Category Archives: Tech Reviews

Our Windows 10 advice – should you or shouldn’t you?


We have been getting calls on this almost daily, “my computer keeps telling me that I should upgrade to Windows 10. What should I do?” Our simplest answer? Windows 10 is excellent, but still evolving. It’s free for a year … Continue reading

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The “Geek” Holiday Wish List


It is the time of year where the combination of sales plus open wallets equal the Holiday Technology Bonanza! If you missed black friday and cyber monday, then you still have 10 shopping days left for the latest and greatest. … Continue reading

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Apple and iCloud security and the lack of it


A big shout out to Ars Technica for doing the work to research this after last week’s iCloud breach and continuing it after the breathless Apple hype for their new(ish) devices. If you have an iPhone, iPad or even one … Continue reading

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“Why shouldn’t I buy a Mac?” – an opinion from the trenches


A few weeks ago, I had a client greet me without a hello, just this question. I stared blankly at her for a moment. The client laughed and explained that she wanted a new laptop, and her boyfriend wanted her to buy a … Continue reading

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Microsoft Windows Store Is Polluted With Scamware And Microsoft Doesn’t Seem To Care – HotHardware


No surprise here. Microsoft was the last to enter the app store type market and their criteria for allowing items on the store is obviously flawed and rarely monitored. Microsoft Windows Store Is Polluted With Scamware And Microsoft Doesn’t Seem … Continue reading

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Review: Seagate BlackArmor NAS (Network Attached Storage)


Today’s review is of the Seagate BlackArmor NAS, specifically the Business Storage 4Bay NAS 4TB model#stbp4000100. We recently installed this unit for our offices to expand our storage needs instead of changing and upgrading our existing server configuration. Our primary … Continue reading

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My Blackberry Experience – a look through the years up to the Z10


I have a confession to make. I am a crackberry addict. As much as I fought it for years and resisted the idea of ever having a “smart phone”,  I eventually gave in. I hated the idea of being attached … Continue reading

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