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January 4, 2017

Think about the separate Wireless Access Point rather than the more common Wireless Router. Very often you see retail quality wireless access integrated into the router and firewall, as a result they seem to stay on the site too long and their signal strength is low. The price is right but the servi...

December 28, 2016

Have you ever wondered what makes up a computer? What each part in a computer does? Believe it or not, as complex as a computer is, there are only 7 key parts that are needed to make a computer.

1. Case

A computer case, also known as a computer chassis, is the containment unit that holds the internal...

December 21, 2016

While businesses have always been careful about how much they spent on electricity, today’s displays are making it a lot easier to keep bills lower — and the environment safer.

For example, we measured a four-year-old 27-in. Apple Cinema Display as using 101 watts of power. However, the three 27-in....

December 14, 2016

Hint: It's not an animal....

This week we faced an odd issue with a server that was reaching out in a less than common manner. Even with sophisticated monitoring every five minutes, Backup reports and Security reports; sometimes the old ways are the fall back. The audible alarm.

In this case, a client...

December 7, 2016

Can't wait to buy that Chia Pet for 80 percent off? Beware clicking on links you receive from unfamiliar websites. It could be a "phishing" scheme, where shoppers who click through are led to a false site developed to steal their data. If the deal is too good to pass up, enter the website name by ha...

November 23, 2016

Can an Algorithm Write a Better News Story Than a Human Reporter?


*Narrative Science, is a company that trains computers to write news stories and the articles don’t read like robots wrote them.The articles run on the websites of respected publishers like Forbes, as well as other Internet media powe...

November 16, 2016

Your Dirty Desktop Could Be To Blame!

Not only does a dirty desktop make things hard to find, it can slow down your computer. The purpose of a desktop is to be interactive and navigable, not to store files. If you have a lot of files on your desktop, they need to be reorganized in other folders. Also...

November 9, 2016

Sometimes you need an oldie but a goodie…

 Over the years, we have had a need for older outdated software and EBay has been the perfect solution in many cases.  The benefits we see are the wide range of versions and ages available that have been the perfect fix when nearly every software vendor refus...

November 2, 2016

No matter how new your computer is, it can still be a victim of random slowdowns and crashes.
In most cases, the problem is relatively easy to fix. However, the problem might go deeper than just random, buggy performance. It's possible that your computer woes are the result of a nasty virus.

3 Sign...

October 26, 2016

I would also call this “What are you so afraid of?”. This small list is gathered after supporting Small Businesses in the Phoenix Metro Area (Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Phoenix, East Valley, Arizona) for 23 plus years. These are the events that cause disruption and expense. With a little preparation the...

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