Category Archives: Basic Computer Info

Firewall Monitoring, Why do I Need It?

Hackers and criminals are out there every day working hard to crack into your network and database.  The best way to protect yourself from these vicious attacks is to have a secure firewall that is effectively monitored. Simply put, a firewall is a piece of hardware or software that sits between a computer and the […]

Tips for Boosting Your Personal Computer Skills

In these times of modern technology, having computer skills isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity. With increased skill and comfort levels, you may have more opportunities in front of you. Here are a few suggestions on how to become just a bit more computer savvy. Read technical books. One of the best ways to improve […]

Helping Grandparents Stay in Touch Using Technology

Keeping in contact with friends and family is important to us as people.  If that weren’t true, we wouldn’t have devised so many ways to do it.  We’ve moved beyond the letters our parents and grandparents used to write and the occasional phone call too keep in touch.  Sharing news this way could take several […]

Looking for a Job? How Tech Savvy Should You Be?

Chances are very high that wherever you work you will need to perform basic computer tasks. Entry level jobs that require computer knowledge include receptionist, data entry, clerk, human resources and customer service.7 So you may not be a computer whiz, but you know how to do “some stuff.” How much is enough to get […]

More Monitors Make You More Productive

How tedious is getting your work done on the computer when you have to constantly flip between documents, email, instant messaging, multiple web tabs, etc? Technology is always being updated to be more convenient and productive. Well you can increase your productivity a lot without any upgrade. Just get another monitor. What are the advantages […]

How to Choose the Right Equipment for Your Office

Setting up your own business can be an exciting time. Of the many decisions that you need to make – from staff size to logos – one important item is the equipment that you purchase for your office. The right equipment can help boost you abilities and your productivity, while the wrong equipment can turn […]