How to Choose a Laptop for Your Student | Network 1 Consulting

By David Gracey The oldest of the three Gracey offspring graduated from high school recently and will be heading off to college in the fall.  Over the years, numerous people have asked me for purchasing advice, but this is the first time I’ve experienced buying a laptop for a college-bound student myself.  Like years past,…

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By David Gracey It’s been way too long since we have made a journey to Cynthia’s Corner. For those of you who have been waiting on the edge of your seats for the next thrilling edition of the technology problems experienced by my mother-in-law, the wait is over! When we last visited Cynthia’s Corner, the…

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by Tony Rushin CryptoLocker, “Crypto” for short, is the latest on a long, nasty list of malware that bad guys have been circulating.  .  This malware is a Trojan Horse (a program that masquerades as a helpful app) and also demands a ransom (another name for this type of malware is “ransomware;” I really dislike…

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by David Gracey My mother-in-law, Cynthia, called me up the other evening in a state of panic and said “David, it’s Cynthia.  When I touch the blueness, everything stops.”  My keen instincts served me well and I quickly assessed she was talking about a computer problem (I’m smart that way…plus she has a “computer problem”…

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by David Gracey We are regularly bombarded with Spam, viruses, malware and other programs that cause our computers to run slowly or steal our personal information.  So as one of our regular Public Service Announcements, this article will focus on common sense “do’s and don’ts” of the computer world. FBI Ransomware:  Trust me when I…

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