Baby it’s cold outside… Supercooling & Snap Freezing Experiment 2014

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I know, you’ve seen this before, but every winter it seems like I post a video of this… Simple people like me are easily amused I reckon. Here’s a bottle of water freezing instantly this morning (January 22nd, 2014):   On a more business-like note, I’ll be posting about the end of Microsoft Windows XP support soon, I hope you …

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Happy New Year from Homeland Secure IT!

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And we’re back!!!! We’re two days into the new year – what do you think of 2013 so far? We’re hoping this will be a fantastic year for Homeland and for our friends, family and clients! If there is anything we can do to assist with your computer or network needs, please do not hesitate to call upon us! Share …

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Goodbye 2012 – Hello 2013! Happy New Year from Homeland Secure IT!

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  Looking back over 2012, I am one to see the good, not so much the bad.  Call me an optimist. Here’s a few of the wins that Homeland Secure IT and our family saw…. Homeland Secure IT celebrated our 3 year anniversary – yea us and thank YOU! New partnerships with vendors were formed New skills were acquired by …

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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 …

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Is gas mileage affected by your air conditioner?

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A while back, I was involved in a conversation where a person was convinced that the air conditioner in their car affected their gas mileage. They were so certain of this that they only run the AC when they absolutely have to. (Which for me is most of the time). So, first a little info….  The AC compressor in most …

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Buy Microsoft Office now, download the next versions FREE!

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The release of Microsoft Windows 8 is now just a few days away! When you buy a desktop or notebook computer from us with Windows 8 on it, why not add Microsoft Office 2010? Not only will you have the latest and greatest software and operating system, customers who purchase any qualifying version of Microsoft Office product between now and …

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5 Reasons The Guy Fixing Your Computer Hates You #Cracked

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Cracked.com put this video up which might give you a chuckle, “5 Reasons The Guy Fixing Your Computer Hates You”. Be warned, this is not safe for work, there is profanity, so if that sort of thing bothers you, avoid this video. Oh, and there’s a lengthy ad at the beginning too. The views expressed in this video are not …

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Subscribe to our blog for info, updates, and contests too… Thanks FeedBlitz for coming through…

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We did it, we got hooked up with FeedBlitz! Here’s the general plan… Step One – Cut a hole in the box… No wait, that’s another project….   Step One: Ditch our newsletter…  It’s boring and random anyway. Step Two – Attempt to get our mailing list subscribers to subscribe to switch over to our blog, either in email or …

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I invented the world’s first internally programmable computer

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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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We’re saying goodbye to an old friend here at Homeland Secure IT

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Okay, he’s not that old, he’s my age, and it is not goodbye forever, but none-the-less, our ace desktop technician, Scott Chitwood, has accepted a position with the Charles Lea Center up in Spartanburg. He’s not taking the new job for the pay, which I could counter if that were the case, he is taking it because it is located …

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