Wi-Fi connected scale from Withings can rat off your weight to Twitter to encourage you to drop a pound or two

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Tanya Thompson / @thompsontanya commented about a device on Twitter this morning that caught my eye… It is the Withings / @Withings Wi-Fi connected scale, which uses network connectivity to log and track your weight loss (or gain) among other things. You can view your trends with a web interface, and access the data with your iPhone. I believe something like …

Augen Android 2.1 tablet computer available from K-Mart for $150 – iPad killer?

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The Androids are coming, the Androids are coming! A few posts ago I talked about the number of portable tablet computers / pads that are coming on the market. Yesterday I took Scott’s Android pad to a Greenville meeting spot (Halfway to Habana) where we gather on Thursdays for fun and fellowship – nobody seemed too impressed with the device …

Notebook Comparison: Toshiba Tecra A11-S3511 vs Nexlink SP 4000

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Toshiba vs Nexlink – Battle to the death – In a steel cage! (Okay, maybe not) The other day, I wrote about Nexlink SP series business notebooks and that generated some interest in their products among our clients and friends. Today we happen to have both a Nexlink SP 4000 and a Toshiba Tecra A11-S3511 in stock before they are delivered …

Trend Micro ranked #1 among leading corporate Anti-Virus products (again) – It REALLY IS Worry-Free!

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I am asked why Homeland Secure IT loves Trend Micro Worry Free Business Security and Office Scan products so much. The default answer is, “Because it is the best!”, and then I proceed to explain how we feel it protects our clients better than other anti-virus / anti-malware suites, and how it consumes less resources and many other factors, however, …

Want the best Anti-Virus available for personal use? Try Trend Micro Internet Security for FREE!

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In previous posts I have primarily focused on Trend Micro Worry Free Business Security products which is a perfect solution for a small, medium or even larger company who has a server to host it on and five computers or more. (With WFBS Hosted, you do not need a server to host it on, it is hosted in the cloud). …

Our Seneca Data Nexlink SP Series Notebooks Mean Business! Intel i3, i5, i7, Microsoft Windows 7 Pro & More!

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When buying a new or replacement notebook for your business, you may turn to Dell, HP, Lenovo, or Toshiba for trusted and reliable products, that is why we are partners with and offer these fine brands! However, there are some outstanding alternatives which may be of interest to your company. First, let’s discuss the difference between a computer designed for …

What does FourSquare offer a computer service business?

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If you are reading this blog post, you probably know that I am pretty involved in Social Media. Some may say I am addicted to it! I am active on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, FourSquare, Plaxo, and still have a MySpace account, though I don’t really use it that much. I haved tried out Google Buzz, FriendFeed, and several business only …

Cisco, Microsoft & Trend Micro licensing in Greenville / Upstate, SC #Greenville

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The next time your business needs to purchase new or renewal Cisco SMARTnet services, Trend Micro Anti-Virus, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Server, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Office, Microsoft User / Server CALs, or Microsoft Software Assurance, please remember Homeland Secure IT… We offer sales of licensing and renewals for these and many other great companies…  Just call 864-990-4748 ext 201 …

Avoid being blacklisted for spam – Use a mailing list manager like iContact, MadMimi or Constant Contact

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Let’s assume you are managing a mail distribution list with more than 50 people on it for a church or business and currently you are handling it in Outlook. Why not assume it is for a newsletter or bulletin… Some of the problems you face are as follows: ( AKA the Top 10 Reasons to Switch to Email Marketing) 10. …