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Entries from July 2014

Easy way to start your physical security on a budget: Part 2 basic home ideas

July 29th, 2014 · 5 Comments

For updated comments and additional articles like this one, please visit our other blog at In Part 1 I spoke about firearms on a budget, go hear to read that article. This time I want to talk about a few ways to protect your home and family on the cheap. First lock your doors, […]

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Tags: Gun stuff reviews · Non-Tech · Security · Soap Box · Survival/Prepping

Sending an “Out of Office” reply with Outlook 2007, 2010 or 2013

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

INormally I take the time to write a ‘how to’ with step by step instructions and then grab some screen shots and edit then publish here for you. This time however I found that the Microsoft web site has great instructions, just no screen shots. With that in mind, here are the direct links based […]

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Tags: E-Mail Issues

Is it time for your business to get a Point of Sale System

July 18th, 2014 · No Comments

Sometimes the $39 cash register is not enough. Retail small business owners looking to have more control over transactions or who want to simplify the checkout process for their customers might want to consider a POS (Point of Sale) system. At the heart of each POS system is a computer running specialized POS software. The […]

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Tags: Hardware · Purchasing · Software

On July 14, 2015, Microsoft will end extended support for all varieties of Windows Server 2003

July 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Here are the beginning of “the end” warnings for all of you using Windows Server 2003. This will occur 1 year from today. You need to start budgeting for replacing these servers in the next 12 months! Don’t forget since they are servers all the programs and sharing you do on them will have to […]

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Tags: Purchasing · Security · Soap Box · Software

Everybody I know who has a dog usually calls him “Rover” or “Spot”, I call mine Sex

July 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Now, Sex has been very embarrassing to me. When I went to the City Hall to renew the dog’s license, I told the clerk that I would like a license for Sex. He said, “I would like to have one too!” Then I said, “But she is a dog!” He said he didn’t care what […]

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Tags: Entertainment · Non-Tech