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Archive for March, 2022

 Skype Gets New 911 Calling Feature In The U.S.

Recently, Skype announced a change to its 911 calling feature.  Previously the feature was only useable in the UK, Finland, Denmark, and Australia. Now, the company has unlocked it for the United ...

Zoom Bug With Some Macs Leaves Microphone On After Meetings

If you're a Mac user and you also use Zoom be sure to check to see what version of Zoom you're running.  Recently a bug in the Mac version of the software ...

Windows 11 Is Now Able To Run Some Android Apps

Recently, Microsoft announced that they were adding support for Android Apps to Windows 11.  The company first began testing that new functionality back in October of last year (2021). Now, the public ...

Update This WordPress Plugin Immediately To Prevent Security Risks

Do you have a WordPress site?  Do you use the PHP Everywhere plugin? If so, you're not alone.  More than 30,000 site owners have installed it.  It's an excellent plugin that dramatically ...

Puma Sportswear Recently Impacted By A Data Breach

We have recently learned that Puma Sportswear was impacted by a data breach in the waning days of 2021. It's important to note that Puma's networks were not attacked directly.  The attack ...

Microsoft Teams Gets Optimizations To Use Less Resources

Do you use Microsoft Teams and do you have an older PC that struggles with Teams video meetings?  If so there's good news.  Microsoft has recently upgraded Teams and halved the power ...

Medusa Android Banking Trojan Steals Sensitive User Information

There are two new forms of malware spreading rapidly among people with Android devices according to researchers at ThreatFabric. This latest campaign involves the FluBot malware (also known as Cabassous) and the ...

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Microsoft Copilot: Navigating Changes to Custom GPT Features

Microsoft Copilot: Navigating Changes to Custom GPT Features

When running a business, you can use all the help you can get. That’s why many companies like yours have[...]
Hybrid Cloud Solutions: The Secret Weapon for Business Success

Hybrid Cloud Solutions: The Secret Weapon for Business Success

More businesses are choosing to adopt the hybrid cloud model with their computing and data storage needs. This approach involves[...]
Predictive Analytics: The Crystal Ball for Enhancing Business Strategies

Predictive Analytics: The Crystal Ball for Enhancing Business Strategies

Many business owners believe the key to success is setting down company roots in a high-foot-traffic area or building brand[...]

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Since 2003, The Critical Update has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the Austin metropolitan area. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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