Blog - briteCITY
137
page-template,page-template-blog-masonry,page-template-blog-masonry-php,page,page-id-137,,qode_grid_1300,qode-child-theme-ver-1.0.0,qode-theme-ver-10.1.1,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.0.1,vc_responsive

Blog

When you are given a device to use for work, whether it is a phone, a tablet, a laptop or a desktop you may start thinking that you can use the device however you want. While it is mainly true, that you can use your...

You finally decided to pull the trigger on that amazing business idea you have! That is wonderful news! Some questions you may start asking yourself right off the bat is how you are going to make this idea of yours a reality. Who do you...

Facebook has been catching a lot of heat over the last few weeks due to issues with privacy. Reports have been widespread about a company taking information from users Facebook accounts, and using it to target the users with ads. Which, is basically what all...

Technology is the backbone of any modern business. Most companies are so reliant on technology that any outage can cost them thousands of dollars. Many small business owners employ an IT support company to help make sure those kinds of outages do not occur. However,...

Google creates so many different products that sometimes it removes products that haven't gained popularity, and can even remove products that are popular like when it removed it's RSS feed reader. Rumors have been generating lately, however, that Google is removing Google Drive, which would...

Making a phone call, or submitting a ticket to the helpdesk, or just experiencing a problem in general, takes time out of your busy day and can kill your productivity. Preventing problems from happening is the name of the game for sure. However, there are...

We have successfully transitioned the majority of our Orange County IT support clients to virtual servers, with some of these virtual servers residing in-house still, and some of them fully in the cloud. However, there are many of our clients that are still using standard desktop...

Email used to reign supreme as the preferred method of communication. Prior to that, it may have been the phone or even a fax machine. These days many companies are leaving both of these forms of communication behind in favor of quicker and more robust...

You know the old saying from Smokey the Bear, "Only you can prevent forest fires" The same can be said about security breaches within an organization. The first line of defense against a security breach is actually the staff of the company.  In a recent...

One of the biggest complaints we get on the help desk is that the computer they are using is running slowly. We understand it can be extremely frustrating when your computer is slow. The majority of your job is performed on a computer, and when...

Here at briteCITY we LOVE December! Christmas is a special time for us, and we try to make it special for our staff as well. We celebrate our love for our Savior Jesus Christ on a daily basis. We take December to remember him and...

Technology is around every corner of an office. There is nothing worse than being on an important call, and the cubical next to you starts blasting the latest song. Everyone needs to share the office space, and there are things we can do to make...

Each week I deliver briteDAY cakes to the companies and people we serve. Don't worry, they have been taste tested and approved by our staff....

Jimmy was born and raised in Northern California. Grew up in Stockton and then moved to a nearby town called Tracy where I finished middle and high school. Right after high school he moved down to Orange County worked full time while going to school...

Phishing is one of the most effective ways hackers obtain user information. The way a phishing attack works is the attacker will send an email to a massive amount of people that looks like it could be legitimate. The point is to get the user...

Ed grew up and went to school in south Orange County. He used to be a bass player in a wedding band that played anywhere from the bay area through southern California...

Nobody likes when their computer or device is not working properly. It makes it impossible to get your work done, and it's frustrating. At briteCITY, one of our goals, as an Orange County IT Support provider, is to reduce the number of tickets generated by...

Ryan grew up in the LA / Orange County area. He has been into tech and video games since he was a kid. Both as a hobby and a job. He loves to scuba dive and just being in the water. As one of the...

We can all relate to dealing with clutter. When your closet or a drawer is filled with junk it can be impossible to locate the things you are trying to find. The same can be said for your computer. When there are so many files,...

You may have noticed a shift in the way software is delivered these days. In the past, you would purchase a disc at a store, install the program from that disc, and then end up purchasing the updated version the next year. Software companies have...

We are celebrating 10 years of Orange County IT support! briteCITY was founded by Scott Senerchia and Ryon Ellis in 2007.  With a focus on client productivity, IT security, disaster preparation and continuous improvement the firm has experienced fantastic growth . Since its inception, briteCITY has ownership...

If you need a laugh, Ryan Latimer is who you go to at briteCITY. While all of the employees have a good time, yet still are able to focus and get the job done, Ryan is consistently hilarious in the office. briteCITY would just not...

We all know how quickly our email inbox can become overwhelming. It starts with a few emails you just don't feel comfortable deleting yet, and then it grows and grows, and then you come back from vacation and it's completely unmanageable. There are a few...

Andrew grew up in Whittier CA, and now lives in La Mirada, CA. He recently graduated from Biola University with a BA in Communication Studies, personal emphasis in Non-Verbal Communication and Aesthetics. I asked Andrew a few more questions...

Leaving your house without your mobile device can feel like you've left an arm at home. We carry so much information right at our fingertips that the thought of being without it can be terrifying! With great power comes great responsibility, though, and while these...

Years ago, when the iPad first came out, I thought "who would ever want to carry a phone, a laptop, AND a tablet??" Looking back, I realize how very wrong I was. These days people have several different devices, and they use every single one...

Born and raised in California, Faye is the glue that holds briteCITY together. Keeping everyone organized and offering support when needed. She is married to a wonderful man who has a funny accent that requires her to do English to English translations frequently.  She also has 13 year...

Some of the tasks we perform in our jobs can be extremely repetitive. The days seem to bleed into each other because they are all filled with the exact same things. However, we live in the future, with AI, bots and technology that can help...

Mark is a native Southern Californian and currently lives with his girlfriend and their kitty, nicknamed Bods. Mark is known around the office as a really laid back and quiet guy. While he may be more of a ghost in the office, he is always...