Improve Your Streaming Experience with A Few Simple Steps

Whether you are streaming so you can cut the proverbial cord or you just enjoy the convenience of being able to watch your favorite movie anytime, anywhere without having to deal with the inconvenience of a DVD, the reality is that streamed content is becoming increasingly popular. But if you don’t have the right setup, streaming can go from instantly …

Personal Technology in the Classroom

It’s no longer just college aged students who are using personal technology in the classroom. At some schools, even elementary school aged children are wired. But especially with younger kids, it is important to consider the pros and cons before implementing a personal technology strategy in schools. Aside from cost, which is always an important consideration but not one directly …

Password Protection: Are You Taking This Seriously Enough?

Would you leave the keys to your brand new car in the ignition with the doors unlocked, making it easy for a thief to hop in and drive away? We’re guessing the answer is no, yet many of you are doing exactly that when it comes to the passwords you choose. Don’t believe us? Consider a review of the most …

Locky Ransomware is Still Lurking

You may have recently heard about a sudden decrease in the volume of Locky Ransomware attacks, but let this be your warning: do NOT let your guard down. Based on analysis of past Locky Ransomware activity, experts at the Avast Threat Labs are predicting that another attack is imminent. Let’s take a quick step back, for those who are fortunate …

Windows 10 Update Preview

In advance of the major Windows 10 Creators Update (expected this spring), Microsoft released a beta version of the update, also known as Windows 10 Preview Build 15002. And although there are no guarantees that everything featured in the beta release will be incorporated in the final update, there are some significant improvements that are almost certain to make the …

Rumored Verizon Merger with Charter Could Have Big Implications

If you’re like many St. Louis area residents and businesses, you rely on Charter Communications for your cable and internet service, so recent rumors of a Verizon merger with Charter probably has you wondering what impact this will have on your services, pricing, etc. The reality is that right now this merger is nothing more than a rumor, and neither …

Big Score for Super Bowl Viewing Technology

Unless your team makes the big game or you just have more money than you know what to do with, you’re probably resigned to the fact that you’re watching Super Bowl 51 from the comfort of your living room. But we’re about to let you in on a little secret that might just make everyone who bought tickets a little …

Is your business at risk of getting held hostage?

We’ve said it before and I’m sure we’ll have to say it again – the time to implement a comprehensive disaster recovery strategy is NOW. All too frequently we hear about companies that have either insufficient recovery plans or no plan at all, who only realize the importance of a robust disaster recovery plan once it’s too late. And the …

Mesh Networking Routers: No More WiFi Dead Zones

You’re probably thinking that wireless routers are not the most exciting technology on the market, but a new mesh networking router might just change your mind.  If you’re like most people, you have probably experienced that certain areas or rooms of your home just don’t get a WiFi signal at all or the signal strength is so weak, it’s functionally …

Three Key Tech Resolutions Everyone Should be Making for the New Year

Losing weight and getting rich(er) are always great goals, but for most of us, they’re difficult to achieve and ultimately leave us feeling let down at the end of the year. The team at ATB is here to help you make some personal tech resolutions that should be much easier to keep and have the potential to help you prevent …