What to do if ____ happens?

BAIC Multimedia, Blog, Mobile Users, News, Tutorials, Windows Support 3.11.2015 Comments Off on What to do if ____ happens?

We Californians aren’t used to bad weather. Most small to medium sized companies also don’t have a contingency plan in place should something happen to their technology. Earthquakes, rain, electrical storms, and simple outages can bring your small business to a grinding halt in the blink of an eye. Unless you are prepared. Let’s make…

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Rethinking Windows 10 – Should I Upgrade?

Blog, Mobile Users, News, Tutorials, Windows Support 24.8.2015 Comments Off on Rethinking Windows 10 – Should I Upgrade?

We’ve been advising folks to hold off on the new Windows 10 upgrade until we can get a better feel for the OS, and test it ourselves on newer and older hardware to see how well it performs before we tell our family, friends, and clients to go ahead and do the upgrade. A little…

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Internet Privacy and the Search Engine Generation

Blog, Freelance, Mobile Users, News, Tutorials, Windows Support 7.7.2015 Comments Off on Internet Privacy and the Search Engine Generation

This is CJ, and I have some words of wisdom from from Gen X to the Search Engine Generation. Years ago when the Internet 1st came to be (and you all were in diapers or not even born yet), my father said to me “people shouldn’t do anything on the Internet that they wouldn’t want…

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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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Don’t Blame Your Router (blame the neighbors)

BAIC Multimedia, Blog, Mobile Users, News 28.4.2015 Comments Off on Don’t Blame Your Router (blame the neighbors)

If you live in an apartment complex, condo complex, business suite, or otherwise heavily populated area,  you’ve probably noticed more than just the passive-aggressive network IDs that your neighbors use—very likely you’ve had problems with your wireless connections dropping out, or just not being as fast as you’d like -And here’s a quick and easy…

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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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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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How to Rename your iPad

Blog, Mac Support, Mobile Users, Windows Support 22.12.2012 Comments Off on How to Rename your iPad

Want to change the name of your iPod, iPad or iPhone? The first time you ran the iTunes Setup Assistant, you were asked to name your new device. But many people are so excited to play with their new toy that they blow right past this step. So what should you do if you want…

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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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Windows 8: The Animated Evaluation

Blog, Mobile Users, Windows Support 22.12.2012 Comments Off on Windows 8: The Animated Evaluation

 

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