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How to Run Windows on the Mac

Aug 29, 2012
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Want to know how to run Windows on the Mac? You’re in the right place! More of our clients are interested in switching to the Mac because of the bad taste that Vista left in their mouths, or because of what they are hearing about Windows 8. Most programs work on the Mac now, so […]

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It's Not Just What You Know – WHO Do You Know and How Do You Connect Better?

In the world of business relationships, business relationships are also personal relationships. It is getting to know folks, earning trust, and establishing relationships. How does that happen? Often it starts by Networking- A sharing of information and services among individuals. If you are planning on going to networking events to build your connections, here are […]

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Maintain Computer Security with Strong Passwords! Instead of a pass-WORD, choose a pass-PHRASE!

A password can be the only thing between you and the ‘bad guys’, so secure your important data, by creating strong passwords.

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How to Use TrueCrypt to Encrypt and Secure Your Important Files and Folders

Most of us have external hard drives as a method of backing up our data, or as a convenient way to transfer files from one computer to another, but we rarely think to encrypt or secure the data on those drives in case they go missing or are stolen.

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Protect Yourself – Protect your Computer!

Aug 21, 2012
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During the summer, have you had friends or family come to visit and camp out on your computer and download all sorts of things? Is your computer running slower now or freezing and crashing? 0r did you discover that your email or your browser has been hijacked? It might just be that you have picked […]

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Print From Any Device to Any Internet-Connected Printer

Are you looking to print from your computer or laptop to a remote printer at the office, at home, or a friend’s printer? There are several services that offer the ability to do this, including Google Cloud Print.

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When Does the Cost of Not Upgrading Exceed the Cost of Upgrading?

It really depends on you, and what shape your computer is in, and what you use your computer for.

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Think Your Company Isn’t at Risk Because You’re a Small Business? Think Again.

Think your company isn’t at risk because you’re a small business? Think again. Hackers are smart and are targeting more small businesses than ever before. Because the capital of a small business is a greater than an individual’s, but the security is often less than that of a large corporation, small businesses have become a […]

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Email attachments – is there a better way?

It seems such a short time ago that our productivity was boosted as we quickly reached a stage where just about any document could be emailed to vendors, clients or collaborators. Now that we all do this, we’re recognizing the fragmentation it causes when a various participants in a project want to make changes, perhaps […]

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Virtual Desktops or Dual Monitors?

Jul 30, 2012
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We all want more desktop real estate. We are using more and more applications on our computers, and having to constantly move them around to access the ones you want quickly becomes a tedious process, or even worse, having to minimize and maximize windows as we need them. If you have the physical desk space, […]

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