Important notice regarding ISP maintenance

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Today is Annual International Internet Spring Cleaning Day! ISPs (Internet Service Providers) around the world are increasing their efforts to keep our networks in tip-top shape so that they perform as fast as possible. In case you have missed the segments on the news and the endless emails flying around for the last week or so, I will go over …

Verizon dumps Premium Visual Voice Mail – Here’s my solution…

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I was sad to learn that Verizon Wireless decided to drop their “Premium Visual Voice Mail” option. This was effective July 8th, 2016. While I won’t miss the $2.99/month charge, which was a bit pricey, I will certainly miss the feature on my HTC One M8 Android based phone. (iPhone has Visual Voice Mail built-in and it isn’t going away). …

PSA: The Annual International Internet Spring Cleaning Day is once again upon us!

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Spring has sprung and with it comes Annual International Internet Spring Cleaning Day! This year ISPs (Internet Service Providers) around the world are increasing their efforts to keep our networks in tip-top shape so that they perform as fast as possible. Perhaps you may have missed the stories on the news and the endless emails flying around for the last week …

Don’t FREAK out – Apple has fixed their vulnerabilities

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There’s a major web encryption flaw that has been documented and widely covered in the media which permits a “man in the middle” type attack to occur from your web browser How does it work? It allows an attacker to intercept HTTPS traffic between vulnerable clients and servers, and then forces them to use an export-grade cryptography, which can then …

Are you afraid of social media?

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I have a hard time trusting people who are not active and open on social media. My perception is that they are hiding something… What are some reasons for NOT using social media to connect with people and share either your personal or business life (or in my case, both)??? Reasons people might abstain from being social on the internet: …

Sign up for @copyapp with this link, and we’ll both get 5 GB of free cloud storage in addition to the usual 15 GB: https://copy.com?r=OAdJxy

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Do you store files online with something like Dropbox?  Well, drop Dropbox and check out Copy. Dropbox gives you 2GB of free storage which you can access from your Windows or Mac computer, iPad, iPhone, Android, etc. That’s great and all, except that Copy gives you *15* GB of free storage.  Actually, they give you 20 GB if you use …

Special – Fujitsu Stylistic M532 Android Business Tablet $399

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We don’t often have prices that beat most of the online retailers, but today, we do! If you are in need of an Android tablet that was designed with business use in mind, then this might be for you…. Fujitsu Stylistic M532 Built Tough Tablet PC is MIL-STD-810 tested and ready! The Fujitsu M532 is a worthy candidate to consider for …

The quickest fix for most of your IT problems is…

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Here’s the quickest fix for most of your IT problems… If that doesn’t work… Call Homeland Secure IT at 864-990-4748 for real computer & server support and repair in the Greenville SC area!

How not to save money on gas

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I have had a few conversations with friends and family over the years about how to save at the pump, and surely you have heard some of the suggestions too, such as, not using your air conditioner because it will save you a gazillion dollars in gas, and that a waxed vehicle slips through the air and gets better gas …

Remotely monitor mountain or beach home with video surveillance

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Some people are fortunate enough to own multiple properties, a home they live in, and then a home at the beach or in the mountains. However, one of the problems with owning these remote properties is that you can’t be there to keep up with what is going on. You have no idea who is parking in your driveway, dumping …