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Don’t risk a ticket – get a hands-free system for your car (Win a JABRA here)

Agree with it or not, Greenville South Carolina has a new law that states that if you even appear to be using a hand-held device while behind the wheel, you risk a $100 ticket.¬†Not only that, as the old saying goes, “third time’s the charm” applies here because your device can be confiscated and destroyed if so ordered by a …

We’ve renewed so we’re still your Upstate area Microsoft Authorized Education Reseller!

We just renewed our standing as a Microsoft Authorized Education Reseller by filling out the forms, using their training material and passing the required test. This enables us to continue to quote and ultimately sell Microsoft products to our Academic clients! If you are aware of a school which is in need of a Microsoft product such as Microsoft Office, …

XP is destined for obscurity – Time to give it up!

So long XP… I’d like to say it has been nice knowing you. Here’s a little info about how the death of Microsoft’s XP Operating System may affect you and what is to come!   If you would like to discuss a migration to Windows 8 for your Greenville / Upstate business, whether it is for one computer or one …

Support for Windows XP and Office 2003 is coming to an end

Support for Windows XP and Office 2003 is coming to an end On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will end support for the decade-old Windows XP. This means you will no longer receive updates, including security updates, for Windows XP from Microsoft. Support of Microsoft Office 2003 will also be ending on the same date. Security Risk Without critical Windows XP …

Are you afraid of social media?

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: …

Windows 8.1 could make a lot of people happy

The number one complaint we have heard from purchasers of new machines that come with Microsoft Windows 8 is that the desktop experience is not what they expect. Especially if they do not have a touchscreen. Typical mouse and keyboard users flip back and forth between the desktop. Have no fear, Microsoft has had mercy on your soul and the …

Cisco Voice over IP phone systems don’t have to break the bank #VoIP #Cisco

Q: Why is it that just about every corporation you walk into has Cisco phones on their desks? A: Because they have become the standard by which almost every other VoIP solution is measured. People in business have grown to expect a certain level of quality. From feel of the handset and how heavy it is and whether it fits …

Video surveillance for your business may pay for itself immediately

When you hear the term “video surveillance”, you might have visions of high tech government agencies watching the masses, or you might think about a prime time TV show set in a Las Vegas casino with a whole team watching as the “eye in the sky”, or it could be the large department store chain that has cameras hanging from …

Microsoft Office 365 Free Trial

  As I sit in a webinar this morning regarding a product we offer, I realize that I have done a poor job of increasing awareness of it to our customers! Microsoft has been offering a hosted email solution for a while now, allowing even the smallest of businesses to have a full Microsoft Exchange experience just like a large …

Unexpected three day sale on computers here in Greenville SC

This never happens…. ¬†Welllll, I can’t say “never” after I post this… One of our favorite vendors is having a sale and we are passing the savings on to you. Nexlink is offering 25 dollars off their prebuilt business computers, and if you order today (Wednesday March 27, 2013) through Friday the 29th, we can knock 25 dollars off the …