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1:42PM

Desktop Computer Repair Tips For Every SMB

Did you know that the average small business employee loses approximately one work week per year because they work on an out-of-date PC?  Recent research conducted by Intel found this to be the case.

Here are some other interesting facts the study noted: 

  • Repairing an “old” PC (older than 4 years), costs 1.3 times more than repairing a PC that’s younger than 4 years
  • Employees who use PCs older than 4 years lose 21 more hours per year due to maintenance and security issues
  • 8% of small businesses in the US (the largest percentage of all countries surveyed) use PCs older than 5 years – compared to just 5% worldwide and 1% in India

So obviously maintenance is a big problem.  But, it’s a problem that’s not always easily solved.  Most businesses may already have a tight profit margin, so buying new equipment isn’t necessarily an option.

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11:03AM

Understanding Both Sides Of The Net Neutrality Debate

The term 'net neutrality' is something that's on the minds of many. It seems as though almost every day, a new law or suggestion is tabled which calls the privacy of internet users into question. While you may view the net neutrality debate as something you're getting tired of hearing, it's actually a many-sided debate which may completely change not only the way you use the internet, but determine your right to access that information.

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10:05PM

Education And The Cloud: Fad, Or Benefit-Rich Phenomenon?

Everyone seems to be raving about the benefits of cloud computing. It saves hard drive space, it allows users to access their needed files from anywhere and at any time, and it can offer seamless compatibility across platforms and devices. But despite its many benefits, there remain a few skeptics. Some say that cloud computing is what they have seen before, only repackaged and remarketed. Still others say that cloud computing may have plenty of benefits for business, but not so much for other areas such as education.

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6:00PM

10 Must Have Gadgets For Your Kitchen

Do you often get confused how to fill up your modern kitchen with some modern gadgets that is useful to you, and those gadgets that your kitchen crave for the most?

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3:37PM

Keeping Your Network Running Smoothly Is A Lot Easier Than You Think

Network & Server Repair doesn’t have to be scary, but it CAN be time consuming. For those do-it-yourself types out there, you may be making attempts to do your own computer, IT support, server repair and network maintenance. Kudos!  Especially in Small to Mid-Sized businesses, where budgets can be tight, the business case for in-house IT support may warrant the attempt. In that case, here are 4 relatively simple tasks you should be performing that can make your DIY IT support run smoothly:

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