October 25, 2011

“Malware” is an all-encompassing term used to describe any malicious program. In years past, viruses were the big threat. Viruses would actually infect a floppy disk and the files contained on it. By just inserting the floppy disk, you could infect your hard drive. I have not seen a virus

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October 6, 2011

Apple has a lot of ardent supporters, and understandably so. I’m a PC guy, but I can still look at a Mac and appreciate the attention to detail, the simplicity, and the elegance of Apple’s products. This was largely, maybe entirely, due to Steve Jobs. For those of you who

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August 29, 2011

I’ve met a number of small business owners who are using a lousy email addresses. For example, let’s say Bob Smith runs Bob’s Bait Shop. His web site is www.bobsbaitshop.com and his email address is . Or, worse yet, his email address is . What’s wrong with this? Why is it

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August 15, 2011

Network technicians, as a group, have a reputation for poor people skills and lousy service. What kind of response do you get when you call for computer support? Have you left a message and never been called back? Do you get YOUR technician when you call, or do you get

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July 22, 2011

Some of my clients are small business owners who are just getting started. These people tend to look at a server as an unnecessary expense, and rightly so. Sure, I would love to sell them a server, but if you work alone, you probably don’t need one. What they DO

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