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
As a business owner, you want your systems to make serving your customers easier, more organized, and more successful. A very common situation for a business owner to be in is to have gotten used to a system, and used it well for years, only to find that it’s now outdated and behind, or no longer capable of working on the scale you need it to. What you’re working with is legacy software. It still does what you originally needed, but your needs and wants have changed. An example of this might … [Read more...] about Escaping from Legacy Software (Aka Old Computer Systems)
Greetings! Last month, we went over the relative merits of replacing or upgrading a workstation. This month - Which is your favorite browser? Why? Which one bugs you the most? Everyone has their favorite, but is it the right fit? We examine the contenders. Find more on Blog at GrundigIT.com As Always, Happy Computing! -- Tom Grundig Browser Wars - Which is Yours? Which is your favorite browser? And why? We want to hear … [Read more...] about January Newsletter: Browser Wars!
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?
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?
Using a slow computer workstation is one of the must frustrating things for anyone trying to get something done on a computer, particularly with the mounting list of tasks that each of us must accomplish during the workday. A common request with by small business owners and managers and computer users is ". . . Speed up my workstation." Usually, one can do any of the following, and in the following order (Reply to this post with a questions or talk to your IT consultant if anything is … [Read more...] about Is is better to upgrade or to replace a slow workstation?