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MacOS 10.14 Mojave FAQ (BACKBLAZE)

In the new macOS 10.14 Mojave update, Apple has made some privacy and security changes with their OS and as a result has changed the way Backblaze behaves. After updating to macOS 10.14 you will need to follow these steps to reenable Backblaze to back up...

Is it Time to Retire That Program? Here’s How to Tell for Sure

Your business has likely been using the same set of applications for some time. Perhaps since the day you started, a long time ago. While you’ve been replacing computers and devices regularly to maintain your competitive advantage, the standard...

4 Advantages of Managed IT over In-House IT

It’s tempting to hire an in-house IT technician to take care of your network and set them up with a cozy office just down the hall, but is it the right decision for your business? If you’re like most businesses, you’re always on the lookout for ways to...
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3 Internet Habits To Keep Kids Smart and Safe

How can you make the internet a safer place for your children? It’s a common concern as all parents want their kids to be protected and happy whenever they go online. It’s relatively easy to supervise and monitor the very young ones as they stare...

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Why Spam is a Small Business Nightmare

15 years after the world united to crack down on spam emails, we’re still struggling with overloaded inboxes. All that unwanted email continues to flood the internet, much of it targeted towards small businesses, and the impact goes wider than you might...

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5 Signs your computer is crying out for repair

.news-post-list li { margin-bottom: 10px; } It’s pretty obvious when your computer is already broken, but how do you know when it’s about to break? Even before it falls into a heap and refuses to turn on, or flashes big messages about how your files are...

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Desktop vs Laptop: Which is Right for You?

Desktop vs Laptop: Which is Right for You? Laptops have become the go-to choice for most people in the market for a new computer. They’re sleek, portable and heavily advertised. But are they the best choice for your needs? Before you buy your next...

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How To Stay Safe From Scams & Malware On Facebook

At last count, Facebook has clocked up over 2.7 billion users, which makes the platform more attractive than ever for scammers and hackers. While you may be logging in to share your latest family photos or catch up with friends, the chances of accidentally...

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IT vs Productivity: How You Can Win the Battle

How much time and productivity did you lose on computer problems over the last year? It’s a safe bet that even routine maintenance had a bigger impact than you planned. Given it was one heck of a year for cyber-attacks, the emergency costs may have...

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Travel With Your Tech: What You Need to Know

Taking a business trip can be stressful at the best of times. Whether you’re off for an overnight conference, a week’s partnership or a longer project, you essentially pick up your entire business and take it on the road. Besides showing up in the...

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Computer Broken? Watch Us Fix It – LIVE!

When your computer is playing up or driving you crazy, the absolute last thing you want to do is lug it down to the local repair shop. So many cables. So many connections. And why is it suddenly so heavy? It’s stressful just thinking about it! Fortunately,...

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Spectre and Meltdown

Computer researchers have recently found out that the main chip in most modern computers—the CPU—has a hardware bug. It’s a design flaw in the hardware that has been there for years. This is a big deal because it affects almost every computer on your...

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Holiday Contest

Protect your holiday memories with a free 2 TB hard drive – perfect for backing up those precious moments. Review your recent experience with Mainstay Computing Ltd. on either FaceBook or Google and you will be instantly entered into this months’ give away.

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Keep Up to Date by Outsourcing

Updating your business software is one of your best protections against cyber-attack, but actually going through and running the updates is a task that often gets overlooked. Either they take too long, they pop up at inconvenient times, or you simply don’t...

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