Windows 7 Support Ends; Windows 10 Gaining Momentum

It’s official: Microsoft announced it will discontinue updates to Windows 7 in a year. According to GHacks, this means systems running on Windows 7 will not get updated on security and bug fixes in hopes that both organizations and individuals will switch to Windows 10. This is no surprise, as the news broke a while ago and most likely the reason behind Windows 10 finally pushing out Windows 7 as the most popular Windows operating system, reported by The Verge.   Why? Windows 7 is still a widely used and popular operating system, but the time has come for the updates to stop. Microsoft is focusing its time and effort…

Tech Tips to Avoid An IT Nightmare This Halloween

Tech Tips to Avoid An IT Nightmare This Halloween Posted by T.J. Bloom, COO of MDL Technology Forget gory costumes and creepy jack-o-lanterns this Halloween. The scariest thing that could happen to your business this season might be a tech nightmare. Fortunately, there are some simple solutions and tech tips to help you avoid an IT disaster. According to TransTechOne,  common business tech issues  include failing to schedule regular backups of data and using weak passwords. These simple tech problems could turn into tech nightmares for companies, so businesses should be careful to avoid them with a few precautions. Mark Dryer, president of MDL Technology, LLC, said, “If your business…