Public Cloud Computing: Is It Right For YOUR Business?

Is  cloud computing really here to stay, or is it just another technology fad?

The answer to that question remains to be seen; however, cloud computing can be beneficial to your business, but it can also be disastrous. It pays to know the pluses and the minuses, of the cloud equation. Continue reading

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How To Speed Up Computer Start Up Times

Not going anywhere for awhile?

If that sounds like you, or if you have more than a five minute wait (still pretty bad) when booting your computer into the desktop after you power it on, you could definitely benefit from learning how to speed up computer start up times!

Many people could care less how long their computer takes to load while others pull a strand of hair out for every minute that has passed in wait. Businesses with no in-house IT department or regular support person to call on suffer the most from ultra-slow computers as time=productivity and slow computers=lost productivity. Continue reading

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Steve Jobs Died: Co-Founder of Apple Computers Has Passed Away

Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Computers has passed away at the age of 56.

It’s a sad day in technology, and in the world as a whole. Steve Jobs, who co-foundered Apple Computers (now Apple Inc.), alongside Steve Wozniak in the 1970s, has died at 56.

Steve has battled ongoing complications with pancreatic cancer for the last decade and stepped down as the CEO from Apple in August of 2011 due to his condition.  Although I have never been a fan of Apple products, I do feel deep remorse for this man’s family and to everyone who knew him personally. His innovations in the world of technology will never be forgotten.

To read more about Steve Jobs, his life and his death, click here.——————————————

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Apple vs HTC: Is The Android Phone Threatened by This Lawsuit?

“An international court has ruled that HTC has infringed on Apple’s patent!

Here we go again….another lawsuit. This time, however, the lawsuit brewing can affect how all of us will use our Android based smartphones in the near (or possibly far) future.

What does the Apple vs HTC lawsuit mean for the tech world? In a nutshell, it is possible that Apple can get injunctions issued through the court, that can cease HTC from using “their” technologies. The questions is–who does the technology used across various phone platforms rightfully belong to in the first place?

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Acer Laptop Wont Turn On? Here’s What To Do To Fix It!

Countless people complain about Acer laptops that won’t turn on!

Do you have an Acer laptop that won’t turn on at all, or at least from time to time?
No matter how many times you push the power button, the laptop does not power up…


You can leave the computer and come back to it hours later, only to find that it still won’t start up. Perhaps you notice a blinking, amber-colored light every time you press that infuriating power button. Have no fear, the answer (hopefully) to your long-awaited solution is here… Continue reading

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The Windows Update Hack: Don’t Trust That Windows Update!

What can you do when you can’t trust Microsoft’s Windows updates?

Not much.    Sad times ahead?    Possibly.


According to, the infamous hacker known by the moniker of Comodohacker is now claiming that he can hack into Microsoft Windows operating systems. A Windows update hack? I always thought that updating Windows was super secure, and that every update helped to improve reliability, fix software glitches and bugs, “patch” known security flaws, and guarantee that Microsoft will support your OS as long as you are updating your system?

What about the flood of businesses that we support and maintain their networks remotely, patching updates in the background of their computers, ensuring the updates actually installed while they work on “job-stuff?”

Well, ladies and gentleman all that might be in flux if this Windows update hack threat is true!

Check out the full article here!

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How To Fix Email Attachment Problems – When Sending PDF Files!

Fix email attachment problemsEver tried to attach PDF documents to an email and your email freezes?

I’m sure you probably spent a significant amount of time crafting that perfect email…. Continue reading

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