Password Management

Password Problems and Solutions -- Are you like many computer or smartphone users when it comes to passwords? If you have reused a password on more than one web site then we’re talking to you. A password is your secret key to the digital world but they are subject to hacking. I am not talking about hacking your computer; I am talking about hacking Wal-Mart, Equifax, and

Look Here, Look Here

I Can See for Miles and Miles -- With the right view, one can see for miles and miles because the view of the world from your desktop is more important than ever, and it‘s all made possible with monitors. Modern tech allows users to use Smart TVs as monitors (imagine a 50” monitor), mixed monitors of differing sizes, or a group of contiguous monitors arranged in a matrix.

It’s Dead Jim

Final Notice -- Windows 7 Has Expired. You know that - right? So, this is the last call and final notice to get the Windows 10 upgrade software for free, but there is a catch. To avoid paying for Windows 10 software you must have a valid Windows 7 ID and you will need a professional to install it for you. The do-it-yourself (DIY) update period has expired and Microsoft

As the Wind Blows

Killer Power Failures -- I am not here to say Pacific Gas and Electric California Utility (PG&E) is a mess, can’t control their power lines in high winds and is unable to provide reliable service – oh, woops I just did. That said, understand no matter where you live or which utility service you have, power will go out for everyone, sometime. When power fails it puts a stress on your electronic

Easy Backup with Shadow Copy

Only the Shadow Knows -- Perhaps you’ve read recent news about cyber-attacks that invade your computer, destroy or steal your data and demand payment to restore it? There are ways to prevent such attacks but the majority of anti-virus programs are weak and won’t prevent a hack. A good backup can get you back up and running with a minimum of effort and cost. Let’s

What’s the Difference Between Used and Refurbished Computers?

By: Will Claney At first glance one might think that used computers are the same as refurbished computers, and vice-versa but one would have missed some very important distinctions. The most important of these differences is quality. Pick up any newspaper, if you can find one, and look in the classified ad section and you may find several used computers for sale. Prices