The old saying was right, you get what you pay for. The common saying also rings true when it comes to the latest technologies of our generation. Sometimes you can find a solid alternative to what you're looking for with a better price. Other times, the savings can also mean sacrificing quality and features. Well-known brands and bigger price tags can lend to the assurance of the quality of what you’re buying. Technology is one a big area where you truly get what you pay for. Springing for the reputable brand or device can make all the difference in the world. I learned this lesson the hard way, and my hope is that others can learn from my mistake and apply this to future technology purchases.
We joined the group over at The Big 550 KTRS for our first Tech Talk segment of 2019 last week. Our IT expert, Jeff Groby, headed off to the show filled with what information you need to know about Internet of Things (IoT) and how to secure your connected devices at home. Internet of Things is such a technical topic, Jeff broke things down to an easily consumable level for everyone to enjoy.
Did you happen to catch our one-hour Holiday Tech Show on The Big 550 KTRS earlier this week? Our IT experts, Jeff Groby and Chadd Haselhorst, talked with Josh Gilbert of KTRS about a wide range of technology topics from cell phones to smart homes. If you're a fan of our regular Tech Talk segments each Friday on KTRS then you're in for a treat. The Holiday Technology Show has you covered from new devices all the way to guiding you through your next big purchase.
A man-in-the-middle (MITM) cyber attack is a lot like a game of monkey in the middle you may have played as a child. This is when one message or transaction being sent to a determined location is intercepted and changed before it reaches the final destination. Our IT expert, Jeff Groby, went live at The Big 550 KTRS for Tech Talk to share more detail about this popular cyber attack and how to protect yourself from becoming a victim.
It's the end of another busy year, and we've got you covered on where to find some of our biggest highlights of 2018. It's been a busy year in office technology and you can count on SumnerOne to keep you up to date with the latest news and information available. We're already gearing up for some exciting topics in technology to keep you in the loop for 2019. We hope you enjoy our top 5 blogs of 2018!
If you've followed along with the Elf on the Shelf tradition in recent years, you know that the elf is supposed to be reporting to Santa on the behavior of those they are watching over. This year, SumnerOne joined in on the fun and we added Peppermint the Elf to our payroll! Peppermint was our newest employee and we were so excited to welcome her to the SumnerOne family, even if the fun had to be short-lived. After all the fun and games, we knew Peppermint would have to be headed back to the North Pole. We can't wait to see what she will have up her sleeve for next year.
It's the most wonderful time of the year for shopping and giving gifts. It's also the most popular time of the year to be aware of what is going on with your online banking and personal information. Online shopping and swiping cards in the store becomes second nature during the holiday season. Our IT expert, Jeff Groby, joined the Guy Phillips Show for Tech Talk to share some information on secure shopping.