Thanks for the Reminder, Microsoft. You’re Still Evil.

Microsoft sent many of us to Apples and Linux computers in the early oughts. Bill Gates was no prize, as far as ruthless billionaire CEO’s go, but his fat pal Steve Ballmer pushed evil to new heights, presiding over the Vista fuster-cluck, and calling Linux a cancer. But since the new guy has taken over,…

Stay Safely Backed Up Offline

There are some real baddies out there, folks who can and will turn your hard drives into jumbled nothing until you pay them hundreds of dollars. Protect yourself with offline backup. There are many free alternatives out there, including iDrive, Opendrive, and Google Drive. Synching allows you to back up to a friend’s computer, another…

Don’t tie your VOIP phones to an internet service!

BUSINESSES: The major Cox internet outages over the NWA area highlight how you have to be smart with your network. If you run Cox VOIP phones, you are at their mercy. If your Cox internet goes down, so do your phones! If you go with an alternative VOIP system, you can have dual internet failover,…

Bad Updates

Microsoft has succeeded in getting us used to bad updates. We’ve grown quite accustomed to stuff like broken programs, forgotten settings, and even forced upgrades. Millions of Windows 7 users woke up to find they had Windows 10 the next day. Microsoft has gotten away with being such a jerk by being the only game…

Survive the Summer of 18 Safely

It’s a hot summer. Do you have a backup plan if the air conditioning fails and your computer overheats? Keep your valuable data backed up online, so that losing a home computer is an inconvenience, not a tragedy. Let me help.

This Is Why a Plain Website Won’t Do

These are the statistics from my most popular site, miamihistory.net. 1136 devices, only 291 desktop computers!  If you’re not optimized for mobile devices, Google is going to penalize you in their search results. Call me today to get you on a mobile-friendly web platform.

Backup!

Backup: the sweetest word in high tech. As long as you have your stuff backed up, a dead phone or computer is a minor annoyance. And the only way to back up securely is redundantly. Let me help you get started.

Data Recovery

Do you have an old computer that won’t boot any more? Would you like the photos, movies, documents, and any other precious files recovered? I do that. Give me a call at 479-685-5757.

Don’t Get Duped on Facebook

Keep private! if you let others know certain things about your Facebook account, you’re in danger of getting “duplicated.” A hacker will use your profile picture and information to create a duped account and send your existing friends new friend requests, which they’ll probably accept. Next, they’ll re-join whatever groups you’re in, which will probably…