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managed IT guy cartoonLet’s start by defining “Managed I.T. Services.”  When a company says they offer managed I.T. services that company is basically saying that they want to be your company’s I.T. department.  A managed I.T. service company will set up and configure new computers, install new network equipment, troubleshoot problems with your computers and / or network, update the systems on your network when necessary, and other such I.T. related tasks.

So, why use a managed I.T. services company versus hiring your own “computer guy” or simply letting someone in your office do it?  A few reasons. Continue reading “The Benefits of Managed I.T. Services” »

jpgIn today’s world, we all know that technology is key to getting an education. From GED to Ph.D. it doesn’t matter, technology has become an integral part of the education system. Technology and the internet have opened up students to a whole new wealth of knowledge right at their fingertips. The knowledge that used to take days to track down is there for them in an instant. As a result, the educational system has become increasingly competitive. Here we are going to talk about just a few ways technology can help you get your degree. Continue reading “Technology That Will Help You Get Your MBA” »

chuyen-gia-my-tron-mat-khi-nguoi-tq-chuong-phim-tro-nang-tren-iphone-thay-vi-nut-homeThe Apple Operating System has become a huge part of everyone’s everyday lives. We have iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks. Becuase of these widely-used devices, accessibility is also included in the systems. Apple has always been good at improving technology and providing the ulimate experience on its user interface, and they never fail to deliver. Here are some iOS accessibility features you may not know about: Continue reading “iOS Accessibility Features You May Not Know” »

Business and DataThe massive amount of data created every day is a gold mine for business-minded individuals – but only if they can harness it properly. Business analytics is the process of analyzing data to determine best practices and a good course of action for a company, based on the information given. If companies take advantage of the data that’s available, they can optimize profits and productivity while lowering overhead and risk. Check out these data and business statistics from TheNextWeb.com:

Continue reading “Interesting Facts About Business and Data” »

Watch TV on Your PCWith the rising costs of cable and satellite television, many people are looking to their personal computer for their television fix. There are several places on the internet where you can watch your favorite television shows for free or for a small monthly fee. While you will not be able to access all of your favorite shows on the PC, there is a good chance that a vast majority of them will be available.

The first place to watch television on your PC are the websites of television channels. TV channels, like NBC and Discovery, will have almost all of their shows available to watch on their website. This is a great way to get access to hundreds of great television shows for free. If you can not find all of your favorite television shows through this method, then you can always sign up for a television streaming service for a small monthly fee.

Continue reading “Best Places to Watch TV on Your PC” »

internet-100016261-largeI admit, I use a lot of bandwidth every month, which I’m sure my Internet Service Provider (ISP) is very aware of. I don’t have cable, so I use torrent programs, stream media, Skype, game, and use other services quite often. And you know what?  I don’t care, since it’s what I pay for. Even if I use more data than most people in my town, does that mean I should automatically have to pay more than everyone else?

Maybe I should admit yes, but that will never come from my mouth. I am not stupid, and most of you should know that once you give some companies – especially big biz and corporations – unregulated power, they’ll exploit their customers any way they can. We’ve seen it happen with cell phones, most notably AT&T, and that is already happening with Internet.

Continue reading “Would Tiered Internet Be the Last Straw for Users?” »

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If you are running into trouble with your Avaya technology, chances are you want some help troubleshooting the equipment. There is nothing more frustrating than not knowing exactly how to correct an issue with your hardware. Chances are you’ve been in a situation where no matter what you do with the system, it just comes up with dead end after dead end and you start looking for free Avaya support. Yes it’s free – there is no need to pay for the support, as there are different options available to you. So, instead of going out and paying a professional to come out and look at your hardware, you just need to look over the different free support services and see if you can find an answer to your question.

Continue reading “Options For Finding Free Avaya Support” »

mountain lionAs Apple continues to release new operating systems, one may start to wonder, “Aren’t they going to run out of big cats to name them after?” Not yet. They got pretty clever on the last release. Since they had created an upgrade from OS X Lion, they decided to call the new release OS X Mountain Lion. Why? It still gives you everything Lion did: same beautifully simple layout and functionality, along with all the features you love that make a Mac super user friendly. But there are some major differences. Still a lion, but this time, it’s a bit of a different breed.

Continue reading “OS X Mountain Lion: New Breed, New Features” »

Email TipsA while back, Forbes was collecting letters so you could send “an email time capsule” to yourself in the future. The idea was that you could send an email to yourself to arrive in either 1, 3, 5, 10, or 20 years time. Although their experiment has long been closed, there still are sites that allow you to send these types of emails. Continue reading “8 Email Suggestions To Send To Your Future Self” »

MacBook ProI have been battling for quite some time with constantly running out of RAM on my MacBook Pro. Whilst I have 4GB of RAM – it’s just never enough (8GB upgrade going to be happening on my upcoming US trip methinks!).

However, I got tipped over the edge whilst trying to do some work today and decided to look for a quick fix. One of the suggestions I saw was to boot my OS into 64 bit mode. Given one of the key features of Snow Leopard Technology is the fact that it’s built as 64 bit from the ground up, it always puzzled me that they didn’t enable a 64 bit kernel by default. Of course, the reason behind this is to try and increase compatibility with non 64 bit hardware etc, but it still is a pain.

In order to enable a 64 bit kernel, you can approach this a few ways. The quickest and easiest way is to hold down the 6 and 4 keys just after you power up your Mac. This will boot you into 64 bit mode for that session only (ie. next time you reboot you will be back to 32 bit mode).

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