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Avoid Business Transactions Over Unsecured Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi is extremely convenient and very tempting to use.  But should you?  This fits into the category of “Just because you can doesn’t mean you should” topics. Sure it’s convenient to park yourself in the local coffee shop, connect to their free Wi-Fi and take care of your banking.  But while you’re doing this, Continue Reading

Just Say NO to Flash Player Updates

Adobe’s Flash Player is Ubiquitous It is employed on virtually every computer in the world. It’s purpose is to enable live streaming of videos, ads, news articles and the like that take the form of movies or animations. For years now, one of the most popular distribution vehicles for malware has been fake Adobe Flash Continue Reading

Bulk Trash FAIL

This is a bad idea. The thieves now know exactly which house to break into for a new 50″ Samsung UHD TV Tear up the box and put it in your recycling can. Take it to the nearest school’ s recycling bin. Break it open and turn it inside out to make it less obvious. Continue Reading

One Million Android Phones Infected by Hackers

OK… Not literally.  Actually it’s MORE than one million phones have been infected by hackers, making their Google accounts, photos and emails vulnerable. Hackers have gained access to roughly 1.3 Million Google accounts.  This includes photos, emails and documents stored in those accounts.  How was this accomplished?  Simple.  By users downloading bogus apps.  This once Continue Reading

WiFi Design Considerations

WiFi is a Blessing Or a Curse Sometimes Both I originally published this blog back in 2003.  I recently updated it because I am finding more people running into WiFi consistency or coverage issues.  With the proliferation of Smartphones and tablets – and Smart TVs, nearly everyone is dependent on WiFi on a 24/7 basis Continue Reading

Don’t Shoot Your Computer – Call Us 214-232-9503

Promotional Video Announcement For Over a Decade I’ve Wanted to Do This It’s certainly been a long time that I’ve yearned to produce a promotional video featuring the wanton destruction of recalcitrant computers via large-bore firearms (stringing together some of my favorite terms into a single sentence here…) and a couple of weeks ago we Continue Reading

Anniversary Update Hell Redux

And the Fun Continues… While for many people Windows 10 has been an improvement, the majority simply DO.NOT.LIKE the interface.  It is one of the least friendly designs Micro$oft has ever unleashed on an unsuspecting population.  Navigating this hell-hole of an Operating System (OS) is like navigating the Seven Circles of Hell (nod to Dante).  Continue Reading

Securing Your Castle

Keeping the Bad Guys Out is a hot topic these days.  It seems that residential crime has spiked significantly in the Far North Dallas area of late.  Theories abound as to the reasons for this: North Central Patrol officers have been diverted south into areas of Dallas experiencing a spike in drug crime The criminals Continue Reading

New IRS Snail Mail SCAM

There’s a new IRS scam coming to a mailbox near you By now you’ve probably received at least one fake IRS phone call telling you the IRS is suing you and by golly you’d better come up with a big wad of cash – and quick! As we all (should) know by now, the IRS Continue Reading