I have two clients that have been basically misdirected by purported experts iYogi after paying a maintenance contract fee in the hundreds of dollars. One user was locked out of his email as he had forgotten his gmail account password. iYogi had him reset his router and modem. Really? I didn’t know they were related.…Read more
My official opinion is it’s not horrible, but it’s not great. It’s built for a touch screen computer so using a keyboard and mouse with it is a joke. Microsoft is trying to get the same interface standard across their Surface tablet and Windows 8 phones. I’ve heard the phones are very good. I’ve heard…Read more
AT&T/Yahoo E-Mail – Mass Hack or Epidemic of Annoying?
Every day it seems that I receive emails from clients with AT&T where their email has been hacked. I get a hyperlink to a web site and usually no subject in the subject line. Usually the email goes out to everyone in their web based contact list. Upon opening their email to survey the damage,…Read more
Recommended Networking Equipment
Right now (yes, it will change over time), these are the following parts I like when I need to do installations. Unless you’re having a problem you DO NOT NEED TO CHANGE ANYTHING. Router: ASUS RT-66U. This is a N900 router, has gigabit switching, 3 external antennas, has 2 usb ports for connecting a hard…Read more
Not Just Personal Computers
OK, so Dunwoody “PC” was a bad business name. PC is so circa 1981-2012. Now, in 2013, there are smart phones, smart TVs, smart cars, etc. And the smarter the equipment gets, the dumber we become trying to figure out how to get everything working together happily. Well, my skills are much more than I…Read more