Last month, we reviewed Windows 7 and Server 2008 / 2008 R2 End-of-Life. This time: Mac vs. PC Find more on Blog at GrundigIT.com As Always, Happy Computing! -- Tom Grundig Mac vs PC In the tech world, Mac vs. PC has been a topic of debate for many years. Fans from both sides have been arguing tirelessly, claiming their system is better than the other. While both Window-based systems and Mac OSX can do pretty much the same thing, each system offers a few advantages over the other. Today, … [Read more...] about April Newsletter: Mac vs PC
Greetings! Last month, we covered the updated Google Backup and Sync, Drive File Stream and Google Calendar applications. This month: Is it better to upgrade or replace older workstations? As Always, Happy Computing! -- Tom Grundig Is it better to upgrade or replace older workstations? Computers are valuable pieces of equipment that are critical for all businesses. We would love for them to last forever, but, like any other piece of technology, they do not last forever. The … [Read more...] about December Newletter: Is It Better to Upgrade or Replace Older Workstations?
Every business has data that is essential for their operations, whether it’s files, documents, records, plans or proposals. But what happens if you lose that data because it is corrupted, hacked or deleted? All too often, both businesses and individuals find themselves in the position of missing essential data without any backup. While the situation can seem hopeless, you do have options for getting your data back, and this is called data recovery. What is Data Recovery? Data recovery is … [Read more...] about What Is Data Recovery and Do I Need It?
Last month, we went over how your privacy is invaded online by your ISP, Google, Facebook and other sites or companies. This month, we will cover what you can do to help protect your information. We will go over some of the main avenues for data collection by various websites that you may frequent. Then we will demonstrate how you can opt out of data collection services or reduce the amount of data that is collected and stored. Find more on Blog at GrundigIT.com As … [Read more...] about July Newsletter: Internet Privacy Changes
Regular Maintenance for both workplace and home computing Over the last few months we took a look at ways to get your business more efficient with Google Apps or Office 365. This month we'll be taking a look at regular maintenance to help keep your computer clean and healthy. If you feel overwhelmed with your computers slowness, and would like help with cleaning it out or even upgrading it, we offer these services to anyone working with us. Just let us know and we will be more than happy to … [Read more...] about August Newsletter: Cleaning up Viruses, Temp files, and more
Computer Security Computer Security is a hot topic and it will continue to be so for the forseeable future. OK, you have antivirus installed. Is that enough? Probably not. Here are some tips for keeping safe. As usual, feel free to suggest topics which you would like to see covered in an upcoming newsletter or on the Grundig IT news page, which can be found at under the News tab at www.GrundigIT.com As Always, Happy Computing! -- Tom Grundig Computer … [Read more...] about November Newsletter: Computer Security
2 months later and we're still talking about the same thing: Windows 10 Windows 10 was released on July 29th and the last month has enabled me to draw some conclusions based upon what I have seen so far. As usual, feel free to suggest topics which you would like to see covered in an upcoming newsletter or on the Grundig IT blog page, which can be found at under the Blog tab at www.GrundigIT.com As Always, Happy Computing! -- Tom Grundig Windows … [Read more...] about August Newsletter: Windows 10 Review
Decisions being made by computer owners or prospective owners are mainly being drive by price these days, for obvious reasons. Not everyone wants to spend a ton of money on a new PC, unless the return on investment is high enough. However, quality matters, too, as does the manner in which you will be using your machine. So, here are the 4 choices which I see right now for most business or home computer users. 1) Netbooks (a new term which has arisen over the last several years to describe a … [Read more...] about Netbook, Notebook, Desktop or Wait and Repair?
As the holiday season approaches, more and more people are asking for my advice on which computer system to purchase this year? This pertains to home users as well as those in a business environment. In my opinion, there are two major choices which must be made: PC or Mac? Desktop or laptop? PC or Mac? There are a lot of great systems available right now are very good prices, especially on the PC side, made by manufacturers such as Dell and and other. I recommend purchasing one of the … [Read more...] about What is the right computer to purchase this holiday season?