Introducing Kids to Technology

Introducing Kids to Technologyby 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 how to go…

6 Steps to Safe & Smart Computing

6 Steps to Safe & Smart ComputingIt 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 throw in the…

The Magic Cleaner?

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 almost 11…

Extra Keyboard Keys

Extra Keyboard KeysHave 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 them a…

What’s the Slowdown?

What’s the Slowdown?Slow-Computer

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.…