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Unified messaging simply means that you can read and reply to your messages from any device you happen to be using. You don’t have to stop writing a report on your laptop and pickup your phone to read & reply to messages. You should simply be able to reply from your laptop.…

Read More We need unified text messaging that works on every device!

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This is most likely to apply to people who sometimes run their laptop with a second monitor attached. It’s a little different for me. I usually run two monitors on my desktop. My second monitor is down because I gave its’ power cord to my friend who needed it for their computer.…

Read More Quick Tip: Dual Monitor users who are only using one monitor


Unless you live under a rock, you know that Windows 10 was released last week. Windows 10 is the successor to Windows 8 and 8.1. For the first time in history Microsoft is giving away free upgrades. Anyone running Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or the Release Preview builds of 10 gets…

Read More Upgrading To Windows 10: Is It Worth It?


For the past few months I’ve been shopping around for a new TV. It’s time for an upgrade to the 32″ LCD that’s in the living room. A 46″ would be perfect for the size of the room. One of the things I’m noticing is that a good portion of…

Read More Smart TVs aren’t a Smart Buy



At the prodding of a buddy of mine over the winter I signed up for an online backup service called Zip Cloud. It’s an online backup service which basically takes a copy of all your files and places them online. If your computer ever crashes you simply download all your…

Read More Zip Cloud / My PC Backup are Scammers!

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