Spam remains one of the scourges of the Internet, although spam filters do a pretty good job of keeping most of it out of email inboxes. However, those spam filters can cause deliverability problems for organizations that send email for marketing or customer outreach. One way that happens is if the IP address—the unique numeric […]
When Bradley Balach was working as an Apple® Product Specialist at the Apple Store® in Pittsburgh’s South Hills Village, he heard an ongoing buzz among his customers. He became curious. “I was always hearing how this company CranstonIT was a great source for product support beyond what we handled at the Apple retail level,” Brad […]
If you’re completely happy with your email provider, move on, there’s nothing to see here. But if you’re unhappy with your provider’s reliability, spam filtering, or stability as a business, or if you’re tired of having a 1990s-style address from aol.com or hotmail.com, you can switch. There are innumerable email providers, and many are undoubtedly […]
Before macOS 12 Monterey, if you wanted to sell, trade-in, or give away your Mac, you had to boot into Recovery, erase the internal drive with Disk Utility, and reinstall macOS to ensure that the new owner would get a fresh start and couldn’t see any of your data. In Monterey, Apple has made the […]
In basketball, the point guard runs the show. It’s the most specialized role in the sport. The point guard directs the team’s offense by controlling the ball and making sure it finds the right player at the right time. Dribbling. Distributing. Dishing. Meet Tashara Morales, CranstonIT’s newest point guard. Tashara was hired in November as […]
Few would disagree that the most popular image editing software in the world is Adobe Photoshop, the top illustration app is Adobe Illustrator, and the preeminent page layout package is Adobe InDesign. Many design and publishing professionals spend their lives in one or more of these apps. There’s one problem: cost. Adobe provides access to […]
It may seem early to start thinking about the holiday shopping season, but with the global supply chain suffering pandemic-related slowdowns, there’s no telling how long it will take to get something you order today. Apple has generally done a good job of managing its supply chain issues, but even still, if you want to […]
As your business becomes more successful, your IT environment becomes more complex. And at some point, the concept of depending on tech support only when needed becomes inefficient and costly. There is a better solution — managed IT services with device-management software.
You know the drill—a friend comes to visit and wants to get on your Wi-Fi network. You’ve written the password down somewhere, but where?
Are you overwhelmed by email? Is your Inbox filled with promotions, special offers, and the like? These messages aren’t spam but that doesn’t mean you want to hear from them repeatedly.