As we mentioned previously, nearly every computing and communication technology is becoming more geared toward mobility. The workhorses of that movement are the classic laptop. The laptop was the original mobile computing device. The IBM 5100, the first commercially available portable computer, appeared in September 1975. Laptops are also known as notebooks, ultrabooks, and netbooks.
By now, you should know that if you are on the internet, your computer needs to be protected from malicious viruses and malware/spyware. We mentioned some ways to do that in our previous blog post “Your Computer Needs You (Why?)”. Today, we’d like to expand on that some and answer the one question we get the most often: Which anti-virus is the best?
What is an SSD? Do I need one?
You have heard about these new upgrades called SSDs that are supposed to make your old computer faster and are not exactly sure what they really do, or better yet, what they actually are? Your computer upgrade specialists at Geek Easy Computers are here to fill in the blanks and impart some knowledge!
One of the easiest methods to keep your computer running at its best, is also one of its most overlooked or forgotten. Regular maintenance of your computer is essential, be it Mac or a Windows machine, to ensure not only efficient operation, but also the security of your data. Geek Easy Computers, in our effort to help make your technology easier, have previously addressed various aspects of this such as PC Hygiene, Spring Cleaning, and Updating Drivers.
With this new year off to a rousing start, we thought it a good idea to address this topic in depth again. So without any further delay….
“Can I do it myself?”
It’s a question many computer owners ask when it’s time for a repair or upgrade to their machine. There answer depends on your abilities and resources. Some things, like RAM, are easy enough to physically replace, but can be difficult to troubleshoot if you don’t have the experience and/or testing equipment available.
Two of the most important factors for the small business owner when investing in tools are cost savings, and increased efficiency. Also important factors for many are adaptability, and functionality.
Todays small business and home business owners are finding those requirements met via web based applications. As these apps become more mainstream and powerful, small business owners are relying on these savvy tools to help their businesses grow and run more smoothly. These top mobile and web apps can get you organized, connected and visible, and they will help contribute to your success: