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Our Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing a New Computer, Part V
You might think you have all the information you need to make the best decision possible for your business’ computers, but there are a few other odds and ends you should think about. This final part of our computer buying guide will focus on topics that didn’t seem to fit in other parts of our
Our Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing a New Computer, Part IV
Your new desktop is nothing but show without a display to make use of it. Here are some of the major considerations you’ll need to think about when purchasing a new display for your device. The Number of Monitors If you have more than one monitor in your home PC, consider yourself in the minority.
Our Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing a New Computer, Part III
In this part of our computer buying guide, we’re focusing on storage space. Modern devices have several options available to them for storage, but the amount of space will vary by the brand of the device and the types of external storage used. Needless to say, knowing how much storage is available on your device
Our Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing a New Computer, Part II
In part two of our desktop buying guide, we’ll focus on RAM, or random access memory. Some users have difficulty understanding this, so we’ll do our best to make sure it’s easy to grasp and apply to your own purchasing habits. You’ll learn how to make the best decisions regarding how much RAM your device
Tip of the Week: Laptop Cleaning Best Practices
While we don’t mean to gross you out, your computer can be a pretty dirty place – and considering that we have our hands all over it (and who knows what else) all day, it seems a little obvious. What is also obvious is the idea that perhaps it should be cleaned once in a
Is It Time for a Technology Refresh?
Your business is always looking for ways to improve its operations. The more efficiently you do business, the more productive your company will be. To accelerate this growth many businesses look to information technology to build that added efficiency. Today, we will go over when you should consider upgrading your systems, and what benefits you
Your Computer May be Older than You
Think about how much office technology has changed over just the last 10 years. Remember those bulky, 60-pound CRT monitors? Remember thinking a 32” screen was a TV, not a computer monitor? While you more than likely have replaced those old computer monitors, what is the status of your computer hardware? If you purchased your
Tip of the Week: Consider Killing a Server Before it Kills Your Business
We thought we would do something a little bit different for this week’s tip. Instead of giving you some software tips or some kind of thing you can use to make your business more productive, we thought that we’d help you with the thing that you already know, but may not realize: Server maintenance is
Tip of the Week: How to Troubleshoot Your Device’s Sound Problems
There’s nothing quite as annoying as a computer whose volume is either too low or too high. Today’s tip is dedicated to helping you assess and respond to sound problems with your computer or device. Of course, while it helps to have a blog that can walk you through how to resolve certain issues, there
Does Retail Finally Need Technology?
Unlike the office environment, the technology used in retail has been relatively stagnant. The times are changing, though. It’s been a long time coming, but the technology used in the retail environment is finally evolving to meet the growing needs of organizations. Unfortunately, this has been met with the challenges of implementing said technology in