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Email woes, Live Mail and Outlook

March 26th, 2020 · No Comments

Windows Live Essentials was released in 2012. Basically, it included an email client that was Outlook Expresses replacement. It had other features; however, Mail is the one I want to write about.

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Tags: E-Mail Issues · Software

Why I won’t build scrap technology for my customers

March 17th, 2020 · No Comments

In my previous article I talked about the Black Swan event that led to the current tech shortages we are experiencing. In this article I wanted to address one of the main questions I have received. Why don’t I just buy what is available and build or resell those products? There are certain parts and […]

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Tags: Hardware · Purchasing

New old fake invoice emails making the rounds

March 13th, 2020 · No Comments

There is a new version of the old fake invoice email going around.Please pay attention and don’t open emails or attachments that claim to be invoices or bills or “pay so I don’t sue you” invoices.They appear as your internet icon like below (my default browser is Chrome)

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Tags: E-Mail Issues · Malware · Security · Trojans · Virus · Worms

Black Swan Event of Technology

February 16th, 2020 · No Comments

A black Swan event is something that was not expected to occur, but a series of events caused it. Normally hindsight allows those looking at it to see that it was actually predictable. Here is a link where you can read more on Black Swan events: http://blackswanevents.org/?page_id=26 In our case, I can see clearly why […]

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Tags: Hardware · Purchasing · Soap Box

Portable and mobile security for your technology.

July 23rd, 2019 · No Comments

The traditional way of coming home to access the internet, email and social media has gone out the window. While home based security is critical, it also needs to take into account your mobility. Like a King who is relatively safe in his castle with its layers of security, once he leaves the castle, the […]

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Tags: Internet · Security