In continuing with why I use the parts I do series, in this article I want to cover the hard drives I use and why. Yes I used the plural in hard drives.
Over the years, there have been only two major CPU / processor manufacturers. Yes, there have been others, they just have not been dominant in the computer and server industry.
I have used both of these manufacturers, AMD and Intel, in the past, however I decided to exclusively sell Intel in 2007.
I heard it again today, “I don’t have anything they would want, why would hackers attack me?” This is one of dozens of excuse people and businesses give me for not wanting professional IT services and or security.
Our cars have anti-lock brakes, air bags as well as seat belts. Some models come with rear cameras and auto braking features, all in the name of safety. Continue reading
For several years my small IT company used LogMeIn (LMI) as our remote client of choice for accessing customers computers when we could not be on site.
It started out with a free version. We added several pay for (Professional) versions on servers and some computers that needed the ability to transfer files or print from the remote computer to a local one.
Several years ago, LMI came out with “Central” where you could organize computers and servers into groups. This was a low cost item yet one that was worth it to my small business. We could now group each customer and place their computers into that group. Continue reading
This is a question I get all too frequently, “can’t you just make my computer last a little longer?” or some version of that.
Ladies and gentlemen, I hate to break the news to you, technology changes! Yes, I know that is a startling statement, however it is true. Moore’s Law states, correctly, that circuitry and thus technology’s abilities double every two years.
The vast majority of you buy a new phone every 2 to 3 years because “it can do more”, well so can your computers. Continue reading