Google Encourages Browser Upgrades

Google_Chrome_iconRecently Google has decided that they will attempt to pressure users to upgrade their browsers. Google is doing this by showing old versions of the Google home page if users are using outdated browsers. Google hopes that users will choose to upgrade their browser to avoid the old home page which lacks modern search features seen in the latest release.

Read the BBC article about Google here.

Network Maintenance 9/9


From 9-9:30 PM ET on Tuesday, September 9, we will be upgrading equipment that connects our two offices in Grand Rapids and Kentwood, MI. During this time, you and your members may experience brief interruptions in services. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Network Maintenance August 19


Please note that on Tuesday morning, August 19, from 3-8 AM ET, we will be performing monthly internal network maintenance. During this time, there may be brief network interruptions.

Network Maintenance 8/13


Please note, on Wednesday morning, August 13, from 1-8 AM ET, we will be performing internal network maintenance. During this time, there may be brief network interruptions.

Microsoft to Discontinue Updating Previous Versions of Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer 10Beginning January 12th, 2016, Microsoft will no longer be updating previous versions of Internet Explorer. Users will be forced to upgrade their Internet Explorer browser in order to receive updates and technical support. Microsoft believes that upgrading everyone to a common version of the browser will improve security and increase productivity.

Read the entire announcement here.

Copyrighted Images Guide

104642108Have you found the perfect image online but are not sure if you may use it? Many times people will use images illegally without even realizing it. Conversely, at times people shy away from the image they want because they think it’s illegal to use, when it’s actually acceptable. So how are you supposed to know whether your situation would be considered copyright infringement?

Lifehacker has the answer. There you will find an easy to follow guide to determine whether the image you want to use is protected by copyright laws. The guide contains step by step questions that lead you to an answer regarding whether or not to use the image.

Visit Lifehacker and find out if your image is safe to use.