IT Support Monthly Contracts…

I am constantly amazed by what other “Managed Services” IT Companies get away with! There are so many client companies that think they have to pay a monthly fee in order to get good IT support. This is just not the case. Why pay a monthly fee, the same fee every month, even if you don’t […]

Net Neutrality and You

Most people get their high-speed internet access from only a few telecommunications giants.  These are Verizon, AT&T, Comcast, Time Warner, Cox and Charter.  The very few other, smaller providers depend on the bigger ISPs (internet service providers) to serve their customers.  When we send or receive data over the Internet, we expect those companies to […]

Apple No Longer Boasts That Macs Are Virus Free

In case you hadn’t heard, claims that Macs don’t get viruses are one of those urban myths that never die.  Even Apple’s marketing message changed, in early 2013. Previously, the company’s “Why You’ll Love A Mac” webpage had claimed Apple’s OS X software “doesn’t get PC viruses.” Now, Apple has tweaked that section of the […]

Microsoft ending support for older versions of Internet Explorer

Microsoft ending support for older versions of Internet Explorer? After ditching Windows XP, is this a surprise? If you’ve been hesitant to upgrade Internet Explorer on your older PC, you soon may not have any choice. According to Microsoft, starting January 12, 2016, “only the most recent version of Internet Explorer available, for a supported […]

Shiny new Apples!

This morning, September 9, Apple had an Event, and unveiled (…. surprise, surprise ….) the iPhone 6.  And, that wasn’t all! However, starting at the top of the list is the new iPhone, or rather, iPhones.  The new 6 comes in two different sizes, standard and Plus.  While the standard will be about 4.7 inches, the Plus […]

20 Google Search Tricks You Might Not Know About

According to StatisticBrain, in 2013, there were almost 6 billion Google searches per day, with a total of 2,161,530,000,000 searches for the year.  I would dare say that, if the majority of those people knew some of these Google search tricks, there would have been SO many more… Here is a list of helpful things […]

Microsoft Is At It Again

Microsoft has decided to get into your wallet again, by releasing its latest version of Windows, sometime this month. It seems like Windows 9 will be a lot like Windows 8, with a new start screen feature. According to Microsoft, the end of support for Windows 7 will be in the first part of 2020, […]