Heat and Your Sensitive Electronics

BAIC Multimedia, Blog, Linux Support, Mac Support, Mobile Users, Tutorials, Windows Support 30.6.2015 Comments Off on Heat and Your Sensitive Electronics

You wouldn’t leave your child or pet locked in a hot car (nor would YOU like it). And your sensitive electronics don’t like the heat either. Computers, routers, switches, etc have a tenancy to be locked away in closets and cabinets do not do well in severe heat, and they will fail on you. This…

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Alternative Browser Review 2014

Blog, Linux Support, Mac Support, Mobile Users, Windows Support 7.12.2014 Comments Off on Alternative Browser Review 2014

Everyone that’s on the Internet has heard of the main browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari. But not a lot of people have heard of some other great browsers out there that are free to use, work really well, and have unique features not found in any other browser. Let’s take a look…

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Reasons why remote support is better than on-site support

BAIC Multimedia, Blog, Linux Support, Mac Support, News, Windows Support 30.9.2014 Comments Off on Reasons why remote support is better than on-site support

The trends of technology are constantly changing. The need for an on-site tech is becoming less and less. But why is this becoming so important for the tech company as well as the person receiving support? Well there are many reasons. While it is still necessary to have an on-site tech for things like mechanical…

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Are you prepared?

Blog, Linux Support, Mac Support, Windows Support 7.2.2014 Comments Off on Are you prepared?

Let’s pretend you have a hard drive failure…right NOW! Or what if your laptop or PC were stolen, or succumb to a really bad virus. What do you do? Well most people think that the 1st step is to call their IT support or their local computer shop. Well that’s actually the next step. The…

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WordPress is unable to establish a database connection

Blog, Linux Support, Mac Support, Tutorials, Windows Support 2.5.2013 Comments Off on WordPress is unable to establish a database connection

Why do you get this error? Well basically, you are getting this error because WordPress is unable to establish a database connection (just like the error says). Now the reason why WordPress is unable to establish a database connection can vary greatly. It could be that your database login credentials are wrong or have been…

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20 Great Google Secrets

Blog, Linux Support, Mac Support, Windows Support 24.4.2013 Comments Off on 20 Great Google Secrets

By Tara Calishain PC Magazine Google is clearly the best general-purpose search engine on the Web (see www.pcmag.com/searchengines). But most people don’t use it to its best advantage. Do you just plug in a keyword or two and hope for the best? That may be the quickest way to search, but with more than 3…

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Wireless Internet and Microwave Ovens

Blog, Just for fun, Linux Support, Mac Support, Mobile Users, Windows Support 27.12.2012 Comments Off on Wireless Internet and Microwave Ovens

We noticed something odd a while back– when the microwave oven was being used, we would lose all connectivity on our wireless internet connection. That lead to the internet dropping out in the whole building – internet radio, game consoles, laptops, etc. It turns out that the issue is that microwave ovens and wireless internet…

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Transform a USB stick into a boot device packing multiple Linux distros using GRUB

Blog, Just for fun, Linux Support, Mac Support, Mobile Users, Windows Support 22.12.2012 Comments Off on Transform a USB stick into a boot device packing multiple Linux distros using GRUB

A USB stick used as a bog-standard storage device can be transformed into a host device for Linux images upon reboot in 5 easy steps. In this HOWTO the USB stick is identified as sdX and contains a single partition sdX1. Make careful note of the drive and partition labels on your system as they can be very different. The…

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Five Tools to help Kids with Computer Programming

Blog, Just for fun, Linux Support, Windows Support 28.11.2012 Comments Off on Five Tools to help Kids with Computer Programming

It’s hard to argue with the importance of teaching students how to use computers — how to turn on, log on, search the Web, and use applications. These skills are absolutely necessary for students’ academic success as well as for their future job prospects. Being able to use the Internet and operate computers is one…

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A Tutorial on Anonymous Email Accounts

Blog, Just for fun, Linux Support, Mac Support, Windows Support 28.11.2012 Comments Off on A Tutorial on Anonymous Email Accounts

Tomorrow, as the Senate Judiciary Committee considers reforming the decades-old federal email privacy law, the personal Inboxes and love lives of senior military and intelligence figures may be on that august body’s mind.  When the FBI poured through the personal lives of CIA Director David Petraeus, Paula Broadwell, Jill Kelly and General John Allen, citizens…

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