Category Archives: Networking

posts on networking, wireless, wired, computers, tablets, smart phones, game systems, Blu-Ray systems with streaming video

Who I Write For

Hello, As I have stated in earlier posts, this blog is for the average everyday computer user. I focus the content and my writing style to those who don’t have the time for tech speak. I find that people want to learn, but just don’t have the time. So, that’s where I step in. There’s […]

What’s Wrong With Apple? How to survive and get out of single digits.

Hello, I have written before on the impact or lack of impact of Macs in the marketplace. Before I continue, I am a Windows user and a Mac user. I service Windows PCs and Macs. So, I think I have some objectivity in this area. The simple truth about the Windows versus Mac debate is […]

The Danger In Using Retail Store Apps

Hello, The explosion of smartphones on the market has obviously created thousands of more apps. I wrote about passwords several days ago. Then, today I found this article about Starbucks app and passwords. Check out the article: http://www.technewsworld.com/story/Passwords-Flow-Freely-at-Starbucks-79806.html. Now, if you just think this is a Starbucks problem, you are mistaken. It leads me to […]

Passwords, Passwords, Passwords

Hello,   How many passwords must one remember? Too many… Just in case you are not aware, there are many free password generators and password storage programs/apps available. However, it never ceases to amaze me that people don’t take this more seriously. Now, I don’t think it’s fair to paint everyone with a broad brush. […]

Beware of Tech Support Scams

Hello, Have you ever had some kind of remote tech support done on your computer? I know I have. Check this out: http://videos.komando.com/watch/4871/viral-videos-tech-support-scammer-installs-virus-right-in-front-of-your-eyes?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=tvkim&utm_content=2014-01-15-article-title-e. It’ll take about 5 minutes total to read the article and view the video. It made me pause and think how vulnerable one can be. Since computers are in some way, intimidating to […]

Small Businesses & Cybersecurity For The Future

For Small Businesses, it is critical to understand the future impact of avoiding sound cybersecurity practices. It will be a necessary cost of doing business in the digital age. Check out this article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/cybertruth/2013/12/24/why-small-businesses-must-tackle-cybersecurity/4190325/