About Online Tech Tips

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At Online Tech Tips, our mission is simple—to bring you the best the internet has to offer and tech advice that is clear, accurate, and actionable. We don’t overwhelm you with industry jargon or difficult instructions. It’s important to us that with every article we publish, you can learn what you need, take action immediately, and get on with your day.

Online Tech Tips is dedicated to providing you with tutorials, news, and reviews related to web tools, streaming, gaming, smart home, and the Android ecosystem.

Since we created the site in 2007, we’ve published thousands of articles that people have visited over 350 million times. We have dozens of expert writers and editors working to create how-to articles and product advice that you can trust.

Our Editorial Team

Aseem Kishore, Owner & CEO

Aseem Kishore

Twitter: akishore
LinkedIn: aseemkishore

Aseem Kishore is the evil genius behind AKIC. He is the sole, independent owner of the network and the company’s CEO. Aseem has been in the IT industry for over 15 years and loves nothing more than sharing his tech knowledge to others. 

Aseem graduated from Emory University in Atlanta in 2002 with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics, and started blogging in 2007. 

He took a giant risk and quit his job in 2010 to become a full-time professional blogger. He also bought a house and had a kid at the same time! But with big risks, came big rewards and he never looked back.

Aseem is married to Malini, has two children, and lives in Maryland.

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Ryan Dube, Editor-in-Chief

Ryan Dube

Twitter: rdube
LinkedIn: ryandube

Ryan Dube has been writing about technology online since 2007 and now serves as the Editor-in-Chief for the AKIC network of sites, overseeing the publication of all our articles.

He was a writer and editor for LoveToKnow and served as Managing Editor of MakeUseOf from 2014-2017.

Ryan presented at the OSIsoft National Conference in San Francisco in 2014. He has been featured on national TV (History Channel and Canada’s Vision TV), as well as on radio and various podcasts.

Ryan attended the University of Maine at Orono, earning a Bachelor’s degree of Electrical Engineering. Over the years, he’s earned numerous certifications in automated manufacturing, as well as process data collection and analysis.

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Walter Glenn, Strategy and Editorial Director

Walter Glenn

Twitter: wjglenn
LinkedIn: walterglenn

Walter Glenn is in charge of AKIC’s strategy and editorial direction. His job is to develop the longterm direction for our sites and oversee editorial best practices.

For the past several decades, Walter has worked as an editorial director, managing editor, and writer. Walter served as the editorial director for How-To-Geek and as a writer and then senior editor at Lifehacker.

An expert on topics like Windows, Office, Windows Server, computer hardware, and networking, Walter has written over 30 books for publishers like Microsoft Press, O’Reilly, and Pearson. He’s also written hundreds of technical white papers, articles, user manuals, and courseware over the years.

Walter is also a veteran of the computer industry, having worked as a computer technician, network administrator, trainer, and freelance consultant.

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Our Writers

Our writers have years of real-world experience using the tech they write about. They have an endless curiosity about technology and a passion for sharing their knowledge with you.

Let’s meet a few of them.

Sydney Butler

Sydney Butler

Twitter: GendoWasRight

South African-based Sydney was writing DOS batch files when he was five years old and messing around with BASIC in kindergarten. He has two decades of experience as a freelance PC technician, an educator, and a lecturer on technology.

Sydney has writing professionally for nearly a decade and has written for technology publications like HowToGeek and 9to5Mac.

Sydney has conducted academic research on social media and persuasion and is currently working on a study that examines the potential link between VR and psychological harm.

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Anya Zhukova

Anya Zhukova

LinkedIn: anyazhukova

Anya’s educational background is in journalism and language studies. She became serious about writing back in university, working for a local newspaper first in Russia, and then in the U.S.

After finishing her studies, she worked as a sub-editor and reporter for an online magazine in Wales. This included conducting reviews, writing opinion pieces, covering cultural events and reporting on a number of issues and topics.

Always looking for new ways to make her life and location-independent lifestyle effortless, Anya hopes to share her experiences as a tech and internet addict through her writing.

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Mahesh Makvana

Mahesh Makvana

Twitter: maheshhari
LinkedIn: maheshmakvana

Mahesh loves teaching people how to use technology for their benefit. From writing data to NFC tags to automating tasks to building small yet useful utilities, he has done it all over the last few years.

He thinks everyone should be able to make the most out of their devices and one of the ways he’s trying to make that possible for everyone is by writing how-to guides on various topics.

Mahesh has written for several top publications, including HowToGeek, Make Tech Easier, and Lifehacker.

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Sodiq Olanrewaju

Sodiq Olanrewaju

Twitter: SodiqOlanre
LinkedIn: sodiqolanrewaju

Sodiq is a consumer technology writer with over four years of experience doing what he does best. He likes to explain how seemingly-difficult tech products (hardware and software) work, and what to do when they aren’t working correctly.

He writes troubleshooting tutorials, explainers, and app comparison for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac on HelpDeskGeek, Online-Tech-Tips, and Switching to Mac. You’ll also find his works on other online tech publications like MakeUseOf, GuidingTech, and AddictiveTips.

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Nicolae Bochis

Nicolae Bochis

LinkedIn: nicolae-bochis

Nicolae is a technology writer with a special focus on programming languages, computer hardware, and AI image-enhancing software.

He has ghostwritten dozens of programming books, as well as Linux and Windows guides, for children and complete beginners. He also constructed blogs from the ground up for small tech businesses to help them present their products and services to non-tech customers. His ultimate goal is to find the best solution and share it with others.

Helping people understand technology and how to use it for their benefit is what he enjoys most.

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Kayla Dube

Kayla Dube

LinkedIn: kayla-dube-1a7996156

Kayla is a freelance writer, creating articles relating to her wide interests in technology. She writes for Help Desk Geek, Online Tech Tips and Switching to Mac. She currently is also on the Technology Review Board at Lifewire.

Additionally, Kayla is a video editor and creator. In 2018, Kayla attended a technical school in Indianapolis to study film and animation. Here she headed multiple video projects and earned a certification in Adobe Premiere Pro. After this, Kayla worked with indie filmmaking groups both on-set taking up multiple roles, such as a cinematographer or digital imaging technician, and remotely as a video editor.

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Editorial, Ethical, and Fact-Checking Standards

We’re proud of the content we create here at Online Tech Tips. We aim to provide accurate, easy-to-understand material that helps you quickly understand and fix technology issues.

Every article we publish is professionally edited to ensure accuracy, originality, quality, readability, and adherence to a strict set of editorial guidelines we’ve developed for our site. Our writers are experienced in the technology they write about and in writing and teaching about that technology.

To that end, we strive every day to produce content that adheres to the following standards:

  • Accurate: Our content is written and reviewed by experts and goes through multiple rounds of editing to ensure we bring you the most accurate, thorough, and up-to-date information possible.
  • Original: Our articles are written by our writers for our site. We don’t allow AI-generated material or content written by proxies or organizations (such as content farms).
  • Ethical: Our staff acts professionally and fairly towards people and companies mentioned in our articles—no biases allowed.
  • Independent: We make recommendations based on our writers’ expert research and editorial opinion.
    • We do not accept sponsored paid content under any circumstances.
    • When we mention products in our articles, we may link them to a shopping site using an affiliate code that provides us a small payment when readers purchase the item on that e-commerce platform. These affiliate relationships never impact our decision to recommend a product.
    • Advertising content is marked as such.

About the AKIC Network

The AK Internet Consulting (AKIC) media network was created in 2007, and since then, we’ve published thousands of articles and enjoyed hundreds of millions of visitors. AKIC is independently owned and operated by its founder.

AKIC currently houses four digital publications:

  • Online Tech Tips: Founded in 2007, Online Tech Tips was our original publication. It’s dedicated to providing readers with tutorials, news, and reviews related to web tools, streaming, gaming, smart home, and the Android ecosystem.
  • Help Desk Geek: Founded in 2009, Help Desk Geek focuses on troubleshooting tips and guides, particularly on topics like Windows, Linux, Microsoft Office, computer hardware, and networking. We want to provide solutions that help you avoid calling the help desk.
  • Switching to Mac: Founded in 2010, Switching to Mac covers all things Apple-related, including iPhone, iPad, macOS, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and more. We also share troubleshooting tips and how-to guides.
  • The Back Room Tech: Also founded in 2010, The Back Room Tech is geared mainly toward IT Pros. We focus on tech topics like enterprise networking, servers, virtualization, Linux, and cloud computing.

Contact Us

If you have a press inquiry, advertising question, or comment about the site, send an email to our CEO, Aseem Kishore.

If you’re interested in writing for us, check out our hiring page for more information.

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