On this Earth Day, I thought it would be important to remember that little, spinning blue marble in space that we call home. Being in the computer industry, I know the waste and damage that can be done to the planet when electronics are not properly disposed of and recycled.[…]
Welcome to Tax Day 2019, or as we like to say here, the start of the Phishing season. What is phishing? Phishing is attempt by an individual to gather sensitive information from you, usually for their own personal gain. At this time of the year, the two most common ways[…]
April Fool’s Day – A History
I woke up this morning and thought to myself, just where did April Fool’s Day come from? So, after some Internet research, I seem to be no closer to the solution but do have some interesting ideas. Which is your favorite? Comment below so we can continue to add to[…]
Patch Tuesday – March 2019
Today is the second patch Tuesday for the month of March. What is Patch Tuesday and why is it important? Well, in October of 2003, Microsoft decided that patches would be released on the second (and if necessary the fourth) Tuesday of each month. This allowed IT departments to plan[…]
Technology Today – Meet the Inventors of Some of Today’s Most Important Products
March 14th is a good day for scientist. It is Pi day, Genius Day and Celebrate Scientists Day. To that end, I want to talk about some of the people who have made your life better because frankly, they were tired of technology and wanted something better. So today, we[…]
Should I Upgrade my RAM?
2019 has been a great year so far for those who want to upgrade their computer’s Random Access Memory (RAM). What is RAM? RAM is simply the place in your computer where you store items that you are working on right now, such as applications and programs. This is not[…]
Just what is a VPN anyway and do I need it?
For weeks now, I have been hearing advertisements for For weeks now, I have been hearing different advertisements about VPNs on the radio and I started wondering how many people actually understand what they are trying to sell. So, without further ado, here is a little primer on what a[…]
Dreaming of the Cloud
It was such a beautiful day today that I decided to go for a walk with my human. Took him a while to get out of the house but seemed he seemed to enjoy it (Mom is still too sick). While walking, I looked up and noticed some clouds forming[…]
Welcome to our new website. Dot and I are very happy that you have decided to come and learn a bit more about us. After almost 35 years of working with computers (in case you are wondering, that is 245 dog years), I am still excited every day. What makes[…]