Lenovo issues statement to partners concerning Superfish debacle

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Lenovo, Partners, Secure IT Alert, security Leave a Comment

If you have been watching the news or reading about computer security, you probably are already aware of the fact that Lenovo, one of the top computer manufacturers, has included a malicious piece of software called Superfish with new computers. Being a Lenovo dealer and having sold many of their products, we want to make sure you are aware of …

Share and Enjoy:
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • LinkedIn
  • Add to favorites
  • email
  • PDF
  • Posterous
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter

Loading Windows 8 on a Lenovo ThinkServer TS130 is possible but not supported

JohnMHoyt Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, John M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff, Lenovo, Linux, Microsoft, Partners, Sales, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

We are an authorized Lenovo partner and offer their desktop, laptop and server solutions to clients on a regular basis, however, a couple weeks ago, we made an error in judgement. We have a client who required a robust server for hosting multiple websites, so we recommended FreeBSD operating system (with php, MySQL, Apache, etc) and found an appropriate server …

Share and Enjoy:
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • LinkedIn
  • Add to favorites
  • email
  • PDF
  • Posterous
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter

Upgrading RAM on new 21.5″ Apple iMac is “an exercise in disappointment”

JohnMHoyt Apple, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Lenovo, Mac, Microsoft, Partners, Sales, Technology 1 Comment

Thinking about getting a shiny new 21.5″ iMac for Christmas? The popular site, iFixit claims that the machine is right up there with MacBook Pro in the level of difficulty in repairing it. Previously, they stated that the MacBook Pro was “the least repairable laptop we’ve taken apart”. In fact, they both received a score of 3 out of 10 …

Share and Enjoy:
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • LinkedIn
  • Add to favorites
  • email
  • PDF
  • Posterous
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter

Lenovo IdeaPad S400 14″ notebook – Super slim, lightweight, affordable!

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Sales, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT Promotions, Lenovo, Microsoft, Partners, Sales, Windows Leave a Comment

Here’s a lovely little laptop for you to consider… The Lenovo IdeaPad S400 14″ LED Notebook with Intel Core i3 dual core processor, 500GB HD and 4 GB of RAM. Webcam, USB 3.0, HDMI output, Microsoft Windows 8 and 1 year Lenovo warranty. There’s not much else to say!  Thin, lightweight, and brisk performance…  Rated at 5 hours battery life. …

Share and Enjoy:
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • LinkedIn
  • Add to favorites
  • email
  • PDF
  • Posterous
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter

You need a second pair of eyes on your business computer, server & network

JohnMHoyt Backup Solutions, Business, Cisco, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Lenovo, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Partners, Sales, security, Symantec, Trend Micro, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

If you maintain your own company computer, server & network or do you have someone in-house that does, it might be a good idea to get a second pair of eyes to give your business infrastructure a once-0ver. If you are like most people, when everything is running well, you get comfortable and begin to do the job you were …

Share and Enjoy:
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • LinkedIn
  • Add to favorites
  • email
  • PDF
  • Posterous
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter

Seneca Data 2000UP Ultrabook offers big power in a little package!

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Sales, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Sales, Technology, Windows Leave a Comment

Been looking for a powerful, yet compact notebook? Seneca Data has introduced the new 2000UP Ultrabook computer and it looks like a winner! Why go with Seneca Data’s product over another brand? Let me give you one good reason – SUPPORT! In the last week we have had two computers with issues that required a massive amount of time communicating …

Share and Enjoy:
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • LinkedIn
  • Add to favorites
  • email
  • PDF
  • Posterous
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter

Laptop LCD screen replacement for your broken notebook

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, Lenovo, Mac, Microsoft, Mobile, Windows 2 Comments

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 …

Share and Enjoy:
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • LinkedIn
  • Add to favorites
  • email
  • PDF
  • Posterous
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter

Save big on a new computer for your student thanks to the 2012 SC Tax Holiday!

JohnMHoyt Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Homeland Secure IT Promotions, Microsoft, Office, Sales, Windows 2 Comments

Sales of new computers ramps up quickly this time of year due to students returning to school. And this coming weekend will likely bring the most sales of computers that we have seen this year thanks in part to the South Carolina 2012 Sales Tax Holiday which starts August 3, 2012 and continues through August 5, 2012. That’s right….   NO …

Share and Enjoy:
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • LinkedIn
  • Add to favorites
  • email
  • PDF
  • Posterous
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter

Lenovo Partner

JohnMHoyt broadband, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Partners, Homeland Secure IT, Lenovo, Licensing, Linux, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Mobile, Office, Partners, Sales, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Lenovo has a long history of designing and building superior products that adhere to a level of quality their competitors “simply cannot match”. We offer the entire product line of Lenovo business class computer workstations, ThinkPad notebooks, ThinkCentre all-in-one desktops, ThinkServer servers and accessories. Please check out our Lenovo offerings or our Lenovo Showcase. If you would like to find …

Share and Enjoy:
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • LinkedIn
  • Add to favorites
  • email
  • PDF
  • Posterous
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter

Big things come in small packages like the Lenovo ThinkCentre M58P ultra small business computer

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Homeland Secure IT Promotions, Lenovo, Microsoft, Office, Partners, Product Review, Sales, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Who says a computer has to be big in size in order to be big in processing power? The Lenovo ThinkCentre M58P series computer is compact, no, make that ULTRA compact, and designed with business in mind! Weighing in at 9.2 lbs, and measuring 3.1″ tall, 10.8″ wide and 9.4″ deep, it takes up a LOT less space than a …

Share and Enjoy:
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • LinkedIn
  • Add to favorites
  • email
  • PDF
  • Posterous
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter