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Office 365 Can’t Be Beat for Small Business

ffice 365 was officially launched nearly two years ago, and it offers a number of advantages over traditional Microsoft Office software for small businesses. As tablets and smartphones have become more practical for business use through bluetooth keyboards and better … Continue reading

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The Cloud: What is it, Why do I want it, and How much does it cost?

e’ve all been there. Your trusty old computer was getting slower and louder, but as long as it turned on, all was well. Then one day, completely out of the blue, silence. No lights, no sounds. In an instant, photos … Continue reading

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Access your computer anywhere

o you store things on your computer that you’d like to access while at work, on the bus, or while out and about? Do your parents in a different state need computer help? If you like the idea of being … Continue reading

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iPhone 5 vs Galaxy S III vs Galaxy Note II

f you are in the market for a new smartphone this fall, take a look at the top three contenders* – Apple iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S III, and Samsung Galaxy Note II. First of all, I am not going … Continue reading

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iPad App Fall 2012 Roundup

ith summer winding down, it’s time to take a look at what the iPad has to offer.┬áIf you’ve taken the plunge and adopted Apple’s wildly successful iPad, then you already know this: Apps are everything. A stock iPad already has … Continue reading

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Small Business Reputation Management Scam

As a small business owner, my online reviews are extremely valuable and can really affect my prospects for new business. Yesterday, I discovered that Nerd Busters had become a victim of a new trend in online scams that’s known as … Continue reading

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California Traffic Fines for 2011

I was curious to see how the current financial problems with our government (that means you) have impacted traffic fines. As someone who drives a lot for work, I am more susceptible to getting a speeding ticket or maybe checking … Continue reading

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How a slow computer eats your time

Computers are supposed to make our lives easier so we have more time, right? So what happens when your computer is bogged down by spyware and useless programs? Does it take longer for your system to boot than it does … Continue reading

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What is a torrent?

For those of you that aren’t knee-deep in tech news, you’ve probably heard the term Torrent before but have no clue what it means. The term probably came up during a discussion or article about pirated software, music, or movies.  … Continue reading

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Boots on the ground: Limitations of Remote Support

Recently, we received a service request to fix several computer issues for a new customer. Upon arriving, we discovered that the customer was the CEO of the largest online computer support company. Initially, we thought they were just performing some … Continue reading

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