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Why I use ASUS Motherboards

May 10th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Continuing on with the “Why I use the parts I do”, this article I wanted to cover the motherboards we at Ward Computers use for desktop computers and workstations. Interestingly, my first technology review back in March 2005 was of a Tyan motherboard. That article has since gone dark and is only in the bowels of my […]

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Tags: Hardware · Soap Box

Why I use Intel processors

April 11th, 2017 · 1 Comment

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.

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Tags: Hardware · Purchasing · Soap Box · Technology Review

Securing the Kingdom of your computer network

November 9th, 2016 · No Comments

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 […]

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Tags: Malware · Purchasing · Security · Soap Box

Log Me In is at it again. This time with Cubby.

October 19th, 2016 · No Comments

Over the years, LogMeIn.com (LMI) has gone from a great company with the customer in mind to a self-serving company whose ambition is profit. Yes, profit is necessary, I am a capitalist, however the screwing of the customer is a bad idea. To give you an idea of previous issues, check out my previous article: […]

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Tags: Backing up · Soap Box

Mesh Central the Good the Bad and the Ugly

June 2nd, 2016 · 3 Comments

In my previous article I wrote about my search for a remote control program replacement and my requirements. Here I want to expand on the one I chose, Mesh Central, and what I have learned after almost 18 months of using it. First, let’s get to the nitty gritty, don’t use them! Now on to […]

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Tags: Soap Box · Technology Review