Before you Switch

This may come as a surprise for some – if you change your ISP (Internet Service Provider) you lose your hosted email services from that provider. Example, if you use Zito and switch to Frontier you no longer get to use your @zito.net email. If you switch from Frontier to another provider, you no longer[…]

Windows 10 Adds Ads

  Market share wise Microsoft continues to dominate the laptop and desktop world with claiming ownership of 89% of such devices or roughly 283 million machines. The remainder are Apple devices, Chromebooks and a few Linux operating systems. As competition continues to grow, and Microsoft continues to make poor choices in implementation (everyone remember your[…]

Know Your Numbers

Scammers come in varieties of sheep clothing. They call impersonating Microsoft and Google, stating that there is “something wrong with your computer.”  They send pop-ups to your computer stating the same.  But did you know they advertise? If you do any type of search for Microsoft,  HP, Dell, Gmail, or other major computer hardware of[…]

Online Competition

Today there are virtual marketplaces online across the globe that you can purchase anything you could possibly imagine, legally – and – illegally, online.  We will not be discussing the “how-to” for hiring a hit man or human trafficking today, rather the competition between the legal companies. Walmart steps up the ante.  Recently Walmart began[…]

Types of Backup

Last week I discussed the cost of backup failure. This week I am presenting the different types of backups along with some of the pros and cons of each. First to clarify what is and is not considered a backup.  Programs that automatically synchronize data directly from your computer to an online service such as[…]