Weekly Tech Tips


In this week’s tech tips we cover useful keyboard shortcuts, why you should put your health first when using technology, reasons to use a proper asset management tool, and more.

Take a few minutes, grab a coffee, and read through the tech tips we’ve gathered this week – let us know which ones helped you!

Fun Tech Fact

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The FireFox browser logo isn’t a fox, it’s a red panda!

Fun Tech Fact

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Samsung has been around 38 years longer than Apple!

What Are The Weekly Tech Tips?

As a seasoned Managed IT Services Provider, we’ve encountered a wide array of IT challenges and innovative solutions. Harnessing our extensive knowledge and experience, we curate the best tech tips each week, tailored for decision-makers, technicians, and everyone in between. We invite you to take a moment and explore the valuable insights we’ve shared this week. Our weekly tech tips post encompass time-saving shortcuts, industry best practices, cost-effective strategies, and IT approaches that fuel business expansion.

If any of our tips prove useful to you, we would love to hear your feedback. Let us know which tip(s) resonated with you and how they helped. We also encourage you to share your own tech tips, so we can consider featuring them in our future posts.

Knowledge is like money: to be of value it must circulate,and in circulating it can increase in quantity and, hopefully, in value. –Louis L’Amour

Tech Tips: For The Decision Makers

In the ever evolving landscape of business, the responsibilities placed upon business owners, IT directors, office managers, and other decision makers are extensive and critical for success. Not only do they grapple with the relentless demands of day-to-day operations, but also shoulder the weight of shaping their organization’s future through strategic decision-making.

“Tips for Decision Makers” delves into often neglected, yet crucial, tasks and decisions. Our mission is to empower decision makers with insights that can streamline processes, increase IT security, optimize resource allocation, and enhance overall efficiency. The smallest of improvements can yield significant dividends in the long run, which is why our tips address a wide spectrum of challenges and opportunities that decision-makers encounter.

Tech Tips: For Everyone

In today’s interconnected world, technology has become an inseparable part of our lives. It influences how we work, communicate, and unwind.

Whether you find yourself in a bustling office environment, working remotely from the comfort of your home, or simply seeking ways to optimize your personal tech experiences, each week we include a range of general tech tips and best practices cater to all these scenarios and more.

Protect Your Health From Your Tech

In today’s digital age, technology is an integral part of our daily lives. From computers and cell phones to tablets and other smart devices, we rely on these tools for work, communication, entertainment, and information. While technology undoubtedly offers immense convenience and efficiency, it also presents certain health risks if not used mindfully. That’s why it’s essential to consider building a few important habits and best practices when using technology, all of which are geared towards safeguarding your long-term health.

First and foremost, let’s address the impact of prolonged screen time on your physical well-being. Many of us spend extended hours in front of computer screens for work or to indulge in our favorite shows on tablets and phones. However, poor posture and prolonged sitting can lead to discomfort and even chronic health issues. By building a habit of maintaining good ergonomics – setting up your workspace properly and taking short breaks for stretching and movement – you can protect your physical health and prevent conditions like back pain, eye strain, and repetitive strain injuries. Make sure your chair and computer screen are set up so you can sit comfortably. Your screen should be at eye level, and your chair should support your back.

Additionally, excessive screen time can disrupt your sleep patterns and strain your eyes. It’s important to form the habit of monitoring your screen time, especially before bedtime. Following the 20-20-20 rule, where you take a 20-second break to look at something 20 feet away every 20 minutes, can help reduce eye strain. Consider using blue light filters or glasses to minimize the impact of screen-induced sleep disturbances.

Lastly, don’t forget about your mental health. Spending too much time on screens can make you feel stressed or down. Set limits on screen time, get active, and make time for hobbies and friends without screens. Try simple relaxation techniques like deep breathing to reduce stress. These practices may seem small, but they can have a significant long-term impact on your health and well-being.

Tech Tips: For The Techs

The best techs are those who generously share the valuable tips they come across every day. This culture of knowledge exchange fosters growth and equips everyone to face new challenges.

When one tech invests a substantial amount of time in solving a complex issue, passing on the solution to their peers becomes a priceless time-saver for anyone encountering a similar problem. We believe in the power of collaboration, and if you have any tech tips you’d like us to share, we encourage you to leave a comment!

Who is Cyberficient?

More than just a catchy name, Cyberficient is a customer service focused Managed Services Provider (MSP) made up of seasoned tech professionals who pride themselves on being what your company deserves – the best of the best.

Our focus every single day is on our clients. We provide the guidance, support, and security in all aspects of technology that our clients need to succeed. Our guiding philosophy is that we’re not happy until our clients are happy. The growth and stability of your business is the cornerstone of our success.