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Put up an Antenna. Save $$$ Over Cable!

TweetPut up an Antenna.  Save $$$ Over Cable! I don’t know about you, but I look at our cable bill (AT&T U-Verse) and am in disbelief how much we spend for the handful of channels we actually watch.  Since we never watch sports, just scrolling through the (literally) hundreds of sports channels wastes too much Continue Reading

Fake Microsoft Support Calls Can Cost You

TweetLet me preface this article by saying that just like the IRS,  Microsoft will never call you to fix a problem in your computer.  They are not monitoring your computer remotely and they absolutely do not care what you are doing with it or what condition it is in. Like many other scams, these people Continue Reading

Is CNN’s Autoplay Driving You Crazy?

TweetIf you’re like me, you have several tabs open at once in any given browser.  I use 3 different browsers on 3 separate monitors to access various sites I need to keep up with.  On Google Chrome, I have Facebook, CNN, Google+ and weather all open at the same time. Starting a few months ago, Continue Reading

Don’t Fall for the Family Reunion Scam

TweetThe latest scam is hitting photographers from every side. This is the classic Overpayment Scam under the guise of hiring a photographer to shoot a 5 hour family reunion in the “general vicinity” of the photographer’s base of operations, “some time” in the next month.  As if those vagaries are not enough to put the recipient Continue Reading

One Half Hour Free Till July 1

TweetFrom now until the last day of June 2015, receive one half hour consulting or repair time FREE Use this coupon toward: On-site service / repairs Free on-site diagnostic session Shop service / repairs Remote IT service Virus removal Performance tuning Hardware / software upgrades and installation Website maintenance Network design / maintenance / repairs Continue Reading

How Not to Kill Your Computer

TweetA word of warning. When your computer locks up and becomes unresponsive, try EVERYTHING first EXCEPT holding down the power button to force it to shut down. The laptop on the right is a new Toshiba to replace the 3 year old Lenovo where a client did exactly that. The results were a Windows environment Continue Reading

Art for Referrals Program

TweetTake advantage of our Art for Referrals Program How it works: You refer us to your friends For every successful conversion of a referral to a client, you receive a piece of art from our inventory Commercial clients earn you one signed and numbered limited edition framed or stretched print (value up to $400) Residential Continue Reading

It’s Lightning Season Here in North Texas

TweetWhat does this mean to you? It means you need serious surge protection. More importantly it means to fully protect your valuable electronics, you should disconnect all cables that go to the “outside world”. If you are at your home or office when a major electrical storm is coming, we recommend you unplug all power Continue Reading

The Latest Nigerian FBI Scam

TweetI was so fascinated by this email I had to share it.  This was snatched up by our mail server SPAM filter and it piqued my interest enough to open it up and read the whole thing (at the server level – not on my computer). These are the kinds of things that can either Continue Reading

Art for Referrals Program

TweetMost people who know me are aware that I am not just a Computer Wizard, but also a Fine Art Photographer. Unfortunately for me – but fortunately for y’all, I have a lot of inventory in a Frisco warehouse. So here’s what we are doing. For every residential client you refer to us that we Continue Reading