Category Archives: News

Is Windows 10 a Win?

Everyone is asking about what to do with Windows 10, Microsoft's newest operating system about to come out this summer. Should you get it? And when? How much better / easier / different is Windows 10? That depends on how much you hate your current operating system. Microsoft is bringing back the start button (although…
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WordPress SEO

If you are interested in SEO for a Wordpress site (or any site), here's a beginner's guide. http://www.wpexplorer.com/wordpress-seo-guide-intro/
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One Call Can Change It All…For The Worse

WARNING: There is a company calling around to Moreno Valley residents claiming to be Microsoft. They tell you there is a widespread trojan/virus/spam/spyware/pop singer running amok on the internet and YOU ARE INFECTED...ted...ted...ted. They need IMMEDIATE access to your system to clean off the 89,436 viruses and infections on your machine.  They want you to…
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What *bleep* is HeartBleed????

Heartbleed is a virus infection of a webserver, not your normal computer. This will affect *your* dealings with secure websties.  You don't need to update or change your protections, or *anything* with your desktop/laptop computers. Symantec (the makers of Norton) has a website here with more information and explaination. http://community.norton.com/t5/Norton-Protection-Blog/Heartbleed-Bug-What-You-Need-to-Know-and-Security-Tips/ba-p/1120128
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Just how bad is it?

Sometimes, I get asked by my friends not living in the mountains "just how bad is it"?  I know I keep describing living up here is akin to a third world country, but they don't comprehend.  Hope this helps. This is shot I took out the front window of my car on my way to…
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Fiber Optic Update and new Internet Options

The Sangre de Christo Chronicle has an update on the fiber optics project and a new choice for internet (line of sight wireless) in the area here: Sangre de Christo Chronicle Article Also, there is a link to the Kit Carson website to sign up to be contacted with more information on the fiber optic HERE…
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Why don’t you have any laptop power cables?

Good question! The answer is not so good.  Laptop power cables are one of the few bastions of greed computer companies have left.  Most require power in strange wattage with funky connectors, which basically forces you to get a new brick/power cord from the computer company itself. And they aren't cheap! There are usually knock-offs…
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Mysterious Disappearing Letters

Ever gone back to edit something, and have the letter right after your edit disappear when you type another letter? (ie, Somthing becomes Somehing and then Someting?) You may have (accidentally) hit the INSERT key, especially as it is right next to the DELETE key on most keyboards.  This will overwrite the letters with whatever…
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What is “The Cloud”?

The words "THE CLOUD" has suddenly sprouted up like a weed all over the Internet and computing and is apparently THE NEXT BEST THING EVAH!!!! So, what is "the cloud"? The concept of the cloud came about when the Internet took off.  Every website you visit is hosted on a computer somewhere in the world.…
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The Flying Monkeys Are Loose!!

So... Good news/bad news. My move to Angel Fire (which will steady my schedule) has been delayed by a week or so.  The good news is it's so they can replace all the flooring, paint everything, gussy up the furniture and generally fix everything that's wrong with it. Pretty darn good reason for the delay!…
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