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Rev up your laptop - Get a Solid State Drive!

Posted by Ann Westerheim on 7/23/12 10:01 AM

My laptop was running slow and I was starting to think about replacing it, and decided to upgrade to a solid state hard drive instead.  Wow!  What a difference!

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Tags: laptop, solid state hard drive, performance

"Deep Freeze" to Protect Your Shared Computers

Posted by Ann Westerheim on 1/18/11 9:54 AM

In this day and age of all sorts of computer viruses and threats, a big problem for businesses is what to do with systems used by multiple people.

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Tags: laptop, small business, computer, security protection

Laptop Encryption - Part 2 - Know the Difference Between "Sleep" and "Hibernation"

Posted by Ann Westerheim on 1/11/11 9:28 AM

Good news, you've protected your laptop (and your business and your customers) by encrypting it.  Now, now an encryption key will be needed to access confidential or protected information.

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Tags: laptop, Encryption

Sign of the times - Where are the desktop computers?

Posted by Ann Westerheim on 12/13/10 8:49 AM

Its been a few years since notebook sales surpassed desktop sales, but a weekend visit to the local Staples store shows how far this trend has gone:  On display were 15 laptops, 3 netbooks, 1 tablet, and off to the side, on a lower shelf, were 3 desktop PCs. 

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Tags: laptop, computer, PC sales

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