Decypher Tech Tips – January 2017

Decypher-Tech-TipsWe want to keep you informed with the latest technology tips, so we’re sharing the information we’ve found most helpful this month.

Office for Mac Updates:
New Office for Mac Updates are bringing major improvements in speed. Join the Office Insider for Mac program to get releases ahead of the standard public release.

Free Software:

Here are a couple of free software downloads you may find useful:

CleanMyMac 3:
This free download offers many great maintenance features, including monitoring RAM, flagging old files, and eliminating unnecessary data from files and software. Once installed, it scans every inch of your system to monitor the health and space on your Mac. Our techs recommend this product often. Download it here.

If you use a Mac and publish photos to a website or blog, ImageOptim is a free tool that makes images load faster online. By dragging and dropping your photo files into ImageOptim, the software removes bloated metadata and compresses images, without compromising quality. This can greatly assist in making your website load faster. ImageOptim even strips private information from photos, like location data, so what you post online helps you stay safe. Download it here.

Higher Internet Speeds:
High Speed internet is getting even faster. Is your network up to speed? Ask us how we can help ensure you are realizing the fastest speeds possible on your network!


If you want to test your fax functionality but do not want to bother the recipient, you can fax a test message to 1888HPFAXME. This service will acknowledge receipt of your fax and then fax you a test back within a few minutes.

If you have any questions about these tips or anything else related to your technology, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us for help. Give us a call at 970.373.5428.

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