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Smart Methods for Password Creation

We all know it can be challenging to come up with secure passwords that will protect your information from online crooks. The crooks are, in fact, becoming more and more savvy with each passing year. To protect your information, you should choose secure passwords that comply with high standards of protection. Here are a few recommended methods that can help…

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Computer How-To Articles: Improving Your Computer’s Performance

How to Improve Your Computer's Performance Every so often, we like to take on a mini research project just for you. Today we'll be giving you a list of how-to articles and videos that will explain how to improve your computer's performance. Whether you're a Mac or a PC, there should be something here for you. If you don't find…

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What Do We Actually Do?

Technology Support for Bay Area Businesses Having been in the IT industry for a while, we're pretty accustomed to getting "the look" when we tell non-techies what we do. You know what we mean.  It can range from a quizzical squint of the eyes, to a complete glazing over, to a wild casting about for something else (anything else!) to…

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How to Add RAM to Your PC

Every so often we write a simple how-to article to help those of you folks interested in DIY computing. If you're a techie this is obviously old hat, but for others it might be valuable instruction. Today's task is to add RAM to your PC. Upon successful completion of these steps, your computer will have more memory, which should improve…

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3 Funny Tech Videos

In honor of the Wednesday blahs, we wanted to share three of our favorite funny tech videos. No new releases, but great classics to turn that frown upside-down. From the annals of academia, a Windows prank or the tongue of angels?   Tech support, medieval-style.   A fun take on an old Michael Jackson classic. Not so sure about the…

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TechSoup.org Offers Discount Computers for Nonprofits

Discount Computers for Nonprofits If you're a nonprofit with a pressing need for new hardware, then get thee over to TechSoup.org, if you aren't there already. TechSoup's Refurbished Computer Initiative gives nonprofits an opportunity to purchase refurbished computer systems at a discounted price. In order to qualify, you must be a legitimate 501 (c)(3) organization or public library, and you…

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