Category Archives: Support

Python – One of the fastest growing programming languages

The Python programming language continues to grow. According to Geeks for Geeks these are the top 7 reasons. For the full article click the link below. 1. Python is Easy To Use 2. Python has a Supportive Community 3. Python has multiple Libraries and Frameworks 4. Python has Corporate Support 5. Python is used in…
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Google’s Cloud Print EOL Dec 2020

“Cloud Print, Google's cloud-based printing solution that has been in beta since 2010, will no longer be supported as of December 31, 2020." https://www.techradar.com/news/google-is-shutting-down-its-cloud-printing-service  
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EOL for Windows 7

Windows 7 is due to reach End Of Life (EOL) on 1/14/2020. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4057281/windows-7-support-ended-on-january-14-2020  
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The World Wide Web hits another milestone

Today marks the 30th Birthday for the World Wide Web. 30 years ago today Tim Berners-Lee submitted his idea to the Physics lab know as CERN for sharing information among scientist and educational institutions among others. Within a few years the "Web" had started taking shape. It looked very different from what we think of…
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Google+ Shutting Down

As we mentioned in a previous post in December Google announced it would be ending their Google+ service. Personal (Consumer accounts) will be removed first then business accounts. According to Google's recent blog posts April 2nd 2019 will be the day the files for consumer accounts are removed. Google recommends that you download and make…
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Google Chrome in Dark Mode

"Google has recently been making headway on bringing a native Dark Mode to Chrome for desktop and even though it is still very much in the works, I’m pretty excited. I’m a huge fan of dark modes and themes on all of my devices. " - By GABRIEL BRANGERS https://chromeunboxed.com/chrome-os-testing-new-dark-mode/
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WordPress 5.0 is coming

OK, so we have been talking about this a lot, and it feels like each time the release is going to happen something at WordPress.org pushes the date out. But today on the official WordPress blog, https://wordpress.org/news/, the date is listed as December 6th. Now that doesn't mean everyone gets it installed at once. It will…
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5G is almost here

Sure, 5G is coming but will we see the change anytime soon? "You couldn't miss the explosion of purple and magenta amid the sedate stone and marble interior of Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall. T-Mobile was, at least temporarily, making its mark on the New York icon." -Roger Cheng Read more at: https://www.cnet.com/news/5g-is-almost-a-reality-heres-what-itll-really-feel-like-verizon-att-t-mobile-sprint-samsung-qualcomm/
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Google+ to shutdown

That is right, Google+ the social media arm of Google (that never really took off with the lack of consumer adoption) is set to shutdown due to a security bug. https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/08/tech/google-plus-security/index.html
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Gutenberg? What is it and when will it get here?

"What’s new in Gutenberg? (30th July): Today’s release is timed to coincide with the upcoming WordPress 4.9.8 release, and includes a multitude of improvements when converting existing content to blocks. - https://make.wordpress.org/core/2018/07/31/whats-new-in-gutenberg-30th-july/" https://cloudup.com/ilsWVyvk2dm
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Net Neutrality Bill

California lawmakers reach deal on net neutrality bill. Will other states soon follow? "Leading California lawmakers said Thursday they have reached an agreement on legislation that will create super-strong net neutrality protections after the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal its own regulations." - By Steven Musil  Read More  What is net neutrality? Here is an article with a brief…
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World Password Day

Yes, that's right; there is a day for passwords too. It seems almost everything has a national day, from doughnuts to screen time. However this one is worth taking note of. We would hope people change their passwords more frequently but if you at least take the time to change it and rethink how secure…
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Clear your Cache in Chrome

There was a time when clearing your cache seemed as simply as refreshing your screen. Now that more information is being stored so that sites can load quickly it requires a few more steps to clear your cache. On the plus side there is still a keyboard shortcut to help you access this menu. The…
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Update your Phone # to recover your password in webmail

How do I update my phone number? Log in to your Webmail account at webmail.blackrocknetworks.com In the top-right corner, click the account’s username and then select Update Phone. Enter your phone number, and click Save. After your phone number has been updated, you will receive a six digit verification code that confirms your number. Enter…
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