Planning on purchasing a new notebook? Have you considered an SSD instead of an HDD?

If you were told you have an “SSD”, you might think you would need a round of antibiotics to clear that up, but in reality, it is a good thing! SSDs, or Solid State Drives are becoming common place, though they have been around for a while. The price has been what has held back sales since the beginning, but …

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Buying a new PC or Mac? Don’t forget these essential items…

Time to replace that old computer? Wanting the latest and greatest? Bigger (or smaller), faster, cooler? Are you just looking for a good excuse to treat yourself? I know I am! Late Father’s Day gift to yourself? Early Christmas? How about an Independence Day gift? That sounds good! In any case, if you are planning on buying a new notebook …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Apple Mac Trojan Vulnerability – Patched in OS X Malware Upgrade

Macintosh users are getting their own patches for Mal-Ware lately. Released last week with absolutely no fanfare was OS X 10.6.4 which addresses a Trojan vulnerability among other things. It seems that Apple intentionally has not made a big deal about this security issue, partly to help keep up the appearance that Mac computers are impervious to malicious software. A …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Adobe Vulnerabilities Affect Mac, Windows, and More! Please Update NOW!

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Friday, June 18, 2010 Greetings and salutations, Last week we warned of Critical Vulnerabilities which affect Adobe products and this week we are hearing of many people being exploited by these security holes. There are patches and updates available that will secure your system, however, they are not applied automatically and must be performed by …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Vulnerabilities & Patches in Apple, Adobe, & Microsoft products

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Wednesday, June 09, 2010 Greetings and salutations! A number of vulnerabilities have been announced this week which may affect your network and computer systems. In most cases the solution is provided in the form of a link. MICROSOFT WINDOWS, INTERNET EXPLORER, OFFICE, SHAREPOINT SERVICES & .NET FRAMEWORK: -CRITICAL- Microsoft has released updates for Windows OS, …

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Your Apple Mac Needs a Backup too! Try our FREE Online Backup Trial of Servosity!

Not a week goes by that I am not reminded of how devastating it can be for someone to lose their data. Yesterday a nice guy called about his Macbook that had a drive failure and he took it all the way to Charlotte to have the Mac Store look at it. They are replacing the drive under warranty, however, …

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