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COMPUTER = LOVE = PROTECT

I know, the title of this blog post is a bit strange. Let me explain. A few days ago I was in BestBuy looking for a new PC for my daughter. Her current laptop (a 3-year old Asus) leaves a lot to be desired. The store did not have the specific Lenovo model I wanted. … Continue reading

PROTECT YOUR NEW COMPUTER

Did Santa bring you a new laptop or desktop computer? If so, here are a few tips on how to protect your valuable new computer. SAY CHEESE Crooks steal. It is their job.  Take pictures of each side of your laptop or desktop that clearly shows the make, name, model number and serial number. If … Continue reading

IT’S 2013…IS YOUR DATA SAFE?

There are two types of hard drives: those that have crashed, and those that will. When was the last time you backed up your important documents, files, pictures, songs or movies? Not backing up your files is a disaster waiting to happen. Always having a current local back up is a good idea. A better … Continue reading

DROPBOX TO THE RESCUE AT THE UNION MISSION

For two years I volunteered at the Union Mission helping people who lived in the shelter learn how to use computers and do Internet job searches.  On one particular night, I met a student named Gary. He wanted to get back into the construction field. He knew so much about construction and what to look … Continue reading