9 12, 2015

TKO Tech Talk: Single Serving Websites

By | 2016-05-03T14:59:13+00:00 December 9th, 2015|TKO Tech Talk|

Do you remember the hamster dance? It was one of the very first single serving websites. Today hundreds, maybe thousands of single serving websites exist. What is a Single Serving Website? Simply put, it's a website that is one page, has a single purpose, and is accessible from a unique domain name. For instance, howmanypeopleareinspacerightnow.com [...]

13 11, 2015

TKO Tech Talk: Holiday Gift Ideas 2015

By | 2015-11-19T13:38:47+00:00 November 13th, 2015|TKO Tech Talk|

Technology and the holiday’s go hand in hand. Who doesn’t love to receive cool new tech toys? Technology is always changing so it’s always the perfect gift. Here are a few gift ideas for this holiday season. [four_fifth spacing="yes" last="no" center_content="no" hide_on_mobile="no" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_position="all" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="solid" padding="" margin_top="" margin_bottom="" animation_type="0" [...]

7 10, 2015

TKO Tech Talk: EMV Chip Cards

By | 2015-10-07T13:31:13+00:00 October 7th, 2015|TKO Tech Talk|

After decades of using an antiquated credit card system, the US is finally catching up to the rest of the first world. Due to mounting security risks, financial institutions have finally decided our current "swipe and sign" card system is no longer safe. Here's the new way you will be paying retailers. [one_third spacing="yes" last="no" center_content="no" [...]

12 06, 2015

TKO Tech Talk: Preflight

By | 2015-10-07T12:39:15+00:00 June 12th, 2015|TKO Tech Talk|

When you get on an airplane, the pilot completes a preflight checklist to make sure your flight goes smoothly, and you arrive at your destination safely. In the print industry, preflighting the files sent by the client ensures the printing process goes smoothly, and the final print arrives in the client's hands correctly. What does [...]

21 04, 2015

TKO Tech Talk: Design Programs

By | 2015-10-07T12:38:15+00:00 April 21st, 2015|TKO Tech Talk|

If you’re a designer, much of this is common knowledge. If you’re new to design, you might be overwhelmed with the selection, cost, and difficulty of choosing a design program. I can’t tell you which program to choose, because everyone’s workflow and learning style are different, but here’s a starting point. Adobe Creative Cloud Generally [...]

12 03, 2015

TKO Tech Talk: A Crash Course in Copyright

By | 2015-10-07T12:37:48+00:00 March 12th, 2015|TKO Tech Talk|

When you think of copyright, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the ominous blue screen with F.B.I. in big letters that play before any movie you watch. Well, it applies to more than just movies, and you might be breaking the law without even knowing it. What is covered under copyright? Almost anything [...]

26 01, 2015

TKO Tech Talk: Website Security

By | 2015-10-07T12:36:41+00:00 January 26th, 2015|TKO Tech Talk|

We recently were one of over 100,000 websites affected by malware (Malicious Software) that infiltrated our family of websites and added us to the 11,000 websites that were blacklisted by Google. We're in the clear, now, but it was a rough weekend. How did this happen? Our websites are designed using Wordpress, a very popular CMS [...]

12 11, 2014

TKO Tech Talk: Business Card Printing

By | 2015-10-07T12:36:21+00:00 November 12th, 2014|TKO Tech Talk|

Business cards are a great way to make a lasting impression. Sure, it's easy to just shoot off an e-mail or make a phone call, but physical cards are more effective, memorable, and professional. This Lifehacker article makes some great points on why business cards still matter. From the article– Meeting someone in person only [...]

16 10, 2014

TKO Tech Talk: Color Matching and Pantone®

By | 2015-10-07T12:35:44+00:00 October 16th, 2014|TKO Tech Talk|

Have you ever tried to describe a color to someone? Have you disagreed on a color? Is it mauve or maroon? Coral or salmon? Everyone perceives color differently. When do you stop calling it blue and start calling it purple? Color matching is the solution to these problems. We've talked about color modes in the past, [...]