new computer, you’re faced with a choice; go with a traditional hard drive (HDD), or a solid state drive (SSD). The benefits of an SSD are many, but are they enough to justify the extra expense?

Continue reading
0 Comments

Blog Archive

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

  • First Name *
  • Last Name *

      Free Consultation

      Sign up today for a
      FREE Network Consultation

      How secure is your IT infrastructure?
      Let us evaluate it for free!

      Sign up Now!

      Free Consultation
       

      Tag Cloud

      Security Tip of the Week Technology Best Practices Cloud Privacy Hosted Solutions Hackers Business Computing Backup Google Malware Business Microsoft Network Security Mobile Devices Efficiency Software Workplace Tips Innovation Internet Email Productivity Data Business Continuity Disaster Recovery User Tips IT Services VoIP Browser Hardware communications Smartphones Smartphone Productivity Windows 10 Computer Miscellaneous Network Android Tech Term Business Management Server Office Upgrade Outsourced IT Chrome Virtualization Computers Data Backup Save Money Cybercrime Windows Managed IT Services Communication Holiday IT Support Cloud Computing Hacking Data Recovery Alert Telephone Systems Automation Social Media Managed Service Provider Ransomware Microsoft Office Internet of Things Managed IT Services Artificial Intelligence Windows 10 Small Business Mobile Device Management Employer-Employee Relationship Recovery Router Social Engineering Mobility Quick Tips Mobile Computing Office 365 BYOD App Application Money Saving Money Facebook Passwords Applications Collaboration Health Operating System Cybersecurity Law Enforcement IT Support Remote Monitoring Private Cloud Spam Marketing Gadgets Wi-Fi Office Tips Password Bandwidth Information Technology How To Networking Mobile Device VPN BDR Flexibility Information HaaS Managed IT IT solutions Entertainment Bring Your Own Device Website Data Management Budget Work/Life Balance Gmail Encryption Settings Google Drive Word Two-factor Authentication Big Data Remote Computing Avoiding Downtime Mouse Scam Data Breach User Error Managed Service Save Time Connectivity WiFi Meetings Hacker Cleaning USB Apps History Data Security Training The Internet of Things Lithium-ion battery Voice over Internet Protocol Safety Phishing Sports Redundancy Human Resources Keyboard Data Protection Firewall Paperless Office Vulnerability Unified Threat Management Machine Learning Worker Blockchain Computer Accessories eWaste IT Management Document Management Servers Solid State Drive Wireless Technology Software as a Service Downtime IT Plan Retail Hard Drives Instant Messaging Data storage Excel Printer Wearable Technology Unsupported Software Automobile Robot Bluetooth Biometrics Charger Computing Infrastructure Update Augmented Reality Telephony Risk Management OneNote Infrastructure Computer Care Google Docs IT Consultant Identity Theft Wireless Cryptocurrency Battery Samsung End of Support Shadow IT DDoS Legal Humor Value Physical Security Internet Exlporer Spam Blocking Environment Fraud Electronic Medical Records HIPAA Fax Server PDF Hiring/Firing Proactive IT Botnet Virtual Reality Government Best Practice Virtual Assistant Data Storage CES Access Control Comparison YouTube SaaS Network Congestion Black Market Content Management Virus Apple Telephone System Business Intelligence Social Windows 7 Patch Management People Audit Search Entrepreneur Evernote Public Computer iPhone Bing Shortcut Nanotechnology Managing Stress Millennials Mobile Office HVAC Computer Fan How to Cost Management Wireless Charging Rootkit Staff Files Cameras Social Networking Help Desk Flash Workers Workforce Transportation Chromecast Net Neutrality Enterprise Content Management FENG Cortana Vendor Management Digital Signature IBM Colocation Uninterrupted Power Supply MSP Shortcuts Sync Devices Memory Telecommuting Benefits ISP Password Management Google Apps Monitor Accountants Supercomputer Printer Server Running Cable Software Tips Virtual Desktop Vendor Thought Leadership Emails Remote Work Smart Technology Going Green Cryptomining Streaming Media NIST Reputation Current Events Science Tech Support Remote Worker Content Display Skype Addiction Netflix Techology Two Factor Authentication Laptop Database Root Cause Analysis Password Manager Customers Smart Tech Knowledge Experience Wiring HBO Audiobook Customer Relationship Management Security Cameras Start Menu Cache Analyitcs Credit Cards Touchpad SharePoint Safe Mode Data loss Education Programming Business Mangement Customer Service Practices Leadership Advertising Multi-Factor Security Music Distributed Denial of Service Camera Outlook Politics Smartwatch Tools Wireless Internet Consultant Notifications File Sharing Screen Mirroring Recycling Loyalty Hosted Computing Windows 8 Trending Troubleshooting Analytics Warranty Frequently Asked Questions Employee IT service Wire Windows 10s Amazon Relocation Best Available Antivirus Business Technology Cast Users Criminal Tip of the week Inventory webinar Tablet WIndows 7 Books Administrator Digital Signage Domains Smart Office Public Cloud Video Games Amazon Web Services Employer Employee Relationship Assessment Worker Commute Microchip Windows Server 2008 Maintenance Conferencing Emergency Google Search Travel Scalability Bloatware Online Shopping Television Business Owner Search Engine Authentication Tablets User Specifications NarrowBand PowerPoint IaaS Windows Media Player

      Top Blog

      The reasoning for this is simple: you want to make sure that operations are proceeding as intended, even if you’re not there. If you completely check out from the workplace every time you leave, you could return from your vacation to a complete and total disaster that may have been prevented with y...
      QR-Code