A New Computer

Today I am introducing you to a “new” computer. I’m finding that people who use their computer just for email, facebook, the web, writing, spreadsheets and simple games are finding it easier, more enjoyable and less troublesome than Windows or Mac. The new computer I a talking about is called LINUX. Wait a moment some of you are saying. That’s been around since almost the dawn of the Internet and you are right. What’s So Good About It? First of all (believe it or not) it is familiar. Where I’ve installed it the (fussy) clients for whom things always seem to not be...

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We Are Microsoft, Trust Us

Lately, here in Oklahoma there has been a rash of social engineering attacks on computers. Social engineering is just a fancy way of saying SCAM. People will call you saying they are from Microsoft, Apple, a virus protection company (Norton, McAfee…) or your Internet provider, and say that your computer has been detected as causing problems and it needs to be checked or fixed. How the Scam Works As mentioned above, someone calls using a name that is “reputable”. You trust that name and thus trust them. They hope you don’t question how you can be sure they are from who...

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Do It For Me!

Oh! The drudge, for retailers, of entering all those values into a digital inventory in the computer. Then, there’s a risk of miss-typing values that change frequently into the digital inventory for people working with commodities whose prices fluctuate. The most frustrating and most common problem is, “I can’t get a program to do what I need it to do.” All of these can be addressed through programming or database manipulation. These days, they often go hand-in-hand. What can programming or database work do for you as a business owner? Many businesses have lots of information...

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Email Me, Who are You?

There are times that you want your name to stand out. For example, if you are a professional dealing with the public or a company presenting a strong image, you want YOUR NAME to stand out. One way to do this, of course, is to get your name on the Internet. And you don’t have to spend thousands of dollars to do it. Go Cheap! A web site! That is what people first think of when they think of getting their name on the Internet. But that can cost hundreds to thousands of dollars for a site that won’t scare people away from you. Let me introduce a cheaper way by way of example. Who...

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