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3 Top Reasons for Onsite Computer Repair

3 Top Reasons for Onsite Computer Repair No one wants to experience computer problems. Whether it’s used for personal or business use, your computer is likely indispensable. Essential customer files are on there! All your downloaded music! The family photos! Vendor contracts and employee payroll information! Compounding the crisis is the hassle of going to get the computer fixed. That’s why we offer onsite repair services. When You Need Computer Repair Regrettably, there are common computer problems you might…

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Loving your External Hard Drive

Loving your External Hard Drive External hard drives free up storage, offer portability, and provide a lifeline in case of computer disaster. It pays to take good care of these compact, convenient devices. Here are some helpful strategies. 1. Don’t knock the drive. Depending on the type of drive you have, impact could damage it. The hard drive’s mechanical drives work a little like a record player. Envision a spinning platter and a needle reading it. Note, you Don’t…

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What Happens to Your Data When You Die?

What Happens to Your Data When You Die? Death is a morbid topic most of us try to avoid. Making a will and saying we prefer cremation is the extent of our advance planning. Yet, you may want to also think about what’s going to happen to your data. Consider your digital footprint. You have photos, files, and emails on your computer and your phone. You’re also documenting your life on social media, and sharing on more than one…

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What is the Best Way to Backup?

What is the Best Way to Backup? “That will never happen to me.” We get through our lives telling ourselves the worst won’t happen to us. It’s the same with business: “We won’t need this data backup.” Yet, whatever your industry, secure, reliable backup ensures business as usual. So, what’s the best way to backup? Here’s help. Why You Need to Backup Business disruptions of any kind can be costly. The disaster might take one of several shapes: Natural…

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OK Google, How Safe Are You Really?

OK Google, How Safe Are You Really? Are you prompting Siri, Google, or Alexa? When you talk a home assistant, you join a growing number of smart homes. Smart home assistants search online, start phone calls, order groceries, play music, turn lights on. All with a single spoken command. Research into how people use Google or Alexa demonstrates the core features. Listening to music ranked first. Checking weather and asking for general information rounded out the top three. Setting…

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Remote IT Will Create Tech That Works for You

Remote IT Will Create Tech That Works for You There are few things as frustrating as IT issues getting in the way of your work. Even the simplest of problems can break your flow, ruin your productivity, and waste your time. IT should be working to boost your day instead of slowing you down. Tripping up on a computer glitch can happen at any moment. Working to fix one can take hours. You might try a few steps that…

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Is There A Safe Way to Use The Cloud?

Is There A Safe Way to Use The Cloud? Cloud technology has grown to new heights in recent years. Ten years ago ‘the cloud’ was jargon almost nobody was aware of, today it is a phrase used almost daily in offices worldwide. More and more businesses today are taking advantage of the huge benefits cloud services have to offer. The sudden and widespread adoption of this new technology has raised questions too. Some want to fully understand what the…

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Has Your Email Been Hijacked?

Has Your Email Been Hijacked? A common complaint by many users in recent months has been spam emails appearing to come from their own accounts. Despite not knowing why, reports of friends, family, and contacts receiving spam email that appears to come from them has worried many people. Some have had their accounts suspended or shut down by their service providers as a result. For many, this experience can be highly disruptive. It’s a problem that can cause many…

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Repairing Your Computer Quicker for Less

Repairing Your Computer Quicker for Less Have you started to notice your computer’s niggles, flaws, and problems growing more severe and more frequent over recent months? These issues can irritate you daily, stop you from doing critical tasks, and even put your data in danger. It may be time to book in your computer for a brief service check or repair to get back on track. When booking your PC in for a service, you can help your technician…

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Don’t Fall Victim to Webcam Blackmail

Don’t Fall Victim to Webcam Blackmail Many users have reported recent scam messages from individuals claiming to have intercepted their username and password. These messages often state they have been watching your screen activity and webcam while you have been unaware. Typically, attackers threaten to broadcast footage to your contacts, colleagues, or social media channels. Demanding payment in Bitcoin, malicious hackers blackmail their victims to keep confidential information private. Where Have the Attacks Come From? In many cases where…

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