How not to save money on gas

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, iPhone, John M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff Leave a Comment

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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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 …

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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 …

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Protect your assets and stay in compliance with Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption

JohnMHoyt Backup Solutions, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Licensing, Microsoft, Mobile, Partners, Sales, security, Trend Micro, Windows, Windows Server 1 Comment

With federal and state agencies now dispensing stiff penalties to companies that do not maintain compliance with the plethora of industry regulations, such as HIPAA, PCI, Sarbanes Oxley, HITECH, FISMA and a slew of others, healthcare, retail and financial service industries need an encryption solution. Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption offers exactly what most businesses need. Ensure data privacy by encrypting data …

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LoJack type tracking software helps recover stolen and lost laptops

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows Leave a Comment

Two articles are in the news in the last few weeks that have helped increase awareness of LoJack and other tracking software packages. In one case, Maple Ridge School District in Canada was able to recover four stolen school laptops using this technology STORY HERE and in another, the owner of a stolen notebook used Orbicule Security Software to snap a …

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Hard drive stolen from Miami’s Upper Valley Medical Center #encryption #dataloss #privacy

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Here’s another case of a missing device from a medical facility… “Computer hard drive missing from UVMC hospital” A man walked into a medical center, and apparently stole a hard drive that from a computer in a patient admitting area near the main lobby. The quote that gets me was “The hospital does not believe any patient personal information is …

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Is your smartphone spying on you? Privacy and security experts say that it could be…

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, IP Surveillance, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Mobile, OS X, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows Leave a Comment

I’ve posted links on Facebook & Twitter in the past, as well as a blog post here and there about privacy and security as it applies to smartphone and mobile computer users. Did you know that for just a few dollars an app can be  purchased, and even installed remotely in some cases on a smart phone that will allow …

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Businesses need to protect their notebook, laptop and tablet computers… Are you listening NASA?

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Backup Solutions, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, IP Surveillance, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Mobile, Non-Profit, OS X, Sales, security, Technology, Windows, Windows Server 2 Comments

I’m not surprised at all when I read an article where a mobile computer (notebook, laptop, tablet) is lost or stolen that may contain sensitive data. I’ve become numb to it in many cases. In the last week I have read about a doctor who “misplaced” his notebook, and it contained detailed medical records on it (it was later recovered), …

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Some browser stats for www.HomelandSecureIT.com #Windows #Mac #IE #Firefox #Chrome #Android #iPad

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, broadband, Business, Connectivity, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Mobile, OS X, Technology, Windows, Windows Server 8 Comments

A couple weeks ago I was watching a conversation about the popularity of certain devices for browsing and thought I would pull out some recent information about our own website, http://www.HomelandSecureIT.com… Here’s a look at our site for July 1st until August 1st broken down by browser and platform: Other than the super-high bounce rate, we see some important information… …

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Business focused Motion CL900 tablet is now available for order

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, broadband, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Connectivity, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, Microsoft, Mobile, Nexlink, Sales, Technology, Windows Leave a Comment

Does your business need something other than the Apple iPad and Android based tablets? The Motion CL900 is now available for order! Effective today, the Motion CL900, the latest addition to Motion’s suite of enterprise-built tablet PCs, is now available for shipping with the standard  4 week lead time from Authorized Motion Reseller Partners. The CL900 is a rugged, lightweight …

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