Constant wireless network connection dropping got you down?

Wireless woes got you down? Tired of Wi-Fi connection issues? Here are a couple of common complains we hear, maybe one of these applies to you: You have a wireless tablet (iPad, Android, Windows, etc), notebook / laptop, point of sale system, Voice over IP phone system, etc, and as you move around your business, you lose your wireless connection, …

Big power in a small package with the HP Envy Pro Ultrabook computer

  To quote Stevie Wonder, “Isn’t she lovely?”… This is the HP Envy Pro Ultrabook, and it’s about as thin as you could possibly want. Any thinner is like typing on an iPad and certainly uncomfortable for extended periods of data entry, a complaint we sometimes hear from tablet and Macbook Air owners. The particular one above is the 14” …

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FINALLY! Windows XP has decreased in popularity enough to no longer be the number one OS!

We knew the time was coming, but we didn’t know when, exactly……. According to an article on cnet.net, entitled “Windows 7 overtakes XP as Mac OS X passes Vista“, Microsoft Windows 7 has finally surpassed Microsoft XP as the most dominant operating system! ¬†Predictions were all over the place, from 2013 to as far out as 2016, with a few …

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Laptop LCD screen replacement for your broken notebook

A frequent call we get here at Homeland Secure IT is the person who has a broken notebook in need of repair. The majority of the calls involve a the laptop LCD screen having been damaged or simply failing to operate correctly. Issues might include the backlight not illuminating the screen (IE: black screen), scrambled text and graphics, blank areas …

I invented the world’s first internally programmable computer

I just read the most awesome story that involved an older man approaching a much younger guy at a coffee shop and striking up a conversation. In the conversation, the older gentleman made some pretty tall claims, such as “I invented the first computer”, and how he created the world’s first digital image. You should go read this story here. …

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Where’s Your Cloud?

Amazon Web Services (AWS), considered by many to be the de facto standard in “cloud” solutions, experienced a wide-spread outage that took many services offline, including the popular Instagram, Pintrest and NetFlix sites over the weekend.¬†Today, it appears that random issues are still affecting these sites. Initially the cause, estimated time of restored service and updates were quite vague, leaving …