Gift of Giving It's that time of year again!If you all are like me, you love the feeling of giving a great gift, but you hate all the work and confusion that goes into deciding what to buy for your loved ones!  SOSsupport, as your IT...

Smartwatches  With technology getting better and better by the minute, companies are able to make devices smaller and smaller.  One of the latest benefits that we have seen from this are smartwatches.Smartwatches started to really hit the market just over the past year.  They are...

Chromebook for Business?  [caption id="attachment_15185" align="alignnone" width="4496"] chromebook[/caption]  Chromebooks are just one of the many new technologies to hit the market over the last few years, and although they weren't flying off of the shelves right after they hit them, their sales are increasing sharply now that...

Windows Updates Greetings!This is your friendly neighborhood IT guys at SOS Support with a reminder for Tuesday.Every Tuesday Microsoft releases patches for Windows.  For those of you that are not subscribing to patch updates via SOS Guardian you should take some time today to check for...

Shellshock: The Big Bad Bash Bug [caption id="attachment_1249" align="aligncenter" width="347"] ShellShock - SOS Support can Help![/caption] Image credit Early Wednesday morning, September 24th, an advisory was issued on Seclists.org. It divulged a 'critical, remotely exploitable security vulnerability in bash [this week (discovered by Stéphane Chazelas)], related to the processing of environment variables.'...

Solid Sate Drive Many of you have probably already heard about SSD's.  Most of you probably don't understand what that means.  SSD stands for Solid State Drive.  Traditional Hard Drives use silicone platters that spin at extreemly high speeds (7200 rpm) and allow you to store...

Apple iCloud Well, it seems that Apple computer is feeling the heat from other online cloud based storage services.  With the announcement of the new iOS 8.0, there are several improvements, or so they say.  One of the biggest and notable changes is that iCloud will...

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