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MyTek has been serving the Arizona area since 2009, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and technology consulting to growing Phoenix businesses.

Phoenix IT Company Provides Work Better From Home Tips

Phoenix IT Company Provides Work Better From Home Tips

Thanks to the coronavirus, many office workers are working from home to avoid the spread of the virus. For many, this can feel like a nice change of scenery, while others might have a tinge of additional anxiety from it. Regardless of where you stand, working remotely can be both effective and productive, if done right. Phoenix IT company MyTek offers some tips to help employees work safely and productively from home. 

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IT Security Tip: How to Improve Your Access Control

IT Security Tip: How to Improve Your Access Control

There is no denying that a business’ security--notably, its access control--is absolutely crucial to consider. Here are some essential IT security tips to help you improve your business’ security through improvements to your access controls and their policies.

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Tip of the Week from Phoenix IT Company: Customizing Google Docs’ Dictionary

Tip of the Week from Phoenix IT Company: Customizing Google Docs’ Dictionary

Google may know a lot, but believe it or not, it doesn’t know everything. For instance, you may be trying to write up a document in Google Docs that Google doesn’t recognize. Maybe it’s one of your services that you’ve created a name for, or even the name of your business. The problem is that Google likes changing words it deems “wrong”. For this week’s tip from MyTek, a Phoenix IT company, we’ll go over how to stop it from changing words you meant to use.

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Phoenix IT Services Company on How to Get More Done on Your Smartphone

Phoenix IT Services Company on How to Get More Done on Your Smartphone

The modern smartphone has a lot of computing power. It has enough to be a dynamic tool for today’s workers. It can also be a major distraction. Today, Phoenix IT services company MyTek provides tips tol help you be more productive with your smartphone. 

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Phoenix IT Support Tip of the Week: Avoid These Types of Android Apps

Phoenix IT Support Tip of the Week: Avoid These Types of Android Apps

The Google Play Store has a massive selection of applications available for users to download. Unfortunately, just because they’re available to be downloaded, doesn’t necessarily mean that they should be downloaded. In fact, many of these apps should be avoided. For this week’s Phoenix IT support tip, we’ll go over a few categories of application that you shouldn’t download in the first place. 

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Phoenix IT Services Tip of the Week: Keyboard Shortcuts Using the Windows Key

Phoenix IT Services Tip of the Week: Keyboard Shortcuts Using the Windows Key

Keyboard shortcuts have long been used to move things along faster. In 1994, just about the time that Windows 95 was released, Microsoft produced the new keyboard layout that incorporated the brand-pnew Windows key (or Win Key). When pressed, the Windows Key would immediately open the start menu, which debuted in the software.

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Technical Support Tip of the Week: 3 Leading Causes of Slow Internet

Technical Support Tip of the Week: 3 Leading Causes of Slow Internet

Slow Internet may be a nuisance in any case, but it has a particularly negative impact on the workplace. Technology should improve your operational efficiency, but if your solutions depend on a connection to the Internet, any issue there can effectively bring your productivity to a halt. In light of this, in our technical support tip of the week, we wanted to go over a few of the most common issues that might be slowing down your connection, and perhaps tip you off to the problem.

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IT Support Tip of the Week: Turn It Off and Turn It On, Again

IT Support Tip of the Week: Turn It Off and Turn It On, Again

The people that provide IT support to a business are widely renowned as a bunch of nerds sitting in a basement office waiting for someone that matters calls them upstairs. Now, we think this characterization is unfair (of course), but since our jobs are so technical, it can be hard to relate with clients all the time. Fortunately for us, the most useful tool we have in our repertoire is excruciatingly simple. To fix your computer problem, have you tried turning it off, and turning it back on? 

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Business Technology: Restoring Your Android Applications

Business Technology: Restoring Your Android Applications

While there aren’t many reasons that you would want to restore your existing Android applications, the ones that do factor in are pretty compelling. Here, we’ll take you through the process of doing just that.

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Phoenix IT Support Tip: Keeping Track of Your Own IT Isn’t Easy

Phoenix IT Support Tip: Keeping Track of Your Own IT Isn’t Easy

Quick - when was the last time your routers were updated? Not sure? How about your servers, or every other piece of technology in your office? MyTek, a Phoenix IT support company, offers some tips on maintaining your business IT. 

The truth is, maintaining a business’ IT requires more than just running a virus scan every once and a while, or updating a mission-critical program on each workstation. It requires an in-depth understanding of each component and its history, assisted by the use of specialized tools and extensive record-keeping.

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Tip of the Week from Phoenix IT Services Firm: How to Work with PDFs

Tip of the Week from Phoenix IT Services Firm: How to Work with PDFs

One of the most common file types you hear about is the Portable Document Format file - although you probably know it simply as a PDF. PDFs are so well known because they are the best way to save a document so that, regardless of the device it is viewed on, the file will always appear the same. Did you know that you can do more than just look at a PDF? Here, our Phoenix IT services team will provides some tips on how you can make your PDFs work for you.

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Tip of the Week From Arizona IT Company: Managing Email Chaos

Tip of the Week From Arizona IT Company: Managing Email Chaos

Email is one of the most valuable tools that a business has at its disposal, but even so, its true value can easily be wasted if it isn’t used to its fullest potential. To avoid this, here at MyTek, an Arizona IT company, we've put together a few of our favorite ways to streamline your business emails - and maybe fix a few bad habits along the way.

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Tip of the Week: Three Best Practices for Project Management from Phoenix IT Company

Tip of the Week: Three Best Practices for Project Management from Phoenix IT Company

Any project that your business undertakes will have its success defined by the particular goals you have set for it. This means that each project will be different, its own concerns and considerations coming into play. However, when it comes to managing these projects, most of them benefit from largely the same practices. For this week’s tip, we’re reviewing three that every project should incorporate.

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Four IT Security Policies to Keep Your Business More Secure from Phoenix IT Consulting Firm

Four IT Security Policies to Keep Your Business More Secure from Phoenix IT Consulting Firm

Did you know that, of all the vulnerabilities your business has to cyberthreats, your employees are one of the riskiest to your IT security, simply due to their exposure to your business technology? If your business isn’t secure, it will become incredibly more difficult to serve your clientele. For today’s tip, we’re breaking down a few ways that you and your employees can positively contribute to your business’ IT security.

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Tip of the Week from Phoenix IT Services Company: What You Need to Know to Avoid Phishing Attacks

Tip of the Week from Phoenix IT Services Company: What You Need to Know to Avoid Phishing Attacks

Phishing has quickly become the most predominant form of cyberattack due to the method’s simplicity. It solely relies on a user’s gullibility. The weakest link to any business is typically the employees. In order to protect your business, you and your team need to identify these social engineering cyberattack attempts. Let’s look at a few tips on how to recognize a phishing attempt.

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IT Security Tip of the Week: Five Tricks to Identifying a Phishing Attempt

IT Security Tip of the Week: Five Tricks to Identifying a Phishing Attempt

Despite its whimsical name, phishing is a very serious threat to everyone, especially today’s businesses. This means that you need to be prepared to identify its warning signs and avoid risky situations. Here, Phoenix IT security company MyTek offers a few tips to help you do so - make sure you share them with your employees as well!

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Android Work Profiles Enable Productivity Via Phoenix IT Services Company

Android Work Profiles Enable Productivity Via Phoenix IT Services Company

Many users want to use personal devices in a business setting, but some businesses do not support Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) due to fear of data loss. There are a few options to separate work data, but not restrict users from their own personal apps or data. Today we will look at how your business can take advantage of employees that already having a capable device, and how you can keep them from compromising IT security.

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IT Services Provider MyTek's Tip of the Week: Organization Inside Windows 10

IT Services Provider MyTek's Tip of the Week: Organization Inside Windows 10

If you don’t take care of your PC’s files, you will quickly discover that it’s easy to lose track of where everything is. You have countless file types, folders, and applications sitting around without any real sense of organization or continuity. Today, IT services provider MyTek is going to help you by sharing how to better organize your files in a way that is easy to find and understand. You should be able to do so in either your operating system file explorer or in your cloud-based file storage.

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Phoenix Managed IT Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: Evaluating and Assessing Risk

Phoenix Managed IT Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: Evaluating and Assessing Risk

Whenever you decide to implement something in your information technology strategy, you accept some level of risk. Understanding and managing this risk is crucial to your business’ success. For this week’s tip, Phoenix IT firm MyTek will review how to manage your IT risks and what your options are.

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Phoenix Managed IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: A Few of Chrome’s Native Capabilities

Phoenix Managed IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: A Few of Chrome’s Native Capabilities

Google Chrome is the most-used browser in the world by a wide margin, which is part of the reason that it is so incredible that many people don’t know a lot about its built-in features. While we certainly can’t go through all of them in a single blog, we can offer a few tips describing the best of them. Here are Phoenix tech services firm MyTek's Google Chrome tips:

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