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What Equipment Should I Choose for My New Home Office? (Part 2/2)

Posted by Mike Hurt on Nov 16, 2017 4:02:00 PM

It's one thing to set up the basic elements of your home office, such as your computer, printer, desk, chair, etc. Setting up your office in a manner that safeguards your data and equipment is whole different challenge. Simply buying the proper equipment isn't enough; you need the proper software so you can work without worrying about hackers and viruses. Today, we'll discuss how to keep your home office equipment and data safe and up to date.

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Topics: computer security, internet safety

What Equipment Should I Choose for My New Home Office? (Part 1/2)

Posted by Mike Hurt on Nov 1, 2017 6:58:00 PM

If you're planning to set up an office in your home, you should take some time to figure out exactly what you need. Setting up a home office can be more complex than you might assume. You'll need more than simply a computer and monitor. A home office that empowers you to work as effectively as possible requires several pieces of equipment.

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Topics: business information

How to Teach Your Kids Good Internet Habits

Posted by Scott Breitman on Oct 18, 2017 7:30:00 PM

It wasn't long ago that parents taught their kids about the dangers of talking to strangers in public. Nowadays, parents have much more to worry about than their kids' in-person interactions with strangers.

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Topics: internet safety

5 Cornerstones of Home Computer Security

Posted by Mike Hurt on Sep 27, 2017 10:01:00 AM

Learn how to make wise decisions when surfing the web, secure your home wireless network, and make sure you don't lose important data if faced with a sudden crisis. Here are our top computer security tips.

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Topics: computer security, internet safety

Relying on Facebook for Photo Storage Is a Major Mistake

Posted by Mike Hurt on Sep 22, 2017 6:38:00 PM

We know it's tempting to use Facebook as a repository for digital photos. Most people post their photos to this popular social media platform without a second thought. In fact, an incredible 65 percent of those who share photos online rely on Facebook to show off their images.

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Topics: data backup

Do I Need a Desktop AND a Laptop?

Posted by Mike Hurt on Sep 6, 2017 8:01:00 PM

Most people have either a laptop or a desktop and often wonder if another computer would make life easier. In some situations, owning a desktop and a laptop makes sense. In other situations, owning both types of computers can end up being a waste of money. So, do you need both? If not, which type is better for you? Read on to find out.

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Topics: buying guides

My Mobile Device Broke! Now What?

Posted by Mike Hurt on Aug 22, 2017 1:28:00 PM
If your mobile device broke, don't panic. There are a few different solutions for you to consider. Let's take a look at exactly what you should and should not do after your device breaks.

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Topics: computer repair, IT questions

My Child's Device Was Lost or Stolen! Now What?

Posted by Mike Hurt on Aug 8, 2017 1:00:00 PM
Your child will likely lose an electronic device of some sort. Some of these devices are getting smaller with each passing year, making them easier to misplace and overlook. Add in the fact that the typical youngster owns all sorts of devices, and there's a good chance at least one will be lost in the shuffle at some point. The average tween or teenager owns a smartphone, tablet, and/or laptop computer. If your child loses track of a device, don't panic!

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Topics: data backup

Your Photos Are in Danger!

Posted by Mike Hurt on Jul 25, 2017 1:08:00 PM

If you store your photos on your computer's hard drive, an external hard drive, or a CD/DVD, they are in grave danger. Unfortunately, most people don’t think twice when leaving their prized pictures on such storage spaces, but it’s only a matter of time before you lose them.

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Topics: data backup

Music Streaming: Is It Right for Your Family?

Posted by Mike Hurt on Jul 11, 2017 2:38:00 PM

It seems like everyone is streaming these days. All sorts of services are available to provide a seemingly endless library of music that can be accessed instantaneously with an internet-connected device. You may be wondering which service you should try. Should you be paying a monthly subscription to “borrow” music, or is it a better idea to buy and download music you’ll actually own? Here’s our take on the matter.

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