Introducing Kids to Technology by John Heida – originally published in the Ripon Record (May 13, 2015) As a parent of young children, along with the fact that my business is all about technology, I struggle with how much technology to expose my children to. I’m not in the business of telling other parents howRead more about Introducing Kids to Technology[…]
6 Steps to Safe & Smart Computing It doesn’t matter which type of computer you have anymore, there are people out there making malicious software to exploit you or your computer. Windows PCs are still more vulnerable than Macs are, but neither are free of issues by any means. There is no need to throwRead more about 6 Steps to Safe & Smart Computing[…]
Vacationing With Technology – Our 4 Essentials This past weekend my family and I went RV camping along the coast. We were a little apprehensive because it was going to be our youngest child’s first time camping. We weren’t sure how she would do sleeping in the trailer or if she’d wake up the entireRead more about Vacationing With Technology – Our 4 Essentials[…]
The Magic Cleaner? Recently I saw an advertisement for a product that claimed it could completely clean your computer of all of its virus and spyware infections. I was skeptical because I knew the exact process it takes to fully clean a computer. Even with our process that has been refined and adapted for almostRead more about The Magic Cleaner?[…]
My 5 favorite computer apps…that are free! I’ve made no secret of the fact that I love free software. Who doesn’t, really? In the past, I’ve made it my mission to find the best free pieces of software and have linked to them on our website. Narrowing it down to my 5 favorites is noRead more about My 5 favorite computer apps… that are free![…]
Extra Keyboard Keys Have you ever wondered why our keyboards have all of these extra keys? I mean, who needs the CTRL button anyway? Or the ALT key….who needs it? Well did you know that these keys still serve a purpose? You may not use them but after this article you may start using themRead more about Extra Keyboard Keys[…]
5 Ways to Easily Back up your Data! Most of you who’ve read stuff that I’ve written in the past know how much I hate to give people the bad news that their failed hard drive took all of their data with it. I hate it. We’ve had people cry on the other end ofRead more about 5 Ways to Easily Back up your Data![…]
10 Ways to Extend the Life of your Computer It never hurts to be on the frugal side, especially with how quick technology changes. Do you constantly update to the latest and greatest or do you try to make your computer last as long as it possibly can? That is a question for you toRead more about 10 Ways to Extend the Life of your Computer[…]
Is Microsoft Office Affordable?
Quite a while back I wrote an article called: “To buy or not to buy”. In the article, I wrote about a fairly new office product called Kingsoft Office. While I do still love that product, Microsoft has actually made it a little more affordable to use their products with Office 365. Read more about Is Microsoft Office Affordable? …
What’s the Slowdown?
Take a moment and compare the amount of hours you spend on your computer with the amount of hours you spend in your car.
I read one recent study that claimed the average adult spends 4 to 6 hours daily on their computer. I’d be willing to bet that most of us don’t spend even close to that amount of time in our cars yet we take our vehicles in for maintenance on a fairly regular basis. We know that by doing so, we will get the longest life out of our vehicles.
So why do most of us fail to do the same thing with our computers? We seem to get angry and are surprised when something goes wrong on the very thing we spend 4 to 6 hours a day on. Read more about What’s the Slowdown? …