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.

Are American Voting Systems Secure?

Are American Voting Systems Secure?

Election Day for the United States is November 6th, and regardless of your feelings regarding U.S. politics, the fact of the matter is that millions of Americans will soon go to the polls and cast their ballots. Unfortunately, what many of them don’t realize is how insecure their voting machines actually are, and how they are potentially putting their vote at risk.

Continue reading
0 Comments

How Technology is Transforming the Way Students Learn

How Technology is Transforming the Way Students Learn

To educate the leaders of tomorrow, using technology from the past isn’t going to cut it. While some schools are still using technology from the last century, others are moving forward. Today, we will take a look at classroom technology innovations, and how to get this exciting new technology in the hands of more students.

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

Couple Jailed for Scamming More Than a Couple Dollars From the IRS

Couple Jailed for Scamming More Than a Couple Dollars From the IRS

It all goes to show: don’t mess with the IRS. The prison system has two new residents, after Anthony Alika, 42, and his wife Sonia, 27, were sentenced for filing fraudulent tax returns through the often-exploited “Get Transcript” site maintained by the Internal Revenue Service. In addition to their incarceration, the Alikas will each be responsible to pay restitution to the IRS.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Tip of the Week: 10 Google Easter Eggs to Get You Through the Workday

b2ap3_thumbnail_google_web_search_400.jpgPerhaps one reason why Google is so popular is because the company knows how to have fun and not take themselves too seriously. One way that Google shows us their silly side is with Easter eggs they’ve incorporated into their search engine. Here’s a list of ten of our favorites.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Is the “Send Me to Heaven” App the Best Technology Prank Ever? [VIDEO]

b2ap3_thumbnail_applications_and_pranks_400.jpgIf someone asked you to throw your expensive smartphone high up into the air and risk dropping it, just for the fun of it, you would probably say no. However, for the hundreds of thousands of smartphone users who have downloaded an app designed to do just that, they may have fallen for one of the best (or dumbest) technology pranks of all time.

Continue reading
0 Comments

The Wolfman is an Executable Virus and 3 Other Monster/Malware Comparisons

b2ap3_thumbnail_fight_night_it_400.jpgIt’s the time of year when we reflect on scary things. For an IT company, it doesn’t get much scarier than an organization’s network getting slammed with a malicious computer virus. There are a variety of really bad viruses out there, each one with its own unique ability to cause some scary results. The way we see it, each computer virus is kind of like a classic monster.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Make the Ultimate Commitment to Your Brand With a Tattoo [Video]

b2ap3_thumbnail_is_tattoo_marketing_strategy_400.jpgHow do you feel about your company’s logo? You should be proud of it. After all, it represents your hard work, blood, sweat, and tears. Here’s the ultimate question: are you proud enough of your logo to have it tattooed on your body? Some business people are actually doing this, and their reasoning may surprise you.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Colonel Sanders Might Be a Technology Genius Thanks to KFC’s Bucket/Printer [VIDEO]

b2ap3_thumbnail_kfc_bucket_tech_400.jpgHuman ingenuity never ceases to amaze us. This whole information technology revolution has pushed access to information to levels that any person that lived before the advent of the computer could never have imagined. What’s more, the establishment of the Internet of Things has made it so humans even have remote access to the goods they own. So when we first saw the technological marvel that KFC had in store for the Canadian chicken consumers, we weren’t so shocked as excited that we’ve reached the next step in humanity’s trek into the future.

Continue reading
0 Comments

3D Scanners Give Scientist a Glimpse of the Real Jurassic World

b2ap3_thumbnail_fossils_scanning_400.jpgWho remembers seeing Jurassic Park in theaters in 1993? By now, the dinosaur flick is ancient history, but with Jurassic World hitting theaters today, you might have huge lizards on the brain. What does this have to do with technology? Well, researchers in Kenya are using 3D scanning and printing to preserve fossils, so the real ones can be safely removed from hazardous weather conditions in the Turkana Basin.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Too Much Coffee Can Give Your Work Performance The Jitters

b2ap3_thumbnail_caffeine_fix_400.jpgThe road down entrepreneurialism is a long and twisted path, full of pitfalls that can lead you astray. However, there’s one companion who will never forsake you, and that’s your morning cup of coffee. While you might feel like you can’t get anything done without your morning caffeine fix, it can be holding you back from achieving your maximum productivity.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Star Wars Has Shaped Our Technology More Than You Know

b2ap3_thumbnail_rd_d2_droid_400.jpgIt’s been a full 38 years since we were introduced to the Skywalker family in the first Star Wars film, “A New Hope.” The science fiction franchise has become such a cultural phenomenon that it even has its own holiday, celebrated galaxy-wide every May 4th (May the 4th be with you).

Continue reading
0 Comments

Why Coca-Cola’s #MakeItHappy Commercial Fails to Make IT Happy

b2ap3_thumbnail_coca_cola_spill_400.jpgOne of the most memorable Super Bowl XLIX commercials yet again came from Coca-Cola. In classic Coca-Cola fashion (pun intended), they premiered an inspirational video with the message, “Let’s all make the World Wide Web a better place, #MakeItHappy.” We can’t contest to Coke’s feel-good message, but as an IT Company, we must object to one horrifying aspect of this commercial.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Perspective Has Changed: 50 Years of Computers in Cinema

b2ap3_thumbnail_the_academy_awards_400.jpgComputers have become essential to our way of life. You can find them in everyone’s job, home, or even the palm of their hand. With this saturation, the computer has become something that people of only 50 short years ago, couldn’t even imagine. One way this shift has been most evident is in the cinema.

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

      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