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Why I use Intel processors

April 11th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Over the years, there have been only two major CPU / processor manufacturers. Yes, there have been others, they just have not been dominant in the computer and server industry. I have used both of these manufacturers, AMD and Intel, in the past, however I decided to exclusively sell Intel in 2007.

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Tags: Hardware · Purchasing · Soap Box · Technology Review

Mesh Central the Good the Bad and the Ugly

June 2nd, 2016 · 3 Comments

In my previous article I wrote about my search for a remote control program replacement and my requirements. Here I want to expand on the one I chose, Mesh Central, and what I have learned after almost 18 months of using it. First, let’s get to the nitty gritty, don’t use them! Now on to […]

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Adventures in getting a quality remote access program

May 25th, 2016 · 2 Comments

For several years my small IT company used LogMeIn (LMI) as our remote client of choice for accessing customers computers when we could not be on site. It started out with a free version. We added several pay for (Professional) versions on servers and some computers that needed the ability to transfer files or print […]

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Samsung SM-W750V aka the ATIV Windows phone

May 6th, 2015 · No Comments

Six months ago I decided to switch from Boost Mobile back to Verizon. With Boost I just did not get the coverage I needed. Verizon is more expensive and I lost my “unlimited” data, however, as it turns out I don’t use that much data anyway. With the change in plans my missed calls have […]

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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 review

January 28th, 2015 · 1 Comment

I won the Yoga that is reviewed here in late Feb 2014, it was for some training and testing and training I did with Intel. Thank you Intel! It took until late April for the Ultrabook to show up on my doorstep. Since I won it, I had “no choice” in the model et al. […]

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Tags: Hardware · Purchasing · Technology Review