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Should I Let My Kids Have Their Own Computers?

Posted by Mike Hurt on Nov 29, 2017 3:01:00 PM

If you're a parent, your child has probably begged you for a computer at some point. Some kids are intent on getting the latest and greatest laptop or tablet to chat with friends, post photos, and search the web. Maybe you have a teenager who wants a powerful desktop computer for gaming.

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Topics: buying guides, computer security

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

Don't Buy a Business Phone System Until You Read This

Posted by Scott Breitman on Jan 24, 2017 10:20:00 AM

Reliable business communications systems are vital to your company’s operations and growth. Being able to connect with customers is one of your most basic needs! But today’s business phone system options are anything but basic. If you’re still using a premises-based hard line phone system, you probably also have a patchwork of mobile devices to supplement your old technology. You could be getting better service, better performance, and an overall better deal by upgrading your business phone systems.

 

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Topics: buying guides, business information, business phone

How to Choose a Laptop: Buying Guide 2017

Posted by Mike Hurt on Nov 8, 2016 10:03:00 AM

 

With so many different models and features available in the portable computer world today, it's easy to get lost in the marketing jargon when trying to choose a laptop. First and foremost, it's most important to identify how you're going to use the computer. This will help ensure you get what you need and don't pay for features you won't use.

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Topics: buying guides, business information

How to Choose a Business Printer

Posted by Mike Hurt on Sep 12, 2016 10:30:00 AM

 

Choosing a business printer can be a daunting task. There are so many different types, ranging in price from under $50 to over $1000. How do you know you’re buying the right type? Which one is going to last the longest?  Why do some printers cost so much, and how do you know when you actually need to spend a little more? Here's a start to answering all of these questions.

 

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Topics: buying guides, business information

Should I Buy a Mac or Windows-Based Computer?

Posted by Mike Hurt on Sep 5, 2016 10:30:00 AM

 

If it’s time to buy a new desktop or laptop personal computer (PC), one of the most basic decisions you will have to make is whether to choose a Mac or a computer with a Windows-based operating system. Each of these systems has advantages and disadvantages; neither is objectively “better,” but one might fit your needs better than the other. You should take a look at some of the differences between them to decide which seems more compatible and then head to a trusted vendor to let you “test drive” your choice before you buy.

 

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Topics: buying guides, computer recycling

Computer Repair vs. New Computer: Should I Fix or Buy?

Posted by Mike Hurt on Jul 21, 2016 1:13:41 PM

It can be frustrating to try to keep up with the latest and greatest new technology. Everything from cell phones to appliances seem to be out of date as soon as you get them home. When it comes to your computer systems, it can be hard to tell when you need to replace your hardware versus when you can repair (and maybe upgrade) your current machine. How can you tell if you should repair or replace your computer?

 

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Topics: buying guides, computer repair

Holiday Gift Guide 2012

Posted by Mike Hurt on Dec 12, 2012 12:00:00 AM

What’s new in the technology world this year? Don’t know what to buy for that special someone or teen who’s into gadgets? This is my list of top ideas for tech-related gifts this holiday season. These really aren't in any specific order as I just couldn't come up with a ranking that I liked. Hopefully you can get some ideas, and be sure to post a message if you'd like any specific recommendations!

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Topics: buying guides

Revealing Windows 8 – Should You Buy?

Posted by Mike Hurt on Sep 6, 2012 12:00:00 AM

"It's Windows reimagined and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability."

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Topics: buying guides

Laptop Buying Guide 2012

Posted by Mike Hurt on Aug 8, 2012 12:00:00 AM

With so many different models and features in the portable computer world today, it's easy to get lost in the marketing jargon. It's important to know how you're going to use the computer, this will help ensure you get what you need, and you don't pay for features you won't use.

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Topics: buying guides