8 Easy Steps in Implementing Two-Factor Authentication on Synology Diskstation

In an effort to reduce my monthly expenditure and further protect my personal data, I recently canceled my subscriptions with Dropbox and Google Drive. Working in IT has opened up my perspective to new types of hardware and technology with regards to privacy and security. Check out Synology. These guys make some cool hardware. I purchased a Synology DS214 Play for the primary reason to create a private in-house cloud storage system.

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How to Prevent Accidentally Deleting All Your Email from iPhone

The iPhone revolutionized how we access the internet and use our mobile devices. When we are not at our desks and in front of computers, the iPhone has become the primary way we view and manage our email. With the introduction of iOS 9, the latest operating system for the iPhone, Apple has added a new feature to the Mail application which you should be aware of. There is now a “Trash All” button which shares the same location as the normal “Trash” button and as the name implies, has the ability to send an entire folder of email into the trash with one touch. This feature can be helpful in certain situations, but it is also capable of deleting your entire inbox with an accidental mis-tap of the phone.

Lets take a look at this new feature works so we can potentially avoid some email related headaches.

The “Trash” and “Trash All” buttons are located in the edit menu of the Mail application. To access the edit menu, tap the “Edit” button in the the top right hand corner of the Mail Application.


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Prevailing with PowerPoint Presenter View

With the release of Office 2016 for Mac, OS X users can finally get a modernized version of the Office Apps we’ve come to love need.

With that comes new quirks, new features, and new menus.  I’d like to sort one out that I think is common for PowerPoint 2016 users: dealing with Presenter View.

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Case Study: Shillington School

International School of Design builds cloud infrastructure and scales up on-campus technology.

The Customer:

Shillington was founded in Sydney, Australia in 1989 and has since become one of the premier institutions offering training in Graphic Design for print and web. In 2001, Shillington opened a Campus in New York City.

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